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Learning and Development Specialist in Northbrook,US at Stericycle

Date Posted: 2/9/2018

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Job Description

Be a part of a team that is growing and a company that is transforming!!  

We have a great opportunity for an early in career Talent Development Specialist who wants to have their hand in building the Learning and Development organization here at Stericycle.  This role will wear multiple hats and play a critical role in supporting and executing the Learning and Development strategy.  

Key Position Activities:
  • Design, develop, and implement/facilitate comprehensive training solutions to improve both organization and individual team member performance. 
  • Facilitate learning experiences in multiple delivery modalities including, but not limited to, eLearning, instructor-led training in both in person and virtual environments, podcast, and micro-learning.
  • Responsibilities may include customizing existing content to present in new formats as well as becoming certified in additional vendor programs.
  • Investigate available training methods and procedures to determine the most effective manner by which to meet specific learning needs; recommend and develop solutions. 
  • Assess learning program participants for knowledge and behaviors learned; develop metrics to assess the effectiveness and ROI of learning programs. 
  • Coordinate with business units, HR team, and external training vendors to schedule training / educational sessions; manage training program execution.
  • Actively contribute to the execution of the Learning & Development strategy 
  • Monitor and evaluate training programs to ensure they align with strategic need, are applicable to the work and an efficient use of time.
  • Develop and conduct train-the trainer programs for business leaders to prepare them to facilitate learning experiences.
  • Perform administrative tasks such as monitoring costs, scheduling classes, setting up systems and equipment and coordinating enrollment.

Job Requirements

Education and Experience Required:
Education equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Business or Psychology. Minimum of three years in a Training and Development corporate position.
  •  Proficiency in MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook 
  • Corporate training experience is required; experienced working in a dispersed organization
  • Must have strong facilitation, instructional design, and some E-Learning capabilities with examples to substantiate 
  • Thorough understanding of adult learning principles and instructional design 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to convey strategies and complex information effectively within all levels of the organization 
  • Demonstrated leadership ability to effectively work with cross functional teams 
  • Ability to function in a fast paced environment 
  • Experienced in executing change management
  • Experience developing enterprise-level learning programs for mid-level leaders 
  • Experience working on enterprise-level projects and initiatives
  • Experience facilitating learning experiences for mid-level leader
  • Must be able to demonstrate flexibility to shift between each facet of their role with little difficulty. In addition, this role will stay current with in-novative, new learning experience design modalities. 
Key Competencies: 
  • Demonstrates the ability to gather and analyze data and draw correct inferences. Weighs alternatives and presents logical solutions to problems using information available. Identifies potential risks, challenges and obstacles and recommends plans to overcome them. 
  • Demonstrates a consultative nature and inclusive approach while being highly solution-oriented. 
  • Demonstrates outgoing and proactive interpersonal style, while requiring minimum direction. 
  • Self-starter who exhibits initiative and internal motivation to achieve goals, including those beyond standard expectations. 
  • Must be able to work independently, think before acting and make sound judgments. 
  • Handles all situations (e.g., time pressure, deadlines, task difficulty, etc.) with dignity and poise. 
  • Maintain social, ethical and organizational norms. 
  • Achieve tasks and objectives through concern for all areas involved, no matter how small. 
  • Demonstrates critical, strategic and tactical thinking. 
  • Demonstrates ability to work effectively across many internal cross-functional groups.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.