Global Director of Learning

Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment
Circa £130,000 per annum

The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment is the leading professional body for securities, investment, wealth, and financial planning professionals. Dedicated to professionalism since it emerged from the London Stock exchange in 1992, its purpose is to champion lifelong learning and integrity, raising individual standards of knowledge, skills and behaviour globally to enhance public trust and confidence in financial services.


We are looking for someone to lead the delivery of our highly-regarded Qualifications and Learning portfolio, which covers examinations and related professional development. Developing new content and new ways of learning through innovative ‘bite-size’ modules is one part of our learning and qualifications strategy, but we are also constantly developing new ways of delivering this learning. We are committed to our digitalisation agenda and we are proud of the development we have done for a new Learning Platform, which will mark a new era for delivery of Continued Professional Development for CISI members.

The CISI is an awarding organisation regulated by Ofqual, so the importance of updating and maintaining the integrity of our qualifications is paramount. The CISI must stay ahead of the curve in a rapidly evolving professional and industry context. In this lynchpin role, you will be our resident expert, internally and externally, on a broad range of qualifications and learning issues in a modern and changing world. As one of our corporate Directors, you will also be a driving force for development, working as part of a high calibre Executive Committee and leadership team charged with the day-to-day delivery and management of the CISI’s portfolio and building our brand and reputation globally. 

You will combine sharp instincts with sound judgement to identify appropriate new business opportunities and will be able to take your colleagues and stakeholders with you. With high credibility and undisputed integrity, you will quickly secure the confidence of our Board of Trustees, Committees, members and a variety external partners, underlining your profile as a true champion of our work to raise standards in the UK and globally. 


Download the candidate brief to find out about the role.