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Senior Manager - Learning Architect - Transport

Date: Jun 4, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

Connected Learning
We help our clients build the people capability they need to ensure the future health and success of their businesses. We offer an end-to-end learning service to hundreds of our clients, combining strategic advice, specialist content, and high-quality learning delivery to transform the way in which their people learn. Our interdisciplinary team aims to create a culture of learning by delivering high quality, innovative learning that is easily accessible, embedded to the learner’s role and has a measurable impact. Connected Learning is an integral part of our business and brings together KPMG's breadth and depth of subject matter expertise with our learning design and technology skills and capabilities to help improve individual and organisational performance. It is an exciting capability area that seeks to tackle the full breadth of clients’ learning needs.
Our Learning Solutions curriculum is designed to deliver more than just training. A core part of our offering is to help clients make the connection between what their workforce has in terms of measurable skills and what they need to have and accelerates the speed that they can close the gap. This helps clients realise their immediate and future strategic business aims quickly, flexibly, and efficiently.

Job Summary
Transport is growth areas for connected learning. With the changing landscape, a requirement for a more digitally focused workforce, and the need to drive efficiencies - new
The Senior Learning Architect - Transport is responsible for working directly with potential and current Transport clients to understand their needs and shape learning and development products and solutions that will deliver measurable impacts and value-for-money outcomes aligned to client’s strategic priorities.
The Senior Learning Architect must work with senior public sector staff, business leaders, suppliers, and other stakeholders across team and client boundaries to leverage internal knowledge and external leading practices to design innovative and impactful learning products and services.
The Senior Learning Architect will either have a strong track record of developing learning solutions and services to a variety of large clients or deep experience of working within the Transport industries that is focused on people and workforce challenges
The Senior Learning Architect will excel at working directly with client stakeholders and senior leadership. A demonstrable understanding of behavioural science and the latest academic research and applied practice on learning and development are highly desirable.
The Senior Learning Architect must embody KPMG’s values, act as a role model, and build commitment and belief toward the accomplishment of the team’s goals.

Role and Responsibilities
— Leading on senior stakeholder relations, personally developing Learning Architectures and leading transformation initiatives
— Responsible for identifying pursuing and shaping large learning opportunities including leading bids, shaping solutions and building relationship and market share
— Work with client teams, and connected learning to develop and shape transport specific proposals and IP.
— Lead the mobilisation and delivery of large transport specific learning programmes.
— Engage with senior customer and business leaders and stakeholders on a business outcomes basis. Then act as expert partners to help them envisage and architect how learning and development delivers to these
— Based on outcomes, work with external and internal subject matter experts to scope the opportunity including define themes, and specify value propositions
— Architect and design learning strategies and blueprints for customers
— Provide effective briefings and handover for KPMG teams and consortia partners to deliver successfully
— In a business development and pre-sales capacity deliver towards commercial targets and value for money for the public sector by understanding and informing scope
— Providing strategic solutions and direction for Connected Learning.
— Articulate messages to a variety of audiences, through a variety of marketing channels and influence at a senior level
— Prioritise work and to meet deadlines in a demanding environment
— Adopt a flexible approach to working arrangements and the ability to work under pressure and manage conflicting priorities
— Be comfortable making decisions independently, informing and consulting others regularly on relevant matters
— Work with discretion due to the sensitive nature of the role
— Forward looking with a holistic approach and be good at problem solving and root cause identification skills.
— Supporting account managers and business development managers to validate learning opportunities
— Build repeatable and contextualised programmes based on a core curriculum
— Define impact analysis based on outcomes and work with evaluation and MI teams to deliver


Knowledge/Skills/Experience

Essential

— L&D expertise including a thorough knowledge of what good learning looks like and a deep understanding of current and developing learning interventions that are available in the marketplace.
— Proven expertise in building, to outline design stage, learning solutions that meet client’s business requirements
— Understanding of behavioural sciences
— Strong commercial, business and financial acumen
— Good understanding of intellectual property management
— Strong consulting and agile project management skills
— Knowledge and ability to connect data analytics to user experience
— A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
— Business case analysis, ROI reporting and impact analysis
— Excellent organisational skills
— Thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic and evolving work environment
— Relationships and partnerships builder
— Outcome and execution focused

Desirable
— Strong understanding of the Transport Industry.
— Accreditation from academic or professional institutes
— Superior influencing, negotiation and communication skills
— Superior presentation, proposal development and key messaging experience



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