The Global Language of Business

Training Manager

Location: Brussels OR Ewing (New Jersey) (Hybrid)
Post date: 03 November 2022

Position Summary:

The primary objective of this position is to design and maintain online training programmes and web-based materials to build knowledge, skills and capabilities on GS1 global standards, services and solutions for GS1 Member Organisations, their customers and Global Office employees.

The person in this role works closely with Community Engagement, Marketing, Data Services and Solutions teams on strategic initiatives, ensuring effective and meaningful training is in place.

Based on the training needs, the person in this role also leads project management and develops e-Learning content by working with subject matter experts, external training agencies and GS1 Member Organisations.

The role also drives the adoption of the new global training platform, making the training material visible and attractive for the users.

Responsibilities:

  • Create engaging learning programmes and compelling course content on GS1 standards, services and solutions for the GS1 Member Organisations, their customers and Global Office employees
  • Executes training needs analysis and develops training strategies
  • Drive and lead the implementation of online learning programmes
  • Design and develop online training material and content as eLearning courses, educational videos, infographics, Power Point presentations and any other relevant materials
  • Manage projects and collaborate efficiently with third parties and training agencies for training development projects
  • Collaborate effectively with the GS1 stakeholders (Global Office teams, Member Organisations and the industries that GS1 serves) for all training related activities
  • Drive and run virtual groups with training experts from Member Organisations to share best practices, identify common solutions, and scale local materials
  • Monitor, evaluate and report on training effectiveness
  • Prepare and deliver in-person and online training sessions
  • Act as an ambassador for the learning management system, promoting and driving the adoption by GS1 Member Organisations

Education/Experience:

  • University degree or equivalent with 8+ years of working experience in training, marketing, and/or communications, with a background in technology, retail/CPG, or Healthcare
  • Extensive experience in the strategic design, development and implementation of corporate training programmes (in-person and online)
  • Excellent knowledge of learning theories, instructional design models, and lesson and curriculum planning
  • Strong storytelling and writing capabilities are a must. Fluency in English – oral and written. All other languages are an asset.
  • Visual design skills and ability to storyboard are an asset.
  • Strong knowledge of PowerPoint, as well as public speaking skills with direct experience in training delivery (in-person and virtual)
  • Knowledge of Articulate Storyline 360 and SCORM (Sharable Content Object Reference Model)
  • 5+ years of Project Management experience, PMP certification preferred
  • Direct experience in working with and managing third parties and external training agencies
  • Stakeholder management is critical to the success of this role, including ability to operate in global and complex environments

Skills required:

  • Proactive mindset
  • Creativity
  • Leadership skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with both highly technical and non-technical persons seamlessly
  • Excellent presentation and engagement skills
  • Strong customer focus
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Team player with the ability to work autonomously
  • Results-oriented
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Ability to work with globally distributed and diverse team
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with changing priorities
  • Project Management

Additional Information:

Travel requirements
  • This job might require very limited travels in the future

How to apply:

Send your application with CV to:

  • Blue Tower, Avenue Louise 326, bte 10
  • B-1050 Brussels, Belgium 
  • Tel: + 32 2 788 78 00 
  • E-mail: jobs@gs1.org 

Responses will be treated quickly and with strict confidentiality.