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POST DATE 8/16/2016
END DATE 10/21/2016

GP Strategies Purchase, NY

Company
GP Strategies
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
10561
AJE Ref #
575893904
Location
Purchase, NY
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX) is a global performance improvement solutions provider of training, eLearning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. GP Strategies solutions improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting and business improvement services, customized to meet the specific needs of its clients. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, manufacturing, process and energy industries, and other commercial and government customers.

Overview:

We are looking for a next practice learning and development inventor to help us change the way our employees experience and apply learning. The person we are seeking for this job needs to have a demonstrated track record in creating the new and different, implementing innovative approaches to learning and development challenges and looking beyond conventional wisdom to create impactful changes in the learning space. This individual will be primarily responsible for developing and executing global product knowledge initiatives across MasterCard.

General Description & Organizational Relationships

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Provides learning program development, management and execution expertise in the planning, design, creation, testing, piloting, delivery, management and measurement of global learning solutions tied to strategic skill areas around the world.
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Works closely with and must be perceived as a credible expert by the Product and Global Sales Effectiveness organizations, Global Learning Consultants, HR Business Partners, Strategic Business Partners, Global Vendors and External Partners and key stakeholders across the company.
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Must understand the key business goals and associated learning goals of strategic business initiatives
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Must understand learning design & delivery solutions and options and be able to advise key stakeholders on the best options.
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Must be able to plan and prioritize projects and drive operational efficiency in the delivery of learning and development solutions world-wide.
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Must be able to interact with multiple vendor relationships to ensure successful delivery of learning solutions.
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Must be able to successfully collaborate and plan with key HR stakeholders around the globe to facilitate the planning and delivery of learning programs.

Responsibilities

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Work in partnership with the Product organization, Global Sales Effectiveness, Global Learning Consultants, Regional/BU Talent Consultants, Alternative Learning Channels Team and LMS Administrators to define, scope, develop, test, manage, monitor and measure global learning programs and solutions tied to strategic skills and business initiatives. This role will:
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Work with various team members to put together a customized program including creating the design, managing the contracting and setting up the objectives, registration and feedback mechanism
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Design content for learning program development and implementation based on business needs/requirements
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Consult on the outcomes of talent development programs and solutions, including focusing on practical design and delivery options, capacity planning and management factors, participant engagement strategies, and consumer experience and outcome metrics
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Give advice on learning solutions and programs, including initiating and facilitating planning meetings, scoping projects, establishing success metrics, analyzing data and maintaining a focus on the consumer experience, participant engagement levels, and business outcome measures on an ongoing basis
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Establish global learning program plans and implementation strategies, prioritizes projects and aligns initiatives to drive greater efficiency
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Analyze data, develop insights and tell a story based on the data trends
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Identify specific solutions for stated learning objectives and devise plans and approaches in collaboration with the Global Training and Development teams to get the needs met

Knowledge/Experience/Skills Required

* Experienced in designing, developing, managing and measuring global learning and development programs via multiple delivery channels (e.g. ILT, e-learning, virtual, blended, etc.) ideally in a global, tech savvy, and innovative organization

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Effective as an internal consultant, relationship manager, facilitator, coach and team player
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Excellent engagement management, project planning and prioritization, execution, and analytical skills
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Good executive presence, credible with employees at every level
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Strong knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Office specifically, Word and PowerPoint
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Able to connect easily with people, dissect a business problem and develop an appropriate learning solution
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Excellent oral communication, interpersonal, writing and partnership skills
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Excellent at organizing and coordinating to get things done; strong project management skills
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Able to multitask, deal with complexity, manage multiple deliverables
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Creative and practical; able to innovate but knows when to simply get things moving
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Excellent technology skills and able to quickly master internal and external systems and platforms
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Influencing skills, able to get things done without authority and to negotiate effectively
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Good with ambiguity, takes initiative and ownership where necessary
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Excellent at process management, strategy formulation and execution
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Relationship and organizational savvy
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Skilled at collaboration, working with teams, cooperating across networks

GP Strategies is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.