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VP, Learning and Development

Macau, China | Leading Hospitality, Travel, & Leisure Company

  • Industry:
    Hospitality, Travel, & Leisure
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    General Management
  • Experience:
    15-20 years
Job Description:
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The Vice President, Learning and Development is responsible for the holistic application of learning and development to meet strategic business needs and improve organizational effectiveness and capabilities.

The incumbent will assess, design, and deploy strategic leadership and professional development programs, processes and practices that align the organization’s vision and strategies.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES 

Assess, design, implement, manage, and evaluate learning and development programs in alignment with department and organizational goals.

Develop and implement management training and introduction to management programs.

Ensure learning options are cost effective, meet business needs, and appropriately utilize available resources.

Use innovative methods for training delivery and utilize resources in an efficient, effective manner.

Develop and review content, methods, and materials for training staff and conduct courses.

Measure the quality of learning programs through pre- and post-training performance assessments.

Engage employees and managers in the vision of the learning organization.

Maintain fiscal responsibility by adhering to budget requirements.

Effectively hire and provide day-to-day management of training staff members to ensure training Organizationules and objectives are properly and effectively delivered.

Evaluate outside training tools and vendors to determine suitability for use in the learning organization, and successfully integrate them for effective results.

Organization Design/Effectiveness

Identify and influence actions related to organization development opportunities including organization design, change management, employee engagement, and team development,

Design and facilitate succession planning, talent review, and leadership development programs; expand succession planning program to provide a source of in-house replacements for key leadership positions.

Maintain up-to date knowledge of best practices in organizational development, talent development, and training within the industry.

Conduct organizational analyses and inventories, including employee and cultural assessments.

Consult with management to identify business/departmental performance gaps.

Facilitate performance improvement processes to analyze causes, and identify and implement interventions.

Use competency-based Organizationels to align job-specific competencies with corporate competencies for job mapping, skill pathing, performance management, and succession planning.

Create communication strategies that support critical initiatives.

Facilitate leadership meetings.

Research, benchmark, and develop organizational development service offerings to support business needs.

Special project work as required.

REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS 

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in organizational development, human resources, or a related field (advanced degree is preferred)

At least fifteen years of related experience in the design, development, implementation, management, and assessment of a learning/organizational development function within a corporate environment

Corporate university/training program experience desired

Demonstrated ability to think strategically and understand business plans, and to relate those plans to organization development strategies. 

Specific experience designing and delivering training related to management and leadership skills (such as performance management, coaching, interviewing, giving feedback, managing teams, etc.), with executive leadership development experience required

Demonstrated knowledge of applied adult learning theory, instructional design, organizational metrics, learning management systems, and organizational development strategies

Able to develop and present training presentations to all levels of management and staff

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


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