Capability Manager

Last updated an hour ago
Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time

Be a part of a revolutionary change

At PMI, we’re totally transforming our business, and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to improve the lives of a billion smokers worldwide.

With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions.

The scale of our transformation means we’re effectively building a vast new business, at pace. In P&C (People & Culture - our HR function), we have a huge part to play, defining and shaping our new customer focused culture, organising functions to work more effectively together and attracting the best talent with new types of skills to join us.

It’s an exciting, ever-changing environment – ideal for experts who are driven, disruptive and dynamic. If you’re comfortable with ambiguity and excited by the challenge of shaping things from the ground up, you’ll be in your element here. There’s endless space to develop too, so you’ll be progressing your career as fast as you build our smoke-free future.

We are currently looking for a Capability Manager - a global role - for our offices in London, UK.

You will:
  • Drive best in class learning strategies and innovation for our most strategic, global & business-critical capability build priorities & programmes
  • For one or more critical capability areas: Translate
  • business needs into capability plans/curricula and liaise with internal teams and external partners (learning providers, faculty, scientists…) to effectively address them (build/buy)
  • Own global, cross-functional learning & development curricula; being accountable for strategy, impact, innovation & ongoing improvement
  • Champion, explore and promote learning science and methods that maximise learner engagement, transfer and impact across PMI globally
  • Set standards for learner-centric learning design, linking the various levers for development to enable our people to perform at their best
  • Guide and serve as first escalation point for learning designers; working seamlessly across the global learning team to ensure alignment and integration
  • Define and set the standards for learning innovation & capability build across the enterprise (philosophy, principles, practices & process)
  • Advise & provide consultancy on learning practices, approaches and methods across the PMI learning community of practice and as part of strategic projects
  • Drive continuous improvement and influence towards a culture of learning at PMI which encourages and promotes learning
  • Work closely with the Learner Engagement & Insights Lead, P&C Analytics and Global Learning Delivery teams, to define, review and adjust meaningful learning analytics

Who we’re looking for:
  • Proven seniority and relevant experience, either in business and/or consultancy
  • Strong credibility, experience and proven track record in modern capability and competency development, instructional design and learning deployment and activation in a global / matrixed context
  • Strong conceptual understanding; forward thinking and ability to define and implement future-proof learning strategies, ideas, concepts and methodologies;
  • Strong analytical skills; leveraging data and insights for better design, impact and RoI
  • Excellent communication, coaching and influencing skills; experience in advisory/consulting advantageous
  • Working collaboratively, building alliances and partnerships with ease & being politically savvy

What we offer
Our success depends on the men and women who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress.

Join PMI and you too can:

  • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore.
  • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong.
  • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress.
  • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to improve the lives of a billion smokers.

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