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Learning Consultant

IBM Middle East

Cairo, Egypt

Ref: RP805-448

Job description / Role


Your Role and Responsibilities

Over the past 100 years, IBMers all over the globe have helped make the world work better and smarter. In this new era of Cognitive Business, IBM is helping to reshape industries by bringing together our expertise in Cloud, Analytics, Security, Mobile, and the Internet of Things: Changing how we create, collaborate, analyze and engage. From transforming healthcare to improving the retail shopping experience - it's what IBMers do. In Africa, we've been changing the way the continent does business for more than 50 years, and as our company continues to grow, we're looking for talented professionals to join us in this new era.

Join us and be part of a diverse and global team of thinkers and doers, and make an impact.

The role

- Understand business requirements, using business knowledge
- Play an advisory role to convert the business requirements into training needs and alternatives
- Strategic planning with vendors and internal business leaders
- Work with stakeholders and plan and deploy training needs
- Lead transformation initiatives across different lines of business.
- Collaborate with stake holders to drive the successful worldwide (WW) planning and deployment of strategic education associated different practices in collaboration with GIC team
- Develop and implement global education deployment strategies for key initiatives
- Interlock with selected business stakeholders, local L&K teams and the L&K global learning consultant to understand emerging skill requirements and gaps and to develop global delivery requirements and plans on a quarterly basis
- Interlock with GIC to update our targets, provide achievements and consumption reports on a quarterly basis
- Provide guidance, processes and oversight to different CIC `s under MEA in the execution of the worldwide deployment plan
- Establish a trusted business advisor relationship with GIC learning team and business leadership
- Drive consistent, best practice education that ensures that practitioners are having the same training opportunities compared to other Geo`s .
- Work with the GIC L&K team to be able to provide business leaders with the global development needed .
- Partner with the MEA CIC L&K Leader and GIC team to interlock delivery plans with development plans
- Aggregate, review and provide analytics on education delivery plans, forecasts, consumption reports and outcomes
- Assess and report progress, opportunities, impacts and risks; raise issues and concerns
- Support the development and deployment of graduate hire programs by providing oversight and managing stakeholder agreement
- Plan, manage and execute delivery for strategic education programs including classroom, virtual events, webinars, replays, etc.
- Support transformation projects that continue to drive consistency and improvements in delivery across all MEA centres.
- Engage in the successful planning and deployment of strategic education through collaboration with stake holders ,local L&K team and GIC .
- Develop and implement global education deployment strategies for key initiatives
- Interlock with business stakeholders, MEA L&K leader and GIC team to understand emerging skill requirements and gaps and to develop global delivery requirements and plans on a quarterly basis
- Provide guidance, processes and oversight to local leadership and stake holders in the execution of the worldwide deployment plan
- Drive consistent, best practice education that ensures that practitioners are trained to a common standard globally


Required Professional and Technical Expertise

- Need to have a substantial experience in planning
- Passion in the Learning & training space
- Ability to translate technical/complex requirements to available trainings within IBM & external vendors .
- Proven business stakeholder management skills - ability to manage expectations based on business plans & translate that into education priorities
- Experience with learning program management & implementation
- Ability to lead and drive achievement.
- Ability to meet dead lines .
- Ability to manage challenges and last minutes changes.
- Able to analyse data to provide corrective actions.

About Business Unit
IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter business by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

Your Life at IBM

About IBM

Location Statement

Being You at IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Preferred Education: Master's Degree Commissionable: No

Key Job Details

- Country: EG
- City: CAIRO
- Category: Human Resources
- Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
- Position Type: Professional
- Employment Type: Full-Time
- Contract Type: Regular

About the Company

For more than six decades, IBM Middle East & Pakistan has played a vital role in shaping the information technology landscape of the region. Today, IBM is part of the region's technological fabric, solving real-world business and societal challenges, through its offices in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and Pakistan, and also a diversity of centers across the region.

Within the region, IBM currently has groundbreaking initiatives in cloud computing, analytics, mobile, security, as well as nanotechnology, eGovernment, healthcare and many more, collaborating with leading educational institutes and governments. IBM supports hundreds of clients to drive transformation through technology, contributes to regional research & development programs and has an active Corporate Service Corps (CSC) program.

Reinvention is a keyword in the company's history and, today, IBM is much more than a "hardware, software, services" company. IBM is now emerging as a cognitive solutions and cloud platform company.

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