Global Learning Design and Technologies Manager

Lake County, Illinois
Jun 16, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
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Job Title: Manager, Global Learning Technologies


Purpose Statement:

The Global Learning Technology Manager acts as a Performance Consultant, and is responsible for the advice on the selection, piloting and implementation of new digital learning solutions for the Global Learning organization, Areas and Affiliates across the globe.

The Global Learning Manager Technology serves as a strategic partner to the Global Learning partners and assess the business needs to create and implement an engaging and relevant learning solution to the end user. Work together with customers and vendors to make possibilities real, through sound digital expertise, BTS interaction, project management and consultancy skills.

The GLTM will build and maintain a variety of cross functional business relationships acting as the cultural change ambassador for transforming “Training” into “Learning” at AbbVie.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Support the Global Learning Team in executing its strategies by providing expert digital advice and consulting skills.
  • Partner with customers in the Areas, Affiliates and Global teams to define the scope of pilot and implementation projects.
  • Partner with BTS in the creation of a learning technologies ecosystem for the digital solutions that Global Learning supports or will support in the future.
  • Scout the market and identify new promising digital solutions aligned to business needs, Global Learning goals or Areas and Affiliates needs.
  • Together with project managers, manage the implementation of all learning solutions across the Areas, in agreement with Affiliates and Functions.
  • Analyze business needs; identify gaps between the ideal and the actual digital solution provision required to meet organizational business needs; align solutions with business goals.
  • Champion new ways of working and communicating; motivate teammates to adapt and adopt digital skills.
  • Include the Global Learning measurement strategy in the operations of Digital Solutions.



  • Proven experience with learning technologies (authoring tools, virtual and remote meetings, LMS platforms, social learning, game-based learning solutions, simple video / audio production skills, instructional design principals, etc)
  • Communication and negotiation skills
  • Budgeting skills
  • Program and Project management experience
  • Able to build and manage effective long term relationships with clients and work effectively in a matrix organization. Ability to manage multiple stakeholders and functions.
  • Tech savvy, passionate about technology and digital tools
  • Team player, natural communicator, teacher and coach, self-sufficient leader

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
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