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Amec Foster Wheeler
Workday Training Lead
Amec Foster Wheeler
Published: 10th February 2017 (3 months ago)
Vancouver, Canada
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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilties

Amec Foster Wheeler is currently recruiting for a Workday Training Lead on a fixed term basis (March 1, 2017 until December 2017) to work in close proximity to one of our offices in Canada, the United States or in the United Kingdom. The successful candidate will not be relocated and must be eligible to legally work in the country of his or hers home location (in Canada, the US, or the UK).


We are delivering a project to implement new global HR processes and service delivery model supported by Workday (a cloud-based human capital management system). The project is in the early stages with full implementation at the end of 2017.


The Training Lead will support the learning delivery of the new HR operating model, global processes and the introduction of new SaaS technology into our global business operations. The Training Lead is responsible for supporting the successful execution of the Workday training strategy, developing training content, delivering train-the-trainer sessions, creating job aids and support materials and engaging with global trainers to ensure that AmecFW leaders, HR, managers and employees are prepared to adopt the new ways of working globally.


Work Location

Location is open to any Amec Foster Wheeler office in the US, UK, or Canada


Key Responsibilities

  • Support the delivery of the Workday training strategy for our global operations
  • Communicate regularly with the HR teams, regional change leads and identified trainers supporting the project
  • Develop the Workday training programme, content and materials, with support from the Change, Communications and Learning Lead
  • Deliver and facilitate train-the-trainer sessions to our global trainer network
  • Design and develop the training programme for the Workday deployment for business leaders, HR, managers, assistants and employees
  • Identify appropriate training methods to successfully educate the global Amec Foster Wheeler population, including classroom, virtual and e-learning
  • Manage the Workday training tenant and providing demonstrations to key stakeholders and trainer network
  • Ensure the training needs of all stakeholders are addressed
  • Design and prepare job aids and support materials
  • Develop a curriculum database for future training and refresher
  • Design and apply assessment tools to measure training effectiveness
  • Deliver training and facilitate train-the-trainer sessions

Skills / Qualifications

  • Proven work experience as a trainer, training facilitator or coordinating multiple training events in a corporate setting
  • Knowledge of instructional design theory and implementation
  • Proven ability to complete full training cycle (assess needs, plan, develop, coordinate, monitor and evaluate)
  • Familiarity with traditional and modern job training methods and techniques
  • MS Office proficiency
  • Experience developing learning content utilizing eLearning software (Adobe Captivate or equivalent)
  • Advanced organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple assignments
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to be flexible with working hours to accommodate working within a global team in multiple time zones
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience in working with Workday and those with an understanding of HR processes

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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