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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

Programme Manager, ELearning
Salary: £37,467 - £50,296
Ref: EN32177
Closing Date: 4 September 2022


Achieving sustainability is the greatest challenge of our time and outstanding leadership will be crucial if we are going to meet this challenge successfully. CISL draws on the intellectual breadth of the University and an international network of leading thinkers and practitioners to help individuals and organisations understand and act on pressing issues such as climate change, biodiversity loss, resource depletion and inequality.

We’re looking for an exceptional individual to help us develop and deliver our expanding portfolio of digital learning work. You’ll have experience working in a business environment to influence behavioural change using a range of digital media and content. Experience might span roles such as public relations, social media, communication, content production, marketing, learning design and digital learning.  

If you’re able to apply your experience and skills to influence the next generation of business leaders then we can offer you a unique opportunity to work on a portfolio of digital learning products that supports influential leaders and organisations as they grapple with global challenges such as inequality, pollution, climate change and natural resource depletion.

In this job you’ll lead digital learning and creative initiatives with colleagues, subject experts and partners to grow our online course offering. You will lead from the concept and design phase through to delivery and evaluation and contribute to the growth of digital learning business services through research, analysis and the development of successful online tools.

If you’ve a passion for sustainability and want to work for an organisation that will share your sense of purpose and make an impact in the world then this is the job for you.

You’ll be expected to demonstrate the following essential skills and experience:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent.
  • Experience of leading the design and/or delivery of successful digital content or online learning projects for a client or organisation.
  • A good understanding and experience of how to create powerful and engaging stories to influence others.
  • Ability to research and prepare information to be presented to a variety of senior audiences and industries.
  • Ability to deliver presentations, briefings and facilitate workshops and sessions on key issues that are of collaborative and commercial importance with a strong, engaging narrative to professionals, partners and learners.
  • Developed and/or maintained an enthusiasm and interest in the latest technology developments in areas such as digital learning, social media, digital content, entertainment, big data and virtual reality.
  • Excellent relationship management skills and ability to grow and maintain relationships with clients, delivery partners and subject experts.
  • Excellent written communication skills and an ability to influence others through powerful verbal and visual narratives, highly proficient in spoken and written English. 
  • High level of competence across new technologies such as digital learning, social media, online tools, apps and other software packages.

This is a full time, permanent position located in Cambridge.

Interviews will be held during the week beginning 12 September.


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This post is full-time and based in Cambridge, UK with a hybrid working approach. 
Please direct any questions regarding this vacancy to Human.Resources@cisl.cam.ac.uk

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