Tesla

Associate Manager, Learning & Development

Tesla

September 14, 2021


The Role
The Associate Manager, Learning & Development Partner will oversee the formal intake process and project management for training initiatives within multiple business units and when department-level strategic initiatives arise. This individual will leverage their strategic mindset to ensure training is working most efficiently, productively interfacing with the business, and optimizing impact throughout the project lifecycle. They will have experience with adult learning theory and a strong program management background. This role will enable alignment, efficiency, and measurable improvements to new and existing programs, processes, and systems strengthening trainings internal workflow and strategic partnership with the business.
Responsibilities
  • Conduct root-cause analysis to understand performance gaps and recommend potential solutions that meet business needs
  • Take complex requests/requirements and break them down into actionable tasks
  • Establish and scale project manage best practices across training
  • Manage and track team projects to ensure they stay on track and the team has adequate support and room to deliver
  • Prioritize learning needs by leveraging business analysis and ROI projections and make priorities and timelines visible to training team
  • Communicate information to Design & Development teams clearly so that training requests are easily consumable and efficiently transitioned to the appropriate team
  • Collaborate with analysts to ensure consistent measurement & evaluation is occurring within learning workstreams
  • Consult on learning design plans, providing insights based on understanding of application of adult learning theory and specialized business knowledge
  • Drive continuous improvement efforts focusing on internal and external project aspects
  • Lead change management efforts and take action that minimizes disruption to project work as priorities shift
  • Champion the ADDIE process and consistent documentation across training team
  • Assist team members in measuring and optimizing the ROI of training projects/initiatives

Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; MBA or advanced degree preferred
  • 2+ years experience in project management
  • PMP or other project management certification preferred
  • Experience with project management software preferred
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of ADDIE methodology