2018-10-23

2436 Sr. Specialist Learning & Development
Job Opportunity at Ives & Associates, Inc.

Posted on Oct 23

http://www.ivesearch.com    +1 (614) 839-0202

Location: Altavista, VA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4170103

Our Client, A Global Fortune 500, has been well recognized as one of the world's most respected names for Healthy Nutritional/ Food Products
Due to a recent promotion and focus on developing a  more robust Talent Succession Planning Strategy Program  Division wide the Lynchburg,VA area plant is looking for a  Sr  HR Training and Organizational Development Specialist

Reporting directly to the Human Resources organization, this role is responsible for the day-to-day direction and actions related to developmental training and skill development at this 600+Employee site.  Will ensure alignment with overall developmental training strategy for the organization.  In addition, will assist/back-up the site Human Resources Manager
 
Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for identifying site leadership developmental training needs through gap analysis, building a developmental training roadmap and then implementing and monitoring the resulting training programs.   
  • Support the following training efforts with the respective owners: 
    • Talent Management (succession planning) analysis and action item identification for site personnel.
    • Develop and facilitate soft skills training.
    • Operation Excellence tools and initiatives such as the Supply Chain Front Line Leader development curriculum.
    • Performance Management training on key tools (growth plans, effective performance reviews, etc.).
    • Division-wide processes (on boarding, goals sharing, tool sharing etc.).
  • Serve as a consultant/change management resource for organizational initiatives as requested (competency assessments, etc.).
  • Serve as the liaison with Corporate Learning & Development and partner to evaluate and identify requirements based on site needs. 
  • Development of shared training and development tools. Site Communication (web page creation / updates / additions, Café TV (Syman Vision), bulletin boards)
 Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Human Resources, Organizational Development or Psychology  This is required to provide the technical and administrative requirements needed to coordinate and conduct training in a large high volume manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of applicable regulatory standards and requirements
  • 3+ years proven experience  as a trainer with a development focus. 
  • Understanding of effective teaching methodologies and tools. 
  • Strong communication, presentation and public speaking skills. 
  • Organizational and time management abilities. 
  • Utilize strategic planning skills and long-range perspective in order to adequately prepare the organization for future demands
  • Ability to develop and facilitate soft skills training, connect with all levels in the organization and have the ability to understand the organizational gaps and put plans in place to address
  • Experience in Identifying training needs for the site and track effectiveness where applicable to ensure overall health of the training culture / tools.
  • Successes in driving functional performance that ensures the highest standards and established metrics
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