Learning and Development Specialist

Kuala LumpurCentral
30 Oct 2016
14 Feb 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Role synopsis
The L&D specialist is responsible for leading and coordinating all aspects of employee development including analysis of learning needs and goals, design of a delivery system to meet those needs, development of instructional materials and activities; and evaluation of all instruction and learner activities.

Key accountabilities
  • Lead, plan, coordinate and evaluate all areas of employee development for effectiveness and efficiency; with support from the Manager - Learning and Development
  • Project manage Learning and Development activities for complex projects from the creation of a Partner Agreement through to the identification, documentation, and communication of best practices / lessons learned with support from the Manager - Learning and Development
  • Conduct needs analysis, design/development, and translate simple and complex processes into easy to understand training materials to support the integration of new work activities and the standardization of existing work activities.
  • Design technical and soft skill training and ensure that all key learning objectives are met
  • Evaluate instruction and learner activities; modifying materials as necessary to improve effectiveness and reflect current business knowledge / situations.
  • Partner with stakeholders, project team members, global resources and Learning and Development team members to ensure the delivery of high quality training solutions that meet evolving business needs
  • Identify gaps and design solutions to address those gaps in created and/or presented training materials
  • Build relationships with Subject Matter Experts (SME's), project team members, embedded business partners, and global resources to facilitate knowledge transfer
  • Support cost effective and efficient delivery of Instructional Design services by optimizing the use of technology, implementing best practices, and driving continuous improvement.
  • Facilitate Train-the-Trainer and other training sessions, as needed.
  • Support / administer Learning Management System in conjunction with other Learning and Development team members.
  • Actively participate in the sharing of best practices with other members of the Human Resources team and BSC team members who create and/or facilitate training on their behalf and provide mentoring support as appropriate.
  • This position's primary interfaces are:
    • GBS Subject Matter Experts
    • Human Resources Team
    • Global learning and project Resources

Essential Education
  • Bachelor's Degree in HR, business, education, or related field

Essential experience and job requirements
  • Minimum 5 years Learning and Development experience
  • Familiarity with workplace knowledge management tools and SharePoint
  • Ability to use Visio, Microsoft Office 2010 (Word, PowerPoint) at an intermediate to expert level
  • Previous experience leading Learning and Development projects

Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)
  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical abilities
  • Develops training courses on demand.
  • Works well within a team environment
  • Pro-active work ethic, requiring minimal supervision
  • Proven multi-tasking ability and prioritization skills
  • Willingness to take on responsibilities and sensibly manage risk
  • Ability to translate complex concepts or directions in a simplified manner
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to influence the adoption of new methods and procedures to accomplish tasks

Desirable criteria & qualifications
  • Previous Leadership Development experience strongly preferred
  • Previous experience working in shared service center preferred
  • Learning Certification preferred (CTP, DDI)

Relocation available

Travel required

Is this a part time position?

About BP
Our business is the exploration, production, refining, trading and distribution of energy. This is what we do, and we do it on a truly global scale. With a workforce of 80,000 employees, BP operates with business activities and customers in more than 80 countries across six continents. Every day, we serve millions of customers around the world. We are continually looking for talented, committed and ambitious people to help us shape the face of energy for the future.

To remain one of the world's premier integrated oil companies, BP recognises that it needs a highly respected, high performing, world class HR function which combines the provision of strategic advice to business leaders with efficient and effective transactional support to managers and employees. The HR function does this through the development and delivery of well executed HR services and by defining standards, policies and processes to help ensure we have the right people in the right roles when we need them, motivated and able to deliver outstanding performance. This is achieved by delivering business partnering and support; operational excellence; people data and core HR processes; governance, policy and coherence and ensuring that we have an effective system of HR compliance and controls in line with regulatory requirements and company policies and standards and by creating coherence in core HR areas. We are looking for talented, committed HR professionals who can work with the business to deliver the right people solutions that create competitive advantage to the organisation.

Corporate & Functions

Closing Date
[ "13-Feb-2017" ]