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Location - Wimbledon, South West London
Type - 6 months fixed term contract 
Hours - 35 hours per week, happy to talk flexible working
Salary - £28,000 - £33,000 + benefits

We're the CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 150,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We've been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years, helping members build their professional expertise and organisations build their HR and leadership capability.

Given the many recent changes in the world of work, there has never been a more interesting and important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits such as 28 days’ holiday, free access to LinkedIn Learning and flexible working arrangements.

The Role

As Digital Learning Developer, you will develop and build digital training content and CIPD Learning products. You will also enable the CIPD to continue to offer market leading and innovative digital output.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Using technical and learning design knowledge transforming learning design documents into creative and innovated online courses to bring a truly engaging learning experience to our students

  • Creating a variety of rich media content for use across a range of CIPD channels, mainly focusing on learning content for a new Brightspace LXP launching in Spring 2021

  • Advising on the best use of web technologies to inform the development of rich media and pedagogical content to ensure the right tool/platform is used for each product

  • Understanding online user experience best practice and putting that knowledge into practice in order to deliver the best experience for all products

  • Assisting in the creation of CIPD branded templates for use in various rich media outputs including interactive presentations and digital/e-learning modules

  • Contributing to the Digital and Learning Technologies strategy, enabling the CIPD to offer leading edge online products and services.

What You'll Need To Be Successful

  • Experience of working with an Instructional Designer to build digital learning courses

  • Experience of designing, developing and building creative and innovative digital/e-learning materials

  • Must be familiar working with e-learning authoring tools and with learning platforms

  • A portfolio of digital courses or learning solutions/experiences

  • Experience using Evolve Authoring Tool/Adapt

  • HTML, CSS experience

  • Understanding and commitment to providing the best online user experience

  • Ability to communicate technical concepts using the most appropriate method clearly and succinctly

  • Good understanding of online accessibility requirements and guidelines.

Please note, this advert is due to close on Friday 29 January 2021.

The CIPD define diversity as valuing everyone as an individual – we value all our employees, customers and clients as people. Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment in which everybody feels valued, where their talents are fully utilised and organisational and personal goals are met. We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief.

CIPD valuing everyone as an individual

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

Front End Developer

Location - Wimbledon, South West London
Type - Up to 12 months fixed term contract 
Hours - 35 hours per week, happy to talk flexible working
Salary - Up to £53,000 benefits

We're the CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 150,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We've been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years, helping members build their professional expertise and organisations build their HR and leadership capability.

Given the many recent changes in the world of work, there has never been a more interesting and important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits such as 28 days’ holiday, free access to LinkedIn Learning and flexible working arrangements.

The Role

As Front End Developer, you will be working with key projects and programmes, internal and external developers to design, build, deploy, test, release and support CIPD applications, with focus on front-end development and integration using MS SQL, C#, .Net Framework and APIs.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Leading the frontend development of the CIPD’s integrated systems

  • Targeting legacy code and transforming into modern, scalable and supportable code

  • Developing new applications using the .Net framework and contributing to the maintenance of existing applications considering key strategies like data quality and integration with the Informatica platform

  • Working across the Digital and Technology function to support projects and programmes

  • Maintaining all code in the GITHub repository

  • Leading the documentation of all frontend development

  • Unit testing of applications and integrations to ensure adherence to agreed coding standards

  • Researching and implementing development standards to improve the quality and quantity of solutions

  • Keeping up to date with emerging technologies and industry trends and seek opportunities to integrate them into activities.

What You'll Need To Be Successful

  • Significant experience as a software developer using Microsoft technologies including C#, .Net Framework, MS SQL Server, with a good understanding of best practice and debugging existing software

  • Significant front-end analysis and development experience in HTML, CSS, Javascript, C# and .Net

  • Experience or knowledge of Rest and SOAP based APIs and integrations

  • Experience with using Visual Studio, GITHub and JIRA

  • Good understanding of software development life cycle, project management principles, risk management skills, and strong documentation and problem-solving skills

  • Experience in development within both Agile (SCRUM) and waterfall environments

  • Experience navigating cross functional teams and complex supplier/third party relationships

  • Demonstrable ability to independently prioritise and balance multiple activities and deadlines

  • Excellent communication skills and experience of communicating with both internal and external clients at all levels

  • Knowledge of web or visual design, plus user experience best practices is desirable

  • Ideally, some knowledge or experience of integrating systems with the Informatica platform and Salesforce

  • Knowledge of development in a Microsoft Azure environment is desirable.

Please note, this advert is due to close on Wednesday 3 February 2021.

The CIPD define diversity as valuing everyone as an individual – we value all our employees, customers and clients as people. Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment in which everybody feels valued, where their talents are fully utilised and organisational and personal goals are met. We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief.

CIPD valuing everyone as an individual

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

Marketing Manager, Corporate Sales

Location - Wimbledon, South West London
Type - Permanent
Hours - 35 hours per week, happy to talk flexible working
Salary - £45,000 - £48,000 + benefits

We’re the CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 150,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We’ve been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years, helping members build their professional expertise and organisations build their HR and leadership capability. 

Given the many recent changes in the world of work, there has never been a more interesting and important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits such as 28 days’ holiday, free access to LinkedIn Learning and flexible working arrangements.

The Role

As Marketing Manager, you will design, execute and manage marketing strategies and campaigns to deliver corporate leads, sales, and revenue targets.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Leading on the development and delivery of marketing strategies and campaigns (in conjunction with the CIPD Sales team)

  • Building and driving marketing campaigns that are customer-centric, driven by insight and data, and that support business plans

  • Leading on the development and coordination of marketing and PR initiatives and campaigns that accelerate demand and retention for the CIPD’s Professional Development Partnership (e.g. CIPD’s badge of excellence)

  • Leading on the dissemination and interpretation of customer and market data / trends across all regions, identifying opportunities for growth and driving corrective/additional marketing activities as and when required. Also, includes using data and insight to improve the business development and sales processes 

  • Working in collaboration with the other Marketing Managers to coordinate and deliver campaigns and projects, ensuring that the corporate offer is fully integrated (data, messaging and channels) and always front of mind

  • Working in collaboration with the internal teams to deliver high quality and highly effective marketing and sales assets and toolkits.

  • Using multiple channels, including delivery of email campaigns, and automated and trigger-based programmes via Marketing Cloud to deliver, test and track marketing programmes

What You'll Need To Be Successful

  • Relevant business and/or marketing qualification, such as a CIM Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing

  • Proven track record of developing and delivering multi-channel B2B marketing strategies and campaigns

  • Experience of managing / setting up successful B2B marketing teams 

  • Strong background in managing and executing lead generation, nurture campaigns and content marketing 

  • Strong marketing delivery skills including data management, segmentation, and digital marketing 

  • Evidence of improving marketing performance and positively impacting change

  • Strong business and financial acumen, including budget management and forecasting

  • Evidence of improving marketing performance and positively impacting change 

  • Excellent organisational, verbal, written and presentation skills

  • Ability to influence and manage senior stakeholders (internally and externally) 

  • People management experience, including coaching, mentoring and performance management

  • Understanding of the latest marketing techniques and practices. 

Please note, this advert is due to close on Tuesday 26 January 2021.

If this role describes you and your career aspirations, then click APPLY.

CIPD: valuing everyone as an individual!

The CIPD define diversity as valuing everyone as an individual – we value all our employees, customers and clients as people. Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment in which everybody feels valued, where their talents are fully utilised and organisational and personal goals are met. We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief.

CIPD valuing everyone as an individual

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

Marketing Executive

Location - Wimbledon, South West London
Type - 12 months fixed term contract (maternity cover) 
Hours - 35 hours per week, happy to talk flexible working
Salary - up to £35,000 + benefits

We're the CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 150,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We've been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years, helping members build their professional expertise and organisations build their HR and leadership capability.

Given the many recent changes in the world of work, there has never been a more interesting and important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits such as 28 days’ holiday, free access to LinkedIn Learning and flexible working arrangements.

The Role

We’re looking for an experienced Marketing Executive to join our large, professional marketing team on a maternity cover contract. You will be one of 10 Marketing Executives responsible for campaign delivery and you’ll work as part of a busy, professional team. You’ll take full ownership of your campaigns, including making selections from our database to find the right people. You will focus on campaigns and projects to grow CIPD’s student membership, which is a vibrant and important group for the business.  

What You'll Be Doing

  • Planning and delivering integrated marketing campaigns to students taking CIPD qualifications. Your aim is to acquire and retain them as CIPD student members

  • Working closely with other marketing executives, you’ll be owning and managing the customer journey from enquiry through to membership

  • Taking full ownership for your campaigns from end-to end, working closely with internal and external stakeholders - including channel owners and other in-house teams, as well as external agencies

  • Working directly with Salesforce data via our Marketing Cloud email platform, you’ll be building data filters to select your target audience

  • Tracking and analysing the performance of your activities to continually improve your approach

  • Writing strong copy, delivering segmented messaging and using testing techniques to improve your results

  • Activities and channels may include email, social media, online advertising, newsletters, content marketing, webinars, events, direct mail, lead capture and follow up

What You'll Need To Be Successful

  • Marketing qualification such as CIM Certificate or Diploma

  • Experience of Digital and Direct Marketing is essential

  • Strong experience of planning and delivering marketing campaigns

  • Confident working directly with a database and building filters to identify your target audience

  • Experience of email, copywriting

  • Strong stakeholder management experience

  • Analysis, organisation skills and good time management

  • Experience working autonomously

Please submit your CV and cover letter outlining your experience of: 

1. Direct and digital marketing

2. Planning marketing campaigns

Please note, this advert is due to close on Wednesday 27 January 2021. 

The CIPD define diversity as valuing everyone as an individual – we value all our employees, customers and clients as people. Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment in which everybody feels valued, where their talents are fully utilised and organisational and personal goals are met. We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief.

CIPD valuing everyone as an individual

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

Location - Wimbledon, South West London
Type - Permanent
Hours - 35 hours per week, happy to talk flexible working
Salary - Up to £29,000 + benefits

We're the CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 150,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We've been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years, helping members build their professional expertise and organisations build their HR and leadership capability.

Given the many recent changes in the world of work, there has never been a more interesting and important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits such as 28 days’ holiday, free access to LinkedIn Learning and flexible working arrangements.

The Role

As Operations Coordinator, you will be the main point of contact for the Branches requiring technical support and use of digital systems and processes. You will be providing Customer First service and solutions ensuring that all stakeholders are supported through out their journey with the CIPD. You will also be providing general operational and administrative support to the Branch Development team.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Working collaboratively with the Branch Development Officer and the Branch development team as main point of contact for digital solutions and systems in the department

  • Supporting development, implementation and maintenance of the CIPD’s support systems and the introduction of new engagement platforms where needed

  • Supporting operational and administration activities, logging all requests/incidents working closely with CIPD IT Support Lab and Marketing database team to ensure that the username and related details are recorded accurately and resolved in a timely manner

  • Working collaboratively and openly with internal stakeholders to develop the CIPD’s services and accurate data information reporting

  • Ensuring data protection and compliance processes are robust and are supported

  • Maintaining up to date records of all branch officers and committee members within the central database(s)

  • Ensuring branch content is kept up-to-date and remains current and fit for purpose, in support of branch officers and volunteer committee members

  • Providing general operational and administrative support including coordinating departmental activity, collating statistics, developing and producing monthly dashboard and supporting the Branch Development team

What You'll Need To Be Successful

  • We are looking for a collaborative team player

  • Previous experience in a similar role and demonstratable Customer First service in this area

  • Strong working knowledge and hands on experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) packages, O365 Teams and administrative tools

  • Experience in using Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Eventbrite system, Survey Monkey, You Tube, Zoom, Watts App, Linkedin, Twitter, Facebook and a range of other/new platforms to support and develop our engagement with volunteers

  • Advanced Excel knowledge and use

  • Open to exploring, planning and implementing new approaches to volunteer and community engagement

  • Experience in encouraging buy in, uptake and onboarding of new systems for volunteer customer use

  • Strong analytical, logical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Excellent organisational and follow-up skills with strong attention to detail

  • Able to understand and manage web-based and digital solutions within the role

  • Experience in a membership-based organisation and working with volunteers is desirable.

Please note, this advert is due to close on Friday 5 February 2021. 

The CIPD define diversity as valuing everyone as an individual – we value all our employees, customers and clients as people. Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment in which everybody feels valued, where their talents are fully utilised and organisational and personal goals are met. We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief.

CIPD valuing everyone as an individual

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

Research Adviser

Location - Wimbledon, South West London
Type - 12 month fixed term contract (maternity cover)
Hours - 35 hours per week, happy to talk flexible working
Salary - up to £43,000 + benefits

We're the CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 150,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We've been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years, helping members build their professional expertise and organisations build their HR and leadership capability.

There has never been a more interesting or important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits such as 28 days’ holiday, personal development allowance and flexible working hours.

The Role

Our Research Delivery team has a 12 month maternity cover for a well established and experienced Research Adviser.  As a Research Adviser, you will provide comprehensive research and HR practice development expertise to the CIPD to enable the Institute to take a forward focused leadership and insight position across all aspects of designated people management and development fields.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Acting as an adviser, providing practice-based insight and leadership in selected people management research areas

  • Being responsible for specific research projects, including those on employability, leadership, professionalism in HR, and employee voice

  • Presenting, where necessary, the findings of research projects and interpreting technical data for a non technical audience

  • Working collaboratively to lead research projects to produce outputs that are delivered on time and within budget

  • Planning and undertaking dissemination activities to ensure maximum impact for all areas of research in line with agreed performance measures

  • Providing expert input to the ongoing development of CIPD’s professional standards

  • Contributing to the conferences organised by the Institute by generating programme ideas, identifying speakers, and facilitating seminars as needed

  • Working with the CIPD Press Office to maximise media coverage for our work

  • Developing on a continuing basis personal knowledge in the field and to advise CIPD members, staff and other stakeholders on issues relevant to the discipline

  • Actively setting up and maintaining a wide range of external network contacts so as to ensure CIPD output and voice in relevant for a and vice versa

  • Having regard to how the content arising for the work in this area can be re-purposed throughout the CIPD value chain to gain maximum impact and also to support commercial opportunities

What You'll Need To Be Successful

  • All advisers are graduates and it is desirable, but not essential, that they be members of the CIPD and/or have a post-graduate qualification in their areas of specialist expertise

  • Extensive practice or academic interest in HR or a particular aspect of management (desirable)

  • Experience of applying quantitative methods of data analysis (desirable)  

  • Excellent understanding of the key issues of the moment 

  • Able to give clear leadership and insight on latest thinking in their particular field of expertise 

  • Able to represent the Institute in public, including speaking on public platforms and occasional interviews

  • Good oral and written communication skills, an analytical mind 

  • Project management skills and exploratory research skills

  • Able to manage a complex and demanding workload

  • A high degree of initiative, drive and self-discipline 

  • An understanding of the wider CIPD strategic direction


Please note, this advert is due to close on Monday 25 January 2021.

The CIPD define diversity as valuing everyone as an individual – we value all our employees, customers and clients as people. Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment in which everybody feels valued, where their talents are fully utilised and organisational and personal goals are met. We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief.

CIPD valuing everyone as an individual

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

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