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Learning and Development Director EMEALA Basingstoke, Neu-Isenburg or Carugate
UL is a global independent safety science company with more than a century of expertise innovating safety solutions from the public adoption of electricity to new breakthroughs in areas such as sustainability, renewable energy, mobile payment security and nanotechnology.
Dedicated to promoting safe living and working environments, UL helps safeguard people, products and places in important ways, facilitates trade and provides peace of mind.
Your challenge :
In this exciting role, you will lead and inspire the EMEALA UL University function (L&D department), support the Training Managers and in particular, be involved in the following activities :
Coordinate and lead the support of learning and organizational development needs based on business direction and create quarterly and annual plans, schedules and budgets for ULU EMEALA
Continuously improve the design, development, implementation and evaluation of learning and development programs across EMEALA
Continuously drive the training effectiveness and adjust programs based on the objectives and evaluation. Coach the senior team (Learning and Development Managers).
Analyse post training reports and develop actions based on the analysis. Determine and report KPI’s and metrics. Provide feedback, reports and evaluations.
Oversee and define standards for vendor provided programs, consultants and contractors.
Build a strong strategic professional network and maintain relationships with external training vendors, universities and other relevant institutions.
Build strong relationships with ULU Region Heads in the US and Asia, Global Centers of Excellence, and Program Leaders (Leadership, Sales, Technical Training).
Drive global and regional learning and development projects. Lead complex projects and manage change. Manage and allocate budget and resources.
Facilitate leadership and management training and workshops including the most senior programs in the ULU portfolio.
Manage staff performance and workload. Coach ULU team members to improve knowledge and skills. Lead global virtual teams and build trust.
Design, conduct and evaluate organization development and change initiatives. Oversee senior level programs and facilitation.
Guide scoping, design, conduct and evaluation of staff projects.
We are looking for :
University degree (Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree) in Human Resources Administration, Training, Education, Organisational Development, Instructional Design, or a related field plus generally 15 years professional level experience.
Experience working in a multi-national company, corporate environment
Detailed knowledge of training, organisation development and learning practices. Excellent facilitation skills, especially in leadership training.
Experience in managing, leading and coaching individuals and teams including global and diverse cultures
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with people across different cultures, levels and organisations
Demonstrated ability to assess needs, administer programs, and manage complex projects. Project management and Lean Sigma certification preferred.
Strong proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. Learning Management Systems and digital tools preferred.
Proficient in both spoken and written English, additional language skills would be advantageous
What we can offer you :
Experience our robust structures, quick decision-making paths and corporate culture that encourages achievements based on trust, together with a lot of freedom to implement your own ideas.
Be as international as it gets by working with colleagues across different cultures and get inspired and supported from senior colleagues and leaders
Competitive salary and benefits combined with realistic and professional development with the support our Learn and Development structure : UL academy and our Global Leadership Programme
Not to mention our work-life balance environment!
You’ve learned about us - now we would like to learn about you. If you like what you have read, please make an application and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will get in touch.