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Digital Learning Administrator (Kickstarter Government Scheme)

Department: TA/TD

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

Job Title: Digital Learning Administrator


Location: Cambridge/Virtual


Please note, this role is provided in partnership with the Government's Kickstarter Jobs Scheme. To qualify for this scheme you must meet the following criteria: Aged 16 - 24 yrs old Be receiving Universal Credit Eligible to work in the UK.



About the role


We are looking for a Digital Learning Administrator on a 6-month fixed term basis for 25 hours per week, in conjunction with the government kickstart scheme. Sitting in a new learning technology project team, this brand new role has been created due to the rapid digitalisation of learning in response to COVID 19. This role is based from our global headquarters in Cambridge (UK) and working as part of a wider Talent Development and Acquisition Team within HR.


About Learning Technology at Abcam


The learning technology project brings together Talent Development expertise, Abcam digital skills and HR Systems capability into a new agile collaboration team. Our aim is to build a digital learning future that helps our people grow and develop. This role is a new one supporting the Global Talent Manager to embed and build digital learning capability using a brand new learning platform, Abcampus. This role will also support the digital course administration needs of the newly expanded global development function and wider HR team.


Roles & responsibilities:

  • Digital Learning Management
    • Create courses/curriculums and schedule classes within Abcampus, (Abcam’s learning platform)
    • Supporting curation of content with subject experts and ongoing build of Abcampus content catalogue
    • Support trainers to roster attendance and maintain accurate training records in Abcampus
    • Support live virtual webinars with chat and messenger management or polls, follow up and/or pre work
    • Triage and troubleshoot simple customer queries with regard to courses and classes
    • Create learning paths using vendor content as directed by subject expert
    • Run and schedule training reports to help track learning


  • Digital Project Administration
    • Attend vendor meetings, minute take and manage team files for selected projects
    • Create a shared folder structure and indexed content on newly implemented BOX
    • Conduct research into emerging technology, attend demos and trials and make recommendations to manager
  • Create content using video or a rapid development tools (training given)

About you


We are looking for someone who is digital savvy and curious about new technology. AR, VR, volumetric and 360 video, animation, video editing, podcasting, gamification then this is the area we want to explore with you. This is an interesting and hands on role in a fast growing and innovative area of technology. You will be learning with us as we are beginning this digital journey together. 


Previous experience in learning or learning systems advantageous but not essential as you will be offered training in our learning platform and with our content creation tools. Willingness to learn, problem solve and research solutions a must. You will need to have a high attention to detail as you will be working on live, enterprise wide systems and so what you do will impact everyone. Being well structured and organised in your work, with proficiency in all Microsoft packages, specifically Excel and PowerPoint a definite advantage.



Inclusion & Diversity


Abcam is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to age, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.