Subject Matter Expert – Business Analyst in Avado UnitedKingdom

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About the job

About Avado

Here at Avado, we believe in people-powered transformation because we know that all transformation starts with people. We are a professional learning organisation that upskills people, uplifts cultures and future‑proofs organisations in a fast‑moving world. We design and deliver interactive learning experiences in data, people, business analysis and marketing including work-readiness programmes, apprenticeships and professional qualifications, many of which maximise UK Government future skills funding. Our connected learning approach combines deep expertise, collaborative learning, scalable technology and award-winning learning design to deliver unrivalled learner experiences for people and organisations who want real change.

Who we need

Matt Knowles, our inspirational Curriculum and Learning Experience Director, is looking for a confident Business Analyst specialist to lead on Curricula development with fresh insight, management level industry experience, and an ability to drive innovation and development of our new Business Analyst Level 4 (BA4) apprenticeship whilst overseeing the iterative cycles of our reputable and existing BA4 apprenticeship program.

We are on a journey to enhance our already strong reputation in delivering high quality learning to people professionals. You will play a pivotal role in designing and redesigning programmes of flexible learning, which promote an excellent learner and employer experience. You will collaborate with our in-house learning design team to produce engaging and interactive learning content that excites. You will be influential in how your programmes of learning are delivered by our operational teams by delivering training and providing support, ensuring that our delivery teams can facilitate content delivery in a way that is aspirational, industry leading, of high quality, and is in alignment with your curriculum intent.

Equally importantly, you will align beautifully with our organisational values, which were defined by our people for our people, clients, learners and partners: Accountability, Ambition, Care, Empowerment and Transparency.

What you’ll do

  • Redevelop our existing BA level 4 apprenticeship program.
  • Agree the scope, scale, timelines, and content of the redevelopment.
  • Author concise, efficient, commercially viable, and high-quality diverse learning content to drive high levels of learner achievement.
  • Deliver training and provide support to cross-functional operational teams.
  • Work with Matt to source and combine data to review stakeholder feedback and continuously improve our programmes of learning.
  • Think creatively to develop approaches to learning which differentiate our program.
  • Set out clear schedules to review and update delivery models, curricula, and learning resources to ensure they remain fit for purpose.
  • Collaborate and work with the learning solutions team to ensure all digital content is engaging.
  • Leading and co-ordinating communications of new products and resources, working closely with Learning Operations, Learning solutions, Delivery, and Marketing.
  • Keeping up to date with external factors, undertake research, and collate insights (industry, learner & employer) to refine curriculum intent.
  • Keeping up to date with the latest initiatives, funding streams, legislation, and labour market intelligence.
  • Ensuring the quality and regulatory compliance is upheld across all programmes (Ofsted EIF/ESFA/Ofqual).
  • Manage your own CPD to develop new knowledge and ensure what you know remains current and relevant.

What we’re looking for

  • Significant experience of working at management level in a business improvement related function
  • Understanding of Ofsted (Education Inspection Framework)
  • Understanding of End Point Assessment (EPA) and EPA processes
  • Someone who asks great questions and has a candid disposition
  • Someone with a passion for enabling development of others
  • Understands Asynchronous and andragogical learning methodologies
  • Experience in writing purposeful learning content
  • Experience of designing engaging and logically sequenced modular learning content
  • Experience of developing and delivering group training
  • A logical thinker with an eye for detail
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Time Management skills with the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Project management qualification or equivalent
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Commercial experience and experience of using data to inform decision making
  • Functional Skills Maths and English at GCSE C or above (or equivalent)
  • Membership to an industry recognised professional body (desirable)
  • Competent in using different technologies e.g. Learner Management Systems and Microsoft Office 365 applications.

What you’ll get:

Lots of benefits including:

  • Holidays – 25 days plus bank public holidays, increasing by 1 day after 2 years and a further day after 4 years.
  • A day off on or around your birthday, and a birthday gift of your choice.
  • Monthly hybrid working allowance.
  • Discounts at 250+ retailers.
  • Free coffee from Caffe Nero or a pastry from Greggs, weekly, as well as a free film to stream monthly, AND heavily discounted cinema tickets.
  • Cycle2Work scheme, even if work is predominantly at home!
  • Statutory pension and life assurance.
  • What we call ‘accountable flexibility’ that you can expect from a hybrid working environment, with an office in London and Birmingham to use in line with our business cadence.
  • Various opportunities to gain an immersive experience into the broad range of Avado products and proposition.
  • Virtual mindfulness activities on Mondays and Friday.
  • On-demand access to a professional business / executive coach.
  • Curated personal development and learning tools, courtesy of Magpie.
  • Periodic opportunities to give back by mentoring learners on our FastFutures diversity-focused employability programme.
  • Free access to a virtual GP.

And… just for being here, we offer you a culture that’s created and nurtured by super smart people and underpinned by our Values which guide our thinking, decisions and actions, creating a truly unique place to work. You will also get to be at the forefront of helping a very diverse range of professionals enhance their careers, whether at the early stages or later down the line. You’ll enjoy a hybrid working environment with an enviable workspace to use in West London, serious personal development opportunities (well, we are a learning organisation after all), and some rather nice job-related and lifestyle perks. Oh, and one more thing – we’re a Great Place to Work™ certified company, and the only commercial learning organisation in the ‘large’ category that’s recognised as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces™, something we are rightly very proud of!

And we’re highly inclusive….

Avado is one of those rare places where anyone from anywhere with any background or experience is free to come and do their very best work. We believe in the diversity of thought, as that’s what helps us help our clients and learners – whether investing in their own development, or having their employer invest for them. Equality, diversity and inclusion are values that underpin our success; come and see for yourself!

Company: Avado

Vacancy Type: Full Time 

Job Location: UnitedKingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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