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Innovation Officer

£30,000 - £32,000 (FTE) per year
Part-time (28 hours per week working over 4 days)
Job description

Role purpose: 

To support the development of innovative teaching and learning resources underpinned by our Skills Framework, across our portfolio of qualifications and accredited awards. 

Main duties and responsibilities 

  • To develop engaging and accessible learning resources using a range of different formats, which supports learners to develop essential skills through leadership opportunities.  

  • To build and deliver online learning and training for both learners and tutors.  

  • To use data and research available to generate ideas and concepts for new and existing programmes. 

  • To support engagement with centres (customers) and learners to gather feedback and grow ideas to support programme development.  

  • To collaborate with suppliers such as graphic designers, when required, to develop high quality, visually appealing branded learning resources. 

  • To support projects with third party suppliers or subject matter experts when required, to meet customer need.    

  • To develop, enhance and sustain close working relationships with colleagues to support the programme development process. 

  • To keep up to date with relevant insights and emerging trends to enhance the learning experiences we can provide. 

  • To contribute to effective communication about our programmes, by working closely with the marketing and communications team and business development team to support messaging. 

  • To be an active part of internal project teams when requested, to support the organisations goals. 

  • To be an active member of the Innovation and Standards Directorate and to carry out any other reasonable duties as requested by the Head of Innovation. 

Skills, experience and knowledge 


  • Proven experience in developing high quality learning resources for young people and/or educators. 

  • Knowledge and experience of developing skills through learning programmes. 

  • The ability to problem solve and innovate new ideas. 

  • A passion for designing effective learning experiences. 

  • Project management. 

  • Self-starter with the ability to be proactive and driven to make improvements.  

  • A proven and confident communicator with a high level of written English and excellent attention to detail. 

  • Experience of supporting multiple projects and products to time and budget.  

  • Able to develop strong relationships with those around them.  

  • Able to complete tasks independently and / or as part of a team. 

  • Competent with IT (including Microsoft Office). 



  • Experience using design tools such as Canva. 

  • Experience in managing third party suppliers on projects, such as graphic design or subject matter experts. 

  • Understanding of writing or delivering qualifications. 

  • Experience of developing online learning using tools such as articulate, Moodle or similar. 

  • Comfortable presenting in front of people.  

Personal qualities 

  • Highly driven and motivated approach to work. 

  • Self-motivated. 

  • Able to work across teams. 

  • Self-starter. 

  • Passionate about creating high quality learning opportunities. 

  • Naturally curious and proactive. 


Posted by
Leadership Skills Foundation View profile Company size Size: 21 - 50
Posted on: 16 April 2024
Closed date: 25 April 2024 at 12:00
Job ref: LSF/IO/April24
Tags: Admin, Communications, PR, Training, Project Management, Business Development, Teaching

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