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Learning Specialist (Onboarding)

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Human Resources
Bromley; Bristol; Glasgow; Leeds; Manchester

About us

We are Direct Line Group – home to some of the country's best-known brands including Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, Greenflag and NIG. Our vision is to create a world where insurance is personal, inclusive and a force for good, and our purpose is to help people carry on with their lives, giving them peace of mind now and in the future. To support this, we're recruiting for a Learning Specialist for Onboarding.

We're a diverse, collaborative dedicated team of team of learning professionals re-framing learning across DLG, developing growth mindsets and fostering learning culture to connect skills to careers and business performance. You'll join a newly created team, reporting into our Learning Experience Lead, working across Learning Experience, HR and DLG colleagues, business leaders, SMEs and trusted 3rd parties to deploy and evolve highly impactful learning solutions in line with your specialism.

How to apply: When submitting your application and CV, we'd like you to create a video (max 5 mins) telling us all a little bit about you and the latest thinking in the form of '3 things you need to know' (from your perspective) around how onboarding plays a role in driving forward organisational success.

What you'll be doing:

  • A typical day will involve a healthy mix of collaborating with our COEs, providing guidance of how learning could help deliver the strategies they have agreed

  • You'll be working closely with our trusted 3rd parties via our managed service provider to develop and evolve solutions and handle any escalations

  • Facilitate demand planning for the learning solutions that relate to your specialism, seeking out efficiencies in our approach

  • Work with our Employer Brand Team to develop and deploy marketing approaches

  • You'll conduct research, interpret data, run user feedback sessions and regularly deliver your findings

  • Focussed on shaping the onboarding experience for all colleagues at all levels, from a range of different backgrounds and entry routes including apprentices.

  • Ensuring our onboarding initiatives are targeted appropriately to meet varying levels of skill, running efficiently, optimising speed to competency, and complimentary of key HR strategies e.g. EVP, L&D, Future Skills, DE&I etc and continues to deliver measurable value for DLG and our colleagues.

  • Responsible for providing thought leadership, diagnosing learning needs, shaping learning solutions with experts from the across the team and ensuring those solutions continue to perform and deliver value for our colleagues by helping them to grow their careers with DLG.

  • Seeking out, establishing, and maintaining critical relationships with business and industry leaders continuously evolving your insight.

What you'll need:

You'll be well versed in helping organisations implement strategies that attract, grow, and retain the skills needed as an organisation in a hybrid working model.

You'll have a reputation for being a collaborator, bringing the right skills together to deliver change at pace, using your ability to think broadly yet provide targeted and innovative solutions.

Ways of Working:

Our mixed model way of working offers a 'best of both worlds' approach combining the best parts of home and office-working, offering flexibility for everyone. How much you'll be in the office depends on your role, and we'll consider the flexible working options that work best for you.

Read our flexible working approach here.

If you've got the skills we're looking for location doesn't really matter although you'll often need to be prepared travel to one of our hubs (London or Leeds).


We recognise we wouldn't be where we are today without our colleagues, that's why we offer excellent benefits designed to suit your lifestyle:

  • 9% employer contributed pension

  • 50% off home, motor and pet insurance plus free travel insurance and Green Flag breakdown cover

  • Additional optional Health and Dental insurance

  • Up to 10% annual bonus

  • EV car scheme allows all colleagues to lease a brand new electric or plug-in hybrid car in a tax efficient way.

  • Generous holidays

  • Buy as you earn share scheme

  • Employee discounts and cashback

  • Plus many more

Being yourself

Direct Line Group is an equal opportunity employer, and we think diversity of background and thinking is a big strength in our people. We're delighted to feature as one of the UK's Top 50 Inclusive Employers and are committed to making our business an inclusive place to work, where everyone can be themselves and succeed in their careers.

We know you're more than a CV, and the things that make you, you, are what bring potential to our business. We recognise and embrace people that work in different ways so if you need any adjustments to our recruitment process, please speak to the recruitment team who will be happy to support you.



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