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Learning & Development Project Manager (50%) - Temporary contract of 2 years
International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
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Job Description

We are ISO, the largest developer of International Standards. We bring together experts, to share knowledge and develop standards that provide solutions to global challenges. This is because we believe that great things happen when the world agrees. We have an exciting opportunity at our Central Secretariat in Geneva.

ISO is committed to be an equal opportunity employer and to creating a culture and environment where each employee is an active contributor to our collective success. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin and culture, disability, or age.

Learning & Development Project Manager (50%) - Temporary contract of 2 years


The Learning & Development (L&D) Project Manager will be responsible for the tactical development, implementation, execution, and coordination of our Learning & Development roadmap, collaborating closely with the HR Partners, the HR Project Manager and other cross-functional teams. He.she will oversee learning activities and learning and development projects from inception to completion, ultimately contributing to the success of the ISO Central Secretariat by training and developing its people.

Key responsibilities

  • Manage and lead all aspects of employee L&D projects including: initial scope, design, development, implementation, budget and resources management
  • Act as L&D subject matter expert in the development and deployment of our new Learning and Development roadmap
  • Gather feedback following the deployment of the L&D projects and propose future improvements/ enhancements
  • In house, act as the point of contact for system or process issues/enhancements and coordinate with internal colleagues or partners to rapidly find solutions
  • Create and execute learning strategies and programs
  • Evaluate individual and organizational development needs
  • Implement various learning methods organization wide (e.g. coaching, job-shadowing, online training)
  • Design and deliver e-learning courses, workshops and other trainings
  • Support content development, content design, and facilitate L&D course offerings when needed
Report to: Human Resources Director

Qualification and Experience

The Learning and Development Project Manager is an experienced HR professional, who has broad experience in Learning and Development in an international environment.

  • Demonstrated experience as an L&D Project Manager, managing organizational projects and programs
  • University Degree, ideally in adult learning, organizational development, organizational behaviour, industrial-organizational psychology, human resources, or equivalent
  • Extensive knowledge of effective learning and development methods
  • Proficient in Learning Management Systems (LMS), a working knowledge of Cornerstone on Demand would be a distinctive advantage
  • Familiarity with tools and practices for project management, stakeholder management and results tracking
  • Experience with sourcing, vetting and managing vendors


  • Strong time management and priorities management skills
  • Ability to be flexible, adaptable and solutions-oriented in the face of problems
  • Excellent at building and maintaining trust relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Passion for trying, learning, improving, and sharing best practices
  • Self-driven and motivated to own and deliver on initiatives on time
  • Ability to analyse data and translate it into actionable insights
  • Highly proactive, professional, with an open attitude
  • Team player
  • Adheres to ISO's core values of Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, Growth Mindset, and Pushing Boundaries
  • Excellent communication skills in English, including written, verbal and active listening; knowledge of another language would be an asset
  • Computer literate and interest in digitalisation

Starting date: asap

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