Learning and Development Manager

Houston - Texas - United States - Energy - Oil & Gas - Engineering & Design - Academic Bachelor

Looking for a new project to test your skills? Your 10+ years of experience and your 3+ years in project management make you an expert. Our client in Houston, Texas is looking for someone with your skills and background for the position of Learning and Development Manager.

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Kayla Justiss, Account manager

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About this role

In your role as the Learning and Development Manager you will be responsible for accelerating the efforts to scale and provide relevant and timely solutions. These solutions build the skills and capabilities for all employees. You will be developing and driving detailed project plans and budgets while partnering with key stakeholders, resulting in the creation of exceptional learning solutions.

You will be serving as the central role on multiple project teams pulling together the correct L&D partners, functional and business SMEs and setting up project documentation and routines. You’ll be providing support to the successful analysis, design, delivery, financial management, communication and/or administration of learning project(s)/program(s).

Your Duties:

Resource Planning & Management:

  • Formulating and implementing a strategy on how project objectives can be met efficiently in the right sequence. Ability to accurately map out talent resources, tasks, and dependencies and make timeline estimates and set specific and general schedules as well as keep everyone up to speed. Fixing project discrepancies, overlaps, stalled workflows, and other issues due to internal roadblocks or unforeseen external setbacks. Helping address interpersonal conflicts among team members.
  • Influence: Ability to be able to get things done through people not directly reporting to the position. Demonstrating top-notch influencing and collaboration skills to gain agreement across regions and drive key projects that will result in effective, efficient, and high quality updates to employee development.

Technical Expertise:

  • Planning, organizing, monitoring and controlling projects using appropriate tools and techniques to ensure efficient and effective project completion.
  • Developing and socializing potential risk mitigation strategies.
  • Effectively communicating with managers, peers and business partners on deliverables, timelines and support needed.
  • Responsible for clarity and project updates and documents.
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.

Communication & Partnership:

  • Building and maintaining strong partnerships with the learning and talent team, business managers, and members of the project team based on a shared commitment to achieving business results.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across divisions, functions and levels.
  • Liaising with clients and take time to understand their evolving goals.
  • Using the right language, tone, and storytelling techniques when communicating, describing, or explaining issues over email, chat, reports, presentations, and other forms and channels of communication.
  • Generating the right impact or response from specific audiences (team members, managers, customers, vendors, other stakeholders).

About you


  • 3+ years of Project Management experience;
  • BS/BA degree or higher in Business Administration, Learning and Development, or Human Resources Management;
  • 10+ years of related experience;
  • Experience with using Agile approaches and processes.

Highly Desirable:

  • Demonstrated experience leading L&D projects (large and small) with varying complexities;
  • Learning and Talent Development experience;
  • LMS (Learning Management System) Experience.

You are a highly talented and motivated individual who can make things happen. This project is calling your name. Start the process and apply today.

What we offer

Why work through Brunel? We start with competitive rates, a comprehensive benefits package and a 401k. With our industry insights and recruiter expertise, we are ideally placed to help you get the contract that best suits you. With Brunel you will gain experience and expertise, building on your skills and developing your career further.

About us

Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That’s what we continually strive for. Over 40 years, we’ve created a global network of interesting clients and talented individuals working together through a vast array of services. Join us today.


  • Vacancy number: PUB229088
  • Location: Houston
  • Market: Energy
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Oil & Gas
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Closing date: Friday, October 18, 2019
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Kayla Justiss

Account manager Brunel Energy USA Houston


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