FedEx Office Sr Learning & Development Advisor in Seattle, Washington

Sr Learning & Development Advisor

Locations:Seattle, Washington

Human Resources


Job Description

Requisition ID: 26086-230007

Job Number: 1918720BR

Employment Type: Regular Full-Time

Job Category: Human Resources

Shift: Daytime

Region: 000 : Corporate

Address Line 1: Virtual

City: Seattle

State: Washington

Zip Code: 98105

Position Summary

The Sr. Learning & Development Advisor is responsible for partnering and consulting with key stakeholders and HR peers to create and implement unique learning strategies that develop people and leadership skills in order to drive improved business performance. The Sr. Learning & Development Advisor will follow our internal Facilitation Expectations and will be responsible for classroom, virtual classroom and in-market facilitation of curriculum across multiple functions including sales, leadership and operations. The role will use internal quality-driven methodology and data analysis to identify root issues of performance opportunities; and will understand business objectives and advise leaders on people development decisions to achieve those objectives. A Sr. Learning & Development Advisor has strong consultation and facilitation skills, is a strategic thinker, has the ability to work autonomously while managing multiple priorities, has strong business acumen and can establish credibility at all levels of the organization through communication, knowledge and professional presence.

General Duties and Responsibilities

(This is a representative list of the general duties the position may be asked to perform, and is not intended to be all-inclusive)

  • Consult with MD business partners and/or leaders of intact work teams and partner with HR peers to anticipate and understand needs and develop unique learning solutions to meet those needs including training, coaching, guides, observations or other resources and learning interventions.

  • Accurately diagnose organizational performance issues and recommends the most appropriate interventions (may be learning or otherwise); assess effectiveness in meeting needs.

  • Act as a mentor/coach in building the skills and abilities of leaders and professionals, both inside and outside the classroom toward improved performance.

  • Facilitate leadership, sales, and professional training programs to all levels of the organization. Support operational company initiatives through training and developing team members and leaders.

  • Build trust and work effectively with partners and customers at all levels of leadership within the organization through knowledge of business and common interest in achieving goals.

  • Research and stay educated on industry and company trends; benchmark against those.

  • Collaborate and partner across all HR functions; work with HR peers to determine effectiveness of implemented programs; provide measurement of programs.

  • Facilitate talent reviews and succession planning sessions; partner with leaders to recommend and execute development opportunities to build their talent pipeline.

  • Lead and/or facilitate sessions for organization-wide bench development programs; provide support for local bench development.

  • Lead complex projects and/or project teams; create project plans with key activities, milestones, stakeholders, and rollout strategies; ensure execution and measure effectiveness.

  • Manage a heavy workload consisting of on-demand, critical and highly-visible projects as well as ongoing operational/administrative tasks.

  • Accurately manage financial forecasting, accruals and budget alignment.

  • Travel up to 60%.

  • All other duties as needed or required

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

• 3+years of internal consulting, business advisory, coaching experience

• 7+ years facilitation experience

• 3+ years training of leadership and/or sales curriculum preferred

• 2+ years of supervising employees preferred

• Must be flexible and able to respond quickly to shifting priorities and demands

• Prior experience in setting training strategy and program implementation, including design and assessment

• Must be able to work with employees and management across all levels including outside vendors

• Ability to organize concepts or ideas in a logical manner and communicate them clearly and concisely

• Ability to Influence and persuade others to buy into goals or actions, without having to rely on positional power

• Strong leadership, problem solving, time management, organizational and interpersonal skills

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

• Ability to work independently and as a team member

• For new hires, must meet all FedEx Office employment qualifications in force at time of hiring

• For current FedEx Office team members, must meet hiring criteria for the position and transfer requirements as outlined in the Team Member Handbook

Essential Functions

  • Ability to travel as required in order to meet with customers, vendors, other team members, and/or other business necessities

  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time

  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to read and interpret documents and instructions from customers, vendors, and other team members

  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to communicate effectively with customers, vendors, and other team members

  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to perform work activities requiring cooperation and instruction

  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to function in a fast-paced environment, under substantial pressure

  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to work within the appropriate level of independence

  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to report regularly to work and maintain established business hours in order to support the FedEx Office business; regular attendance and/or reporting could include regular attendance at a physical location and/or maintaining established business hours depending on the scope and nature of the position

Quality Driven Management (QDM)

(Quality Driven Management strives to deliver market-leading customer experience, business excellence, and financial return through a Quality-oriented culture and day-to-day application of Quality science.)

  • Suggests areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions

  • Works with management to reduce company costs/wastes, and to optimize profitability in areas of responsibility

  • Applies Quality concepts presented at training during daily activities

  • Supports FedEx Office Quality initiatives

EEO Statement

FedEx Office is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, age, sex, gender, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, pregnancy, perceived pregnancy, medical condition, marital status, familial status, color, religion, uniformed service, veteran status, national origin, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under local state or federal law.

We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our Team Members and customers. All candidates offered employment are required to meet the FedEx Office employment qualifications applicable at the time of hiring, including a post offer drug screen which must be completed within 2 business days of any conditional offer of employment.

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