Job Title : Training & Development Manager
Ensures strategic oversight on key, global company learning and development projects, typically from initiation through delivery.
Coordinates cross-functional teams and track and measure progress to bring projects to completion on time and within budget.
Manage large global learning programs within given constraints of scope, schedule, budget, and quality through the duration of the project.
Lead team of learning professionals, from functions such as content development, delivery, and training administration, to deliver relevant and compelling learning experiences
Ensure teams are aligned with agreed upon business strategy and stated charter and goals.
Allocate work among team members and provide guidance on a regular basis.
Conduct regular reviews to ensure project is on track and communicated to the relevant stakeholders on a timely basis.
Conduct post-project reviews for lessons learned.
Ensure all project documentation is kept up-to-date.
Define supporting and / or driving process improvements. Develop project management templates, checklists and best practices..
Desired Skills and Experience
Bachelor's Degree or 6 years of work experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA..)
Proven 5-10 years experience with project management of learning and development projects in a corporate environment.
Ability to work with cross-functional teams to launch new global programs into market.
Driven and results-oriented with an execution focus
Ability to prioritize work, handle multiple projects simultaneously with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail and organization.
Project management / program management certifications (e.g., PMP, PMI) preferred.
Experience with FMCG industry is a plus.
Strong business acumen, analytical and problem-solving skills.
Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills, as well as collaboration techniques.
Experience working in a global or multi-region capacity, with strong cross-cultural sensitivities.