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Instructional Designer -Client Content - Investment Management

Job Description


"Excellent opportunity for best-in-class instructional designer to utilise your knowledge of digital learning development, training design and virtual training content development within the investment /wealth management sector."

C£75000 + Bonuses + Excellent Blue-Chip Benefits

London - Hybrid Working

Our client is one of the world's largest and most well-respected investment management firms. It manages assets for individual investors, financial intermediaries, and financial institutions.
Its accelerated growth plans include the development of existing and new capabilities to support its financial Intermediary and Institutional clients.

As a result, our client is seeking to appoint an Instructional Designer to develop value added solutions to meet the training requirements of two main client cohorts - financial intermediary advisor networks and institutional clients.
This is an excellent opportunity apply your sector specific, best in class instructional design skills and knowledge. Specifically, you will be responsible for content management, instructional design, and development of learning technologies across digital, virtual, and instructor led/physical. You will work in partnership with sales, marketing, and client relations to understand and define short- and longer-term expectations for training capabilities.
Ideal candidates will have experience of leading and managing multiple design projects in the fast-paced investment/wealth management sector, delivering a world class experience. The emphasis will be on collaboration and consultation to design learning solutions which are supported by adult learning principles and create the best experiences and proficiency amongst financial intermediary and institutional client and partner channels. You will be proactive, meticulous, and efficient. You will be proficient in researching industry best practices, current trends, and technologies to ensure high quality deliverables and effective solutions.

The Role:
* Create content and programmes for financial intermediary and institutional clients.
* Consult with trainers, client marketing, sales colleagues and investment specialists to diagnose and develop learning plans with comprehensive audience analysis, course outline, learning solutions and design and delivery methods.
* Transform complex financial topics into well structured and easy to understand stories which business partners can use with their clients.
* Package and evaluate curriculum plans/design for effectiveness.
* Liaise with global external client training teams to leverage ideas.
* Oversee ongoing maintenance and evaluation of curriculum to ensure the most up to date content.

The Ideal Candidate:
* In depth experience of instructional design within the investment/wealth management sector
* Knowledge of financial markets, investment concept topics such as long-term investing, diversification, various asset classes, ESG, investment psychology and investment themes.
* Detail oriented team player, able to multitask and interact in a fast paced and dynamic environment.
* An agile learner with client centric mindset.
* Demonstrable indepth knowledge of instructional design models, adult learning theories and eLearning development tools.
* Excellent design skills; able to transform investment concepts into visually attractive and engaging content.
* Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills combined with a professional service orientation to develop working relations and appropriate rapport with internal and external partners to enable effective completion and delivery of business objectives.
* Proficiency in MS Office including PowerPoint and Adobe Creative Suite, Articulate 360/Storyline, video editing (Camtasia)
* Strong eye for modern design aesthetic and strong writing and research skills.
* Well-developed project management skills.
* Bilingual/multilingual language capabilities would be advantageous.