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Senior Associate L&OD in Penang-Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah

Senior Associate L&OD


At IHS Markit, learning is vital for personal, professional, and business growth. To enable and empower that, the Academy was launched in the beginning of 2019 as the home to all learning and development.

Its purpose is to foster a learning culture, leveraging the knowledge and expertise of our people where everyone is a teacher, and everyone is a learner. ​Its mission is to unite our people through learning and accelerate our collective performance through individual growth.  

At academy, we are a global team of passionate learners and teachers located in the US, UK, Singapore, and India – all working together on exciting and innovative projects that help our employees surpass their potential. 

As a Senior Associate, Learning & OD (Level 6) you will own the entire social and community based learning agenda for IHS Markit globally and partner closely with other academy team members and other teams such as internal communications. This is a critical role globally and will include a mix of both strategy and execution.

You are someone that’s well versed with the latest trends in social media strategies, engagement, content management and can create and infuse excitement in the ‘modern learner’ of today! You will leverage your expertise to transform the narrative on learning and development for employees and make learning at IHS Markit integral to its culture. Activities may include but are not limited to creating and publicizing academy specific content, nurture learning communities, organize and run LinkedIn Learning challenges, forming book clubs, facilitating academy events (e.g. global connect & learn / awareness sessions).

Primary responsibilities

  • Create, own and deploy the social & community based learning strategy for the academy globally
  • Contribute to the design, development, and execution of various global academy campaigns
  • Facilitate and moderate communities and interactions in an ‘open source’ set up
  • Own the management and update of various academy platforms e.g. INFOnet community, site etc.
  • Manage and curate a dynamic content calendar to provide consistently equitable coverage to all business lines and topics of interest
  • Curate content for employee advocacy platform supporting academy social media strategy
  • Act as a catalyst in the adoption of new age and non-traditional learning methodologies e.g. peer learning
  • Deliver academy awareness sessions globally for various employee groups
  • Support the development of training materials, write up and content for specific initiatives or programs
  • Liaise with multiple internal teams internally to enable the success of multiple academy initiatives
  • Share regular updates to key stakeholders on key projects
  • Build strong relationships with academy team in furthering the academy’s agenda
  • Program manage various aspects related to delivery of solutions / offerings at scale – training operations, budgeting, coordination, tracking and reporting, usage of LMS etc.

Senior Associate - competencies


  • Manages execution of multiple projects seamlessly and deliver against the defined OKRs
  • Connects the work to systems and processes in operation at IHS Markit
  • Leads work independently and applies solutions to issues or problems that occur


  • Works effectively in a matrixed set up in a global context
  • Communicates progress with clarity against the work assigned aligned to multiple priorities
  • Supports other team members in the work they are leading


  • Understands how execution of projects links to the academy vision
  • Brings new thinking to problems to create innovative solutions with linkage to firm wide priorities
  • Openness to embracing a creative approach to the design and delivery of learning solutions
  • A zeal and passion for branding, creativity, writing and nurturing firm wide communities


  • Good understanding of social media, communities and content management
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Strong project management skills including handling multiple workstreams effectively
  • Global stakeholder management experience including cultural awareness
  • Advanced facilitation skills, both virtual and face-to-face
  • Basic familiarity of instructional design, creating impactful write ups and presentations
  • Strong Office 365 application skills to include PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Teams
  • Ability to work across international time zones and cultures
  • Workday LMS experience a plus

Required Education and Experience 

  • Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in organizational development/organizational behavior or related field. Relevant experience considered in lieu of education.
  • Experience working with either a learning and organizational development in a large (global) firm and /or functional business unit or in a creative / content management role in an ad / media agency

Other Details:

  • Supervisory Responsibility: This position has no management responsibilities
  • Reporting Structure: This position will report to Director, Academy – APAC
  • Work Environment: This job operates in a professional office environment located in Penang
  • Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time position
  • Travel: This position may require some travel to domestic and / or international locations


IHS Markit is committed to providing equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the laws and regulations in any of our locations.

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IHS Markit maintains a substance-free workplace; employees may be asked to submit to a drug test (where permitted by law).  In addition, as a federal contractor in the United States, the company participates in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work.

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IHS Markit Business Code of Conduct
Right to Work
EEO is the Law
EEO is the Law Supplement
Pay Transparency Statement


Current Colleagues

If you are currently employed by IHS Markit, please apply internally via the Workday internal careers site.

  • Req ID: R16077
  • Date Posted: 07/01/2020
  • Job Category: HR
  • Location: Penang-Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah
  • City, State: Penang, Pulau Pinang (Penang)
  • Country: Malaysia

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