Lead Talent Development Consultant (Technical Trainer)

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Date: Jan 4, 2019

Location: Denver, CO, US, 80202

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink for more information.


Job Summary

The Lead Talent Development Consultant will directly support the Central region while also leading companywide training initiatives. This position collaborates with business leaders across all North American organizations; local and national, technical, service delivery, sales and safety, to develop training strategies to achieve defined business objectives.

Job Description

  • Lead the training delivery for specific training courses utilizing strong facilitation skills.
  • Exemplifies instructor behaviors and provides coaching and counseling to develop trainers to apply new skills and knowledge on the job.
  • Lead North American Operations-wide initiatives; e.g.: safety, MAX, and Leader development through instructor led training or video creation and distribution.
  • Ensures materials for assigned courses remain updated and proactively initiates necessary modifications.
  • Partner with Training managers to determine effectiveness of assigned courses by obtaining and evaluating necessary metrics (levels 1 & 3, ROI).
  • Interact with training and student managers regarding the performance of participants and provide recommendations concerning areas of improvement and/or development.
  • Oversee the development of appropriate lab systems necessary to support developed technical curriculum.
  • Demonstrates strong business acumen when recommending solutions to address performance concerns.
  • Ability to travel 50% and live within 50 miles of a major airport.


Required Experience:

  • 4+ years in training and development function.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, customer service skills are a must.
  • 3+ years presenting technical concepts to students of all experience and career level.
  • Project management of regional or nationwide initiatives impacting more than 500 users.


  • Bachelor's Degree in HR related discipline or other related technical field or comparable experience.

Preferred Experience:

  • Broad knowledge of performance consulting.
  • 2+ years experience in direct people leadership positions, preferably within training or technical functions.
  • Working collaboratively across departments to meet goals and objectives.
  • Knowledge and understanding of instructor led and e-Learning solutions.
  • Experience with Learning Management Systems preferably SuccessFactors.
  • Technical knowledge and instruction of OSP- examples: FTTx, national networking and safety.


Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Denver

Requisition #: 208947

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/ 

EEO Statement

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”).  We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.


The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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