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Learning Services Manager - TX - Marathon Oil

Posted on: 12-Apr-2012

Reply to: https://jobs-marathon.icims.com/jobs/3150/job

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Position ID:  50527060 # Positions:  1
Location:  US-TX-Houston Type:  Regular Full-Time
Category:  Human Resources
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Reporting to the Organizational Development Manager, the Houston-based Learning Services Manager has responsibility for the development, maintenance and implementation of the company’s e-learning strategy. This position will lead a talented two-person Learning Services team and partner in a highly collaborative way with; key internal customers, external service providers and our learning community subject matter experts.

  • Lives the Marathon Values around integrity, inclusion, safety and respect
  • Working Manager who leads high performance team in delivering on current performance commitments related to design and delivery of content and our Learning Management System.
  • Further develops company e-learning strategy and workflow success metrics in partnership with key stakeholders both domestic and international
  • Works closely with external LMS partner companies and internal technology and subject matter expert resources to assure reliability and value for enterprise
  • Assures existing, developed or acquired/integrated content is relevant/current and assigned appropriately
  • Provides performance feedback to staff with regularity and seeks out feedback from customers in a systemic manner
  • Manages and contributes creatively to complex e-learning training projects, including research, content development, learning design, technology integration, systems testing, and launch to ensure superior performance
  • Contributes to Marathon’s Training and Development Community of Practice proactively
  • Completes training development projects on time and within budget with little sacrifice in product quality. Work delivery standards will include cost efficiency and sustainability criteria

Degree: Bachelor's in training and development or related field


Experience: At least eight years in developing and implementing e-learning strategy. Prior management experience.

  • Track record of achievement and reputation for ethical, positive and engaged leadership
  • Deep subject matter expertise and experience in the areas noted above and an orientation to staying current with industry best practices
  • Energy related experience or at a minimum a strong understanding of the importance of regulatory requirements in an industrial setting
  • Experience with learning technologies (e.g., Flash, Captivate, SQL Database)
  • Strong customer collaboration approach to service delivery and passionate about maintaining high client satisfaction.
  • Experience partnering with third parties to deliver off-the-shelf learning solutions.
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills, 
  • Demonstrated quality improvement orientation
  • Demonstrated track record for developing others and working well in a team environment
  • Strong project management  skills and an organized daily approach
  • Budget management experience
  • Process driven orientation but flexible enough to handle shifting priorities
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