Supports the talent management team to drive programs around training, engagement, talent management, and development initiatives. This role will involve a mix of planning, program development, day-to-day support, and follow-through on program implementation.
Creates, maintains, and distributes marketing communication for leadership development solutions to increase awareness of development options and drive utilization by employees / leaders.
Manages day to day vendor relationships to insure USF has access to a large variety of service and support.
Work with key internal stakeholders to determine cost estimates and program budget. Tracks spending and adherence to budget; prepares management reports as needed.
Assists in development of internal and external event promotional and preparation materials as needed.
Manages event staffing and scheduling; manages outside vendors and staff. Attends events, as appropriate, to direct staff and outside vendors and ensure events are executed in an efficient manner; expedites all problems and emergencies.
Manages training program schedule of classes, including facilities allocation, materials and pre- and post-work communication
Participates in the development of event / program agendas, objectives and deliverables, organization and logistics to ensure a successful experience.
Identifies problems and root causes related to leadership development programs, takes a consultative approach to proactively avoid and resolve issues.
Completes setup and initiation of web-based events, monitors active sessions (including acting as moderator and host, providing polling and whiteboard support, and recording sessions), and escalates technical issues to appropriate support group.
Coordinates delivery, tracking, and scheduling of training materials.
Coordinates and maintains inventory and purchase of all training materials and equipment.
Interfaces with LMS administrators concerning enrollments, rosters, and scheduling
Maintains and updates talent management calendar.
Maintains talent management related web site.
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Education/Training : Certified Meeting Planner (CMP) or Strategic Meeting Management Certification (SMMC) preferred. Minimum High School Diploma or GED required. Four year degree in Business Management, Hospitality, Hotel Mgmt. or equivalent related experience.
*Related Experience:* Minimum of 5 Years of experience in delivery of leadership, training or related programs, event planning and or program management.
Proven knowledge in organizing and managing all logistical aspects of mid to large size leadership programs within multi-billion dollar organization.
Experience in working with meeting related (or learning management system) sourcing and registration technology.
Excellent planning, organizational and project management skills.
Strong customer service orientation and attention to detail.
Comfort interacting with leadership at all levels of the organization.
Ability to manage concurrent projects and prioritize tasks.
Must be a team player, have strong analytical skills and be able to work under tight time constraints.
Strong communication skills, both oral and written are required. Must be able to work independently, with an ability to interact and build consensus among people.
Proficient in Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Travel less than 10%
**Primary Location:** Rosemont-IL
**Schedule:** Full-time **Shift:** Day Job
**Job Function:** Training
**Job Level:** Individual Contributor
**Travel:** Yes, 10 % of the Time
About US Foods
Why US Foods? As one of America’s top 10 largest private companies, we offer talented professionals outstanding opportunities for personal and professional development. We maintain a strong focus on growth in a high-performance environment. That means your work will be challenging and rewarding. We conduct business in a highly ethical manner and maintain an unwavering commitment to operational excellence, safety, and environmental responsibility. As important, we encourage collaboration and value each member of our diverse and talented team.