Associate Director – Academic Specialist (9 month duration) Associate Director – Academic Specialist (9 month  …

in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Nov 20
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Nov 20
Associate Director – Academic Specialist (9 month duration)
Job Description The Role:

The Associate Director - Academic Specialist is responsible for the planning, development, management and maintenance of content for Moody's Analytics learning courses and related products. This individual will create content in the fields of credit, lending, and risk management, across retail, SME, commercial and corporate banking in both emerging and developed markets.

Course development includes authoring new content, updating, localising or revising existing content, and managing and approving the creation of content authored by other subject matter experts. Content is principally focused on online learning materials, case scenarios, web classes, assessment questions or any other delivery format Moody's uses. The role supports business initiatives by ensuring that revenue generating products are developed on schedule and with the highest quality standards.

  • Develop and review content as part of course updates and revisions and for new products.
    • Research and write self-authored content.
    • Create content that is practical, relevant, and accurate.
    • Design real-world case scenarios relevant to credit origination and decision making.
    • Evaluate, review and edit existing or purchased content.
    • Create and/or review assessment items.
  • Provide subject matter expertise, consulting, recommendations and ideas to support the product development process.
  • Support the development of custom solutions to clients across the globe.
  • Where needed, act as the market and product specialist for product demos, answering technical questions, and describing Moody's approach.
  • Create and manage content development plans and liaise with various teams to ensure the smooth launch of courses.
  • Promote product improvement strategies in terms of quality and the development of new revenue sources.
  • Provide mentoring and course support services to students to create a value-added learning experience.

  • At least 5 to 7 years in the field of credit, lending and/or risk management.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience writing educational, training, research or reporting documents.
  • Instructional design and/or curriculum design experience would be an asset.
  • Undergraduate degree in a related field, with graduate/second-level degree (e.g., MBA, Master's) preferred.
  • Solid team orientation, with demonstrated ability to influence direction and accept sound input, all with the goal of arriving at world-class training solutions.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills (English with other languages as assets).
  • Self-motivated with a high level of initiative, be results and detail-oriented and strive for excellence.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, often independently to achieve goals and objectives.

Technical Skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills including comfort with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.
  • Familiarity or experience with eLearning platforms and content management systems is an asset.

Moody's is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, place of origin, disability, marital or familial status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage applications from Aboriginal persons, members of a visible minority group, persons with a disability, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and women.
Moody's is committed to maintaining an inclusive, diverse and accessible workplace. To this end, reasonable accommodations are available on request, and will take into account the particular accommodation needs of individual candidates. If you are selected and require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, you may send your request to Information provided during the accommodation process will be treated as confidential, and will be shared only to the extent required to properly evaluate accommodation requests.

Candidates for Moody's Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody's Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.

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