Learning Content Innovation Lead

Johnson Matthey

Together for a cleaner, healthier world.

Johnson Matthey, a FTSE 250 organisation, is a global leader in sustainable technologies specialising in catalysis, precious metal products, chemicals and process technology. With operations in over 30 countries, we employ more than 12,600 people. We have more 200 years of success behind us; be part of the next stage of our growth journey and help maintain our reputation as one of the most admired organisations in our field. Our unique culture and people give us competitive advantage and will ensure our success for years to come. You can be part of that success story.

This role is responsible for innovation in learning delivery including in the flow of work. Oversight of alignment of content to key strategic goals. Frameworks and tools for SME training development. Strategic use of digital assets for democratization of learning

Your responsibilities:

Craft an engaging content development strategy and framework aligned with the latest trends in instructional design.

Create instructional approaches that resonate with a modern audience, including dynamic learning paths, nudges, learning in the flow of work, applying the latest instructional design principles and industry best practices to maximize engagement and effectiveness across a range of learning modalities.

Collaborate closely with technical teams and designers to optimize the user experience Provide valuable insights and feedback to ensure that learning content offers intuitive, user-friendly, and visually appealing learning experiences.

Create a content strategy to demonstrate best practices in engaging and effective learning content,

Stay up-to-date with industry trends and best practices in learning and development to bring innovative approaches to the organizations training initiatives.

Regularly review and update existing training programs to ensure engagement, learning and retention and/or to meet the changing needs of clientele, the organization, or the industry. Apply the latest instructional design principles and industry best practices to maximize engagement and effectiveness across a range of learning modalities.

Research Excellence: Conduct thorough research and content analysis to ensure accuracy, relevance, and alignment with learning objectives. Stay abreast of emerging trends in instructional design and adult learning principles.

Multimodal Learning Assets: Develop a diverse array of blended learning assets, spanning eLearning, instructor-led training (ILT), virtual ILT, videos, and assessments to meet the unique training needs and learning objectives of the business.

Requirements for the role:

Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with the ability to use data to drive decision-making and measure program effectiveness

Expertise in implementing and successfully measuring impact of enterprise-wide learning

Strong expertise in instructional design methodologies, adult learning principles, and technology-enabled learning

Organizational Awareness – Knows how the organization works and how to work effectively within it. Applies knowledge of business environment to learning solutions

Interacts with partners with an understanding of the business: the industry, the goals, the business plans, and the organizational structure

Uses appropriate consultative and assessment techniques to determine learning and performance needs within the business

Demonstrates personal ownership and accountability

Ability to challenge conventional ideas and accepted ways of doing things

Ability to establish credibility with senior leaders and managers

Project Management: Excellent project management skills, with the capacity to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Excellent level of both written and verbal communication

Driven to ensure accuracy and delivery to agreed timescales

Ability to work with a wide range of stakeholders across wide groups of people

Bachelors degree in Human Resources, Education, Organizational Psychology, or a related field.

A minimum of 3 years of proven experience in learning and development

Strong understanding of adult learning theories and instructional design principles.

Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex concepts in a clear and engaging manner.

Strong project management skills, including the ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Ability to collaborate effectively with diverse teams and build relationships at all levels of the organization.

Experience designing, implementing and driving professional development programs tailored to all levels of an organization

Creative problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to identifying opportunities for learning and development

Experience in agile and iterative content development, making dynamic adjustments in line with changing needs

How you will be rewarded:

We offer a competitive compensation and JM Elements benefits package including bonus, excellent pension contributions and 20 days annual leave (varies for shift- based roles). Our JM Elements Benefits programme helps our employees understand and manage the JM benefits, as well as helping you focus on your overall wellbeing – for you and your family.

We use our inspiring science and technology to enhance lives. For those who are passionate about sustainable solutions and shaping our markets, we offer stretch and a wealth of diverse opportunities.

We’ll give you freedom to bring your whole self to work and be part of a team where difference matters and all voices are heard, that genuinely cares for you and where your contribution is appreciated. We’ll empower you to lean in and make things happen, to create solutions and value for our customers. United by our values and vision, we’re self-starters sharing the same values and accountability and always with a shared commitment to doing the right thing. We’re passionate about making a difference and delivering a better tomorrow for us and for you – a cleaner and healthier world, today and for future generations.

Johnson Matthey is open for discussion on part time, job share and flexible working patterns.



How to apply:

If you have the necessary skills and experience to join our team, please apply online. For any queries or should you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application please let your recruiter know when they contact you.

If you are already a Johnson Matthey Employee, please visit the internal careers site to apply: Find Jobs – Workday (myworkday.com (https://wd3.myworkday.com/matthey/d/pex/home.htmld) )

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Johnson Matthey Plc is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.

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Are you as curious about the world as we are? Do you want to make a real difference to peoples lives? A career at JM will provide the stimulation you need, giving you the opportunity to work with like-minded people on an exciting mix of projects.