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AlphaSights // knowledge search
London    Posted: Thursday, December 02, 2021
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The Company:

AlphaSights is the global leader in knowledge on-demand. We connect investment & business leaders with a dynamic network of industry professionals whose informed perspectives help our clients make superior investment & business decisions. With 1200+ employees & nine offices across the US, Europe, Middle East, & Asia, AlphaSights regularly ranks as one of the fastest-growing companies in the world. Learn more at

The Role:

AlphaSights is looking for an ambitious & thoughtful individual to join the Learning & Development team (aka Professional Development team). Professional Development at AlphaSights provides opportunities for our employees to continuously grow their skills and, ultimately, to achieve their personal & professional goals. We are committed to supporting the learning & development of AlphaSights' most valuable resource: its people. You will work with the Manager of Professional Development to execute training & development programs for AlphaSights team members in the London office. A successful candidate will be excited about doing whatever it takes to support & enable coworkers to unlock their full potential. You will be involved in everything from onboarding to senior leader development.

The mission of the Professional Development Team:

  • Cultivating our workforce's commercial, interpersonal, & leadership skills
  • Strengthening AlphaSights' commercial effectiveness by increasing employees abilities
  • Improving the quality of work life & job satisfaction for employees
  • Accelerating employees careers

Core Responsibilities:

  • Support all talent processes in the region, including:
    • Pre-hire communication & onboarding
    • Ongoing training & development
    • Promotions
    • 360 reviews
    • As well as other parts of the talent lifecycle
  • Focus on making the learner experience as seamless as possible by extensively preparing for Professional Development programs:
    • Enroll team members in training programs & distribute agendas, pre-readings, assessments, & other materials to participants
    • Collaborate with trainers & presenters to prepare their course materials
    • Champion our digital learning platforms & help the team & wider functions innovate the way AlphaSights deploy learning throughout the organization (e.g. through digital learning, classroom-based, or blended learning channels) 
    • Field questions from colleagues about program availability & eligibility criteria
    • Constantly improve & innovate Professional Development programming by soliciting feedback from participants, measuring learning outcomes, researching industry best practices, & endeavoring to make sessions as interactive & engaging as possible
  • Develop AlphaSights approach to scaling digital learning:
    • Become an internal expert & role model on digital learning design & delivery
    • Create engaging digital content & support the workforce in building out our content library
    • Use analytics to drive learning outcomes & initiatives, following a systematized approach to training evaluation (e.g., Kirkpatrick Model)
  • Build minimum viable products to roll out & test in the organization, then undertake creative destruction to improve & re-launch excellent Professional Development tools & processes
  • Collaborate with the global PD team to roll out coordinated initiatives
  • Build relationships throughout the organization
  • Manage internal communications related to Professional Development
  • Maintain strict confidentiality at all times to build trust in the organization & the Professional Development functions
  • Align with the human resources & recruiting teams to present a seamless talent narrative for candidates & employees

What We Look For:

  • 1-2 years of experience in Learning & Development or a related talent field 
  • Attained Bachelor's degree. 
  • Fluency in English required
  • To be successful in this role, you should display:
    • Career maturity & alignment: clarity of direction, commitment to getting there, & awareness of how Professional Development at AlphaSights fits with your journey
    • Rigorous attention to detail: ability to execute on numerous workstreams within the same timeframe
    • People-oriented, emotionally intelligent team player: ability to de-escalate situations patiently & effectively

What You Can Expect

  • A fast-paced environment with measurable deliverables & a focus on results
  • A team-oriented, strongly supportive culture emphasizing transparency, continuous feedback, professional development, & celebrating wins
  • A professional development team that works to ensure that youre supported & on a clear career trajectory both within our firm & beyond
  • Comprehensive medical benefits (health, vision, & dental) 
  • Subsidized lunch program, corporate gym discounts, monthly team events, free breakfast & snacks
  • Future Work Flexibility: Option to work from home every Thursday & Friday


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