Program Manager, Sales/ Product Learning and Development at Lenovo (Raleigh, NC)

| Raleigh-Durham, NC
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Why Work at Lenovo
Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology that builds a brighter, more sustainable and inclusive future for our customers, colleagues, communities, and the planet.
And we go big. No, not big-huge.
We're not just a US$70 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company, we're one of Fortune's Most Admired. We're transforming the world through intelligent transformation, offering the world's most complete portfolio of smart devices, infrastructure, and solutions. With more than 71,500 employees doing business in 180 markets, we help millions-not just the select few-experience our version of a smarter future.
The one thing that's missing? Well... you...
Description and Requirements
Lenovo is looking for a talented and motivated program manager to influence the learning curricula and content that further enhances our customer experience culture. As a learning program manager, you will help grow our international sales organization by creating and delivering product training programs that boost competency. As an alliances program manager, you will collaborate with alliance partners to design and execute strategic learning programs.
Assess the needs of the business, implement training and development plans, and facilitate a wide variety of training and competency programs that enhance the effectiveness of the salesforce. Program management of sales training including the production of digital learning focused on understanding and selling Lenovo's family of intelligent device products, services, and solutions such as personal computers, smart collaboration, security, IoT, healthcare, and education solutions.
Key Responsibilities
  • Research and analyze the needs of internal sales, business partners, and geography stakeholders to determine the knowledge and competencies required
  • Coordinate with sales leaders and partners to define and manage the outcomes associated with the learning programs
  • Project manage the entire lifecycle of the learning programs from initiation, design, development, maintenance, support, and retirement
  • Work with key alliance partners to develop a strategic vision of collaboration and execution
  • Build and implement the strategy that will support growth objectives
  • Strong understanding of business objectives and strategically aligned training programs
  • Manage relationships and communication with all relevant stakeholders
  • Apply expertise and knowledge of industry standards and benchmarking to learning programs
  • Implement and maintain communications with leadership, stakeholders, and partners

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years of project management and/or program management experience
  • 3+ years of instructional design, sales training, or product training
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills, complemented with creative thinking
  • Comfortable working in a fast-growing environment, while adapting to and introducing change
  • Ability to build relationships and to influence others to get results
  • Persistence and creativity to persevere through obstacles
  • Ability to manage timelines, milestones, and deadlines

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in instructional design or adult learning
  • Extensive knowledge of instructional design theory and modern training techniques
  • Knowledge of learning management systems and eLearning technologies
  • Experience collaborating with Alliance partners on programs
  • Understanding of consultative and solution selling
  • Proven ability to manage complex projects with multiple stakeholders in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Experience managing multi-million-dollar budget and recoveries from multiple sources
  • Demonstrated ability to drive initiatives with global teams and across functions
  • PMP certification is a plus
  • Strong understanding of the technology industry and business context

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.
Lenovo adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for US-based employees. As a condition of employment, employees must adhere to Lenovo's US Vaccination Policy and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to any applicable accommodations. To be fully vaccinated means individuals must receive the full series of a vaccine either approved by the FDA or WHO and listed by the CDC (e.g. two dose of the Moderna, AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines; or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine). This applies to all US-based employees, contractors and interns, regardless of work location. As a condition of employment, you must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated or follow Lenovo's accommodation process.
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