Technical Capability Development Partner

Date: 1 Dec 2023

Location: Oxford/ Hybrid, GB

Company: Nominet

We’re Nominet – a world-leading domain name registry. For over 25 years, we’ve been 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.

Our aim is to create a world which is more connected, inclusive and secure. We know that technology has the power to transform lives by creating opportunities and providing support where it’s needed most.

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 understand the impact the Internet has on the environment and are committed to helping the UK reach Net Zero by 2050. We’re already a Carbon Neutral company through offsetting our emissions and will continue to work on reducing our footprint.


Nominet is an inclusive employer and welcomes interest from a diverse range of candidates. Even if you feel you do not fulfil all the criteria below, please apply as you may still be the best candidate for this role or another role within our organisation. We are also open to discussing flexible, and hybrid working options if suitable within the role.


The role:  


This role will work in conjunction with the HR Business Partner teams to lead the Nominet Technical Learning and Development agenda. You will develop effective technical development strategies that are aligned with professional development of core and critical skills across the business ensuring all our teams have the skills and capabilities are fit for the current and future context of our strategic priorities.  


Essential bits:  


Proven experience in the design and delivery of internal technical development initiatives including the introduction of an LMS or technology driven solutions is essential. Ideally CIPD qualified (Min Level 7) and Degree educated, however candidates with relevant experience will also be considered.


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.  


What’s in it for you?  


Nominet is on a great journey with regards to developing talent and strategizing where we want to grow our own and elevate the learning experience and culture across the organisation. This is a real opportunity to make a difference and critically impact the journey we take to delivery and facilitate the career paths and development routes we take as an organisation.  


You will be pioneering great learning practices across a range of bright, intelligent, and creative individuals with peers who enjoy collaborative approaches and styles to delivery.  

This is a grass roots role, so plenty to do, own and be involved in.  


We don't advertise salary as we have a degree of flexibility and would rather see all applications on their merit. We appreciate it's a pretty important part of the process and we're happy to have a conversation before you apply. 

Data protection

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Equal opportunities

Cybersecurity is a community effort. That’s why we’re committed to building an inclusive, diverse community that celebrates and welcomes everyone – unless they’re a cybercriminal, of course.

We’re proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and we’d encourage you to join us whatever your background.

We consider everyone equally: your race, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, marital status, nationality, or any other protected characteristic won’t affect your application.

We want to give you every opportunity to show us your best self, so if there are any adjustments we could make to the recruitment and selection process to support you, please let us know.

Security checks

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.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with us.