A New York legal office is seeking a Legal Training Manager to join their Firm wide Legal Recruiting and Development Department. Reporting to the Firm wide Director of Legal Education & Development, this manager will be the first point of contact for our attorneys and knowledge management partners in the New York office, and as part of our global, Firm wide team.
The Legal Training Manager is a highly visible and influential role within the firm and responsible for a broad portfolio.
This manager is charged with:
Providing strategic direction and implementation for attorney training and development initiatives
Creating, coordinating, deploying, and surveying attorney training and development programs
Evaluating and assessing all aspects of training programs and recommending future strategies
Directly and indirectly leading a team responsible for curriculum design, coordination organization and maintenance
Motivating high-level of collaboration with attorneys, knowledge management, and staff
Working independently across a highly dynamic, growing firm
This critical leader will partner with our talent functions, knowledge management, and our legal practicing teams to help Learning and Development reimagine our global learning and development function.A Bachelor’s degree is required.Law firm and/or experience is a plus.
Instructional design and development approaches aimed at delivering engaging learning experiences
Analyzing and evaluating existing programs for impact and alignment with firm needs, providing recommendations for learning experiences that increase reach, impact, and future capability requirements
Survey definition and development that considers audience needs for continuous improvement
Learning measurement that aligns to business strategy
Working with, identifying, developing, leading and managing key external vendor relationships as necessary
Working knowledge of Learning Management Systems, learning tools, processes, and procedures
Building and fostering working relationships with business partners across a global firm/organization
Education, Work Experience, Skills
Bachelor’s degree required; preferred Master’s Degree in Human Resources or related discipline
Minimum ten years of progressive experience in learning & development functions including in-person training, virtual training and facilitation roles
Senior level expertise across a variety of instructional methods and training techniques including curriculum design principles, adult learning theory, and blended learning strategies
Excellent ability to engage with people at all levels of an organization
Clear communicator through a variety of both written and oral delivery methods
Ability to coach, mentor and manage teams (directly and indirectly)
Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills. Solid influencing, negotiation and facilitation skills with the ability to foster and maintain collaborative relationships.