Edwards Lifesciences Learning & Development Manager in Prague, Czech Republic
- Responsible for driving training and development programs within the global organization.
Facilitation of program content
Identify, evaluate, and lead the implementation of training and development programs and process improvement and/or course correction/course alignment opportunities
Represents leadership on projects within a specific area interfacing with project managers and global training and development team
Consult in project setting within specific global training and development area
Provides global training and development leadership to outsourcing partners on a task level
Lead project teams and cross-functional initiatives
Define regional development program, develop models and drive implementation. Define regional learning needs and develop and implement solutions. Contribute to strategic training and development projects and program activities with accountability for successful completion of all project deliverables including identifying gaps, recommending solutions while providing direction and guidance to project teams
Establish training and development metrics and ROI (return on investment) (e.g., certification programs) for key projects
Manage training and development vendors to ensure vendor performance and maximizing investment
Interface and network with external experts to understand the market and emerging tools, trends and opportunities
Establish key relationships with internal and external stakeholders for assigned functional area
Desired Skills & Experience:
Proven success facilitating materials and delivering training
Master's Degree or equivalent in related field , 8 years years experience of previous related experience Required
Savvy on latest techniques for learning and development
Proven successful project management skills
Proven expertise in both Microsoft Office Suite and global training and development systems
Excellent documentation and communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills with ability to drive achievement of objectives
Fluent in English (read, write, speak)
Recognized as an expert in own area with specialized depth within the organization
Expert understanding of related aspects of global training and development processes and/or systems
Expert knowledge on the design, development, implementation of large-scale talent and leadership development.
Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast paced environment
Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 13,000 individuals worldwide.
For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.