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Principal Duties
And Responsibilities: • Lead learning efforts for large-scale as well as niche business transformation programs.
• Develop learning strategies that are aligned with client’s business and talent strategies, driving positive change, innovation, and development across the client organization.
• Collaborate across the client organization with their business leaders and executives to identify and develop specific solutions for their learning needs and growth.
• Supervise the learning development team on projects; be the primary point of contact for external and internal stakeholders for program scope, budget, timelines, progress, risks, escalations, and updates; monitor effectiveness of learning programs; and recommend new approaches to enhance learning solution offered.
• Demonstrate multiple levels of stakeholder management, across different groups of internal (within Accenture) as well as external (outside of Accenture) stakeholders.
• Negotiate learning contracts.
• Program manage multiple Learning and Talent programs across the practice’s portfolio.
• Assist practice leads to develop high-performing teams and individuals while ensuring they have the required resources.
• Lead business development by spearheading proposals for new work and building client relationships.
• Lead organizational and practice initiatives; design and develop an adaptable and agile capability that aligns with the practice’s strategic direction and goals.
• Be seen and recognized as a thought and practice leader, who builds on the practice’s strengths and brings new perspectives to the team; be an expert in at least one niche area of learning design / technology / experience.
Experience: • 15+ years of experience in the areas of learning strategy, design, delivery, and technology
• 8+ years of proven expertise in executing successful learning programs; managing large and diverse teams; creating, deploying and managing talent management and performance management strategies, programs and solutions linked to business growth objectives, in a highly matrixed environment
• 5+ years of corporate learning experience (preferably in consulting companies)
• Deep experience in adult learning principles, competency modeling, blended learning, and learning in the flow of work
• Collaborative working experience in the space of change, talent, and performance management
• Expertise in Talent Management and Learning & Development with demonstrated success in building learning programs that are scalable
• Practical experience in learning advisory and business needs consulting
• Experience with global project management and relevant experience to identify, triage and offer solutions for mitigating risk
• Experience in leading and managing agile learning programs in a fast-paced environment
• Experience in leading and delivering right learning solutions at the right time for enterprise-wide technology transformation programs, leadership programs, and other behavioral skilling programs, across industry groups and functions
• Experience in working with global teams, cultures and industries
• Experience in developing strong strategic business relationships to identify opportunities and turn them to projects and thereby, drive business development
• Experience in learning solution sales for multiple clients across industries and geographies (including preparing detailed proposals with learning approach and financial details, and presenting the proposal orals to prospective clients)
• Experience in the innovative application of eLearning technologies
Key Competencies and Skills: • Ability to program manage multiple learning programs simultaneously
• Ability to craft, sell, and deliver fit-for-purpose learning solutions
• Extensive knowledge of learner-centric, performance-based instructional theories, adult learning principles, neuro-science and behavior-backed design principles/methodologies, and how to leverage these along with communication and other change management components for an integrated, holistic learning solution
• In-depth, expert-level, demonstrated knowledge of new, upcoming and disruptive technologies impacting various industry groups and their learning needs
• Strong project management skills with proven ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced work environment while delivering high-quality results
• Strong analytical skills and experience using and presenting data to make decisions
• Ability to work effectively in an agile, continuously evolving, and sometimes ambiguous environment
• Proven ability to build strong relations with multiple stakeholders


Qualifications

Qualifications: • Education - Graduate/Post Graduate
• Proven experience as a learning and development leader or broader HR leader
• Preferred Experience - Formal training or education in Adult Learning, Human Performance Technology, Instructional Design, Learning Delivery, and Learning Evaluation is highly desirable; Experience with Operating Systems (Lean, Six Sigma), Learning Organizations; Global experience
• Desirable Professional Background - MA/Diploma in Instructional Design or MA in Learning Sciences, MBA, PMP certification

Soft Skills:
• Sharp business acumen
• Excellent interpersonal skills with Business leaders, team members, and vendors
• Empathetic leader with expert communication, mediation, influencing, and coaching skills
• Innovative and proactive problem-solving skills
• Strong multi-tasking ability
• Strong program management skills (budget management, project planning, time management, communication, decision-making, presentation, organization, and interpersonal skills)
• Strong analytical skills
• Structured problem solving
• Cross-cultural competence
• People leadership skills
• Strategic and creative mindset

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