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Learning, Development and Onboarding Specialist

V4P FEB19 111


HR & Business Support

Job Description:

Job Title:         Learning, Development & Onboarding Specialist

Reporting To: Learning & Development, Senior Manager

Department   President Office / HR

Location:         King Office (London), Wardour St, Soho, UK


Role Description

Curiosity, experimentation, and a growth mindset are part of what makes our Kingdom so special and have been core to the success of our Franchises over the last 10 years. 

We’re looking for a Learning, Development & Onboarding Specialist who helps bring to life this essential part of our Culture. Reporting into the Learning & Development, Senior Manager, this role will work closely with the Talent Acquisition, Events, HR Ops and IT teams to ensure new Kingsters are effectively onboarded and inducted into the Kingdom. 

Your role will be to ensure that all new joiners across King’s locations are immersed into King’s culture from day 1 and are equipped with the right information and resources to help accelerate their time to high performance. 

You will also assist with the execution and tracking of other Learning & Development initiatives. Including data and system management, analysis and reporting. 

Priorities can often change in a fast- paced environment like ours, so this role will be hands- on and includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:


  • Manage onboarding, induction, and training content, as well as agendas and scheduling

  • Create, maintain and improve course materials such as slides, handouts, workbooks, program collateral, etc.

  • Administer reports and data to ensure inclusion of all require participants into training and onboarding sessions, along with attendance tracking and reporting

  • Manage the coordination, logistics and execution of training sessions, onboarding and new joiner events (with support from the Events team) virtually and within our Kingdoms

  • Facilitate and present onboarding and training sessions

  • Engage with Talent Acquisition, Events, HR Ops, and IT teams to ensure sessions run smoothly and content is comprehensive

  • Obtain business leader support and schedule their time via Executive Assistants to speak at training, onboarding, and inductions events

  • Help to create unforgettable training and onboarding experiences that builds connection, clarity, and confidence, driving success for new Kingsters

  • Help to shape and optimise King’s training and onboarding experience by collaborating with stakeholders, new hires, line managers and vendors 

  • Work closely with HRBPs and the learning & development resources to ensure agenda and priorities are aligned

  • Assist with the execution and tracking of various learning & development initiatives, including data and system management, analysis, and reporting

Candidate Profile

  • Significant experience of human resources, events and/or learning and development experience

  • Experience facilitating small or larger workshops and meetings 

  • Passion for people development, knowledge sharing and learning design

  • Excellent organisation skills to be able to manage and coordinate cross- functional onboarding and induction programs

  • Demonstrated ability to use tools for analysis, tracking, reporting on the success of onboarding initiatives

  • Strong sense of urgency and results- orientation; ability to take ownership of plans and see them through to completion

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong Microsoft Office (excel, word, powerpoint etc.) and Google Drive skills

  • Ability to handle confidential data

  • Interest in the gaming sector and technology

  • Interest in championing People, Culture, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion agendas


About King

King is the game developer behind the world- famous Candy Crush franchise, as well as mobile game hits including Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch and Pet Rescue. Candy Crush is the top- grossing franchise in US app stores, a position it has held for the last two years, and King’s games are being played by 255 million monthly active users as of Q2 2021. King, which is part of the Activision Blizzard group since its acquisition in 2016, employs nearly 2,000 people in game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Malta.

A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply cannot expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

Making the World Playful

Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid- core and casual. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players – and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!

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