Training Designer

Scotland, Perth & Kinross
£35000 - £38000 per annum
13 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Training Designer

Location: Perth

Salary: Circa £35,000

Full Time Hours - 37 hours per week

Our Role

Our in-house training team is well established and deliver training material to learners across the UK in a variety of classroom, on the job and eLearning based environments. There is currently an opportunity for a Training Designer to join the team and create and develop new classroom and blended learning material for our field-based Gas and Electricity teams such as Overhead Lines Workers, Gas Engineers, Meter Installers and Cable Jointers.

Working with a reputable team of designers you will analyse learning aims and objectives and discuss and agree ideas for learning activities with internal customers. Sharing your knowledge of learning theories, you will provide advice and guidance on the right fit learning solutions that will enable them to achieve the required results, to the agreed specification and quality standards.

Working across multiple learning projects at once, your role will involve the design and maintenance of content for Gas and/or Electric areas of work creating high quality learning content with clearly defined learning and performance outcomes linked to business KPIs.

Your Skills and Experience

As the role will involve a high level of designing tailored training packages, it is essential that you are experienced in designing interactive training content and have a full understanding of the training cycle. You must be able to analyse, extract and present relevant information from technical policies, procedures and work instructions. Experience with learning and evaluation theories such as learning needs analysis, Blooms Taxonomy and Kirkpatrick's Model of Evaluation and can demonstrate where they have utilised these in a work environment is also crucial.

A background of working with a project management approach and understanding how principles such as quality review processes, stage-gates and sign off points with clients apply to the learning design process would be a benefit.

Previous technical experience and technical qualifications are not necessary, however would be highly beneficial.

You must have excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate complex ideas to a range of audiences and to generate trust and confidence in individuals at all levels both within and outside the organisation. You will be an effective and persuasive communicator, with a high degree of personal credibility and skilled at engaging effectively with a wide range of stakeholders, both internally and externally. Having high personal standards is critical, along with an ability to work to tight deadlines whilst never compromising on quality. Using your creative ability, you will be able to provide insights and creative solutions to challenges whist adhering to brand guidelines and corporate compliance practices.

Our Company

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Passionate about people and proud of our award-winning customer service, we go to great lengths to extend these values to our employees. This enables our diverse workforce the flexibility and opportunity of developing to their full potential. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

Next Steps

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Closing date for applications is: Wednesday 28 November 2018.

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