Informations générales

Agency: UM

Job Function: Human Resources

Location: Sydney, Australia

Job Ref#: 13928

Description et conditions

Position Summary


The Learning Consultant role is primarily about bringing structure, rigor, and best practice to Learning and Development at UM. This will include working closely with the People and Wellbeing Director to establish a holistic high-performance ecosystem that embeds learning into every phase of the employee lifecycle. This is a 12 month fixed term contract.


This role is designed for someone whose desire is to help enrich an organisation’s learning approaches, and support people to become champions of their own development.  


The ‘strategic dividend UM will deliver you is the opportunity to help lead industry best practice in Learning and Development, flexibility around your hours and work pattern, and a certified Family Friendly working environment. 


The Learning Consultant will work closely with Craft Leads, industry groups and the central Mediabrands HR team to manage the delivery of existing training. You will conduct skills gaps analysis, manage, and promote internal and external training, and help to build accountability around individual and team learning outcomes. The Learning Consultant will also draw on their facilitation skills to deliver internal content to UM, providing ‘strategic dividends back to the business. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Establish a holistic high-performance ecosystem that embeds learning into every phase of the employee lifecycle.   
  • Management of the UM early career learning calendar 
  • Lead the execution of UM Academy - the UM learning calendar which provides milestone training for each craft level that must be completed to a set level of competency before promotion or salary review.  
  • Support the business to execute Performance Reviews  
  • Liaise with MFA on learning courses to help ensure a high pass mark and competency 
  • Work with Craft Leads to design and project manage the delivery of internal courses 
  • Work with MBW to identify high potential employees for training opportunities and influence MBW on what additional training is required

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Strong Project Management Skills 
  • An interest in supporting people to grow and develop 
  • Previous experience in L&D or teaching required 
  • A collaborative and self-starter attitude.

À propos de nous

A full-service media agency, UM strives to Futureproof our clients’ businesses through our relentless pursuit of better science, art and outcomes. Founded in 1999, UM is made up of entrepreneurially-minded strategists, planners, researchers, investment experts, decision scientists, account executives, and content and activation specialists—over 4,800 employees across 130 offices in over 100 countries around the world. A part of IPG Mediabrands, UM’s global headquarters are in New York, with six additional US offices in Birmingham, Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles, Miami, and San Francisco. UM's vision to Futureproof our clients for today, tomorrow, and beyond wouldn’t be possible without our Better People.

UM’s culture is an inclusive one, where people belong and are encouraged to bring their full selves to the office, and where personal and professional growth are a priority of every member of the team. UM’s Executive Leadership Team is dedicated to building a culture that permeates every element of the company, from work flexibility, to career planning and regular talent reviews, to an active culture club. They proudly uphold the following values:

Courage: Our courage to take risks drives our ability to set new industry standards.

Curiosity: Our relentless curiosity drives relentless innovation.

Commitment: Our commitment to uncovering better opportunities for our clients and our community is at the heart of everything we do.

Community: We pride ourselves on fostering a community where everyone can belong while actively giving back to the communities in which we live.

Caring: We care about being a diverse agency where everyone feels motivated and supported.

Candor: Our candor through open and constructive dialogue ensures better outcomes for our people and our clients.

As a company, UM is constantly pushing to improve, under their Better Science, Better Art, Better Outcomes banner, striving to set the bar in the ever-evolving media landscape. Their efforts have yielded a number of new business wins recently including Aetna, American Express, Columbia Sportswear, Gallo Wine, Henkel, and Quicken Loans.