Learning & Development (L&D) Consultant

Posted 01 May 2024
Salary Swiss Franc700 - Swiss Franc800 per day + Negotiable
Job type Contract
Discipline Internal
Contact NameNathan Peters

Job description

Learning & Development (L&D) Consultant - Hiring ASAP

Start date: ASAP
Duration: 6-month contract
Location: Basil, Switzerland
Rate: CHF700- CHF800 per day


You would play a pivotal part in shaping the future of the organization's L&D landscape. The consultant will need to possess a blend of strategic thinking, analytical skills, and interpersonal abilities to navigate the complexities of integrating a central L&D function successfully. This role demands a proactive approach, with a focus on collaboration, adaptability, and a commitment to achieving excellence in L&D practices.

1. Current State Diagnosis:
- Conduct an in-depth analysis of existing L&D practices, resources, and technologies.
- Identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) within the current L&D landscape.
- Develop benchmarks against industry standards and best practices.

2. Stakeholder Engagement:
- Map key stakeholders across the organization and establish a communication plan to engage them throughout the project.
- Gather and analyze stakeholder insights to understand learning needs, preferences, and challenges.
- Facilitate workshops and meetings to align stakeholders with the L&D vision and strategy.

3. Strategy Development:
- Utilize the findings from the current state diagnosis and stakeholder engagement to develop a strategic plan for the central L&D function.
- Define clear objectives, key results, and timelines for the integration of the centralized L&D function.
- Identify required resources, technologies, and processes to support the L&D strategy.

4. Implementation Support:
- Assist in the development of a roadmap for the implementation of the central L&D function.
- Provide recommendations on the selection and deployment of L&D technologies and platforms.
- Support the design and delivery of pilot L&D programs to test and refine the strategy.

5. Change Management:
- Develop change management strategies to support the transition to a centralized L&D function.
- Facilitate communication and training programs to ensure smooth adoption of new L&D processes and tools.
- Monitor and report on the progress of the implementation, adjusting strategies as necessary to address challenges.

6. Continuous Improvement:
- Establish metrics and evaluation processes to assess the effectiveness of L&D initiatives.
- Foster a culture of continuous learning and improvement within the organization.
- Stay informed on L&D trends and innovations, and recommend enhancements to the L&D strategy.

Key Skills

  • 5 years+ on L&D capacity
  • Essential is project governance
  • Training professional background needed
  • Research background
  • Relationship builder and networker - emotional intelligence
  • Programme management skills
  • Analytic profile is beneficial
  • Bring a different perspective
  • English Language