Group Leader, Training System Deployment

CAE is a global leader in training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets. Backed by a 70-year record of industry firsts, we continue to help define global training standards with our innovative virtual-to-live training solutions to make flying safer, maintain defence force readiness and enhance patient safety. We have the broadest global presence in the industry, with 8,000 employees, 160 sites and training locations in over 35 countries. Each year, we train more than 120,000 civil and defence crewmembers and thousands of healthcare professionals worldwide. www.cae.com
Group Leader, Training System Deployment
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Role and Responsibilities
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: Other duties maybe assigned.
Defines assignments and workload for the department and sets priorities.
Monitors cost, progress, quality of work and determines solutions to problems encountered.
Answers questions escalated from team members.
Makes recommendations regarding recruiting and training needed for the department.
Evaluates Performance Work Statements to determine and implement system requirements.
Responsible for the ordering, assembly, integration, and configuration of Training Management Systems in support of customer deliveries.
Responsible for overseeing all hardware assembly and configuration.
Responsible for overseeing all operating system, application installation and configuration to meet customer requirements.
Provide direction, guidance, and training to Training System Deployment team.
Responsible for the production efforts and flow of work throughout the Training System Deployment group.
Interpret hardware system requirements and instructional system design data for the benefit of assigned personnel.
Responsible for the liaison between Training System Deployment group and ISD to clarify discrepancies between syllabi, courseware, and TMS implementation plan.
Must have a good knowledge of Information Systems and Instructional Design. Example; Network hardware and software.
Sound understanding of military and commercial workmanship standards.
Must be willing and able to assume work assignments away from the facility in order to perform site installations.
Extensive experience with Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, and Access.
Assist in developing procedures necessary to effectively and efficiently produce quality work/product.
Assist in determining requirements for overtime/shift work based on team loading and scheduling.
Directly supervise CAE and contractor personnel assigned to this group, must maintain production schedule by careful assignment of work and precise tracking of hardware and software purchases and deliveries.
Ensure the availability of manpower necessary to efficiently complete the assigned tasks.
Ability to perform work assignments with minimal supervision.
Ability to create and maintain program schedules.
Ability to create and maintain system design documentation.
Makes decisions and recommendations on daily operations of the department.
SECURITY RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.
Compliance with all company Information Systems security policies and procedures. Personally responsible for proper classification and marking of all information and materials, in any form, produced by the incumbent. Shall be assigned specific responsibility for Information Security by immediate supervisor or department management. Shall not divulge any information, or afford access, to other employees not having a need-to-know. Shall not divulge information outside company without management approval. Incumbent shall execute company non-disclosure agreement prior to access to any controlled information.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Incumbent must be eligible for DOD Personnel Security Clearance.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor's Degree in a computer related field.
Demonstrated database design/configuration experience essential.
Demonstrated potential to lead and coordinate a group of employees.
2-3 years' experience in Training Management System configuration and deployment.
2-3 years' experience in Instructional System Design.
6 ? 10 years in a supervisory/leadership capacity position is required.
Language Skills
Ability to read and interpret documents such as Requests for Proposal (RFP), system requirements documents, and customer technical guidance. Ability to write technical proposals, routine reports and correspondence. Ability to prepare presentations to support preliminary and critical design reviews. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees within the organization.
Mathematical Skills
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Reasoning Ability
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must have the ability to travel and work overtime as necessary.
Must be able to sit and operate a personal computer for long periods.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Responsibilities will be performed in a regular office environment.
CAE USA Inc. is an EOE/AA employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here EEO is the Law poster.
CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.
Equal Employment Opportunity
CAE is firmly committed to ensuring a positive and professional working environment in which all people are treated with dignity and respect. We aim to provide a fair and consistent method for filling job openings in support of equality of opportunity and cultural diversity within the company.

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