Learning Solutions Designer

Position Summary

The Learning Solutions Designer collaborates and supports the Sales department by creating innovative training solutions for IC Axon’s clients.   These training solutions are developed in response the client’s learning objectives. The blended solutions are delivered across multiple platforms, in collaboration with specialized project teams to develop the client’s learning strategies and targeted outcomes. S/he partners with the Sales Directors and team members to plan and develop sales support materials as required, such as proposals, pitch presentations, Statements of Work (SOWs), and related sales/marketing materials. The incumbent must demonstrate strategic and tactical abilities, project management, strong interpersonal skills, as well as excellent written and oral communication skills.

Responsibilities

  • Conceptualizes and plans overall instructional design of client training for proposals and projects in collaboration with the proposal and project teams
  • Organizes and participates in creative design meetings with proposal and project teams and provides instructional design expertise in compliance with client expectations and needs
  • Contributes as a cross functional team member in the creation of Training Design Documents by providing the rationale for instructional design strategy and methods
  • Partners with the Sales Directors in the planning and execution of sales support materials (tactical plans, pitch preparation and presentations, proposals, SOWs, staffing plans, etc)
  • Organizes, develops, and writes or contributes to proposals, SOWs, and other sales materials: designs and describes training programs, features, strategies, and scope
  • Designs and/or develops training materials to ensure learners meet the desired outcomes
  • Demonstrates knowledge of current and emerging instructional technologies and design, and an in-depth understanding of issues related to online teaching (virtual classrooms, web-based conferencing) and learning
  • Adheres to development standards, established procedures and best practices
  • Communicates the instructional rational for the solution design to internal and client stakeholders, including during pitches
  • Maintains knowledge of ISD trends and products, and shares this knowledge across all departments
  • Promotes and supports sales and marketing initiatives by contributing to the development of materials (including demos, portfolios, sales presentations) for client pitches and meetings
  • Participates in the development of Marketing collateral as needed
  • Carries out various duties as requested by management

Requirements

  • Degree or equivalent experience in Business Administration, Educational Technology, Educational Psychology, Communications, Journalism, English, or Instructional Design
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years relevant experience using various training delivery methods including mobile devices
  • Instructional Designer/Developer (DD) certification
  • Superior English written and spoken, French an asset
  • Ability to communicate clearly, effectively and persuasively in a business environment
  • Pharmaceutical industry background
  • Strong computer skills: Internet, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Acrobat, Storyline,
  • Understanding of various computer languages and mobile applications
  • Comfortable with working in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
  • Proven abilities in the areas of project management, self-motivated, able to set priorities, follow through and multi-task.
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation and leadership skills in a dynamic team environment
  • Ability to travel occasionally (valid passport)

Assets

  • Science degree
  • Experience as a courseware developer or technical writer
  • Experience in creative design (graphics, etc)

 

Send your inquiries and résumés by email, in Word or PDF format, to cv@icaxon.com.