DEPUTY DIRECTOR, LIFTED & STRUCTURED PROGRAMMES

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

 

  • Drive learning and development innovation and research through promotion, adoption and adaptation of LIFTED 
    • Build strong relationships across the academic and industry community to understand emerging adult learning needs  
    • Evaluate market demand and industry landscape to inform research and innovation priorities  
    • Define research priorities and hypotheses based on business objectives and industry analyses 
    • Oversee conduct of literature reviews to facilitate analysis of research hypotheses  
    • Devise best practice research processes and methods to be implemented across the organisation 
    • Synthesise outcomes of research findings reports 
    • Recommend applications of innovations and research across the organisation 
    • Present outcomes of research and innovation projects across organisation and industry 
    • Raise awareness and adoption of the LIFTED initiative by cultivating local and international partnerships with stakeholders such as training providers, educational institutions and business associations 
    • Oversee the development, maintenance and update of the competencies, tools and resources of the LIFTED initiative 
  • Design curriculum and courseware materials for online and face-to-face (including blended) structured training programmes and signature workshops 
    • Engage stakeholders to define needs and curriculum objectives  
    • Create curriculum design specifications based on analyses of curriculum objectives to guide development of courseware materials  
    • Define desired user experience journeys for learners based on analyses of learning experience objectives 
    • Evaluate appropriate learning delivery modes to facilitate achievement of learning experience objectives 
    • Recommend potential applications of learning technology and systems to facilitate achievement of learning experience objectives 
    • Oversee the development of courseware materials to ensure alignment with curriculum objectives  
    • Evaluate the feasibility of assessment methods and processes based on analyses of curriculum objectives 
    • Recommend accreditation and certification processes and models based on analyses of curriculum objectives 
  • Evaluate curriculum effectiveness to guide future curriculum and programme planning 
    • Conduct feedback reviews with internal and external stakeholders to evaluate curriculum effectiveness 
    • Evaluate curriculum take-up rates, attendance, completion rates and assessment data  
    • Synthesise analyses of learner assessment and feedback trends  
    • Oversee implementation of curriculum review processes to assess compliance with organisation's quality assurance policies  
    • Evaluate reported curriculum improvement areas against objectives and performance standards 
    • Recommend and prioritise curriculum improvement areas based on analyses of objectives and performance standards 
  • Support Director / Senior Director LEC as needed in the following areas:  
    • Recommend internal learning and development programmes for teams 
    • Analyse stakeholder needs and priorities 
    • Establish long-term stakeholder relationships 
    • Advise on content and programme development for conferences and seminars 
    • Maintain the formation of LIFTED learning communities and networks through continuous engagement 

 

KEY SPECIFICATION   

 

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Law from an approved university with at least 5 years post-qualification experience in a law firm, legal department, or legal academia / learning and development, or equivalent. 
  • Master’s degree or other professional qualification / certification in education or adult learning, or equivalent experience, would be an advantage. 
  • Demonstrated in-depth understanding of legal education sector and national policy in legal education – in local and global contexts. 
  • Demonstrated ability to develop competency frameworks, plan curriculum and design learning and development programmes would be an advantage.
  • Demonstrated ability to conceptualise and execute research activities and translate findings into recommendations for learning and development initiatives.  
  • Evidence of experience and skills in building positive and productive relationships, with colleagues and other stakeholders. [A mature global network of contacts relevant to the role would be an advantage.] 
  • Evidence of aptitude in working in multi-disciplinary teams to deliver complex learning and development projects. 
  • Evidence of sound financial management skills and commercial awareness. 
  • Appreciates and comfortable using a range of technologies relevant to the role. 
  • Able to read, speak and write English with advanced fluency. 
  • Candidates who are successful who lack formal curriculum development training may be expected to complete the ACLP certification by the Institute for Adult Learning on a sponsored basis.

 

This is a contract to permanent position.

Interested candidates are invited to apply here 

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.