Training Lead - SAP Implementation

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Training Lead – SAP Implementation
Start: Immediate
Duration 6+ Months
Location: ONSITE Woodbridge, NJ – If Not local, All Expenses Paid

The Training Lead is a part of the Organizational Change Management team for Client’s SAP Implementation project. This position is responsible for management of training activities to help drive successful adoption of the program by Client associates. This includes oversight of training development work, including template design, content creation, courseware tracking and reviews. The Training Lead will be responsible for evaluating success and efficiency of the training, for both project team members and end users. This individual will also be responsible to support and help lead the train-the-trainer program throughout the organization, and manage the training schedule and ensure timely training execution. The successful individual will be able to collaborate with and lead project partners to create and develop the appropriate training materials and activities for the end user.


Core Functions / Minimum Requirements:
Leads the implementation of technical end user training for all appropriate stakeholder groups
Coordinates with application leads and Client process owners to assess the training needs for each unique user group
Develops a blended learning approach that use a variety of delivery methods (Demos, quick reference guides, Webcasts, step-by-step user guides)
Manages the development of all materials ranging from instructor led presentations to quick reference guides
Effectively trains individuals throughout the organization to administer end-user training (i.e.,Train-the-Trainer approach)
Manages the training schedule, participants, and ensures timely execution of training
Focuses on the knowledge and training needs of individuals who will manage SAP post go-live
Gathers feedback from end-users to amend or add necessary training materials
Oversees development of the train-the-trainer program and work to execute train-the-trainer
Delivers and/or oversees training to the Client end users
Provides final sign-off for training strategy, plans, and decisions
Owns the coordination of training-related decisions, updates, and planning
Utilizes available systems and technology to create reports that will facilitate communication and decision making
Solicits feedback from training participants to ensure effectiveness and relevance of training materials
Build, maintain and communicate training calendar for end users
The company reserves the right to alter or amend the list of core functions as necessary to account for the needs of the business.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, HR, Communications or related field required
Must have 3-5 years of experience in a learning and development role with experience in leading training efforts for a large employee population
Proficient in supply chain management technology, with the ability to expand knowledge
Must have prior exposure to SAP and the ability to understand how the system will support Client business operations
Prior experience in development of training material for a multi modular system implementation, and ability to successfully lead the contracted third parties hired for content development
Self-motivated, innovative and able to assume responsibility and work autonomously in a professional manner
Ability to participate and work collaboratively in a team environment
High tolerance for changing priorities and a genuine sense of urgency
Understanding of retail operations and sales strategies
Strong verbal and written communication skills
 Demonstrated success in providing presentations to large groups

·      Strong organizational skills including the ability to manage competing deadlines
·      Intermediate knowledge of MS Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

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