Global Training & Education Manager

US-NJ-Somerset
# Positions
1
Experience (Years)
5
Category
Other - Other

Position Description/Company Info

Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Global Training and Education Manager to work within the Data Center Power and Control division of Legrand in Somerset, NJ. The Training and Education Manager is responsible for training and arming the organization to deliver value to customers and customer facing associates, through knowledge of industry, technology, and product solutions.

 

Key responsibilities are development of curriculum and training content, delivery, and learning tools. Curriculum tracks will be based on audience segments and skill/knowledge, while content creation and authoring into LMS will support the curriculum.

 

Associate will be responsible for supporting the delivery of various forms of training including in-person, roadshows, and digital methods to an audience comprised of internal sales reps, integrators, specifiers, distributors, partner sales reps, customers and technical support.

 

Other responsibilities are onboarding new hires and training the Sales Organization on delivering a clear and concise value proposition, including up-to-date industry and technology trends, competitive positioning and sales best practices.

 

This position can be remote.

 

About Legrand

Legrand is a $5.8 billion global company with 30,000 employees world-wide and products sold in 180 countries. As the leading provider of products and systems for electrical installations and information networks wherever people live and work, Legrand delivers an unequaled depth and breadth of innovative solutions for use in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. 

 

Employing more than 3,300 employees across the United States and Canada, Legrand in North America has a work environment that promotes personal advancement, pride and achievement. Our success is also based on our recognition that diversity – in people, products, innovation and technology – is an important strength. When you join our team, we provide you with the tools, knowledge and skills necessary to become the very best at your job, and to continue to advance your career.  

 

Visit us at:

http://www.legrand.us

http://www.youtube.com/legrandna

http://www.linkedin.com/company/44580

http://twitter.com/legrandNA

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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Qualifications

Education:

  • An Educational degree, or Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing or related field or equivalent experience

     

Experience:

  • 5+ years of training experience (Data Center or related industry preferred)
  • Integrator, sales or manufacturer experience is valuable
  • Extensive knowledge of adult learning methods, including knowledge of effective instructional design implementation
  • Knowledge of learning management systems and web delivery tools
  • Experience with creating synchronous and asynchronous courses with blended learning
  • Previous management experience preferred

 

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:

 

  • Expert in developing training curriculum and content
  • Solid training technique and strong understanding of selling tactics
  • Ability to create selling messages and benefits from product features
  • Strong communication, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Ability to clearly communicate how to perform complex technical tasks
  • Excellent organizational, prioritization and time management skills, ability to manage multiple assignments
  • Strong presentation creation skills (Powerpoint)
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Superior interpersonal and written/oral communication skills

Position Attributes

Main Responsibilities:

  • Create curriculum, training plans, content and roadmaps specific to various internal and external audiences
  • Choose appropriate training methods per objective (simulations, mentoring, OJT, professional development, etc.)
  • Collaborate with internal and external partners to build and execute training program
  • Oversee training program effectiveness through development/utilization of appropriate tools including quizzes, surveys, performance appraisals, and feedback.
  • Develop partner certifications
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to ensure accurate training content
  • Facilitate/administer instructor-led training classes and online training as required
  • Assess instructional effectiveness, determine impact of training on employee skills and KPIs
  • Maintain updated curriculum database and training records
  • Assist with new orientation and on-boarding new hires      
  • Provide coaching and development of the training team for successful goal attainment
  • Continuously improves the effectiveness of training team through session observation and feedback
  • Actively pursues personal training and development opportunities and relevant certifications,
  • Maintain subject matter expertise in industry trends, applications, sales techniques & best practices through regular research and continued education.
  • Minimum 30% travel required

 

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PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS : The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Mental Demands

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

  • Use written and oral communication skills
  • Read and interpret data, information and documents
  • Analyze and solve non-routine and complex office administrative problems
  • Use math and mathematical reasoning
  • Observe and interpret situations
  • Learn and apply new information or skills
  • Perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks
  • Work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions
  • Interact with managers, staff, customers, the public and others encountered in the course of work

 

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

  • Sit, walk and stand
  • Talk or hear, both in person and by telephone
  • Use hands repetitively operate standard office equipment
  • Reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus 

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