Great-West Financial Empower Retirement

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Sr Trainer - Retirement Services Sales Experience

Sr Trainer - Retirement Services Sales Experience

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US-KS-Overland Park
US-CO-Denver (DTC)
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Position Highlights

Gathers and analyzes information to determine learning needs.  Evaluates training programs, and materials.  Facilitates internal learning solutions and develops in-house training programs as assigned.


Sales training in retirement services strongly preferred!

Primary Responsibilities


  • Responsible to assess, design, and conceptualize training scenarios, approaches, objectives, plans, tools, aids, curriculums, and other state of the art technologies related to training.
  • Prepares recommendations and reports to senior level personnel and/or management. Implements approved revisions to course materials as necessary to improve training effectiveness.
  • Develops and mentors less tenured Trainers.
  • Documents and reports on the four levels of training effectiveness – from classroom perception to training ROI.
  • Lead or participate in project teams to define or implement full-cycle training programs from the initial needs-assessment, through design and development, to facilitation and ongoing evaluation
  • Stay abreast of market events, investment product enhancements, and successful sales techniques in order to be up-to-speed on potential training topics
  • Identify the best approach training requirements to include, but not limited to hardware, software, simulations, course assessment and refreshment, assessment centers, oral examinations, interviews, computer assisted and adaptive testing, behavior-based assessment and performance, and team and unit assessment and measurement. May provides train-the-trainer resources and/or qualify trainers for content delivery.
  • Coordinate logistics of training to include training room, attendance tracking, passwords, materials and supplies.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Masters degree preferred.
  • 5-7 years of practical business experience.
  • Intermediate skill level MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint.
  • Certification in training and/or OD preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience in adult learning.
  • Experience in delivery of learning and OD solutions.
  • Demonstrated success in developing learning curriculums.
  • Strong motivational and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and within a collaborative team environment.
  • FINRA Series 7 license & other industry specific registrations/licenses required within GWRS established timelines.


Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • Normal office working conditions.
  • Frequent travel required.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills.

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