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Instructional Designer (Automotive)

Instructional Designer (Automotive)

Job Title: Instructional Designer (Automotive)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Norfolk
Salary: Circa 40k plus bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: GF5517
Contact Name: Gemma Feist
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 27, 2021 08:06

Job Description

Instructional Designer (Automotive)
Circa £40,000 - Bonus
Norfolk with some flexible home working

Our Automotive OEM client in Norfolk has recently announced growth for 2021 with new projects and are recruiting for a Instructional Designer on a permanent basis to join the business.

The purpose of the Instructional Designer role is to support the delivery of the businesses strategy, through the design and development of targeted and effective blended learning for our dealers and to lead the integration of digital learning.

This position offers the opportunity to design and deliver a brand-new training offer for all people within the businesses community including our dealers, internal staff and suppliers.  As a brand-new role this will give the successful candidate the opportunity to work with the Head of Retail Academy to build and establish a digital learning platform and the introduction of formal training materials. It will be across all technical and commercial functions.

The post holder will work in partnership with internal Programme Managers and subject matter experts to understand specific gaps and learning needs that can be addressed by blended learning and deliver these across a number of languages.

The post holder will be comfortable with the full end-to-end process and responsible for creating engaging and effective learning resources, drawing on established good practice in online learning design, working closely with the Head of Retail Academy to make this content available and accessible to the relevant customers in a timely way.

Role objectives
Collaborate with Heads of Departments and the Regional teams to ensure all requirements for training are met.
Work with the Head of Retail Academy to create an e-learning strategy including creation of assets and content
Develop motivational learning content that integrates dealer personnel much more closely into the brand
Advise on appropriate digital learning solutions, drawing on recognised good practice and an understanding of how people learn.
Develop, select and curate highly engaging digital learning and interactive learning solutions that address identified gaps.
Advise on the most suitable methods and approaches to instructional design using online learning methods.
Design learning resources and materials that reflect an understanding of the diversity of needs and preferences
Blended learning solutions that enable customers to successfully sell and service the companies products and customers.
Role and responsibilities 
A track record of experience of instructional design, including needs assessment, storyboarding, design and testing.
Experience of working with a learning management system, understanding the typical issues and constraints
Creating engaging, objective-based storyboards, course components and resources that are aligned with the agreed brief and objectives
5+ years’ experience as an instructional designer
Proficiency with LMS
Confident with website design, video technology and editing
Understanding of varied learning styles
Knowledge of assessment and evaluation methods
Project management experience
Excellent communicator, speaking and writing
Proven ability to articulate complex problems, recommend and execute on solutions.
Skills required 
You are relentless in driving customer learning and satisfaction
You are an inquisitive, critical thinker who is always looking for how things can work better.
You are an amazing communicator and effective influencer.
You are a collaborator and willing partner with other departments to break down silo’s and drive enterprise change and value.
You are a self-starter. 
You like to understand the expected outcome, get the context, and then work to get it done.
You are skilled at knowing when to go deep technically with technical teams in order to gain context and provide appropriate support to meet strategic goals.
You are a natural project manager - You keep all the moving pieces organized and progressing at the appropriate pace.
5% Bonus
Early finish on a Friday
25 days holiday + bank holidays
Bonus scheme 
Pension scheme

To apply please send an MS Word formatted version of your CV across for our review and consideration.

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