Amer Sports (www.amersports.com) is a sporting goods company with internationally recognised brands including Salomon, Wilson, Atomic, Arc’teryx, Mavic, Suunto and Precor. The company’s technically-advanced sports equipment, footwear and apparel improve performance and increase the enjoyment of sports and outdoor activities. The Group’s business is balanced by its broad portfolio of sports and products and a presence in all major markets. Amer Sports shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki stock exchange (AMEAS).


POSITION TITLE: Retail Training Specialist (m/f/d)
LOCATION: Garching near Munich, Germany or Annecy, France

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
  • As the Retail Training Specialist your main responsibility is to increase the learning quality and efficiency of our global Retail Network and create an agile learning culture by implementing and using a digital learning management system and building blended learning plans.
  • Implementing, customizing, developing and administrating our newly introduced Learning Management Platform (LMS) for our our global Retail Network with a focus on the implementation across EMEA first.
  • Creating master content and managing content creation by working closely with subject matter experts across the company to gather information to design, develop and maintain engaging E-Learning concepts and content for our store employees. 
  • Delivering own training programs (face to face or virtual), making presentations to a broader audience and Developing blended learning plans and self-learning online courses with a variety of content types such as audio, video, simulations, graphics, animations, interactivity, and knowledge checks.
  • Being responsible for analysis and reporting of learning activities, learning courses and LMS platform.
  • Being the main contact for our external partners and vendors and being a representative for retail operation training programs and solutions.
  • Collaborating closely with our various Brands & Direct to Consumer departments as well as GoToMarket organization to align different internal existing training programs and integrating into our retail LMS.
  • Collaborating closely with HR Department to identify learning gaps, support trainings deliveries, and creations as well as talent development.
  • Coaching and mentoring of our retail operation managers with regards to training themes to ensure smooth training delivery and execution.
YOUR PROFILE:
  • Degree in Communication, Education or HR or similar working experience in Learning and Development field
  • Coaching certification or experience in agile coaching as a plus
  • 2+ years working experience in retail organization
  • 2+ years working experience in Learning and Development (E-Learning Course development, blended learning plans)
  • Experience in delivering trainings preferable in the topics of social skills, corporate inductions, customer service and consumer experience as well as train the trainer programs
  • Experience in virtual trainings, including necessary training materials (creation of classroom trainings is a plus)
  • Experience in project management and leading virtual project teams
  • Work experience in a matrix structure and knowledge on navigating in complex organizations.
  • Excellent MS Office skills, experience with eLearning systems and/or content creation tools is a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English (German and French are a plus)
  • Willingness to travel within Europe
REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Agile hands-on working style and an ability to manage change in uncertainty
  • Leading and supervising virtual project team and ability to coach others on new tasks and development needs
  • Working with people in a team-oriented environment
  • Planning, Organizing, Writing and Reporting
  • Creating and Innovating
  • Applying expertise & technology
  • Pro-active and able to work on own initiative
  • Ability to understand how Matrix Organizations work and able to navigate within a Matrix
  • A passion for delivering client-centric solutions
  • Research skills, as well as an attention to detail, layout and communication design
  • Digital savvy and able to manage CMS and database interfaces
WHAT WE CAN DO FOR YOU:
  • An interesting role in the sports outdoor industry
  • Opportunity to work with internal stakeholders from various Brands within Amer Sports
  • Working in a strong retail minded organisation with strong collaboration with our wholesale partners
  • Career progression opportunities
  • The opportunity for independent and self-reliant work
  • A friendly and vibrant working environment in a dynamic and international team
  • Our values (determined to win, Team spirit, Fair play, Innovation) are key for our team success
Please apply online.

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