Learning Design Specialist

Learning Design Specialist to design and coordinate development of learning solutions for humanitarian emergency preparedness.

Role: Learning Design Specialist

Hours: Full-time

Pay: Up to £41 000 GBP (depending on experience)

Duration: Permanent

Location: Manchester, UK (Hybrid working available)

The Learning Design Specialist at UK-Med is pivotal in enhancing the preparedness and competence of healthcare professionals for humanitarian emergency response initiatives.

The Learning Design Specialist focuses on efficiently designing and coordinating development of targeted training programs for both internal organisational audiences and external partners. The goal is to ensure that our Core Staff and a Register of approximately 1200 healthcare professionals worldwide are thoroughly equipped to provide exceptional care, leading to positive outcomes for the patients and communities we serve.

The Learning Design Specialist will innovate and refine UK-Med’s training content, ensuring it meets the specific needs of a diverse, global workforce. Expand the learning portfolio, incorporating digital, in-person, and simulation-based training tailored to strategic priorities. Establish and nurture partnerships to enhance our bespoke learning offerings, ensuring they meet the dynamic needs of our partners and maintain industry-leading standards.

The Learning Design Specialist will provide expert advice and support on designing effective learning solutions for external partners and conduct engaging and effective training sessions, both online and face-to-face, catering to the varied learning preferences and needs of the participants.

You will have a positive and flexible problem-solving approach and be willing, able, and ready to deploy to support all UK-Med programmes and projects.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits along with a friendly working environment and the opportunity to make a real difference.

To apply:

We strongly recommend that you read the Candidate Information Pack – Learning Design Specialist before applying for this role.

To apply, please submit a current CV and a supporting letter (no more than 2 pages) that includes a detailed explanation of your suitability for this post with specific reference to the essential criteria in the person specification.

Applications must be submitted through our online jobs portal below no later than Friday 5th July, 2024.

Applications for work in the UK can only be accepted from people with an existing right to work in the UK.

UK-Med is committed to safeguarding of our personnel and beneficiaries and has a zero-tolerance approach to sexual exploitation and abuse. We conduct thorough vetting before any appointment is confirmed.

UK-Med is committed to the principles of diversity, equality, and inclusion.  We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive environment where employees feel respected and supported to be able to fulfil their potential.