LinkedIn Senior Learning and Development Specialist (11mth Contract) in Dublin, Ireland

Senior Learning and Development Consultant – Temporary Contract

Job Description

LinkedIn was built to help professionals achieve more in their careers, and every day millions of people use our products to make connections, discover opportunities and gain insights. Our global reach means we get to make a direct impact on the world’s workforce like no other organization.

Searching for your dream job? At LinkedIn, we strive to help our employees find passion and purpose. Join us in changing the way the world works.

You will be part of a highly productive learning team, partner with our business leaders and HR business partners, global learning team’s members to fulfill our mission of equip, engage motivate and inspire Linkedin employees to do the best work of their careers.

We are looking for a Learning & Development Consultant to join our team in driving this strategy.

Based in Dublin, our EMEA HQ, and reporting to the Senior Director of Learning and Development EMEA, this role will be responsible for providing learning and development expertise, within the EMEA region.


  • Promote the learning and development agenda in LinkedIn

  • Partner as a Learning & Development consultant for the region to design, develop & deliver learning content

  • Develop strong relationships with key stakeholders to ensure that L&D programs are aligned with specific business priorities and outcomes

  • Partner with HRBPs and L&D colleagues to implement L&D strategy/roadmap, sharing our enterprise solutions and solve for unique client group challenges, with customized learning solutions to meet business needs

  • Facilitate enterprise and regional L&D learning programs including our core programs for new hires, managers, and teams

  • Promote enterprise solutions into the region, with the potential to tailor solutions to best fit business needs including designing and facilitating in-person workshops for intact teams, during either predetermined events or business off-sites

  • Project manage selected learning programmes in EMEA to develop and enhance the learner experience

  • Use data insights to drive, modify and create future learning offerings

  • Leverage and maximize the utility of learning and development technologies to expand the impact and scale of the learning footprint globally

  • Share learning best practices within the L&D Partner community and L&D global team

  • Travel to support the delivery of core L&D programs, facilitate events, and support the implementation of learning solutions (estimated up to 15% -20%) in EMEA markets

  • Analyzing internal training processes and evaluating new and existing ones to enhance the internal value and impact

  • Complete assignments related to Learning and Development Priorities.

Basic Qualifications :

  • BA/BS degree in any related field

  • 10+ years of experience in learning & development including design and delivery of learning experiences

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Passionate about learning and development

  • Proven strong key stakeholder relationships management expertise

  • Excellent and proven internal/external client consulting skills in L&D / HR domains,

consulting on how a learning solution fits into the overall learning/business objective

  • Proven track record in delivery and facilitation of training programmes, at all levels including facilitating management and leadership development learning experiences

  • Strong project management skills to complete multiple tasks successfully

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

  • Excellent administration and organizational skills

  • Demonstrating business impact through metrics, and data/research insights

  • Knowledge of core learning theories, frameworks, assessments, etc.

  • Expert knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel) and Learning Management Systems