• Global L&D Leader (Sales)

    Location : Name Linked SoftwareONE, Wimbledon, United Kingdom
    Posted Date 9 months ago(5/29/2019 12:27 AM)
  • Why SoftwareONE?

    Today SoftwareONE is a global leader in software and cloud portfolio management and is modernizing the way organizations budget and optimize their global IT spend from on-premises to the cloud.
    Our 5,000 technology experts located across 80+ countries work on over a 1,000 Technology Projects globally. We provide customers with the right advice on their Technology Roadmap towards the cloud or optimizing the Business-outcome of a cloud-based landscape. With our PyraCloud platform, applying machine learning, delivering the visibility, insight, automation and control customers demand to maximize their software investments.
    In tandem, our Software Lifecycle Management (SLM) services provide the methodology and framework to optimize the underlying IT infrastructure, accelerate cloud adoption and minimize compliance risk.
    With our dynamic leadership and driven business strategy SoftwareONE is one of the fastest growing technology solution providers in the world with elite partnerships with Microsoft, AWS, Adobe, IBM, VMware, Oracle, Citrix, Red Hat, Trend Micro and many more.

    The role


    Create learning framework for Sales team

    • Design the Sales L&D framework with learning paths per role and level;
    • Contribute to strategies to drive a learning culture.

    Identify skill gaps and learning needs

    • Identify and assess future and current skill gaps and learning needs through job analysis, career paths, annual performance appraisals, consultation with line managers and representatives of the target groups;
    • Contribute to the process of capturing learning needs, through leveraging technology.

    Create content & delivery engaging & scalable learning experiences

    • Build global training concepts and detailed learning content with subject matter experts
    • Design and delivery of train the trainer sessions;
    • Support Subject Matter Experts to design and deliver engaging and scalable learning experiences;
    • Design and deploy learning programs to offer a wide variety of learning opportunities;
    • Provide opportunities for ongoing development and empowering employees to take ownership of their own development;
    • Deliver on-demand continuous (technology) training;
    • Identify and define success stories of effective learning & reskilling;
    • Evangelize innovative new learning opportunities within the company;

    Curate content Learning Experience (LXP)

    • Maintain a keen understanding of training trends, developments and best practices;
    • Connects Sales communities and aligns with and guides the work of internal experts who help to curate all relevant content continually to keep the Learning Experience platform relevant;
    • Build expert teams and promotes knowledge sharing and on the job learning opportunities;
    • Vendor management for specific Sales programs/content.

    Monitor & evaluate effectiveness of learning experiences offered

    • Monitor and evaluate learning program’s and initiatives effectiveness, success and ROI periodically and report on them;
    • Tracks and manage training budget.

    Make learning visible

    Use success stories to brand our employee engagement.


    Skills Requirement



    • Strong learning thought leadership in working with Sales and cross functional teams internally and externally;
    • Demonstrate a knowledge base in learning, educational methods and e-learning;
    • Ability to provide a trusted voice at the executive and decision making table and be an advocate of SoftwareONE's vision and value proposition;
    • Recognize business trends and translate it into meaningful learning activities in the organization.


    Job Specific

    • Creativity and innovation;
    • Analytical and problem-solving ability;
    • Experienced in dealing with large organizations key executive teams;
    • Proven work experience as a training manager;
    • Track record in designing and executing successful training programs;
    • Familiarity with traditional and modern training methods (mentoring, coaching, on-the-job or in classroom training, e-learning, workshops, simulations, virtual instructor led workshop sessions etc);
    • Excellent communication and leadership skills;
    • Ability to plan, multi-task and manage time effectively.

    What we need to see from you


    • 5 to 7 years of relevant experience required
    • Proven experience in learning & development domain
    • Relevant experience with designing, creating learning material and delivering training programs
    • Current knowledge of effective learning and development methods
    • Experience with e-learning and social learning
    • Experience with IT industry
    • Relevant University Degree in Social Sciences, Business or equivalent certification.

    What you should really know about us.

    Strip away everything. Strip away our brand, strip away our buildings, strip away our offices. What are we left with? Our people. This is what makes SoftwareONE successful.
    Passionate people who live and breathe our values every day, who delight our customers, every day, and who go above and beyond, every day. Our culture is unique, and I believe that having the right people, and empowering them to succeed, is the absolute key to our success.
    Patrick Winter, Founder.

    What we expect from our employees

    Success at SoftwareONE is not defined by what you do for yourself, but by what you deliver for our customers, the business and for the employees around you.
    SoftwareONE employees are energized, agile and are laser focused on delivering world class Customer Satisfaction and results. Our leaders motivate and inspire their teams and provide a working environment that delivers incredible levels of Employee Satisfaction. We are Humble, have a very high degree of Integrity and are simply not interested in politics.
    Our leaders operate with a high levels of Discipline but are able to work at Speed manage change in a global economy.



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