Learning & Development Leader

JOB SUMMARY

To provide overall support to PROSOCO to help others succeed, including development and deployment of an overall training and development strategy to support internal teams as well as external partners.

 

In addition to traditional functions, work closely with all Business Unit Leaders on various cross-functional projects. Responsibilities may span across internal strategy, recruiting, legal and regulatory, coaching and development, compensation and benefits, employee relations and community involvement.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Own the development of the company training strategy, working with department leadership to prioritize training initiatives.
  2. Assists in developing career growth programs, mentorship and development opportunities for all levels of employees
  3. Collaborate with stakeholders to determine learning needs and the best delivery approach.
  4. Work effectively with subject matter experts (SMEs) to develop engaging/challenging training, using adult learning principles and systematic instructional design
  5. Identify learning gaps within the departments and project manage the creation and execution of the required training
  6. Manage the training activities of the department leads to ensure content is up-to-date, audit compliant, and of good quality
  7. Be responsible for selection, development and management of a Learning Management System (LMS), including program reporting and audits
  8. Serve as the key point of contact for PROSOCO trainers
  9. Be passionate about helping people learn and grow. You will help our employees and external customer advance their skills and knowledge
  10. Identify strong external vendors in the marketplace, establishes relationships, and deploys them as needed to drive learning
  11. Partner on all learning-related operations, including vendor management, project budgeting, planning, logistics management, and communication

      SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

      No direct reports at this time.

      KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

      • Strong PC skills, including MS Office Suite
      • Knowledge of learning management systems
      • Knowledge of content authoring software (Captivate, Articulate 360)
      • Strong consulting skills with a client-focused mind-set; building valuable relationships and collaboration
      • Excellent time management, organizational skills, and attention to detail
      • Capability of embracing and implementing change within the organization
      • Proven ability to think creatively and effectively troubleshoot / problem solve
      • You should have intellectual curiosity with a growth mindset with the desire to constantly improve
      • You need to be an excellent communicator (verbal & written), confident, engaging and approachable with strong interpersonal and public speaking skills
      • Ability to thrive in a fast pace environment is critical and ability to handle multiple projects at once. The ability to be adaptable, collaborative, flexible and dependable is a must.
      • Tenacity and ability to build from scratch are imperative; sense of urgency and can-do attitude with a focus on continuous improvement while managing multiple priorities and tasks.
      • Strong organizational, project management and follow-up skills
      • Strong business insight and judgement, team orientation, and collaborative style
      • Ability to maturely balance sensitive and confidential information
      • Creative thinker with a good eye for design and presentation.
      • Fresh perspective: You are different; you have the ability to meld the best practices from the past with a fresh perspective on how we can do things not only differently and better than the past but also sets us apart from other companies.

        PHYSICAL DEMANDS

        • Digital dexterity and hand/eye coordination in operation of office equipment.
        • Ability to speak to and hear customers and/or employees via phone and in person.
        • Ability to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
        • Body motor skills sufficient to travel via auto or air for presentations, job site visits and other meetings with clients.

        WORKING CONDITION & ENVIRONMENT

        • Job operates in a professional office or home office environment.
        • This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, mobile phones, photocopiers, scanners, iPads, and digital cameras.
        • Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
        • Must be able to travel frequently for industry research up to 20-30%.

        TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENTS

        Computer literate with knowledge of all Microsoft Office Applications. Recent hands-on experience and knowledge of learning management systems and content authoring software. 

        EDUCATION - CERTIFICATION

        Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design, Human Resource Management, Organizational Development or related field. At least eight (8) years of previous adult learning experience.

        Company offers medical, dental, life, disability & matching 401(k).

        EOE. Drug Screening Employer.

        PROSOCO-Partnerships