Job Title: Learning Partner – Science 
Location: London/Stevenage Hybrid 
Job Type: 12 Month FTC Full time

LifeArc, we want to hear from people who are as passionate as we are about making life science life changing that can improve patients’ lives. 

A bit about the role: 

Bring passion and energy to implementing our learning strategy in this highly flexible role.  

Working with the Lead Talent & Learning Partner within the OD team, this role will be critical in supporting the design, development, and delivery of the science career pathways, LifeArc’s ways of working, and any additional soft/human skills development and training across the Science organisation in LifeArc. You will work on developing learning pathways and solutions that meet the needs of our stakeholder groups, while working on your personal brand and proactively looking for personal development opportunities.  

You will work closely with our HR business partner to support the transfer of learning and ensure that solutions are fit for purpose to deliver on LifeArc’s future strategy.   

Report on learning effectiveness, impact on business performance and value for money to demonstrate success and drive improvement.    

You will provide learning expertise across our sites (Stevenage Edinburgh and London) 
About you: 
Education & experience required:  

Educated to at least degree level  

An applicable level CIPD qualification or Bachelor's Degree in Business HR Management, Organizational Psychology would be desirable   

Demonstrated awareness of best practices and passion for innovative approaches to learning.  

Expertise in leading and transforming learning.  

Strong partnering & relationship building   

Skills & abilities: 

Experienced and passionate Learning and Development professional with a background in science (life science preferable but not essential)  

Ability to deliver quickly and to the highest quality. Experience of working in a fast-paced, change-orientated environment would be useful, as would experience gained in working with a highly intelligent workforce.  

Professional gravitas and confidence with high levels of personal and professional credibility.   

Strong relationship and building and collaboration to be a trusted partner  

Experience of implementing a learning strategy in an organisation in a pragmatic way  

Ability to think quickly and in the moment  

Experience of working in a maturing organisation, where agility and adaptability is needed  

Self-starter, able to manager own workload and priorities with strong project management skills  

Excellent communication skills  

Externally aware, keen to learn, up to date with best practice methodologies and what’s new in L&D 


About us: 

At LifeArc, our ambition is to make life science life changing. We do this by advancing scientific discoveries beyond the lab, faster, so that they can shape the next generation of diagnostics, treatments, and cures. 

Working at the cutting edge of translational science and as the early-stage translation specialists, we progress scientific discoveries on their journey to becoming a medicine, diagnostic or intervention that can improve patients’ lives. Our work begins by seeking out innovative science, then helping to develop this to a point where there is a clinical and commercial pathway for others to invest the time and money to take it further forward. 

What we can offer you: 

Salary will be determined by qualifications and experience along with other exceptional benefits. Because we understand everyone has different requirements, our flexible benefits allow you to choose those which are important to you. Our pension scheme offers employer contributions of up to 12%, private health insurance, and annual leave of 31 days PLUS bank holidays. 

Join us, and you’ll have the scope to be creative and take measured risks. You’ll be rewarded for your curiosity, for working as one team, and for learning fast. And you’ll have everything you need to be your best every day. 

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people from minority ethnic backgrounds, for example, are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At LifeArc we are dedicated in building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so whatever your background or lived experience, if you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. Our top priority is finding the best candidate and you may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.  

We all have potential. At LifeArc, you’ll discover what you can really do with it. 


Apply now - and start translating your potential!

Please note we are actively recruiting, and the closing date may be brought forward if we find the right person for this role.

LifeArc is committed to the principles and practices of equal opportunities and to encouraging the establishment of a diverse workforce. It is our policy to employ individuals on the basis of their suitability for the work to be performed and their potential for development, regardless of age, sex, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, disability, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion, or belief. This includes creating a culture that fully reflects our commitment to equal opportunities for all.