Digital Learning & Development Manager


The Digital Learning & Development Manager is responsible for establishing a digital learning & development strategy, evolving the digital learning practice, engagement and implementation  for DLA Piper International. 

The role could be based in Sheffield or Leeds.


  • Work closely with colleagues within L&D, Talent & Performance, D&I (Talent Development) and the wider HR community to identify and influence opportunities to digitalise learning and relevant people information processes

  • Work with stakeholders and subject matter experts to translate business needs into compelling, high impact digital learning experiences

  • Design, develop and deliver digital learning  

  • Act as a centre of digital learning expertise - championing digital learning within the Firm, keeping on top of (and sharing) trends both in terms of new tools and techniques and market intelligence

  • Source and manage digital learning providers and technology working closely with procurement to maximise budget utilisation

  • Work closely with Learning Operations & Technology to ensure all new content on University Site (LMS) is consistent in terms of quality and standards

  • Build and  implement  an engagement plan increasing continuous levels of interest and participation in all areas of digital learning suitable for an international, multi-level and multigenerational audience

  • Use learning metrics and feedback to measure impact and improve digital learning products and services; continuously assessing opportunities to improve delivery


  • Experience of designing, developing and embedding high impact solutions to drive business performance and grow capability in an international organisation

  • Experience of Learner Management Systems

  • Project management capabilities with cross functional experience

  • Experience leading complex digital L&D projects

  • Experience of being able to identify and translate traditional learning and development approaches into a variety of formats culminating in solely digital or blended learning solutions. 

  • Experience of working collaboratively  in a high-touch environment, with some exposure to a professional services sector

  • Proven experience of working internationally and delivering through virtual teams.

  • Strong level of commercial awareness

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, communicating effectively at all levels within the organization

The job description is not designed to be exhaustive and can be varied, as required to develop, or fulfil, the role of the HR Reporting Specialist.


DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.  Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. 
We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering  practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.
At DLA Piper we are firmly committed to diversity and inclusion. For us, diversity isn't just about visible differences, it's the unique blend of talents, skills, experiences and perspectives that makes each of us an individual and we know it's crucial to have a culture and environment where those differences are genuinely valued.
We offer exceptional career opportunities to our lawyers, aspiring graduates, and business services professionals in a truly challenging and rewarding environment.   


Please note that, in the event that we make an offer of employment to you, and where local legislation permits, we may conduct pre-employment screening that can include checks relating to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and references from previous employers.

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