Careers at City & Guilds Kineo

Great people are the heart and soul of City & Guilds Kineo, and we're always looking for more people who share our passion for learning and delivering great customer service.

We aim to be the employer of choice in the learning and performance industry, and to ensure working for us is an amazing experience. We enjoy the benefits of being part of the prestigious City & Guilds Group, which along with our extended Kineo global family, means we're able to offer award-winning benefits and career opportunities to match.

Are you our next learning hero?

As a growing company, we regularly have new vacancies arise to help us keep up with client demand, and also have ongoing recruitment for a number of roles.  We also have a talented pool of freelancers that we're keen to add to - find out more here.

Please note that the jobs listed on this page are UK-based roles, and suitable only for those eligible to work in the UK

If you are looking for a job based at one of our overseas offices, please chose your region from the following to see the vacancies in your area: US | Pacific | South Africa | Sweden | Israel

Why work for us?

In addition to a competitive basic salary and generous, flexible benefits scheme, we offer a great working atmosphere in a friendly and supportive team, challenging and interesting projects, and the freedom to think creatively and innovate.

Find out more about working for City & Guilds Kineo or if you're a freelancer, take a look at our freelancer and & contractor vacancies page.

Current Vacancies

If you can't see a role that you're suitable for, but feel like we'd make a perfect match, email us a CV and covering letter detailing why you think that's the case and if we agree, we'll be in touch to discuss your application further.


Solutions/Sales and Bid Team

Brighton based

Are you experienced in learning platforms and/or Learning Management Systems, particularly Moodle and Totara? Can you get to the heart of a client’s requirements and come up with outstanding platofrms/LMS solutions?

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced LMS professional to join the creative, fast paced world of learning platforms. You will work alongside our solutions and sales teams to consult with clients pre-sales to understand their LMS/platforms requirements, as well as leading on designing fit-for-purpose and engaging LMS solutions for proposals and presentations.

If you’re looking to progress your career in the UK’s most successful learning technologies company, this could be the role for you. Working with an amazing range of top brands and clients, you will join a vibrant and creative team focused on creating top quality online learning platform solutions for our customers.

In return we offer a competitive salary, significant benefits package and a rewarding career in a progressive and innovative, global learning company, part of the prestigious City & Guilds group.

This is a full time permanent position for an experienced LMS Consultant in our Brighton-based Solutions/Sales and Bid Team. Are you up for the challenge? Find out more and submit an application on the City & Guilds Careers Portal.



Senior PHP Developer (2493) | City & Guilds Careers Senior PHP Developer (2493) | City & Guilds Careers


Do you love taking the lead in investigating and fixing complex programmatic issues? Do you feel energised in a multi-tasking environment where you’re talking to clients, performing systems analysis and fixing code issues, all at the same time?  Want to work with a fantastic range of clients including M&S, Pepsico, Sony, easyJet and Halfords?

If “yes” then read on!

We’re seeking an enthusiastic and talented Senior PHP Developer to join our team!

Senior PHP Developer (2493) | City & Guilds Careers Senior PHP Developer (2493) | City & Guilds Careers

What will you be doing?

We love our customers: as a Senior PHP Developer, internally known as Senior Technical Consultant, you’ll act as a key escalation point for our team of Application and DevOps Engineers, ensuring complex technical questions and code bugs are resolved as quickly as possible. You’ll work directly with our clients to fix, secure and optimise production code, amend complex functionality and provide expert help and advice. You’ll do this with a constant focus on positive business outcomes, efficiency, continuous improvement and collaborative cross-team communication.

You’ll be joining a friendly and supportive team, working out of our Brighton HQ.

Who are we looking for?

To perform this role effectively you will need:


  • Provision of client-facing, SLA-driven services, in a technical discipline
  • People management responsibility
  • MySQL and PostgreSQL
  • Client-side web languages e.g. HTML/CSS/AJAX/jQuery
  • Advanced-level PHP 5 (we write object oriented, MVC based code but maintain legacy procedural code)
  • Unit testing (PHPUnit or other)
  • Maintenance of GIT version control

Skills & ability

  • Tenacious, can-do attitude, with rigorous attention to detail
  • Charismatic, outwards-focused working style
  • Love of multi-tasking – able to move between complex tasks quickly
  • Intelligent approach to identifying and solving problems, with ability to think laterally
  • Strong commercial focus, with understanding of margins and utilisation
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong customer focus and mentality, with natural ability to work empathetically
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Good time management skills and the ability to prioritise tasks
  • Comfortable with collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders
  • Commitment to self-development

Key software systems we support:

Who are City & Guilds Kineo?

We Live to Serve: City & Guilds Kineo (CGK) is a global, award-winning, innovative and vibrant e-learning and digital services company located in the centre of Brighton. We provide class-leading e-learning, learning portals, and Learning Management Systems (LMSs) to the worldwide corporate market.

Great people form the heart and soul of CGK. We seek enthusiastic, friendly, creative and dynamic individuals, comfortable multi-tasking and communicating across a broad range of business sectors. Find out what makes us different here:  

What do we offer you?

We’re part of the City & Guilds group, one of the UK’s most respected brands for vocational learning. We offer an award winning employment package, brand new office space in the centre of Brighton and the opportunity to join an innovative, vibrant business that’s growing year-on-year.

Our employment package includes 25 days annual leave (rising to 30), excellent pension, life assurance, optional private health care, shopping discounts, Cycle 2 Work scheme and more!

 Find out more and submit an application on the City & Guilds Careers Portal.