Learning & Development Consultant

Location: Seattle, WA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

MG2 is looking for a talented Learning & Development Consultant located in our Seattle office.

MG2 partners with businesses around the world to create meaningful transformation through architectural services, planning, interior design, brand strategy, and consulting services. MG2 is consistently ranked among the largest architecture firms in the nation and among the top retail design firms in the world. MG2 serves clients around the globe from four offices: Seattle, WA; Irvine, CA; Washington, DC and Shanghai.

The Learning & Development Consultant position plays a key role in the creation and delivery of talent management services and solutions. It partners with the HR team and business leaders to assess the learning and development needs for employees and leaders, then works in collaboration to develop and deliver programs and workshops to support these needs and enhance MG2’s performance. This role has a heavy emphasis on creating curriculum and facilitating trainings and workshops.

Responsibilities:

  • In partnership with HR Manager, consults with business partners/leaders to diagnose business issues, complete needs assessments, and recommend solutions/best practices in the areas of leadership, team effectiveness, employee development, and employee engagement
  • Designs content for learning and development programs and is responsible for content delivery and execution, including virtual and instructor-led training
  • Effectively facilitates training programs, including management and leadership development programs, team building and effectiveness workshops, technical training, employee development workshops, etc.
  • Provides leadership coaching and 360 assessment facilitation
  • Contributes to HR projects, which may include programs/projects such as goal setting, performance management, employee engagement surveys, succession planning, organizational and leadership competencies, career paths, etc.
  • May support HR Manager as needed in areas of employee relations and organizational change

Required Experience/Skillsets:

  • Associate’s degree in Human Resource Management, Business, Psychology, Education, or related field. Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 5-10 years’ experience in HR, which includes at least two years’ experience in training/workshop facilitation
  • Microsoft Office proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Outstanding communication skills, as well as presentation skills
  • Successful track record of delivering effective instructor-led training
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate to achieve results
  • Ability to create and sustain positive relationships with business partners, employees, and colleagues
  • Strong drive for excellent results
  • Ability to apply critical thinking, flexibility, and problem solving to daily tasks
  • Ability to work independently, solve straightforward problems, and seek guidance as needed
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality and professionalism

 

Voted one of Seattle’s Top 100 Best Companies to Work For!

At MG2 we work hard, but we also know the importance of having some fun while doing what we do best. We have a number of social activities, sports teams and opportunities for community involvement. We meet every other Friday over breakfast to celebrate new employees, project milestones and employee anniversaries (many of our colleagues have been here a long time)!

It’s also important our employees lead a balanced and healthy life. To support this, MG2 offers flexible hours, a telecommuting policy, comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, 401(k) (including company match) and paid time off.

We consider our offices innovation labs where employees can be creative and take risks. Whether it’s in your daily work or participating in a team brainstorming session, we challenge our staff to come up with the next great idea!

Additionally, to help support and encourage employee development, the firm provides a generous training allowance including reimbursement for certification in your area of expertise. 

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