22 Jul, 2022

Trainer (12 month fixed term) - L&D Team

  • Birkett Long
  • Colchester, UK
Full time Human Resources Information Technology

Job Description

Trainer (12 month Fixed Term Contract) Colchester office


We have a vacancy for a full time Trainer to join our Human Resources and Learning and Development team based in our Colchester office on a 12 month fixed term contract. The successful candidate will be required to travel to our other offices on a regular basis.


The Firm

Birkett Long Solicitors are redefining what it means to be a Lawyer.  Based in Essex, with offices in Chelmsford, Basildon and Colchester, Birkett Long focuses on people – our clients, our employees, our business partners and those in our local communities.


We are a modern thinking Legal 500 law firm and this is an ideal opportunity to join a successful and thriving practice.


The Department

HR and L&D work  in partnership with the Firm to enhance the growth of the business whilst building a respectful, collaborative, safe and healthy culture. The team is dedicated to outstanding client service and the desire to meet the ever changing needs of the business and its people, working as a cohesive team at all times.


The Role

You will join the HR & L&D team in the Colchester office.  The position is full-time and, subject to work commitments, there will be the opportunity for some working from home, if desired, in line with the Firm’s working from home guidelines.


As the Trainer you will support the Learning and Development Manager in delivering a broad range of training, development and learning opportunities for our employees.

You will help to support, manage, deliver and evaluate IT and soft skills training for all members of staff. You will also develop and present blended learning training content related to projects on new and existing software through a mixture of e-learning, face to face or online training.


The role will also involve inducting new colleagues onto the existing software packages as well as liaising with the IT team on new projects and assisting in the delivery of the same.



The Candidate

You will have previous experience in organising, planning and delivering a range of training programmes.


You will be analytical, have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to evaluate the effectiveness or training programmes in line with learning outcomes.


You will have excellent communication skills, with the ability to liaise with colleagues and suppliers at all levels.


This is an ideal opportunity to join a growing and ambitious team, and a good foundation for continuing your career within L&D.


You will be:


·        Flexible and reliable with strong attention to detail

·        Able to demonstrate well-developed interpersonal and facilitation skills

·        Confident in training and presentation delivery

·        Self-motivated; with the ability to motivate others

·        Able to multi-task, prioritise and work under pressure;

·        Confident in your ability to demonstrate a strong working knowledge of all IT applications (Microsoft Office, Excel, Document Management Systems, Outlook)

·        An enthusiastic team player and willing to learn.




If you believe you have the skills we are looking for please send your CV to: recruitment@birkettlong.co.uk


Staff Type

Business Support Staff

Competitive Salary



Information Technology, Other

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