Learning & Development Operations Specialist



Fairfax, VA

Why you should apply for a job to CGI:

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  • 57% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 67% say the CEO supports gender diversity

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  • We offer our employees great flexible working options all over the world

  • Thanks to our members, we've been named a #TopWorkplace by the Washington Post again in 2021

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    Position summary

    Learning & Development Operations Specialist

    Position Description
    The L&D Member Support & Operations Specialist will manage the day-to-day operations of all L&D functions. Develop, implement and optimize training systems, processes and programs to build member skills and capabilities and improve organizational performance, process improvement and agility.

    We are looking for someone who relishes operations and can see this as a great opportunity to use their skills to build, shape and influence our operational work in the future.

    An individual who has a passion for delivering outstanding customer service, is highly organized, is energized and skilled by organizing and hosting events (be that virtually, hybrid, or in person).

    You thrive working autonomously but also love to collaborate - you are self-driven, anticipating challenges or bottlenecks and planning effectively around them.

    You are very organized and efficient- in essence, you have strong attention to detail and accuracy, particularly complex problems, projects, and stakeholders, meticulous attention to detail while still seeing the big picture.

    Your future duties and responsibilities
    Client Support
    Serve as an L&D liaison between internal members and business units; Provide quality customer service by responding to internal and external inquiries in a professional, efficient, timely and courteous manner.

    Consult & Advise
    Represent L&D at internal meetings. Develop and build internal and external partnerships to improve communication, coordination, collaboration and effective working relationships within L&D, across the SBU, and within the L&D COE.

    Program Compliance
    Ensure all L&D programs and processes are consistently administered in compliance with established policies and procedures, contractual obligations, rulings, laws and government regulations. Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of solutions, policies, standards of practice and processes. Create and maintain process documentation in partnership with internal corporate services.

    Vendor Management
    Establish and maintain relationships with vendors, and service providers. Administer the processing of contracts terms and invoicing in partnership with internal corporate functions. Plural Site, University Partnerships, Instructional Design Licensing.

    Administrative Coordination
    Provide administrative and logistical support for L&D programs to include calendar management, meeting agendas, and briefing deck preparation. Coordinate various aspects of virtual and in-person training and professional development programs, including training scheduling, reserving conference rooms, and draft and sending invitations, tracking invitees, coordinate with presenters, distribute materials, request audio/visual support from IT.

    Project Management
    Create and manage detailed project management plans to include timelines and milestones, create meeting agendas and lead meetings, communicating follow up task assignment and tracking key milestones.

    Repository Systems/SharePoint Administrator
    Determine design and structure of content, monitor and assure quality, functionality, security and content integrity. Manage site permissions, troubleshoot and resolve issues, monitor usage and activity reports.

    Knowledge Management
    Manage the storage, distribution, and accessibility of L&D assets. Ensure L&D assets, and systems are well-organized, updated and governed (SharePoint, Teams, Learning Assets, Resources, Archive). Manage the L&D intake process and L&D backlog accuracy.

    LMXP Administration
    Manage all activities including content upload and testing, course creation and registration, error resolution or trouble shooting, and course assignments. Administer, track and report on system registrations, training completion and certification.

    Metrics & Reporting
    Administer course evaluations and assist with compiling feedback data and preparing reports. Analyze, maintain, validate and prepare data, information and content used in making decisions. Present findings and articulate results.

    Briefings, Communications & Promotions
    Produce, edit and distribute a variety of business documents such as promotional decks, marketing materials, newsletters, FAQ, Job Aid etc.

    BONUS: Facilitation/Technical Producer
    Present and/or facilitate meetings, webinars, conference calls, training programs, and education sessions for a variety of internal audiences. Support virtual delivery of program offerings by serving as technical producer for facilitators.

    Required qualifications to be successful in this role
    5+ years related work experience in an operations role to include LMS administration and project management in a face paced, highly matrixed, professional services environment - corporate environment. Related Bachelor’s degree or additional related equivalent work experience.

    Knowledge of Learning and Talent Development Strategies, methodologies, learning sciences and adult learning principles.

    Effectively communicate with many people on a daily basis, convey messages clearly, ask questions, listen to answers, and understand the needs of others.

    Demonstrates effective interpersonal, influence, collaboration and listening skills and drives for results individually and in a team setting.

    Building working relationships and quickly gain trust with key stakeholders.

    Ability to handle multiple tasks and demonstrate superior prioritization skills as well as the ability to work well under pressure in a high-energy fast paced environment.
    Identify issues, develop solutions and implement changes. Improve processes, increase productivity, and reduce errors. Identify and address member concerns, resolve customer issues and improve employee morale.

    Skilled and able to learn new technologies and systems quickly, are confident and comfortable in a virtual setting as well as being able to deliver outstanding service in any onsite event.

    Analyze data, develop strategies, and create reports. Troubleshoot problems with software, processes, or other issues. Create presentations for leadership teams or other stakeholders. Advanced Microsoft Office skills (including Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams, Excel, Word).

    Professional organization membership – Association for Talent Development
    APTD Certification or CPTD Certification

    CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to: skill set level; experience and training; and licensure and certifications. CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $66,300-$127,000.

    Let’s talk about benefits

    • Competitive compensation
    • Comprehensive insurance options
    • Matching contributions through the 401(k) plan and the share purchase plan
    • Paid time off for vacation, holidays, and sick time
    • Paid maternity and parental leave
    • Learning opportunities and tuition assistance
    • Member assistance and wellness programs



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    While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

    When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees “members” because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

    At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

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    About the company

    Industry: Business Services: Technology Solutions

    Here at CGI, you can explore your full potential and shape your own career and you'll:

    • feel heard and like your voice matters
    • have opportunities to serve the communities you call home
    • feel a sense of belonging and safety
    • be empowered to chart your own career path
    • have balance to be your best at home and at work
    • collaborate with your peers on meaningful work
    • be encouraged to think creatively and apply innovation solutions

    Why you should apply for a job to CGI:

  • 4/5 in supportive management

  • 57% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 67% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • We offer our employees great flexible working options all over the world

  • Thanks to our members, we've been named a #TopWorkplace by the Washington Post again in 2021

  • Forbes Names CGI one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms