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Learning Designer
Title:Learning Designer
Location:Burr Ridge, IL

Who is BGRS?

At BGRS, we create customized mobility solutions that transform mobility into a driver of recruitment, development and retention. We are proud to be the partner of choice for many of the world’s most recognizable brands, including 35% of the Fortune 100 as well as the governments of the United States and Canada. Our diverse client portfolio represents a variety of industry segments.

BGRS is all about mobility. Come join one of the leading companies in global talent mobility, partnering with some of the largest organizations in the world to keep their employees on the move. We are committed to keeping our own talent on a career growth trajectory by fostering an engaging environment with development opportunities that create success for our clients and you. We support our employees by offering a flexible, innovative environment that allows them to focus on their clients and careers. We look forward to you joining our team and experiencing the power of what talent mobility can achieve.

Role Overview

The learning designer role will provide expert level learning needs analysis, design, development, and evaluation support to a range of leading edge L&D programs using both web-based and traditional development methods.  The individual will obtain information needed to create in-house training programs, develop course content, and produce a number of learning materials based on sound needs assessment methodology.  The individual will continuously revise learning materials and related documentation to meet new training requirements and to keep learning information current and relevant.

What You'll Be Doing
Work with the L&D Management team and key stakeholders to analyze, design, develop, implement, and evaluate Learning and Development initiatives for the Americas region and BGRS globally. 

Support L&D in all aspects of planning, scheduling, developing, delivering and maintaining meaningful learning programs that support the strategic goals of the organization and address the global training needs of our employees across all departments and regions. Additionally this individual will:

  • Utilize industry leading instructional design techniques and strategies in the development and maintenance of learning materials such as instructor guides, participant materials, job-aids, PowerPoint presentations, and quick reference guides designing scripts, storyboards, presentations, worksheets, job aids, assessments and evaluations 
  • Design/develop content for e-learning/Web-based Learning, virtual instructor-led and self-paced learning modalities.  
  • Facilitate BGRS system’s training, service delivery and soft skills training programs specifically for the EMEA region but also globally, collaborating closely with peers within the L&D team as required. 
  • Contribute to the maintenance of learning materials as required.
  • Support New Hire Induction Programs, coordinate with HR and other L&D program coordinators in the Americas region to maintain a consistent New Hire Induction Program across the global offices of BGRS. 
  • Provide project management support to Informal Learning Initiatives (Peer to Peer Curriculum) that engage qualified team members across departments, to serve as subject matter experts in sharing Best Practices to global teams in support of the training function.  
  • Support the L&D department goal to improve communication internally and externally by regularly attending local Management team meetings. Provide support to BGRS business teams, share information about L&D training plans and initiatives, and capture training needs identified so appropriate action may be taken to address them.  Provide weekly updates to people manager to maintain regional input into planning and scheduling of training events.
  • Manage the day-to-day activities and perform necessary administrative responsibilities of the training function and provide continuity throughout the global offices of BGRS.

What You Bring to BGRS

  • BA/BS degree in Business, Adult Education, HR, Organization Development or related field 
  • Training Certifications a plus: (CIPD, ASTD, Ken Blanchard, Achieve Global, DDI, MBTI etc.)   
  • Minimum 5 years progressive organizational development and/or learning experience
  • Knowledge of Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, or similar eLearning authoring tools
  • Able to design and create compelling, learning courses for audiences that include customers and employees
  • Excellent critical thinking skills, able to support all business units seeking to develop an eLearning module
  • Works well with others and enjoys collaborative projects. 
  • Talent mobility Industry knowledge and experience ideal but not essential
  • Superior presentation skills (development and delivery)
  • Self-starter who is able to work independently but is also able to collaborate with a global team
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Comfortable with technology, including proficiency in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
  • Ability to create and understand process maps
  • Demonstrated ability to be agile and quickly adapt to evolving training needs in the L&D function and the broader business

What BGRS Offers

  • Competitive salary and incentive plans
  • Workplace flexibility for a balanced work/life approach
  • Comprehensive benefits packages and wellness program
  • Generous company-paid vacation days and holiday time
  • Challenging, collaborative, diverse corporate culture
  • Ongoing opportunities for learning and career development
Other Information
  • Some travel to other BGRS locations may be required
  • Willingness to attend calls outside of standard office hours

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As an Equal Opportunity Employer, BGRS embraces diversity and, as such; is dedicated to considering all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy and parenting status, protected veteran status and any other characteristic protected by law. Employment may be subject to additional background checks, drug testing and fingerprint processing.

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