Red Hat Senior Learning and Development Consultant - Products and Technologies in Westford, Massachusetts
At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.
The Red Hat People (HR) team is looking for a Senior Learning and Development Consultant to join us in Westford, MA. In this role, you’ll support Red Hat's global Products and Technologies (PnT) team and be a key member of Red Hat University (RHU). You will be responsible for implementing and advancing learning and development initiatives in alignment with the global strategy. You'll work collaboratively with business leadership, regional leadership teams, other centers of excellence, and business teams to ensure RHU continues to provide the world-class learning and development (L&D) solutions needed to achieve business objectives and enable Red Hat's success.
Primary job responsibilities
Serve as RHU's primary connection to the global PnT team
Manage capability gap analysis and facilitate prioritization of critical learning and development interventions aligned to business needs
Provide on-schedule, on-budget delivery of strategic plans to ensure RHU is designing, developing, and delivering prioritized L&D for associates and managers
Collaborate with regional L&D consultants to ensure global development experiences are effective and meet business needs in each geography
Work closely with RHU curriculum and portfolio managers to ensure RHU's portfolio of L&D offerings is effective and comprised of the optimal mix of formal, informal, experiential, social, self-paced, instructor-led, and virtual options
Ensure RHU's global portfolio of offerings is fully understood and used to address the business needs of the target audience in each region
Ensure business impact metrics are established and collected to validate the effectiveness of L&D offerings for Red Hat PnT teams
Ensure Red Hat's PnT team understands and uses global talent and L&D solutions, including manager and leader development and professional development
Provide ongoing coaching to senior leadership in the areas of adult learning, employee development, and organizational capability development to advance the corporate strategy and regional business goals
Collaborate with regional L&D consultants, curriculum and portfolio managers, architects, and instructional designers to localize global programs to address critical and unique audience needs
Provide insights into the effects of various learning programs on organizational performance
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in organization development, human resources, education, business, or a related field; master’s degree and professional certification is a big plus
Extensive experience in consulting on technical capability development in alignment with strategic business goals, including assessment, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of learning solutions
Deep knowledge and proven history of successfully applying adult learning theory in a fast-paced environment
Record of designing, developing, and implementing effective L&D programs that are practical, realistic, and produce measurable impact
Demonstrated ability to influence others at all levels within the organization
Ability to act as a business-minded change agent within the organization
Excellent communication skills, with the ability to present complex, strategic ideas or concepts in a business and user-friendly manner
Experience working in a global corporation with a matrix organizational structure
Ability to work in and manage ambiguity like dealing with issues, problems, or events that do not always have a process, system, or solution in place
Focused on results, strategic, with a consultative orientation
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Job ID 57521
Department Human Resources, Technical Training
Location US - MA - Westford
Posting date 4/19/2017
Remote base ..