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Training and Development Specialist - London Bridge, London

iQ Student Accommodation
London Bridge, London
£40,000 - £42,000 per annum
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Training and Development Specialist - London Bridge, London

Job Type: Permanent

iQ is one of the UK's biggest providers of student accommodation, committed to giving our 30,000 students in 77 sites across 29 UK cities their best year yet. Our London- and Manchester-based support teams are the oil that keeps the iQ wheels turning, providing our brilliant site teams (circa 600 employees) with everything they need to deliver a fantastic student experience every day.

The iQ Support functions cover everything from Real Estate and Legal to Marketing, People and Finance, but what we all have in common is our uncompromising commitment to doing the right thing, even when nobody's watching. The iQ thing.

iQers are a pretty special bunch. Our team is bursting with independent thinkers and problem solvers, who join us to explore what's possible and build a career as part of a diverse, fun and supportive team. If you have people skills, personality and potential, you're already our cup of tea. Ready to feel like you've got the best job ever?

We are looking for a Training & Development Specialist who can bring energy, creativity and imagination to our learning solutions and bring them to life across our site teams.

You'll be involved in the development and launch of new training & learning solutions for our site teams to ensure we are focusing on being experience obsessed for our students and we upskill our teams. You will also play a key role in curating exciting career adventures for our site teams and providing trianing opportunities to support them along the way.

Key Role Responsibilities:

  • Identify skills and knowledge gaps, design and deliver training and development interventions in accordance with the business and L&D Plan
  • Specific focus on Site team training such as Customer Service, system, and technical role training using a blended approach of online and face to face training.
  • Manage and deliver new and existing training and learning solutions at all levels
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts from across iQ to ensure the delivery of high-quality training
  • Carry out evaluation and analysis of all development, training programmes, and current skills within site teams to make recommendations for continuous improvement
  • Work with our LMS to make the best of our Virtual Learning Environment
  • Develop programme content, review and update all training materials
  • A through understanding of different learning styles and ensuring our solutions are fit for purpose
  • An ability to assess L&D Management Information, produce reports and review ROI

Experience & Skills:

  • Experience in leading L&D work streams as part of larger programme rollout
  • Ability to engage with stakeholders to scope learning requirements, considering operational demands and learning needs and produce workable solutions
  • Confident with Digital and online training, with knowledge of social/blended learning theory
  • A confident facilitator

We work a hybrid working model with 2/3 days in our office in London Bridge

Apply today and find out what it's like to work at iQ!


  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays (pro rata for part-time)
  • Additional day off to celebrate your birthday
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Pension: we match your contributions up to 8%
  • Gym Discounts
  • Life Assurance
  • Access to thousand's of discounts and offers at shops you know and love
  • Season ticket loan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flexible working policy


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We're iQ Student, the 2nd largest provider of student accommodation in the UK. Our mission is to reimagine the student living experience, and give our Students their best year yet. We always look for passionate individuals who want to make a difference to our students' lives. In return we can offer you a fun working environment, excellent perks and we'll also help you to develop in your career with our awesome learning and development opportunities.

So what are you waiting for? Apply now and show us what you can do.  

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