Do you know any fab e-Learning/Learning Management System people that want to work for one of the biggest Drinks company in the world?

Hello fellow learning professionals!

I am looking for a new person to join our Human Resources Information Systems team here at Diageo and just thought some of you may be interested in the job description below for a System specialist in e-Learning.

Please forward on to anyone suitable you know in your networks. Links to apply online below.

P.S Job is London based.

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External Job Title HRIS Specialist-e-Learning
AutoReqId 20365BR
Function Human Resources
Type of Job Full Time
Country United Kingdom
External Job Description The HRIS Specialist will be the HR Systems lead on larger-scale system enhancement/maintenance projects (e.g. in the case of a system upgrade). They will work alongside IS and the Business change owner to understand the business requirements and translate these into the system functional requirements. This role will work very closely with external strategic partners to ensure the functional design is accurately documented and play a lead role in signing off the functional specification/s developed for the project with the Business change owner.

This role may also provide e-Learning consultation to Business change owners for both internal and externally developed e-Learning content.


To create and embed solutions that will deliver continuous improvements to our HRIS systems (this role will focus in particular on our Learning & Development system) and ensure optimal experience for our customers (e.g. Employees; Line managers; Global HR; Business partners etc.).

The HRIS Specialist may also be involved in trouble-shooting more complicated system enquiries that cannot be resolved by the HRIS Administrator.

Key Criteria to be successful in this role

In-depth knowledge of at least one content management system or web-based application (Learning management system experience will be advantageous)

Aptitude to quickly pick up systems and understand their integration points is critical to success in this role

Very good MS Excel skills; experience of using MS Access will be advantageous

Very good relationship with IS and clear understanding of IS processes

Very good stakeholder management skills including experience of and ability to work with outsourced / off-shore 3rd party providers to deliver system enhancements

Excellent project management skills including a very good understanding of the project management lifecycle process

Ability to thoroughly review system functional specification documentation developed by 3rd party and translate ‘complex’ technical material into simple language for key business stakeholders to understand

Clear understanding and experience of leading a full testing process

Knowledge and understanding of data migration principles (experience of data mapping and uploading data will be advantageous)

Strong organisation skills. Ability to prioritise workload and flex if priorities shift

Ability to write systems training materials that are simple and easy for end-users to follow

Strong verbal and written presentation, facilitation and influencing skills

Openly shares feedback with relevant business people on how processes / systems can be improved

Understands and is able to clearly and simply articulate answers to queries involving HR data and/or systems – strong trouble-shooting skills

Must be able to work independently and be confident in taking the ‘lead’ on a project (from a HR systems perspective), yet be able to work as part of a team

Qualifications and experience required

Preferred 4+ years experience of a content management system or web-based application (or preferred 4+ years experience of working in a similar role)

Very high level of computer competency and usage (MS Excel, PowerPoint, etc.). MS Access skills are desirable

Previous end to end project management experience

Previous experience of translating business requirements into system functional requirements

Previous experience of reviewing functional specification documents

Previous experience of leading full testing process

Previous data migration experience

Previous system documentation and training experience

Previous experience of working with outsourced partners to deliver system enhancements is desirable

Iain Clements
Learning Management System Specialist
HR Solutions, Lakeside Drive, Park Royal, London NW10 7HQ
Phone: +44 (0) 208 978 6602
Mobile: +44 (0) 7803 856 428
Fax: +44 (0) 208 978 8517
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