Learning & Development Analyst-1 at Vista Consulting Group

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Position Summary

Job Description: 

We are searching for a Learning & Development Analyst to cultivate talent across the portfolio of Vista companies.  This position has high-visibility throughout the firm and will support a variety of programs related to leadership development, new-hire onboarding, and organizational development.  Ultimately, the goal is to maximize individual and team performance in order to drive value for our portfolio companies.

Responsibilities

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Contribute to the curriculum design and content development for Vista development programs
  • Create and maintain training dashboards and reports to evaluate program effectiveness and return on investment
  • Support the design and review of portfolio companies’ new-hire training programs
  • Manage the learner experience for program participants by serving as the main point of contact for development programs (from the announcement of nomination process through program completion and alumni engagement), including maintaining consistent communication plans to Vista company executive stakeholders (who are often sponsoring employees participating across multiple programs)
  • Own end-to-end support for development programs across Vista’s practice areas
  • Administer tools to support programs, including surveys, and registration systems
  • Coordinate pre-work, materials, follow-ups for development programs (e.g., webinars in between live sessions, maintaining participant portals, etc.)
  • Communicate with internal Vista stakeholders serving as speakers, advisors and reviewers for development programs
  • Provide project management for multiple, concurrent programs (e.g., agenda management, logistics), often in partnership with the Vista events team
  • Conduct and synthesize industry research to spur innovation in VCG’s L&D practice, as well as those of companies throughout the Vista ecosystem  

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; organizational development, learning & development, human resources or related field is preferred, but not required
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, in order to consult with all levels of an organization
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills to meet the demands of a matrix organization
  • Basic computer skills, primarily Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Demonstrated success in a team-oriented atmosphere, with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team on tight deadlines, with multiple concurrent priorities
  • Demonstrated knowledge of adult learning theory, e-Learning courses, and/or facilitation is a plus
  • Domestic travel may be required

Company Overview

Vista Consulting Group (VCG) is the dedicated consulting partner of Vista Equity Partners (www.vistaequitypartners.com), a leading global technology investor with over $47 billion in cumulative capital commitments. Our team of subject matter experts and consultants partner with market-leading software and technology companies to achieve lasting results by investing in the people, knowledge, and connections that have been proven to strengthen their success. Our insights from hundreds of software investments over nearly two decades create a deep and differentiated understanding of how a software company thrives. We work alongside management teams to develop exceptional talent, capture and enhance the knowledge of our companies, and cultivate meaningful relationships across our executive network. VCG is integral to Vista’s investment philosophy and vision, offering management teams expertise, focus, and discipline to achieve their goals and advance their operational and growth strategies. Explore current and past Vista companies here: https://www.vistaequitypartners.com/companies/

 

Why Vista Consulting Group?

Vista’s family of companies collectively represent the fourth-largest enterprise software company in the world. We invest in our people, with a relentless focus on talent. At VCG, you will have the opportunity to work shoulder-to-shoulder with some of the world’s most thoughtful, curious, and talented software executives, including several CEOs named among 2019’s top 50 SaaS CEOs: https://www.thesoftwarereport.com/the-top-50-saas-ceos-of-2019/

 

Your role within VCG will strengthen your existing skills, grow and widen your capabilities, and offer you an unparalleled path for personal development and career growth. Do you aim to be the best in your field? Do you enjoy partnering with talented executives and collaborating on challenging business opportunities? Are you curious about how to make great businesses even better? Are you motivated by seeing others succeed? Join us.

 

What’s Different About Vista?

Vista invests in the long-term, sustainable success of our portfolio companies, with the industry’s largest dedicated consulting organization. Today, Vista’s consulting practice has a dedicated team whose sole focus is advancing and partnering with our companies to help leaders and teams within Vista businesses implement proven best practices, sharpen skills, broaden their networks, and continually innovate in their markets. Because Vista only invests in enterprise software, data, and tech-enabled companies, we are in a unique position to scale our approach across the portfolio and to accelerate the growth of both our investments and our people across our global ecosystem of innovation.

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Technology we use

  • Sales & Marketing
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

Located in Two Prudential Tower, our office has spectacular views of Millennium Park, Navy Pier, and Lake Michigan.

An Insider's view of Vista Consulting Group

How does your team reward individual success?

We carve out time from monthly all hands to recognize teams that have gone above and beyond in helping create impact for Vista companies, but also for personal & life achievements like finishing that marathon, community engagement, or bringing home a new puppy. Our growth creates opportunities with a range of pathways for continued advancement.

Wes Anderson

Associate Director, Value Creation

What projects are you most excited about?

I am most excited about the BOSS project we are doing at iCIMS called Project Lighthouse. The iCIMS team is engaged and have come in wanting to transform their business. The comradery we have built between the BOSS team, partners and iCIMS team has been great to lift spirits and have fun while completing the strenuous work a BOSS project can be.

Pooja Gulati

Associate Director, Business Applications

What makes someone successful on your team?

Our “learn-it-all” mentality is central to success at Vista. We draw insight from our unique history, cultivate diverse ideas to expand our library of Best Practices, and spur cutting-edge innovation in areas like AI/ML and blockchain. Alongside our company Executives, we deliver results by learning from—and constantly evolving—our winning formula.

Daniel Diorio

Associate Director, Organizational Development

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Our team helps marketing, sales, and customer success leaders attract the right buyers, turn those buyers into happy customers, and grow them. We spend a tremendous amount of energy on talent development and creating opportunities across our 60+ companies. Vista supports and inspires the most innovative technology executives in the industry.

Jessica Cash

Managing Director, Go-To-Market

What are Vista Consulting Group Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Paid industry certifications
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