Director Leadership Development
Saint Louis, MO
Role: This position will be responsible for leading the strategy to conduct needs analysis, facilitate design and delivery of program content, assess delivery mediums (ILT, eLearning, Blended) and evaluate continuous improvement in learning programs.
Leadership Development Strategy:
Build and Implement annual leadership/core competency curriculum (APEX) aligned to overall business strategy and strategic goals
Design and deliver high potential accelerated development programs for VP and above, Directors, and partner with peers to collaborate on other HIPO programs
Design and deliver front-line and mid-level manager curriculums
Develop strategy for career development, employee learning paths focused on onboarding and business and professional skills.
Partner with Talent Management strategy office to support outcomes from annual Organizational Talent Review (OTRs) to build development plans and close succession readiness gaps
Ability to develop branding and marketing strategies to promote and partner on the build out of the executive education center
Facilitation and Communication:
Strong oral and written communication skills appropriate for consultation and facilitation to all levels of management with an emphasis at the Executive level.
The ability to present ideas clearly and gain agreement and group consensus.
Holds people's attention when speaking; speaks clearly and concisely; communicates without jargon; delivers high-impact presentations, uses audiovisual aids appropriately; connects with audience when speaking, responds well to challenging questions.
Observes dynamics when working with groups and raises relevant issues for discussions; ensures participation and involvement of all team members; adapts own behavior to the needs of the group; ensures issues are pursued until resolved.
Ability to lead and manage, large scale learning events, cross-functional project teams, governance and advisory boards
Ability to partner with internal and external adjunct faculty and subject matter experts to develop internal training curriculums
Develop relationships with external learning partners to utilize as resources
Ability to measure effectiveness of learning programs demonstrating value and ROI
Background & Experience:
Minimum of BS degree in human resources, business, or related field plus 10+ years learning and development experience
Previous experience with multi-site, multi-functional organizations and the ability to work within a large complex corporation with people from various cultures and areas of the business
Ability to deliver extraordinary customer service and support
Must have the ability to influence and drive change in the organization.
Experience with Cornerstone and Workday highly preferred
The position is located in Saint Louis, MO in a corporate environment. The position will require travel to domestic and international sites.
Willingness to put in extra hours as travel, projects and priorities dictate, ability to accommodate meeting times outside typical business hours to accommodate execution of programs.