Lead Learning Experience Strategist

Northern Ireland - Belfast


Northern Ireland - Belfast


People Strategy

Lead Learning Experience Strategist

Are you a learning professional that is passionate about making a measurable impact through innovative solutions?  Are you motivated to make learning experiences better to help people grow and excel?  Do you go beyond the “coolness factor” of learning technologies and are intentional and purposeful in using innovations to impact the - business?   Do you want to join a global technology company with a strong foothold in the cyber security industry with a rich people-centric and customer-centric culture?

If you answered yes … then explore Rapid7's Lead Learning Experience Strategist role. 

We are seeking an experienced professional to join Rapid7's global  People Development team to support the designing and scaling of learning experiences for our growing, global and hybrid workforce. The candidate for this role knows how people learn and designs experiences to help them learn better. The person in this role is passionate about shaping and driving a culture of learning within organisations and building effective learning practices and experiences that align with the 70-20-10 model. A successful candidate should have a strong foundation in instructional design and learning technology along with the ability to influence and define the organisation's technology ecosystem to drive innovation in career and people development.

In this role, you will:

  • Work closely with stakeholders and subject matter experts to listen and understand the business need and problem to be solved

  • Work with and consult with People Strategy and business-embedded learning teams across the organisation.

  • Develop a learning technology ecosystem and roadmap

  • Leverage your working and hands-on knowledge of learning platforms and innovations to create engaging experiences to support the 70/20/10 model. 

  • Mentor team members and influence across the organisation on the trends, innovations and research related to learning and career development

  • Define and drive standards for learning across the ADDIE model.

  • Support operational excellence by creating high quality learning templates and resources for leverage and scale

  • Partner closely with HRIS to ensure the platform (Workday) is optimised for learning and development.

  • Have an eye and high bar for the production of learning - collaborating closely with internal marketing, branding and communication.

  • Function as project manager for digital learning content/materials/experiences and company-wide campaigns.

  • Embody Rapid7's Core Values in all work and interactions.

The skills you'll bring include:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong, creative problem solving ability.

  • Attitude to thrive in a high-growth, evolving environment

  • Ability to partner with others and drive toward solutions with measurable impact

  • Previous experience in all aspects of developing and implementing learning experiences and eLearning content (EX: Articulate/Storyline 360)

  • Proficiency in digital learning tools and current learning technology and standards

  • Vendor management experience

  • Superior project management skills and “hands” on tactical management of learning experiences/product development

  • Ability to tailor and iterate designs to the needs of a global and hybrid business

Nice to haves:

  • Manage change to implement new learning approaches and technologies

  • Previous experience in managing a LMS (Workday experience is a plus)

  • Previous experience in managing other learning platforms and technologies (LXPs and LRS's)

  • Facilitation experience

  • Instructional design certification or degree

What's in it for you?

  • Generous company share plan (We've one of 2021's top cybersecurity growth stocks)

  • Extensive benefits package

At Rapid7, we know that the best ideas and solutions come from diverse teams who represent a variety of backgrounds and professional experiences. If you are excited about this role and feel you meet most of the core requirements to do the job, please don't be shy - apply today.