Learning & Development Specialist (12-Month Maternity Cover)

Business | Marlow

Reports To:

Learning & Development Manager   



This is your opportunity to join Softcat as a Learning & Development Specialist and play a key role in driving the success of our Technical and Business Operations departments.

Success. The Softcat way.

There’s a uniqueness to Softcat – what we do, how we do it and why we do it. That’s because we’re a technology solutions business built around our people. We give everyone the chance to step up and show how much they can achieve. We succeed when all our people succeed.

Your role

This is a fixed term contract covering one of our Learning and Development Specialist’s maternity leave. You’ll be a key member of our L&D team focusing on the development and support for our Technical and Business Operations departments.  This role is a core part of the Softcat’s learning and development team, which is currently 12 employees, split between the Manchester and Marlow offices.  Working with Softcat’s Directors and Managers, the team has responsibility for training design, delivery, coordination and administration. 

What we need from you

  • Demonstrable experience in an L&D role
  • Experience in the IT industry and working with technical and/or operational teams is preferred
  • Articulate; ability to confidently explain methodologies and manage sensitive conversations
  • Driven for results, enthusiastic, self-motivated and proactively spots opportunities for positive change
  • Exceptional communication skills, with the ability to develop and maintain relationships with different personalities across the business
  • Able to juggle multiple tasks, set own deadlines, prioritise and deliver against them. Is driven to meet targets on time whilst maintaining a focus on quality work


We offer a good salary and benefits package including a pension scheme, life assurance, healthcare cash plan and access to Perklife, our dedicated portal for all things perks and benefits at Softcat. It’s designed to give you the flexibility and choice to suit your lifestyle and needs - there really is something for everyone. So whether it’s activity passes or technology discount vouchers you’re after, or you would prefer to buy extra holiday for yourself, or add your partner or family to some of the benefits… it’s entirely up to you. We’ll even give you an extra day’s holiday on top of your usual entitlement on your birthday.

Apply now

To become part of the success story, please apply now!

Softcat is an inclusive company where you can enjoy the career you want, without changing the person you are. We’re welcoming to all and passionate about promoting greater diversity in the tech sector.