20 days old

Learning Manager - Vendor & Curation

State Farm
Bloomington, IL
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Learning Manager - Vendor & Curation

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Regular Full-Time



Bloomington, IL; Tempe, AZ; Dunwoody, GA; Richardson, TX

Duties and Responsibilities:

•Demonstrates solid understanding of State Farm organizational structure and the impacts of learning strategy, learning theories, solution design, evaluation & measurement, performance consulting, and needs analysis
•Develops and maintains relationships with business area leadership in order to consult on, design and recommend learning strategies and business outcomes across the enterprise, department and business areas
•Leads highly effective teams that implement and/or support enterprise, department, and business area learning strategies
•Responsible for leading, guiding, and supervising employees in a team environment including performance management and salary administration
•Demonstrates appropriate level of knowledge and understanding of technology and/or business processes, enterprise risk activities, associated issues and alignment with our organizational strategies
•Works with vendors to evaluate and obtain learning solutions and services, and propose purchase recommendations when appropriate
•May lead enterprise-wide learning projects from design through implementation, including but not limited to content creation, marketing, and measurement
•Implements new and emerging learning and/or related learning technologies to drive performance improvement and business outcomes
•Reviews and analyzes business metrics and other measurement tools to drive business decisions

Additional Details:

•May be required to obtain necessary licenses and certifications contingent on business area needs
•Job may require travel via commercial transportation and/or driving motor vehicles to vendor locations, or to receive training
•May be expected to work irregular hours (weekends and/or evenings), based on workload and job requirements

Specific Knowledge and Skills of the Vendor and Curation Sourcing Manager:
•Drives learning solution vision, strategy and roadmap in alignment with learning and business goals
•Drives and shapes a leading sourcing and curation program to ensure selected vendors represent relevant and emerging approaches in the learning industry
•Actively seeks knowledge on current and emerging contracting methods and practices and makes strategic use of a wide array of contracting methods and practices as a tool in support of good learning design
•Builds and shapes a robust criteria-based, data-driven quality program to ensure the right products and services use the right vendors to create and support learning solutions that positively impact business goals
•Uses rich data to continuously improve the vendor product and services program; focusing on removing roadblocks and simplifying sourcing processes for learning solutions
•Builds and maintains professional relationship with vendors and internal procurement experts and provides feedback to drive continuous product and service improvement
•Identifies and guides the procurement of content catalogs to support learning curation needs and works with technology-related areas to support simple access to content catalogs, vendor services, quality information and learning products to make informed learning solution decisions
•Advanced degree in learning design-related disciplines with procurement and/or contracting experience preferred





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