4 Months contract - Full or Part Time (0.8FTE)
No. of Vacancies:
30 Jan 2019
4 Months contract - Full time or Part Time opportunity (0.8FTE - 1FTE)
Respected global research organisation
Make an impact on global health outcomes
Application close date: 30 January 2019
The George’ is 600+ people globally focused on improving the health of millions of people. A medical research institute affiliated with leading universities and with projects in approximately 50 countries, we are challenging the status quo in healthcare to find the best ways to prevent and treat chronic disease and injury, and to influence policy and practice worldwide.
We are seeking a proactive Learning & Development Specialist to join our growing organisation. The Learning & Development Specialist will work as part of the Global HR Team, this role is responsible for consulting with senior leaders across the business to understand the learning and development needs (aligned to the newly created 2025 strategy) and then providing recommendations on building best practice approaches for building knowledge, skill and talent within the Institute.
Duties and Key Responsibilities
Conduct thorough 'current state assessment' of all learning currently undertaken at The George
Work with Institute leaders and HR colleagues to determine L&D strategic needs
Provide recommendations on best practice approaches to L&D strategy for the Institute including high level learning framework
Determine the best resources for implementing the strategy (people, processes, online tools, etc)
Map out the Global Talent initiatives needed to support the Strategic Plans for the George
Recommend best practice leadership development initiatives
Participate in special projects to improve processes, tools, systems and organisation
Take responsibility for personal learning and development and for setting achievable and meaningful work objectives and managing personal targets, meeting obligations of The Institute's Performance Management and Development Policy
Demonstrate commitment to The Institute's organisational values, including performing to an exceptionally high ethical standard and focus on integrity, collaboration and teamwork in all efforts
Deliverables / KPIs for the 4 months contract
Articulate the current state landscape of learning currently conducted at The George
Create a comprehensive SWOT analysis of learning at The George
Build a Strategic Learning Framework for The George
Recommend appropriate technology to support the learning framework
Skills, Knowledge and Experience
L&D Specialist with 10+ years hands on experience across a range of areas including L&D Strategy creation, Leadership Development and Learning Technology
Passionate about learning
Excellent written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated knowledge of learning management systems
Experience with learning content platforms
Skilled in consulting with senior leaders
Experienced in implementing prior learning & development initiatives
Experience in setting an organisation wide learning strategy
Experienced project manager
Strategic and yet hands on
Collaborative and excellent team player
Experience working in either the Higher Education or Research sectors
Familiarity with Cornerstone on Demand technology
Experience working in a global organisation
This is a great opportunity for you to work on exciting projects and make an impact on global health outcomes.
We offer a flexible and inclusive work culture with excellent staff benefits including, salary packaging arrangements and sound learning opportunities.
We are reviewing applications as soon as we receive them, so apply now!
The George Institute is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; people who identify as LGBTIQ; mature-aged adults and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
Why work at the George?
We are committed to attracting, developing, rewarding and retaining the best people
in their fields to conduct and support our innovative and highest quality research