International Legal IT Learning Curriculum Manager

Information Technology

Job Reference



Information Technology


Business Professionals


Leeds, United Kingdom

The role


  • Drives development of all aspects of the full IT Learning curriculum
  • Owns the process of learning needs analysis within a legal environment
  • Is consulted on requirements gathering, supplier selection and contract negotiations
  • Is consulted in the delivery impact of all change, to advise against the learning needs analysis process, working closely with and coaching where required the Legal IT Learning trainer responsible stakeholder
  • Uses training delivery experience to influence efficient and high-quality outcomes
  • Owns the cadence across IT learning in order to keep the curriculum up to date and of the quality expected
  • Measures and reports against the curriculum’s impact toward the Business and IT strategy and goals
  • Focuses on benchmarking legal technology competence across the firm, works with IT Learning managers and the wider management community to make quick progress in increasing competence
  • Makes best use of legal training industry; best practice, models, resources and toolsets
  • Role models the Values and embeds them in the materials and delivery
  • Occasional assistance with non-curriculum IT Learning workload and team development is encouraged to keep an understanding of our wider delivery

Key relationships

  • IT Learning manager peer group
  • IT Learning Legal trainer Curriculum module owners
  • IT Learning eLearning manager
  • IT Learning Legal trainer Technology subject matter experts
  • Project teams, including Legal IT Learning key stakeholders
  • Service and Operations colleagues


  • Be accountable for the successful delivery of the full curriculum
  • Is consulted with regards to Business Integration Firms, Africa Offices and the U.S  
  • Engage with IT Learning Managers, IT Learning, Business Partners and customers to ensure they are fully supported in the use of the Legal Technology curriculum through the provision of process and guidance notes and online support
  • Review the Curriculum regularly and refine as appropriate, ensuring that it remains fit-for-purpose
  • Coordinate all aspects of the International technology curriculum
  • Responsible for the review of curriculum materials, making sure they are current and align with current framework competencies
  • Be accountable for the successful upskilling, delivery and evaluation of content within IT Learning
  • Build reporting to support the Legal Technology curriculum in provide ROI
  • Drive the marketing of the curriculum for the International business with the support of the IT Learning Team
  • Work closely with teams across DLA Piper to deliver best practice and use new innovative techniques to support the progression and development of our customers; evaluate participant feedback and outcomes, and ensure data and evidence-based decision-making is a core part of our curriculum development.
  • Acts as a consultant on projects, not the responsible stakeholder unless agreed otherwise


  • Stakeholder management –  able to build trust and rapport to develop effective relationships, internally and externally
  • Forges relationships with customers and that deliver high levels of satisfaction and quality
  • One team working – Works as part of a global team to deliver seamless solutions
  • Leading and developing others – Helps others maximise their performance and potential
  • Communications – Is able to make their message heard, understood and acted upon
  • Innovation – Applies new ideas that change the established way of thinking or working
  • Managing change – Ensures change is implemented smoothly, with maximum take up and lasting benefits
  • Data and insight – Uses data and insight to create confidence and credibility and deliver business outcomes
  • Anticipating and resolving issues – Provides solutions that deliver beneficial outcomes for the customer and the firm
  • Influencing and negotiation – Effectively enlists support from others

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers and business service professionals located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.

In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

  • Be Supportive – we are compassionate and inclusive, valuing diversity and acting thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative – we are proactive, passionate team players investing in our relationships
  • Be Bold – we are fearless and inquisitive, challenging ourselves to think big and find creative new solutions
  • Be Exceptional – we are strategic and driven, exceeding standards and expectations

At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do. We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work.

Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people – however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.

We recognise that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That’s why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.

In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits and where relevant, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and work-related references.