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Learning Experience Platform (LXP) Manager - Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service (REF: LXP/GMFRS)

£32,234 - £35,745

Listed 08 September 2021

Learning Experience Platform (LXP) Manager - Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service


  • Salary: £32,234 - £35,745 pa
  • Hours: Full time
  • Contract: Permanent        
  • Location: Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) Headquarters, 146 Bolton Road, Swinton, M27 8US
  • Closing date is 15/09/2021 at 23:59
Role profile

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Your role

You will manage the CornerstoneTM Learning Experience Platform (LXP) primarily for GMFRS but also across the whole of the GMCA.

You will act as the first point of access for all training and development, hosting all training courses and materials in an LXP enabling the programming, completion, recording and reporting of training and development.

You will support GMCA’s performance management and Personal Reflective Appraisal processes hosted within the LXP.

You will liaise effectively with all stakeholders ensuring their training and development needs are provided for within the LXP and the platform is continually developed to improve the end-user experience.

About you

We need somebody with the skills, vision and drive not just to manage our existing LXP, but to build and develop it, utilising more of its functionality for the benefit of our emergency response personnel (our front-line firefighting crews), support staff and our wider partners across the GMCA.

The role profile details the qualifications, experience, knowledge and skills required, but we want more than that. We want a person who will make the extra commitment to continually develop and improve the end-user experience of our LXP.

About us

As an employer, the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) is made up of a number of key Greater Manchester strategic functions and service providers including; Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS); Waste and Recourses; Environment; Work and Skills; Research; Public Sector Reform; Police, Crime and Criminal Justice; Homelessness; the Greater Manchester Ageing Hub and the Commissioning Hub.

We value the diversity of our employees, and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities across Greater Manchester. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals, irrespective of people's age, disability, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances. We have guidance in place to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process, including the consideration of reasonable adjustments for people who have a disability.

The GMCA is an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation

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Our offer

In return for your hard work, we offer our employees a competitive package as part of our offer, which includes:

  • Flexible working conditions with the ability to accrue 2 flexi days every 4 weeks (up to grade 11)
  • Family friendly policies including parental leave (maternity, shared parental, adoption, maternity support)
  • Ability to buy additional annual leave
  • Generous Annual leave scheme - 25 days + Bank Holidays per annum upon starting, after 5 years service increase to 30 days + BH and after 10 years service increase to 32 days +BH.
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Employer investment in training and development, and professional sponsorship including CPD
  • Corporate travel loans
  • Cycle scheme
  • Discount scheme (MiRewards) on local and national high street brands
  • Health and wellbeing offer - Occupational Health and Employee Assistance programme
  • Modern city centre offices (role specific)
  • Sports and welfare club
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusivity with 4 active staff networks for; LGBTA, BAME, Disability and Womens

Please also note, due to COVID-19 and the social distancing guidance, all interviews will be taking place virtually on Microsoft Teams or Skype. For more guidance and hints and tips for remote interviewing see our website: If successful on application, the hiring manager will be in contact so that you can both test the technology before the interview


Closing date: 15 September 2021

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