Manager, Instructional Design and Facilitation

Job Description
Are you looking to join an integrated learning, leadership development and OD team and make a real difference? We are looking for a seasoned Instructional Designer / Virtual Facilitator with demonstrated experience and success in designing and delivering virtual learning solutions and leveraging advanced learning technology to make contributions at the individual, team and organizational levels.

You would support our Human Resources Center of Expertise based in Falls Church, VA and take action to diagnose, design and deliver large learning and leadership development solutions leveraging advanced learning technology and using sound instructional systems design practices/principles. This is a national search with the ideal candidate not required to relocate to Falls Church, Virginia with some travel required, once travel resumes.

  • Uses strong instructional design and desktop publishing capabilities to introduce innovative instructional strategies, create learning materials/resources and evaluate the impact of training programs.
  • Incorporates and interprets data effectively in 'executive quality' presentations to influence senior leaders to champion and partner on initiatives and to help leaders make better business decisions.
  • Researches, tests and pilots new instructional technologies to continue to advance the organization forward and to meet the needs of the modern learner.
  • Virtually facilitates leadership and management training.
  • Creates and sustains business-focused partnerships with key leadership clients and consults with them to understand their needs and to deliver development solutions.
  • Applies expert knowledge in distance learning and strong virtual facilitation skills to continue meeting the needs of the business in the 'next normal' and to support the future of working.
  • Diagnoses, designs and delivers solutions at the organization, team and individual level.

**This position has the ability to be delivered remotely / virtually.**

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Required education: Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 10 years of experience, Master's Degree with a minimum of 8 years of experience, or equivalent, related professional experience.
  • Strong client management and relationship building skills.
  • Expert training design and outstanding platform delivery, especially for leadership development.
  • Solid expertise in instructional systems design and virtual learning technologies and supports.
  • Proven experience using different e-learning design platforms, designing shared sites for resource access and developing visually-appealing materials.
  • Expert virtual meeting design and facilitation.
  • Experience managing multiple stakeholders while proactively anticipating needs.
  • Ability to use quantitative and qualitative data to positively influence leaders and others
  • Organizational savvy.
  • Interpersonal skills - Communicates sensitive information, modifies beliefs or opinions within a specific business area.
  • Influence skills.
  • Negotiates internally with line leaders within business areas and externally with vendors, suppliers, partners, and other organizations.
  • Project management skills. Leads large scale Project/Programs including project budget management.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Preferred Education: Master degree in adult learning, instructional design, business administration or related areas

About BAE Systems, Inc.
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.