Deloitte Talent Services Lead Specialist, Learning & Development in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Talent Services Lead Specialist, Learning & Development
The Talent Services Learning & Development team partners and collaborates with many parts of the talent organization to enable the delivery of learning programs.
Work you'll do
As a member of the Talent Services Learning & Development team, you will act as a learning delivery and/or program/project management office (PMO) lead specialist for Talent Services Development for effective and leading-edge learning and development programs that align with the Talent Learning & Development strategy to achieve desired business outcomes. Responsible for the coordination, implementation, and completion of projects to achieve business goals. Execute an optimum delivery and/or project management strategy through collaboration with the Talent Learning & Development leaders and managers, Talent Services, Enabling Areas and business leaders, as applicable. Supports the full lifecycle of program execution. Serve as a collaborative team member to ensure the effective delivery of curriculum, programs, and processes. Contributes to ensuring effective project management strategies and processes are developed and leveraged. Builds, manages, and leverages relationships with Talent, Enabling Areas and business colleagues, as applicable.
Partner with Talent Learning & Development Managers on the creation of project plans and approach for national learning projects and delivers established learning programs.
Draft and support program communications in collaboration with the Talent Learning & Development team and Meeting & Events Services (MES).
Support day-to-day project and program execution leading to timely delivery, quality, and compliance within the project's scope. Support the full project lifecycle with strong project management skills, including the creation and monitoring of work-plans, drafting and supporting communications, meeting established milestones, effective prioritization, appropriately supporting the scope, goals, and delivery processes for both live and virtual classroom deliveries.
Develop key messages to communicate and ensure national policies, programs and guidelines are followed by team and manage escalations/exceptions, as needed. Maintain awareness of internal process and practices that have significant impact on various programs.
Act as a change agent and trusted business advisor on effective and leading-edge learning and development strategies to achieve business goals.
Serve as a credible and trusted advisor on effective, leading-edge project management strategies to achieve business goals. Establish the right communications vehicles and project management tools to ensure real-time and close connection to business leaders, organizational priorities and changes.
Develop program plans with milestones and contingency plans as needed.
Demonstrate initiative in recommending and implementing delivery and project management process improvements to manage escalations, increase efficiency, and move learning delivery to the next level.
Evaluate program goals and objectives. Analyze data to help develop, implement, and monitor process improvements to increase efficiency, and constantly moves learning to the next level.
Collaborate with other Talent Services team members to successfully execute on the Talent Services vision. Liaise with USI and Talent Learning & Development to support the overall project and program strategy.
Support the identification, training and debriefing of faculty to ensure appropriate program execution.
The mission of Talent Services improves efficiencies and operational excellence, delivers strategic and transactional services, institutionalizes operations efficiencies and quality and enhances ability to scale and reduce cost structure. Talent Services focuses on delivery of both strategic and transactional services, either directly for the businesses or in support of the Business Advisors and Talent Learning & Development.
Bachelor's Degree; Minimum 6 years of related experience
Exceptional program/project management skills
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
Ability to think both strategically and tactically for business programs and projects supported
Strong strategic-thinking skills with an ability to collaborate with team members on Talent Services Learning best practices
Consultative approach toward clients
Sound teaming and collaboration skills
Proficient Microsoft Office skills
Project Management Certification preferred
Ability to travel 25-30%, on average, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future
The wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At Deloitte, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $71,425 to $131,545.
You may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.