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Learning Programme Officer

  • Full time
  • £21,000 – £23,000
  • Scotland, flexible working arrangements in place. Office Location: Edinburgh or Muir of Ord with the option to work flexibly from home (currently working from home during covid-19)
  • Closing 10th December 2021

  • Advertised from 29th November 2021
  • £21,000 - £23,000 depending on experience, plus company benefits. 18 Months Fixed Term, full time (35 hours per week)
  • Benefits: includes a company pension, an employee assistance programme and learning and development opportunities


We are looking for a talented Learning Programme Officer with the focus and energy to help us provide world-leading learning and development opportunities in Scotland.

This role will project manage and coordinate high quality learning programmes for our partners, funders and clients, delivering exceptional learning experiences for their staff and beneficiaries. This role will manage all aspects of the programme delivery; from inception to programme set-up, facilitator support and monitoring and evaluation, maintaining effective communication with all stakeholders throughout.

This role will also include support and supervision of a small pool of contract workers who assist our Associate Facilitators during online delivery. This is a new function within the organisation, set up in response to Covid-19 and is now an integral part of our online learning experience. This role will take the lead on coordinating availability, upskilling in digital tools and platforms such as Zoom and maintaining adequate levels of support for programme delivery. As this is a new function there is the opportunity to further develop and enhance this area as part of this role.

You will be joining the Academy at an exciting time as we further develop as a social franchise and expand delivery of our successful programmes and processes internationally.

Having the right mind-set, attitude and approach is as important for us as having the right experience and skills. We appreciate that the best person might not have all the criteria we have listed, so if you feel your experience and skills will help you to make a great contribution in this role and you have the right mind-set, we would welcome an application from you.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead, manage and take responsibility for a variety of accounts with charities, social enterprise networks, community groups and third sector funders, to ensure high quality delivery and key performance indicators are achieved (or exceeded)
  • Prepare, monitor and report on programme and contract budgets, working with the Finance Team against agreed targets
  • Supervise and support the pool of contract workers providing technical support for online delivery
  • To work with the Operations & Partnerships team in creating and implementing the strategic plan for programme delivery and provide input to the growth of the Academy
  • Work with the team to support the development of repeat business and on-going sales with clients and partner

For a full set of criteria please download the recruitment pack from our website.

Organisation profile:

The Social Enterprise Academy is a social enterprise that connects changemakers with transformational learning and development.

Created in 2004, we deliver innovative leadership and entrepreneurship programmes that empower individuals, communities, and organisations in Scotland and internationally to become more sustainable and have greater impact.

Application notes


1. Complete our application form and equality and diversity monitoring form

2. Send your application form and equality and diversity monitoring form to by 5pm Friday 10 December 2021

3. Please note that interviews will be held on Monday 20 December 2021 via Zoom

More information available at:

If you have any questions or if you would like to discuss any reasonable adjustments for the application or interview process please get in touch:

Lanagh Taylor | 0131 243 2670 |