Learning and Development Adviser, Law

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT - London, United Kingdom

Ref: 55Wednesday 3 March 2021

A leading, prestigious law firm requires a Learning and Development Adviser to provide comprehensive support to the learning and development needs of the firm across all areas of the business. A particular focus of the role will be on managing the firm’s Learning Management System, improving efficiency through the identification and introduction of new working methods and championing the team and its role in meeting the firm's strategy.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist the Senior L&D Manager in designing every element of the firm’s Learning syllabus on an annual basis.
  • Together with the Senior L&D Manager, and others, consider new technologies and ways of delivering blended learning solutions.
  • Manage the Learning Management System (LMS) which captures all events falling under the Learning syllabus.
  • Assist with the organisation of all internal training events.
  • liaising with barristers' chambers and other providers regarding speakers for in-house seminars.
  • Designing and issuing course invitations using the team’s branding.
  • Producing documents and materials for programmes and events held internally.
  • Setting up Zoom details and checking room availability and working with other teams to ensure L&D events are set up as required.
  • Meeting/greeting trainers (virtually or in person) and hosting training sessions.
  • Managing the invoicing process for firmwide L&D events and other L&D activities.
  • Have ownership of the team’s L&D intranet pages, action intranet updates using SharePoint software, and make suggestions for improvement.
  • Update the intranet on a weekly basis with details of forthcoming L&D events.
  • Manage the Group training programme hosted by the firm, and liaise with representatives from the other Group member firms regarding the wider Group training programme.
  • Manage the language training programme and trainer relationship.
  • Support individuals in maintaining their reflective learning records and be a point of contact for their queries relating to legal professional bodies' training compliance.
  • Ensure incoming queries are actioned.
  • Manage bookings for Business Services team members’ external training.
  • Provide general L&D administrative support as and when required.

To be considered for this role you will need the following skills and experience:

  • A minimum of two years’ experience working in an L&D team in a professional services environment. Experience in a law firm would be an advantage.
  • Enthusiasm for IT and experience of MS Office 365 and a Learning Management System.
  • Interest in networking and building your profile.
  • A desire to work in a well-established, fast-paced team that values an innovative, solutions focussed approach.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and deal appropriately with demanding and sometimes challenging clients.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritise work.
  • Team player with an enthusiastic manner.
  • Good grades at Advanced Level or equivalent and have 5 GCSEs (including English Language) at grades A to C.