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Learning Experience Designer (L&OD)- Flexible on location

Region: East, Midlands, North East, North West, Northern Ireland, South West, South East, Scotland or Wales

Location: Flexible

Contract type: Permanent

Reference number: HRDI00740

Closing date: 28th May 2021

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About the role

We now have a great opportunity for a Learning Experience Designer to join us during this busy time at NFU Mutual. Reporting to the Learning and Organisational Development (L&OD) Manager, the main purpose of the role is to work in partnership with key members of L&OD and their nominated business areas. This is to provide a best in class learning consultancy service that includes the facilitation of discovery workshops and development of learning prototypes, to establish desired business outcomes and measures. We are flexible regarding location- as long as you are within a commutable distance to one of our Regional offices, with ad hoc travel to other locations if deemed necessary. Some key accountabilities will include:



  • Recommend and agree learning and development solutions in consultation/partnership with internal L&OD colleagues and their business areas to support the effective delivery of business objectives, that can be measured against Return on Investment/Return on Experience(ROI/ROE)

  • Design engaging, high-quality and easy to access blended learning solutions in line with department strategy and in collaboration with business subject matter experts utilising learning technologies and social learning strategies to meet the business objectives, and ROI/ROE goals.

  • Plan, design, communicate and monitor the development and delivery of agreed learning solutions and activities that effectively meet business deliverables, timescales and agreed learning and development objectives.

  • Work with subject matter experts to understand the learning content / requirements and use instructional design principles to script, storyboard and oversee deployment of effective blended learning solutions to enable colleagues and external suppliers to develop learning solutions that are fit for purpose

  • Review and update the design of learning solutions in partnership with L&OD colleagues and in line with the department review cycle, ensuring the learning solution remains market leading, innovative, accurate, up-to-date and meet business and regulatory requirements

What we are looking for

As one of our Learning Experience Designers, you will help to establish an effective and innovative learning solution, using design thinking, that is aligned with L&OD strategy and wider business requirements. You will have strong communication skills - being able to build relationships at all levels and be effective at challenging and influencing the business to think differently and embrace modern workplace learning. You will also be or have:



  • Certificate in Learning and Development (CIPD or equivalent)

  • Degree or equivalent professional qualification (preferred)

  • Knowledge and experience of a design thinking approach to learning – for example action mapping

  • Proven ability to build strong, influential relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including those at a senior level

  • Experience of designing, delivering and evaluating modern learning solutions and content, including online / e-learning modules, instructor-led materials, job aids, online tutorials, and ideally multimedia products (video, graphic, audio) and / or other training materials

  • Commercial Awareness – being able to interpret business challenges into learning solutions and demonstrate the impact to the stakeholder through data.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to create storyboards and scripts in partnership with subject matter experts

  • Knowledge of emerging technology trends for content creation (e.g. web-based Learning Platforms, Social Learning, Gamification, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality)

What we can offer

At NFU Mutual we pride ourselves on being “a great place to work” and one of only 39 companies across the globe, and the only organisation with headquarters in the UK, to receive a Gallop Exceptional Workplace 2021 award. We were also named in the LinkedIn Top Companies List 2021. When you join our team, you can expect a supportive culture and an attractive range of rewards and benefits including:



  • A competitive salary - up to £41,000 depending on experience

  • Up to 17.5% annual bonus potential

  • Contributory pension scheme with up to 12% company contribution

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays per year and an additional holiday purchase scheme

  • Access to discounts on a broad range of products, services and experiences

  • Gym subsidy

  • Health and wellbeing plan

  • Discounted Insurance on all NFU Mutual Policies.

About us

We are one of the UK’s leading general insurance and financial services companies. For over 100 years we have put our customers at the heart of everything we do. Our people are just as important to us. We offer a supportive culture where we empower and inspire our people to perform, offer opportunities to grow and recognise and reward their contribution. Our people are proud to work for a company that respects them and their communities, and they trust us to be financially sustainable, so we are successful now and in the future.

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Working for NFU Mutual

We are a leading provider of general insurance and financial services. From our strong farming roots we’ve grown to become a UK-wide organisation, turning over £1billion annually. Yet success hasn’t gone to our heads. We’re proud to remain completely customer focused, down-to-earth and committed to the rural communities we’ve grown from.

Our ethos - of trust, respect and personal service - lies at the heart of all we do and has seen us build an enviable reputation for exceptional member loyalty. Though we’ve been in business for over 100 years, we have big ambitions for the future. And that’s why we’re looking for talented people to join our growing organisation. Talented people like you.