• Contract Learning Project Manager

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    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/23/2018 10:26 AM)
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    Position Title: Contract Learning Project Manager


    Department: Learning & Insights


    Reports to (Title): Senior Manager, Learning Design & Content


    Contract type & duration: Initially contract for 3 to 6 months / possibility of being extended


    Location: Dubai / UK – REMOTE WORK


    Impact members’ unique and personal learning journey by managing the global business seminars and executive education programs portfolio. Bring relevant learning opportunities via multiple delivery channels, including in-person programs and virtual platforms in line with YPO Life Long Learning cross-functional strategy and learning institutions engagement framework. Support the Senior Manager, Learning Design and Content.



    • Manage day to day portfolio activities to include:
    • Respond to member requests for information about programs
    • Create content material & enhance existing communication tools
    • Update communication channels to members
    • Monitor and keep track of program evaluations
    • Produce reports & gather feedback from events
    • Act as liaison to connect external resources to learning
    • Support the communication plan to raise awareness on Executive development programs and business seminar portfolios
    • Make recommendations on portfolio content and deliver enhancement based on gap analysis
    • Support management of speaker database
    • Work collaboratively with YPO cross-functions and departments
    • Role has the potential to evolve into overseeing the entire Executive Education business and seminar portfolio.


    • Additional ad hoc projects as assigned related to the support of learning content, design and delivery channels




    • Experience in program design for Executive learning, demonstrating ability to deliver creative learning solutions to a demanding audience.
    • Proven organizational, planning and prioritization skills.
    • Resourceful and able to work independently with good judgement, initiative and common sense.
    • Ability to be proactive in achieving desired outcomes and surfacing issues in a timely and appropriate way.
    • Ability to work within an environment of frequently changing priorities and as an integral part of a team.
    • Excellent project management skills, with experience in the development and implementation of learning solutions.
    • Outstanding oral and written communication skills with the ability to build relationships with all levels of team members and high-profile executives.
    • Ability to be proactive in achieving desired outcomes, being comfortable with creating and improving processes and structures.
    • Comfortable working collaboratively in a multi-cultural organization with International members; sensitivity and awareness of cultural differences.



    • Executive Education development experience and savvy with digital learning tools
    • Portfolio management experience with a focus on creating engaging content
    • Comfortable with a highly structured and governance setting
    • Experience working autonomously and dealing with ambiguity
    • Light on member facing at this stage but experience in influencing at c-level is desired
    • Research/ benchmark project on ExecEd landscape and CEO level content
    • Integration of digital learning strategy into a portfolio
    • Managing multiple stakeholder groups within a corporate setting
    • Experience working with regional teams on a global audience

    • College degree or equivalent experience/ Bachelor’s degree in Business, Education, or related degree
    • Excellent knowledge and understanding of Executive Education / learning and strong grasp of instructional design techniques
    • Experience of the executive and corporate learning arena
    • Background in global education design and delivery, focusing on adult learning and content; instructional design; and quality take home value for c-level audience.
    • Understanding of Learning Technologies and e-learning development

    • Domestic and International travel required




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