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Learning Adviser

  • Department: Human Resources
  • Location: Knightsbridge
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: VAC- 12053

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In this role, you’ll support the L&D team to de deliver on their strategic goals and own BAU management of our learning interventions. On a day-to-day basis the role offers full involvement in learning and development operational tasks, from LMS (Workday Learning) governance and management, to scheduling/co-ordinating L&D projects, through to co-designing learning in conjunction with the team, to facilitating sessions and evaluating programmes.

As a Learning Advisor, you’ll respond to inbound requests being the first point of contact from L&D and manage the administration of on-boarding, learning programmes and Workday learning. You’ll use digital learning tools to create engaging content and improve the learning design, as well as gather data and insights by continually collecting and analysing feedback to evaluate the impact of learning. You’ll develop strong relationships with stakeholders and advise on learning across other areas of the business.

About us

As a business, we pride ourselves on being exceptional every day. This means we need to give colleagues the tools they need to excel in their roles and deliver the Art of the Possible. The Learning and Development (L&D) team is here to support our colleagues personal and professional development. And in doing so, help our people – and Harrods – go from strength to strength. We strive to provide opportunities for all our colleagues to learn and grow and equip them with the skills needed for both today and the future.

About you

You’ll be a a self-starter, with the ability to handle continuous change, ambiguity and work at pace. You’ll be good at prioritization and able to work as part of a team and independently. By being a creative thinker, you’ll be able to balance creativity with pragmatism.

More specifically, we are looking for:

  • A passion for helping people to learn, grow and develop.
  • Understanding of adult learning design principles and best practices.
  • Experience in digital platform functionality, capability and approach (our LMS is Workday).
  • Experience in planning and delivering projects, end-to-end.
  • Experience of facilitating learning, training or stakeholder meetings.
  • A natural flair for building relationships and stakeholder management.
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong written/communication skills.

Our promise to you

Culturally, we value difference and individuality. Your ideas and energy are going to shape every aspect of our people success in your division, but we’re not going to dictate how you achieve these results. Rather, we will give you the freedom to imprint your operating style on the role and help us create a remarkable, magical and memorable business for our customers.

As well as the support of a highly respected team of HR experts, you will find our business transformation creates a stimulating day-to-day environment and opens up a wealth of long-term career potential. Alongside this, you can look forward to an excellent package of benefits. This includes a company pension, flexible working, 25 days’ holiday and your birthday off, up to 33% in-store discount and a season ticket loan.

Uniquely You

At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart.  We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive.  What makes you unique makes us exceptional.

If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or Instagram.

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