Audit Learning & Development - Non-Technical Lead Author (Senior Manager) - 12 Mth FTC

Posted 18 June by BDO UK LLP

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We’re BDO. An accountancy and business advisory firm, providing the advice and solutions entrepreneurial organisations need to navigate today’s changing world.

We work with the companies that are Britain’s economic engine - ambtious, entrepreneurially-spirited and high-growth businesses that fuel the economy - and directly advise the owners and management teams leading them.

We’ll broaden your horizons

As a firm our focus on delivering quality audit work for the benefit of the public interest is our key priority. Our Audit teams are essential, not just to BDO, but to the whole economy. With specialist knowledge of sectors, markets and geographies; our auditors have the business understanding necessary to deliver the high quality and robust audits that companies and their stakeholders can trust.

As part of our Audit stream, you'll receive the support you need to reach your potential. From completing professional qualifications to developing new skills and exploring different learning opportunities, you’ll join a friendly and diverse team whose work really matters. Use your skills to build a career in Audit at BDO.

We’ll help you succeed

The work we do is underpinned by quality. We deliver audits which are trusted and transparent which can be relied upon by companies and their stakeholders.

You’ll be someone who is comfortable working proactively and managing your own tasks as well as confident collaborating with others and communicating regularly with Senior Managers, Directors, and BDO’s Partners. You’ll help deliver accurate and transparent reporting to all relevant stakeholders as you provide long term value.

Some key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Creation of impactful, innovative solutions which meet learner needs and deliver clear business outcomes

  • Review content written by design secondees and instructional designers to maintain quality control of content, ensure learning objectives have been met, challenge learning efficacy and innovation and drive consistency, whilst always meeting business needs

  • Developing and maintaining relevant business relationships that are integral to programmatic design such as content SMEs

  • Supporting the delivery of programmes with onsite project management and/or facilitation support as appropriate

  • Responsible for the design, curation or creating of relevant content under the direction of the Development and Monitoring Lead with a particular focus on how technical and non-technical elements are blended through our programmes

  • Support the Monitoring, Reporting & Compliance team in ensuring appropriate evaluation metrics are put in place and analyse evaluation reporting at a programme level to consider the impact of this on future design iteration

  • Coach and supervise more junior development team members

  • Support the Faculty team with the briefing and training of facilitators and hosts to equip them to be able to deliver learning content

  • Support facilitation of programmes as needed alongside the Stream

  • Collaborate effectively with the Business Partner (BP) and Learning Implementation (LI) Lead, as well as wider BP and LI teams to understand training needs for specific training, and translate those needs into learning objectives and content, as well as develop content that can be successfully and commercially implemented

  • Collaborate with the Innovation and Technology Hub team to enable effective learning design that appropriately leverages innovation and technology as well as the latest design thinking

  • Bring the latest thinking and innovation to the business to support the development of effective, high-quality learning solutions

  • Advocate change where needed, leading by example and seeking support as appropriate

You’ll be someone with:

  • Senior Manager (or equivalent) with a background in programme development, both non-technical and audit-technical course content, and preferably with experience of regulatory reporting requirements

  • Experience of authoring and reviewing programme content

  • Understanding of the latest design thinking, innovation, tools and technology to support programme development, data analytics / evidence-based analysis

  • Strong relationship skills with an ability to work with varied stakeholders, influence agendas and drive forward activities

  • Strong teamworking and collaboration skills alongside an ability to coach, develop and inspire people to reach their potential

  • Ability to take training needs and translate these into learning objectives and key learning outcomes and then coordinate an appropriate response to these

  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Strong data-analytics and problem-solving skills

  • Understanding of business strategy and goals and a focus on delivering effectively against these

  • Focus on excellence, quality and outputs

You’ll be able to be yourself; we’ll recognise and value you for who you are and celebrate and reward your contributions to our business. We’re committed to agile working, and we offer everyone the opportunity to work in ways that suit them, their teams, and the task at hand.

At BDO, we’ll help you achieve your personal goals and career ambitions, and we have programmes, resources, and frameworks that provide clarity and structure around career development.

We’re in it together

Mutual support and respect is one of BDO’s core values and we’re proud of our distinctive, people-centred culture. From informal success conversations to formal mentoring and coaching, we’ll support you at every stage in your career, whatever your personal and professional needs.

Our agile working framework helps us stay connected, bringing teams together where and when it counts so they can share ideas and help one another.

Reference: 52377165

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