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Instructional designer and project lead

The role

This is a pivotal role and requires advisory, creative and project management skills. You will lead the development and delivery of learning experiences and business communications. You will act as a consultant to clients by analysing their requirements and designing the appropriate solution to meet their needs You will also manage the transformation of your solution from the design stage to the finished product and ensure its quality.

We can only deliver the solutions we do, because of our people – so the right attitude is as important as the right skills. You will be focussed, driven and have a fundamental belief in quality and an interest in how people are motivated to not just learn but apply what they have learned. In return, you will be an integral part the team, working in an exciting and dynamic environment. 

Responsibilities and duties

  • Designing creative and solutions-led content for bespoke learning solutions and business communications (courses, point of need tools, chatbots, apps etc)
  • Defining the performance measures needed to evaluate transfer of learning to the workplace
  • Contributing to internal innovations in technology solutions or learning design
  • Product analysis, development and quality assurance
  • Project and client management
  • Being a trusted advisor to clients

Qualifications and skills

  • 2:1 or above in any degree
  • Highly literate with demonstrable writing ability
  • Very good eye for detail and curiosity to get to an underlying business problem or issue
  • Confident and dynamic, an exceptional verbal communicator, able to liaise with senior client contacts
  • Smart and presentable
  • Organised self-starter with an enthusiastic “can-do” approach
  • Experience in a commercial environment is desirable
  • Experience or knowledge of learning interventions is desirable

Selection process

  • A short telephone interview
  • Examples of your written work
  • Presentation and face-to-face interview with the Saffron team
To apply please send a copy of your CV, cover letter and examples of your written work to

Location: Central London

Salary: Competitive, dependent on experience