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Instructional Designer (eLearning) Fixed Term Contract



Farnborough, UK
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024

Job Title: Instructional Designer (E-Learning)

Location: Farnborough - Hybrid / Flexible Working available

Package: Highly Competitive Salary + Benefits Package

Role Type: Fixed Term Contract until March 2025

Role ID: SF17240

Be part of the QinetiQ journey. Join us as an Instructional Designer at our Farnborough site where you will have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology and many of the industry’s most brilliant minds.

The Role

As an Instructional Designer, you will have a role that is out of the ordinary. We are looking for a seasoned designer to hit the ground running to design and curate an internal learning programme supporting our Test and Evaluation business.

Day-to-day, you will:

  • Apply instructional design principles such as ADDIE to design and create digital learning packages.
  • Liaise with subject matter experts (SMEs) from across our business to define their digital learning requirements, agree scope, design, develop and implement the learning packages.
  • Quality testing of digital learning products for accuracy and errors.

This role is a full-time position based at our Farnborough site with Hybrid working requiring one/two days per week on site.

Essential experience of the Instructional Designer (E-Learning);

  • Extensive instructional design experience.
  • Content developer experience using Storyline.
  • Experience in storyboarding and the end-to-end process of learning design and content delivery.
  • Previous experience of stakeholder management skills.
  • The ability to have a creative mind-set combined with exceptional writing skills.

Qualifications of the Instructional Designer (E-Learning):

We value difference and we do not have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience and willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.

Please note that all applicants must hold, or be able to achieve for Security Clearance as a minimum.

UKSV National Security Vetting Solution: guidance for applicants - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Our Benefits

  • Adaptive and flexible working
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance, and Dental Insurance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee discount portal
  • Holiday Trading
  • Support for the Armed Forces community
  • Payroll Giving and Volunteering

Our volunteering programme enables our people to use their professional skills to make a positive difference in our local communities, for example STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) ambassador days in schools. We support a number of charities that are important to our people, including those which help the defence community

Why Join QinetiQ?

As we continue to grow into new markets around the world, there’s never been a more exciting time to join QinetiQ. The formula for success is our appetite for innovation and having the courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges.

You’ll experience a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, you’ll get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems in a diverse and inclusive environment where you can be authentic, feel valued and realise your full potential. Visit our website to read more about our diverse and inclusive workplace culture.

About QinetiQ

As a company of thousands of dedicated professionals, we are a world-centre of excellence in research and development and act as a catalyst for fast-track innovation, offering outstanding experimentation facilities, and technical, engineering and scientific expertise. QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Come and find out how you can play a role.


Please note that many roles in QinetiQ are subject to national security vetting. Applicants who already hold the appropriate level of vetting may be able to transfer it upon appointment, subject to approval. A number of roles are also subject to restrictions on access to information, which mean factors such as nationality, previous nationalities held and the country in which you were born may affect the roles that you can be employed in.

Application Guidance

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please contact your regional recruiting team in strictest confidence. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.