Learning From Experience - Team Leader & Specialists

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
Basingstoke, Hampshire, England / England, Berkshire
£45000 - £65000 per annum
Closing date
15 Feb 2023

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AWE is recruiting for Learning from Experience Specialists at various levels and experience within their careers. You will define and deliver a programme for an enduring business capability across AWE that aligns and delivers to the Businesses goals resulting in improved mission success and workforce engagement.

Location - Reading / Basingstoke Area

Salary: £40,950-64,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:

  • Market leading contributory pension scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement (270 hours a year plus every other Friday off)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary sacrifice scheme
  • Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
  • Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)

Learning From Experience Specialists is responsible for supporting the delivery of a framework for systemic organisational learning and provide assurance that the principles and methodologies are consistently applied across the organisation.

  • Define and deliver a programme for an enduring LFE capability across AWE that aligns and delivers to the Businesses goals resulting in improved mission success and workforce engagement.
  • Develop and maintain relevant and appropriate measures of business performance in the field of LFE across AWE and its process owners such that, through acting as a second line of defence, it can be demonstrated that the appropriate controls are in place.
  • Engage front line staff, supervisors, and business leaders throughout the Business with Learning from Experience, it's application and practices.
  • Identify and develop opportunities for Learning from Experience to be incorporated into existing and new company processes.
  • Support the organisation in developing mechanisms for effective usage of Learning from Experience with a particular focus on institutionalising learning in processes and standards.
  • Support implementation of double loop / closed loop Learning from Experience.
  • Undertake Assurance activities relating to LFE.
  • Support the development and sustainment of a LFE community of practice and associated best practice guides.

To be considered for this role you will have some of the following skills and experience:

  • Degree level qualification in a relevant subject and /or a suitable vocational Qualification and /or extensive practical experience in an LFE role.
  • Proven experience of deploying Learning from Experience including the development and introduction of new ways of working, delivering appropriate solutions in a cost effective and cost-efficient way.
  • Ability to come up with creative and innovative solutions/ways of working/methodologies. Provide inspirational leadership, facilitate, and coach cross functional teams for performance improvement.
  • Ability to forge positive relationships with and influencing stakeholders with an ability to communicate effectively.
  • Facilitation, Problem solving, Continuous improvement Gap analysis and Root cause Analysis.



We’re looking for talented and ambitious people to join us in our work at the forefront of nuclear defence engineering, science and technology.

To work at AWE is to play a valuable part in keeping our country safe and secure.

Working at AWE gives you access to exceptional technologies, facilities and projects no ordinary company can provide – and the support of world-class professionals at every stage of your career.

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