Learning and Development Project Manager (Strategic Projects)

Learning and Development Project Manager (Strategic Projects)
Human Resources
£39,992 to £47,722, Ref 14731
Based in Milton Keynes
24 Months Fixed Term Contract

The Open University is the UK’s leading learning institution with over 170,000 students.  People of all ages and backgrounds study with the Open University; its mission is to be open to people, places, methods and ideas.

At a time of significant change at the University, we are currently recruiting a number of exciting new opportunities within our HR department.  HR has recently formed three new Areas of Expertise to support our HR Delivery function; Reward, Benefits and Performance, Talent and Development and Strategic HR (Employee Relations & Engagement).  If you are looking for a new opportunity to work within relatively new areas of expertise during a period of significant change and are motivated by a values driven culture, then one of these roles could be what you are looking for.

We are seeking a highly skilled Learning and Development Project Manager to join our Talent and Development Area of Expertise.  

You will be responsible for the design and delivery of learning to support a range of high profile, strategic projects including significant operating model changes across the OU.   You will work closely with both Academic and Professional Services communities to support business capability and Academic professional development.  Having experience in managing third party contracts with development suppliers, including Apprenticeship providers, you will ensure the timely delivery of development interventions against clear learning objectives.  With strong leadership skills, you will have experience in managing change and dealing with ambiguity within a large and complex organisation.

To apply, please complete a short application form.  Please include a CV and covering letter, no more than 2 sides of A4, detailing how you meet the person specification.

Closing date:  Noon, 20 June 2018
Interview date:  To be confirmed

For detailed information and how to apply, click Apply here on Changeboard, or email Human-Resources-Opportunities@open.ac.uk quoting the reference number 14731.

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.




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