Software Academy-Head of Asia

Experience Level: 12 to 15 Years

Job Description

The Software Academy (SW Academy) is Continental’s global learning solution, which offers different training formats for more than 20,000 software employees. This highly strategic initiative is setup and monitored closely by all levels of senior software and HR management including the Executive Board members of Continental. Within your role as a Regional Head of Software Academy-Asia, you will be responsible for:

  • Representing Software Academy to the Software community. First point of contact with regards to training demand within the region;
  • Implementation of derived learning strategy;
  • Provide regional leadership & being the first point of contact in the identification and consolidation of learning demand / needs in the region;
  • Define regional 5-year plan for future Software Training scope such as Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity and other trends;
  • Co-Design training content based on requirements from the SW stakeholders;
  • Management and motivation of Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) Community & Learning Designers for continuous review of learning content and learning processes in order to create and / or maintain learning content;
  • Role based curriculum creation for Embedded topics
  • Work with top universities and institutions on training content and certification creation
  • Implementation of quality standards, processes and governance;
  • Continuous process optimization by implementing globally harmonized learning processes;
  • Communication to all relevant regional stakeholders;
  • Regularly provide required reporting (including Learning KPIs).

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree in Software engineering;
  • Minimum 10– 15 years working experience in engineering, should have deep expertise in Embedded development
  • Passionate about innovation and latest as well as future trends in Software – a tactical practitioner of Software;
  • Able to work effectively at all levels in an organization incl. ability to lead without disciplinary power;
  • Able to build a network with top universities and institutions;
  • Passionate about learning and training and should be aware of the Basics of Learning Design (process and didactic understanding);
  • Intercultural competence and experience in leading international teams will be an added advantage.
  • Travel within Asia

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