Learning and Development Specialist in Meguro, Japan

Job Description

Amazon, the world’s most customer centric company, is looking for a Learning and Development professional with a passion for Leadership Development to join the Global Amazon Finance University Learning and Development team. This position is located in the JP and will be supporting the Finance organization with PanAsia. At Amazon we “hire and develop the best” and this is a great opportunity for someone to design, influence, and facilitate the learning of key Amazonian leaders. The successful candidate will have a track record of successful facilitation, course development, and building trust with executive leaders.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • End-to-end implementation of leadership development programs.

  • Coaching leaders for implementation of leadership principles and concepts.

  • Assess client needs, design scalable learning solutions, ensure smooth delivery of solutions, and continuously improve to adapt to business needs.

  • Facilitate learning solutions in either a physical classroom or virtual setting. Serve as a role model for excellent instructional facilitation and develop those capabilities in others.

  • In partnership with the Manager, Global Finance L&D, define prioritized annual objectives complete with action plans, resourcing models, milestones and metrics of success.

  • Consult with line HR Business Partners, senior business leaders and other key stakeholders to ensure alignment of solutions with in-business needs and constraints.

  • Continually evaluate solutions not only for quality and business impact, but scalability.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience in the areas of adult learning, training and training design, group facilitation, and leadership development; or equivalent experience as a business leader.

  • Extensive experience in instructional design and hands-on training delivery.

  • Experience in client relationships and managing stakeholder expectations.

  • Applied knowledge of measurement and program evaluation.

  • Outstanding interpersonal, coaching and leadership skills; a role model for the use of the concepts and skills we teach and ability to influence across various leadership levels.

  • Familiar with 360 assessment-for-development processes and use of psychometric instruments

  • BA or BS degree in a relevant field such as business, human resources, organizational development, or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified in Situational Leadership Experience, The 5 Choices of High Effective People, Leading at the Speed of Trust, and DISC.

  • MBA or Master’s degree in relevant field

  • Global business experience with a history of effective collaboration with a global HR team

  • Qualified/certified in a 360 instruments and variety of psychometric instruments a plus

AMZR Req ID: 459987

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