Learning & Development Executive


Location: Buckinghamshire

Job Type: Full time


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 and Development Executive, you will be a key member of the L&D team, working closely with our employees through a variety of L&D programmes and initiatives to ensure they can be more productive, efficient, and confident in whatever role they play at Softcat

You'll be responsible for:

  • Understanding L&D requirements:

    • Collaborating with line manager to enhance L&D offerings across departments.
    • Gathering feedback and understand development needs from stakeholders.
    • Assisting in managing external training requests, adhering to guidelines.
  • Evolving existing offerings:

    • Supporting administration and design of L&D programs.
    • Fostering relationships with external providers to align training with Softcat standards.
    • Enhancing training content for an engaging learning experience.
  • Training delivery:

    • Confidently delivering training, adapting for various learning styles.
    • Conducting coaching sessions for teams and assisting in the facilitation of onboarding.

We'd love you to have

  • Demonstrated experience in Learning and Development roles, fostering mindset shifts.
  • Adaptability, results-driven, and proactive in dynamic environments.
  • Excellent communication skills for diverse stakeholder relationships.
  • Proficiency in delivering engaging learning experiences across formats.
  • Analytical problem-solving and effective solution proposal skills.
  • Detail-oriented and organised, adept at managing multiple projects and deadlines independently or collaboratively.

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.