Manager – Learning & Development Jobs in Austin, TX at Activision

Title: Manager – Learning & Development

Company: Activision

Location: Austin, TX

CraftJob Description:LocationBased in AustinYour MissionAs the Program Manager of Learning & Development, you will play a pivotal role in training our quality assurance workforce. Your role will be focused on driving key learning initiatives in our QA org by working directly with senior leaders across multiple parts of our business to train our employees. Alongside our ABK learning and development group you will be involved in the full ADDIE process. You’ll focus closely on activating international learning and development programs locally within your QA site, often facilitating or running the programming yourself. Examples might include the following: leadership development training, career development, onboarding, upskilling & re-skilling, skill development and/or performance coaching. You’ll work hand-in-hand with subject matter authorities and external partners to adapt ABK-aligned curriculum to meet the local needs of the QA team. You will also work with peers across our HR Performance Management and Talent ecosystem to create an integrated approach to HR initiatives within the business on a year-to-year rhythm. The ideal candidate will be able to drive strong partnerships across multiple on-site partners, activating training solutions that are right-sized and localized for them. We’re leveling-up our games by leveling-up our employees!

Business PartnershipResponsibilities

Align to the needs and scale of a targeted employee population, including (but not limited to) our QA, game dev studios, engineering and business teams across Activision.

Establish relationships within your local QA site including executive leadership.

Establish yourself as the point person for training across your designated quality assurance site

Address learning needs and align them to global learning programs.

Perform regular learning & performance needs analysis across designated employee populations focused specifically on aligning future skill needs to current programming.

Work closely with internal customers to deliver relevant, cross-functional training across the enterprise.

Program Management

Identify and secure Learning and Development vendor partners and evaluate partner performance and attainment of contracted goals in alignment with business needs.

Build and implement programming for different audiences in the quality assurance organization.

With selected vendors, design learning and development programming and own the customization of blended learning options to support independent, classroom, and team-based instruction

Partner with the broader learning and development team to activate skill programs focused on accelerating talent within the QA group.

Learning Program Facilitation

Serve as the key facilitator for developing programming for manager training, onboarding, team communication sessions, career development/feedback workshops, etc.

Lead train-the-trainer activities as the primary program facilitator

Train populations at scale in industry-recognized leadership programming (Examples include Mind Gym, DISC, Strength Finder, Crucial Conversations, etc.)

Learning And Development Measurement

Partner across Learning and Development to develop strategies that measure the value of all content within our business teams.

Direct program effectiveness by completing activation strategies to gauge participant’s performance during key learning program, while also improving program inconsistencies and deficiencies.

Establish tracking and measurement approach and g…

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