The Learning and Development Business Partner works with senior management of their designated functional area(s) to define, prioritize, and drive global L&D strategy aligned to business objectives.
The Business Partner also collaborates with the L&D Portfolio Manager to scope and prioritize the solutions that will be developed and deployed via both the annual planning process and through on-
going request management. The Business Partner will lead business case creation and implementation by working with functional leaders, subject matter experts, learning designer(s), L&D program manager, and other stakeholders.
Capture the business need for initiating a project and clearly define the desired business outcome
Define the desired employee performance behaviors needed to accomplish the business outcome and identify the gap(s) between desired employee performance and current employee performance
Conduct root cause analysis to determine appropriate solutions package, at a high-level, to close the gap(s)
Work with Learning Designer(s) to define specific solutions package
Create and manage to a project plan for the development and deployment of the solutions, and report progress to stakeholders
Document all major decisions & rationale, projected & actual costs, risks, results, lessons learned, and maintenance plan
Influence and educate stakeholders across the entire process to reinforce the value of thorough analysis and to gain buy-in on the solutions
Maintain knowledge of current L&D portfolio and leverage current solutions where possible
Build relationships and effectively partner with groups outside of L&D that may need to produce solutions to fill the performance gaps (e.
g. HR Business Partners, Recruiting, functional leaders, etc.)
Work with functional leaders, HR Business Partners, and Compensation SMEs to conduct job analysis, create and maintain job skill matrices, success profiles, etc.
Provide support and consultation on change management initiatives within the function
Additional duties as needed :
oMay do some learning design & testing (but likely not eLearning production) if needed to load-balance
oOne-on-one manager coaching on employee development
oAssist with providing content or facilitation support for department team meetings / team building events
Minimum 3-5 years learning and development experience
Deep understanding of the business and ability to work effectively with functional leaders to identify the people performance implications of business goals and strategies
Deep knowledge and application in the practice of performance consulting, or the commitment to quickly gain this knowledge through extensive self-education
Foundational project management skills
Naturally curious, possesses the ability to dig deeper to understand complexities and distill into a simpler view
Strong relationship building and influencing skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Holistic View able to see big picture in perspective and be detail oriented in execution and providing direction
Manages and Measures Work understands objectives and diligently monitors processes, progress and results
Analytical appreciates the value of data analysis to provide critical metrics to show ROI
Resourceful, adaptable and results-oriented with high energy and a positive attitude
MS Project, MS Office expected.
Knowledge of Cornerstone
Global experience / responsibilities