Culture & Development Specialist (Global)

London /
Human Resources – Training, Learning and Development /
Fixed Term
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Culture & Development Specialist (Global) - London
Location: London
Work Site:  Hybrid, less than 50% in office
Start:  January 2022 (Duration 14 Months)

Who You Are:

    • The Culture & Development Specialist is responsible for contributing to and implementing the strategy which drives Getty Images engagement, learning, and talent management initiatives in support of key business goals and strategies. As specialist, you will translate organizational change and learning theory into practical and scalable projects and programs via solid project management, high communication skills, and engaging facilitation. You will be exposed to all areas of learning and development in a mid-size company, with regional and global impact. You will partner with a highly collaborative and engaged team of professionals on the Culture & Development team, as part of the wider Human Resources team. The Culture & Development team champions the experience, engagement, and development of employees enterprise-wide. With a focus on diversity and inclusion, learning and development, and people insights, we shape and tell the story of our people.  

    • Implement global, enterprise-wide programs in alignment with the strategic plan for culture and development at Getty Images 
    • Contribute to the curation, design, and implementation of curriculum, training materials, and scalable learning focused on professional skills development and leadership development 
    • Facilitate learning and leadership trainings via online platforms; must have the ability to confidently present and teach across levels of the organization, with experience in implementing dynamic, interactive training strategies (e.g., live polling and breakout groups)  
    • Research, write a plan, and implement a strategy to showcase Getty Images as a best place to work 
    • Organize programming and information sharing related to mental health and well-being, as part of a project team 
    • Support coordination and facilitation of offerings related to professional development and leadership development; includes research of external vendors in support of enhancing a strong business writing culture 
    • Organize and track Predictive Index assessments and coaching; become a trained Predictive Index coach and lead individualized coaching engagements 
    • Support the implementation and utilization of an enterprise-wide learning management system including content curation, online course building, training registrations, reporting, promoting usage of platform, and partnership with an internal project team 
    • Organize, track, and report on employee participation in various programming including English Language Training and engagement in online learning platforms 
    • Communicate learning and development opportunities and leverage additional existing technology solutions (Slack and SharePoint) to foster and promote innovative learning; includes building and editing of SharePoint communication site pages 
    • Develop effective relationships across all business levels, functions, and regions to promote and drive alignment of learning and development best practices 
    • Support and educate leaders and employees on learning best practices, equipping them with simple, accessible tools and resources 
    • Partner with Global HR peers to support local and global HR initiatives, ensuring business-relevance

What You’ll Need:

    • Relevant experience in learning and development, diversity and inclusion, human resources, or related field 
    • Excellent prioritization, time management, project management and organizational skills for large-scale (global) implementation of strategy and programs, with the ability to pivot and adapt to address emerging needs 
    • Highly effective communicator, in both writing and speech, with the ability to consult and influence across all levels 
    • Strong facilitation skills in a virtual environment to both small and large-sized groups 
    • Experience with facilitating individualized advisory and coaching engagements, with the ability to build trusted connections while setting a tone of accountability and care
    • Knowledge of learning and development theory and principles 
    • Solid experience in effective design and delivery of curriculum related to learning and development 
    • Proficient with MS Office (including PowerPoint) with strong experience in designing and building SharePoint communication sites 
    • Experience with learning management systems and building online courses and/or online resources; able to quickly learn new technologies
    • Ability to manage and meet deadlines
    • Track record of forming close business relationships with internal customers
    • Experience working across global locations with flexibility to expand working hours for greater regional reach
    • This is a fixed-term maternity cover for a period of around 14 months, beginning mid-January 2022 
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With one voice and shared accountability.

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We celebrate our inclusive work environment and welcome members of all backgrounds and perspectives. Women, gender-nonbinary, people of color, LGBTQIA+ people and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

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