Learning & Development Manager

Date:  13 Jul 2024

Oxford/ Hybrid, GB

Company:  Nominet

Learning and Development Manager

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Hybrid minimum 20% on-site in our Oxford Science Park office


About Us

We’re Nominet – a world-leading domain name registry operating at the heart of internet infrastructure. While we're best known for running .UK domains, we also help protect public services from cyber threat.

As a public benefit company, our work funds the ability to make a positive impact on society. We’ve donated millions to projects that use technology to improve peoples’ lives and have committed to delivering £60m worth of support over the next three years.

We’re also already a Carbon Neutral company and we’re committed to helping the UK reach Net Zero by 2050.

About the role

It’s a standalone role supporting the business within a wider HR team so it will be vital that the successful candidate is able to take full end to end ownership of our learning and development agenda for the whole organisation.    

This role will work across the business to lead the Nominet Learning and Development agenda ensuring we create, develop and introduce  solutions aligned to our people strategy and critical skills, in order to ensure all team members have access to the learning and knowledge they need to perform in their roles to the best of their ability, through the management and promotion of our tools and resources.  

 You will develop effective development strategies covering behavioural, professional and technical development of core and critical skills across the business ensuring our skills and capabilities are fit for the current and future context of our strategic priorities. 

 The role will work closely with the HRBP and talent team, joining the dots and interdependencies across our people focused programmes for each function shaping challenges into simple narrative and exceptional employee experiences. 

About you and your experience

  • Level 7 CIPD qualified or equivalent  
  • Experience of working in the technology industry  
  • A track record of advising and developing outcome-focussed Learning and Organisation Development (L&OD) interventions to support strategic goals, organisational change and enhance talent and performance , drawing on best practice. 
  • Proven coach for performance and mentoring  
  • Extensive experience of leading, advising on the design and delivery of strategic and learning interventions to enhance performance 
  • Experienced in contributing to medium-term planning and delivery outcomes aligned to business strategy through learning and development plans 
  • Proven experience in the design and delivery of internal development initiatives including the introduction of an LMS or technology driven solutions 
  • Proven experience of coaching for high performance in teams  
  • Committed to provided an excellent employee experience. 
  • Project Management experience. 
  • Change management capabilities ensuring effective stakeholder management and engagement. 
  • The ability to research, analyse and reason logically and effectively. 
  • Ability to engage and coach line managers with complex people challenges. 
  • Passionate about Employee development and building technical competence 


What we offer

  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays, with the ability to purchase an additional 5 days
  • Bupa private healthcare + Employee Assistance Programme and Medicash
  • Electric vehicle scheme with on-site charging points
  • Rewards platform with access to discounts at hundreds of shops, restaurants etc.
  • And many more!


We’re proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and we’re committed to building an inclusive, diverse community that celebrates and welcomes everyone.
If there are any adjustments we could make to the recruitment and selection process to support you, please let us know.


Please note, all roles working for Nominet will be subject to a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check. Some roles due to the nature of their work, will require additional security clearance.

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