Learning & Development Executive - IT

West Midlands
Full time
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I.T., digital & online media services
1,001-5,000 employees
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Do you want to have an impact and join a business where you can make the difference?

Do you enjoy working as part of an enthusiastic, passionate, and collaborative team?

Join our Learning and Development Team

Softcat's L&D team sits within a wider HR department consisting of HR Operations, HR Business Partners, Reward, Recruitment, Diversity & Inclusion and Employee Engagement. The purpose of the L&D team is to enable Softcat's success through learning by inspiring a culture of curiosity, growth and continuous development. The L&D team plays an influential part in our business, ensuring that Softcat succeeds through our people.

Success. The Softcat Way.

Softcat is a major UK success story in technology solutions. We're a £1 billion+ pa turnover business with offices nationwide and a sterling industry reputation. We help customers to use technology to succeed, by putting our employees first. Our success is down to our people – and the platform we give them to prove their potential.

Support the development of our people

As a Learning & Development Executive you will be responsible for supporting our IT department to upskill and enable our employees on our core applications and systems. You will be working with internal stakeholders and external training providers to deliver a variety of learning initiatives. This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and professional individual to provide full learning and development support in a strategic area of our business.

You'll be responsible for:

  • Working closely with our internal IT department to develop and support new initiatives to upskill and enable our employees on our core systems and applications
  • Managing our internal companywide mandatory training needs, working closely with our senior leadership team and core stakeholders to meet our audit requirements
  • Creating and delivering engaging learning content, adapting material to ensure suitability to different learners
  • Helping drive a culture of self-responsibility for learning, by supporting and adding value to our internal e-learning platform Fuse
  • Building relationships with external L&D providers and support design stage by ensuring the training has the ‘Softcat' touch

We'd love you to have

  • Ability to grasp concepts and learning easily and be able to share knowledge in a simple way with others
  • Confidence in creating and delivering engaging learning content and materials
  • A methodical in approach with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with different personalities
  • Experience helping others to develop and apply a different way of thinking
  • Previous experience within the IT market or delivering IT training and / or designing e-learning content would be advantageous

Work in a way that works for you

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

  • Hybrid working – a mixture of working from home and in the office
  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times you start and finish during the day
  • Flexibility around school pick up and drop offs
  • We are able to consider this role on a part time (4 days per week) basis
  • Some travel will be required to other offices (around once or twice a month)

Working with us

Wherever you work, we want you to experience the freedom and autonomy to realise your potential. You will feel supported by a team that celebrates individuality, encourages different perspectives, and embraces every background.

Join us

To become part of the success story, please apply now

Softcat is an inclusive company where you can enjoy the career you want, without changing the person you are. We're welcoming to all and passionate about promoting greater diversity in the tech sector.