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Senior Leadership Trainer

Posting Country:  Greece
Date Posted:  03-Dec-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Role Profile:

Are you passionate about people and for what Vodafone stands for? 
Our HR function enables the organisation to maximise the contribution of people to the delivery of our strategic goals. At Vodafone we recognize that our business success and growth is based on our people. We seek to attract, develop and retain the talent in HR, to ensure unceasing achievement of business objectives and priorities. Our goal is to be perceived as a team with exceptional future-proof HR capabilities.
We are seeking for a Leadership Trainer, who will be responsible for designing and delivering a Leadership training landscape that helps shape the future ready leaders Vodafone needs to meet its strategic vision. Using the latest methodologies in learning and promoting a mindset of life-long-learning, the Leadership Trainer is creating meaningful connections with our leaders in all the different hierarchical levels. Building the necessary skills for a hybrid future, with new ways of working. Evaluating and relentlessly improving the leadership initiatives we offer to our leaders in order to achieve the best results. Being on a constant exchange with the Vodafone Group for sharing know-how and best practices on the area of Leadership Development.

Key accountabilities and ownership:

•    Designs and coordinates local execution of Vodafone’s Leadership Development landscape 
•    Ensures relentless execution of existing and new Leadership training
•    Monitors new trends, distils insights and finds innovative and effective new ways to bring these insights to the Leadership community 
•    Collaborates closely with Learning team, Talent team and HR BPs, as well analyses business strategy and proposes training interventions for the leadership audiences when needed
•    Supports the agile transformation and any other operating model transformation by designing and delivering fitting training to the leadership audience 
•    Supports up-/re-skilling and youth initiatives if there is a need for related skill development to these audiences (e.g. Feedback training)
•    Introduces innovative leadership initiatives and best-in-class programmes, as per business priorities and global HR trends
•    Promotes a culture of continuous improvement, driving change through measuring, reporting and enhancing the effectiveness of Leadership Development programmes 
•    Builds and maintains excellent working relationships with key partners within all areas of responsibility through identifying internal customers’ needs and proposing suitable learning interventions
•    Drives and maintains the engagement of the leadership community
•    Ensures all methods of delivery are effective, develop competence, change or embed behaviour, and deliver a return on investment.
•    Builds competence in HR colleagues to enable them effectively support leadership and management development using facilitation and coaching skills

Skills & competencies:

•    Pragmatic growth mindset with project management skills, which focuses on continuous delivery and produces tangible value
•    Strong relationship and stakeholder management, and communication skills, ability to engage target audiences
•    Good business acumen with the ability to identify leadership training needs to drive business strategy and help achieve targets
•    Imagination and creativity to design and put in action innovative leadership initiatives
•    Familiarity with new and interactive platforms
•    Content development skills  
•    Coaching skills
•    Effective partnering skills with several stakeholders, co-working with different teams 
•    Critical and analytical thinking, problem solving skills 

Must have professional qualifications:

•    3-5 years of experience as a Leadership Trainer, from collecting the need, to designing, delivering and evaluating trainings to all different hierarchical levels
•    Knowledge of adult learning principles and practices
•    Experience of developing competence using a variety of different methods (virtual as well as face-to-face)
•    Experience with delivery of diversity and inclusion training is an asset
•    Systematic coaching certification, or similar, will be an asset
•    Experience in agile methodology and environment will be an asset 

Why you should get Ready for the challenge:

•    You will have the opportunity to advocate internally and externally a high-performing brand 
•    You will gain high internal and external exposure, working closely with the HR function and experts from various business functions
•    It is your chance to drive the change you want to see in this Vodafone world!

What's in it for you:

•    Competitive salary
•    Private Health & Medical Insurance
•    Smart Working – eligible to work from home
•    Extra days-off: We love mothers – 4 months extra paid off-period! 
•    Gym, Sports, Excursion weekends & Special events
•    Restaurant, entertainment areas, hairdresser, etc.
•    Needless to say, we cater for your communication wherever you are
•    Come as you are. We love when people feel they can be themselves at work

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.