learning and development specialist

Learning & Development Specialist

Are you experienced in creating and delivering innovative learning programmes for individuals and teams?

Life at Cora

What is it like to work at Cora? Here’s what our team has to say:


This is a key role with the following responsibilities and tasks, but this list is not exhaustive:

  • Prepare and develop learning strategies and programs that align with the Cora’s strategic priorities, and which support a culture of continuous learning and growth
  • Implement L&D plans that enable employees to constantly evolve and develop to be their best
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all managers, employees and external training organisations
  • Implement a Learning Management System and other technologies to create flexible and innovative learning programmes that enhance and promote ongoing learning and collaboration
  • Be familiar with and develop CPD training policies and plans for professional staff on their professional and technical training needs
  • Monitor and measure how effectively learning has been transferred to employees
  • Manage the technical onboarding process
  • Manage the L&D budget

The ideal candidate

We have a strong company culture of openness and transparency. We aim for a fun working environment where our people enjoy their work and strive to do their very best for our clients and the business. The ideal candidate for this role will be a strong self-starter with the following attributes:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in an L&D role. Experience working within a software development company environment would be an advantage
  • Human Resources CIPD qualification or similar desirable
  • Ability to project-manage and deliver end-to-end L&D solutions from design to delivery
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at any one time
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Strong People / Relationship Management skills
  • Proactive in approach, a team player, flexible and reliable as part of role
  • Flexibility, versatility and the willingness to help in other parts of HR in a busy HR team


  • You will be rewarded with a competitive salary
  • We offer flexible working, life insurance, pension, and health cover.
  • We have progressive learning and development policies and every Cora employee is granted an annual allowance of €3,000/£3,000 and five days per annum to focus on professional development.
  • We encourage team events, run wellness initiatives, and are committed to our local community and local charities.
  • Opportunities to travel (when possible) are available for those interested in seeing more of the world while also working to deliver for our clients.

How to Apply

To apply for this role please submit a copy of your CV via our BambooHR page.

If you have any questions about the role, feel free to contact us via careers@corasystems.com or any of our social channels.

This position is open only to candidates eligible to live and work in Ireland.

Note: Cora Systems do not require the assistance of third-party recruitment agencies at this time and will not accept unsolicited responses or assignments without prior contractual arrangements.

About Cora

Our story:

Founded in Ireland in 1999, Cora has long since established itself as a global leader in enterprise project and portfolio management software solutions. We partner with global organizations and government agencies to supercharge their journey from strategy and planning to execution and delivery.

Our culture:

At Cora, we put our customers front and center. We take ownership and we take personal initiative to bring about positive results. We grow and develop ourselves and our colleagues.

We have a positive, can-do attitude. We are ambitious, with contagious energy and a collaborative spirit. We treat everybody with respect, always. We are curious, we step off the path and defy convention. Above all else, we insist on being true to ourselves.

Visit our Careers page to learn more about life at Cora – much more than just a job.