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Assistant Manager - Instructional Designer Job in United Arab Emirates
Kitopi , United Arab Emirates

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1 Year
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Job Type
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Job Category
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Career Level
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Feb 19, 2021
Last Date
May 19, 2021

Job Description

Kitopi is the world’s leading managed cloud kitchen platform - we partner with restaurants and food concepts to help them expand beyond borders in 14 days. Founded in 2018, our mission is to satisfy the world’s appetite and we currently work with over 150 brands to make this mission a reality.
Kitopi (pronounced: Kee-Toh-Pee) stands for Kitchen Utopia. We serve as enablers to our brand partners in the food market by providing services centered around (but not limited to) sourcing, preparing, producing, and packaging - working closely with our delivery partners to help deliver exceptional food, on our customer’s terms. We are able to achieve this with our in-built, pioneering cloud kitchen technology - a first of its kind innovation, which we hope will help revolutionize and enhance the food tech industry globally. 

Our services have also expanded beyond the kitchen to include groceries - Shop Kitopi, subscription-based meal plans, and a first of its kind on-demand food court concept Mix ‘N’ Match. Kitopi currently operates more than 50 kitchens across the UAE, KSA, and Kuwait, thanks to more than 1000 amazing Kitopians.
And we can’t wait for you to join us.

What You’ll Do

  • We are seeking a contrarian-thinking Instructional Designer to develop the Instructional Design and Development (IDD) team within the Kitopi Academy. The successful candidate will provide instructional design expertise for the Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation (ADDIE) support of all online courses and learning programs organization-wide. The individual will be responsible for leading all activities related to the designing of online modules/programs and instructional practices, development of learning resources, and envisioning of modules and module segments to online delivery modalities.
  • Reporting to the Head of the Academy, this role will play a critical part in the success of the Academy's learning initiatives. The candidate should have an in-depth understanding of instructional design theories and methodologies to online course design; an awareness of current trends in instructional software, multimedia applications, and web-based educational technologies; an understanding of online course management platforms (e.g. Blackboard, edX, and Open edX); a currency in best practices in online course design. In addition to that, excellent interpersonal and presentation skills would be critical.
  • Key competencies for the Senior Associate Instructional Designer would include:
  • Highly developed communication skills (oral, written, and interpersonal) with the demonstrated ability to work effectively with multiple stakeholders across the business in a hyper-paced, startup work environment
  • Expertise in applying learning theory and pedagogy to develop instructional design strategies within corporate organizations
  • Knowledge and application of best practices using technology for teaching and learning including multimedia development, web conferencing, learning management systems, social networking, online collaborative tools, and mobile solutions for education
  • Ability to and experience in designing and delivering faculty professional development within a corporate, hyper-growth startup environment
  • Ability to independently monitor and report on the module development process
  • Familiarity with copyright laws and creative commons and how they pertain to module and content development
  • Ability to use one or more e-Learning authoring tools (e.g., iSpring Suite, Camtasia, Captivate, Lectora, Articulate)
  • Mastery of instructional design models/frameworks (such as ADDIE) and educational media production cycles
  • Basic understanding of standard web markup languages and best practices (HTML/CSS)
  • Competency in eLearning analytics and business intelligence system such as pyramid analytics
  • Fluency in English is mandatory - fluency in Arabic is a plus but not mandatory

What Are We Looking For?

  • Bachelor's degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, or a closely related discipline with at least two years of corporate/academy development instructional design experience
  • At least 5+ years of proven experience in digital instructional design working with faculty/instructors/subject matter experts to design, develop and support the delivery of instruction both online and offline
  • Who Are We Looking For?
  • Curious and courageous. You are constantly challenging the status quo of the learning landscape, a daring, original thinker who doesn’t fear to experiment and constantly on the look out for breakthrough learning ideas. Prototyping, not perfection is your mantra.
  • Learner-centric thinker and designer. You are consumed by the learner’s learning experience and content development the stickiness of any module/content developed is your most important priority. We are constantly fighting for more time, and learning programs that we roll out need to be of the highest quality in terms of learner and business impact.
  • Amazing with people. You are authentic in your relationships, a great communicator who will seamlessly fit into the team. Sincere in your interactions, you naturally build close bonds and trust over time.
  • Great with stakeholder management. This role will require you to manage a significant number of stakeholders across the business internally and externally. You will need to be agile, creative and thoughtful in your approach.

So, what does it really mean to work at Kitopi?

We are constantly striving to make Kitopi the best place to work, in the world. We want to empower you to be the best version of yourself every single day - we wouldn’t have it any other way. Our Kitopi values act as our guiding principles to help ensure that everyone feels safe, included and that they belong. 

While we currently operate in 3 countries, we are over 69 different nationalities of talented Kitopians. We celebrate our rich diverse backgrounds, lifestyles, and cultures and have a 0 tolerance policy against racism, bigotry, and hate. 

Along with offices in all the markets we operate in, we also believe in a work from anywhere policy - you get to choose the environment you operate in because we believe that will help you deliver work you’re proud of. 

Tech-enabled and customer-obsessed, at Kitopi, we are a team of passionate humans who are on a mission together to satisfy the world’s appetite.

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Information Technology and Services - Dubai, United Arab Emirates