Learning & Development Manager - global eCommerce TH-Bangkok

Location
London, England
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
19 Sep 2016
Closes
17 Oct 2016
Ref
16TA12G002P07
Contact
Stefania Cook
Job function
HR & Training
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Learning & Development Manager - global eCommerce TH-Bangkok

PLEASE NOTE THIS ROLE IS BASED IN BANGKOK! You must be willing to relocate to Thailand if you are interested in this role. Full relocation assistance and visa sponsorship is provided.

Company:

Our client is one of the world's largest and fastest growing online travel agents. Coming from over 60+ countries, their 2,500+ person team is young, energetic, and hyper-focused on every last detail of the internet. Their parent company, owns several other premier travel brands making them by far the largest and fastest growing travel portfolio in the world. But in keeping with the group's focus on entrepreneurialism, each brand operates totally independently, allowing them to experiment and move fast. Given their culture of rapid change, work equals learning. Nobody ever has all the answers and we learn by trying and getting feedback, sharing what they learn.

Role:

Our client are looking to hire a Learning & Leadership Development Manager. This role will be based in their Bangkok office and will report directly to the Director of Learning and Leadership Development (L&LD), also based in Bangkok. The role has a global reach. The L&LD team has a unique function in ensuring the best possible development of all their people, without taking ownership for development away from employees and their managers. As such they are a small team of professionals who advise and enable teams throughout the organisation to work on development. They co-create content, co-facilitate, teach others to teach and coach, and provide systems to scale, measure and exchange learning.

Key Responsibilities:

The Learning and Development Manager will independently perform a range of content development, program design, and facilitation tasks related to learning and development, including:

  • Analyzing needs for learning and development programs
  • Developing new content for delivery by others, to (co-)facilitate, and for self-paced (online) learning
  • Facilitate and co-facilitate with managers: teaching staff and helping managers become better teachers
  • Cover content development and delivery both for general management skills and for domain skills, e.g., optimising relationships with hotels, helping developers get better at architecture, or ensure managers do performance reviews well
  • Collaborate with dedicated instructors in the departments that have those and help them become better facilitators
  • Employ innovative capability building methods that go beyond the classroom, including self-directed learning, technology-based learning, learning on the job, testing, monitoring, etc.

Requirements:

You are an enabler of change and development. You:

  • Co-facilitate
  • Teach others to teach
  • Help managers find ways to develop people with or without workshops as part of the solution. Coaching experience is a pro.
  • Apply change management as part of learning. Familiarity with an agile environment is a pro.
    • better at architecture, or ensure managers do performance reviews well
    • Collaborate with dedicated instructors in the departments that have those and help them become better facilitators
    • Employ innovative capability building methods that go beyond the classroom, including self-directed learning, technology-based learning, learning on the job, testing, monitoring, etc.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Enabler of change and development
    • Co-facilitates
    • Teaches others to teach
    • Helps managers find ways to develop people with or without workshops as part of the solution. Coaching experience is a pro.
    • Applies change management as part of learning. Familiarity with an agile environment is a pro.
    • Can apply psycho-metrics, e.g., Insight, MBTI, DiSC
    • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, across department lines
  • Good facilitator
    • Communicates with great clarity and a focus on practical application
    • Creates experiences for people to learn from; challenges and guides
    • Connects well with people
    • Non-ego-centric and humble, yet energetic and driven
  • Experienced in developing learning programs
    • Define learning objectives, including understanding root-causes
    • Source and develop content, including making it relevant and directly useful to specific roles and departments (they prefer own development over outsourcing.)
    • Work with practitioners to translate methods into learning content
    • Build stand-alone course kits for managers to deliver
    • Build modules that can be delivered via an online learning system
    • Basic business knowledge. Managerial experience is a pro. Consulting and managing change is another pro. IT/internet business experience is too. An ability to bring perspectives from various sides of the business is more important than extensive experience in HR L&D area.
    • Bachelor's degree in any field; advanced degrees welcome
    • Smart, self-motivated, curious, energetic, hands-on, and adaptive
    • Flexibility and a sense of humour a must
  • This position is open to worldwide and local candidates and our client will assist you with a generous relocation package and visa sponsorship ensuring a smooth transition to working and living in Bangkok.

Your Next Step:

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