Seeking Training and Development Assistant

Job Title:
   Training and Development Assistant 

Organization Name:
   Blue Matter Consulting 

   Blue Matter Consulting is looking for an experienced Training and Development professional to assist in the design, development, and implementation of a comprehensive professional services firm’s training and development program. 
    
   The ideal candidate: 

  •    Is passionate and highly knowledgeable about organizational training and development 
  •    Has experience either as a management consultant or working within the training and development function of a management consultancy 
  •    Has experience working in or serving healthcare companies, and specifically within biopharma

   This is a full-time role. Location is flexible. 
    
   The role includes frequent (approximately 25%) travel to the various Blue Matter offices (San Francisco, New York, London, Zurich, and Berlin) and other locations as required. 
    
   PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  •    Assist in the identification and continual assessment of Blue Matter training needs 
  •    Assist with the development and implementation of the Blue Matter Academy Training and Development Plan 
  •    Coordinate across Blue Matter to align Training and Development efforts to staffing, performance management, and mentoring activities 
  •    Recommend training and development strategies, tactics, and investments to senior leadership 
  •    Manage a group of faculty consisting of consultants and consulting leaders 
  •    Lead faculty in the design and development of training modules and content consistent with established standards (must be able to develop some content if faculty not available) 
  •    Monitor and/or conduct training workshops in conjunction with faculty 
  •    Ensure training content is maintained, accessible via Intranet, and folder system is well structured 
  •    Track training and development of individual team members across US and Europe offices 
  •    Institute a measurement plan to highlight adherence to the training plan and the effectiveness of training efforts 

    
   DESIRED EXPERIENCES AND SKILLS 

  •    8+ years of professional work experience, ideally: 
  •    In organizational training and development of a corporate or large non-profit organization 
  •    As a management consultant or working within the training and development function of a management consultancy 
  •    In healthcare (biopharma, pharma, large health system preferred) 
  •    Able to collaborate and use influence to drive impact across multiple locations 
  •    Proactive, self-driven, and positive attitude 
  •    Able to work in an unstructured, entrepreneurial environment (we are a fast growing company!) 
  •    Demonstrated success in a 100% telecommute position 
  •    Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office tools, specifically PowerPoint 
  •    Advanced degree (e.g.,Masters in Adult Education) iis preferred 

    
   PERKS 

  •    Attractive compensation and benefits 
  •    Fun and dynamic work environment and team 
  •    Travel, including internationally 
  •    Ability to make an impact in a fast growing company 

    
   REPORTS TO 
   This position reports to the Head of Blue Matter Academy.