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Learning Manager, Design and Technology

New York, New York 10005

Learning Manager, Design and Technology

Arup is a 16,000-person strong, global consortium of designers, engineers, planners, and consultants, who regularly come together to devise solutions that benefit not just our clients, but also the world. Arup’s culture looks a lot like the future: globally-linked, locally-focused, and radically innovative. We are searching for those rare individuals who are as smart and idealistic as they are ambitious.

Arup University (AU) is our firm’s resource for learning, research, knowledge, and collaboration. The mission of Arup University is to empower Arup’s people by inspiring greater design skills, creating better leaders, and fostering innovation. If you have a passion for innovation, creativity, high quality, continuous improvement and are inspired and motivated by influencing others in this respect than read on.


As Learning Manager, you will work in close collaboration with the Head of Learning & Development and the Americas Arup University Leader to develop and manage the technical and specialist learning environments, products, and programs that effectively employ emergent technologies in a variety of settings. You will manage the process, and the stakeholders involved in diagnosing, designing, and evaluating learning.


Responsible for project managing the development of Arup University Technical Learning Modules in the Americas. The focus of this role is on growing technical and specialist training across all the Skills Networks (SN) in the region.

Diagnosing Learning Needs

• Review, support and track the portfolio of technical offerings for all SN's to ensure all learning activities meet the ongoing needs of the designated Region.
• Support the development of learning paths into meaningful frameworks for technical learning in the Region
Designing Learning
• Undertake design activity with trainers/course designers. Advise on learning methodology and contribute to the early design thinking on the program.
• Assist trainers with the quality of their design materials, the writing of learning objectives and training plans. Undertake design reviews with trainers in the development of new programs to ensure objectives and materials are congruent.
• Work with regional Learning & Development to advertise through the appropriate channels.

Evaluating Learning

• Advise on the appropriate method of evaluation aligned with regional guidelines to demonstrate skill/knowledge transfer and return on investment (ROI). 


Arup offers an outstanding benefits package including healthcare, 10% 401K Match, time off and profit share.

Arup is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment where our people are encouraged to thrive. 



• Minimum of 5 years of relevant learning experience (advanced degree will count as work experience)
• Experience of the full cycle of learning design - diagnosis, design, delivery and evaluation, for both face to face and e- learning
• Project Management experience - proven ability to operate and lead a project through all its stages, from inception to post investment review
• Stakeholder Management - Particularly managing requirements, helping to clarify needs and priorities, and managing expectations
• Ability to influence and coordinate stakeholders remotely
• Strong technical aptitude with a willingness to learn and work with new technologies
• Strong team focus
• High Excel proficiency (ex. filters, linked pages, lookup functions, pivot tables) is advantageous
• Experience developing e-Learning is advantageous
• Hands on experience of data management and reporting systems
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• This position is based in New York. Traveling (10-20%) is part of the job. 


Posted: 2018-12-05 Expires: 2019-01-04

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