Learning & Development Manager

Tillamook - Portland, OR (30+ days ago)3.4

Come join the Tillamook Team where our philosophy is “Dairy Done Right.” As an independent farmer-owned cooperative, we have been guided by good, honest values since 1909. We believe in putting quality over profit, natural over artificial, and that hard work can never be outsmarted. We’re taking a stand for real food, because everyone deserves better.

About you:
What does real food mean to you? Is your favorite dish a cheesy casserole? Perhaps a decadent and indulgent ice cream? Either way, your identification with food is important to us. Our team members understand our vision, contribute to our mission, thrive on innovative thinking, hard work and good, honest values.

About us:
Our team members understand our vision, contribute to our mission, thrive on innovative thinking, hard work and good, honest values. We live by these shared values: We are Good Stewards, We believe in Uncompromising Quality, We work as One Team, We Play to Win, and We Genuinely Care for each other.

What you will do:
The Learning and Development (L&D) Manager is a key member on the People & Culture team and will partner with the EVP of P&C and Director of Talent to design the learning strategy and employee development programs at Tillamook. The strategy should support our commitment to personal and professional development and prepares our talent for future challenges. Working side by side with the Director of Talent and EVP of People & Culture, this role will work closely with leaders throughout the business to assess the learning and development needs, formulate and execute relevant and innovative solutions that support the career professional development and talent management objectives. This role will have an important leadership role over the lifecycle of L&D, from ideation to execution. This role is an internally customer facing position working with all levels of the organization.

Here’s a day in the life:
Consult with leaders throughout the organization to assess, develop and execute strategic learning plans that align with achieving business goals and demonstrate a commitment to our culture

Partner with other efforts in the organization to leverage learning resources (i.e. continuous improvement, Proscii, Agile)

Utilizing a partnership mindset, work with HR business partner and talent team to understand employee development priorities and create relevant solutions.

Design, develop, execute meaningful and solution-oriented learning strategies for leadership development and management skills

Review, assess and make recommendations on external learning partners and solutions and work with partners to execute the plan

Maximize the potential of technology (including digital learning solutions) to bring high quality development opportunities in a cost effective manner to the organization.

Develop and manage the L&D budget and experience with vendor management and coordination of external and internal resources for delivery

Contribute toward the development of an effective onboarding experience across the organization and identify effective strategies for learning the business and culture.

Provide organizational development and other support for key initiatives and/or projects

Oversee coaching offerings, ensuring that team members are aware of and connected to our coaching resources and coaches are vetted and supported effectively

Implement and facilitate organizational, team and individual assessment process for leadership development including interpretation, action planning and coaching (eg. 360 assessments, Strengths Finder, etc).

Skills you’ll need:
BS or BA. Advanced degree considered a plus

Certification in one or more leadership assessment or psychometric instruments (examples may include 360, Strengths Finder, Myers Briggs, Hogan)

Minimum 5 years combination senior corporate learning and organizational development experience

Comprehensive knowledge of organizational development theory and practice, adult learning theory, styles, and motivation techniques; change management, assessments, curriculum design, training facilitation and delivery.

Excellent time management skills, creative ability, project management skills, consultative skills, writing proficiency, and visual graphics.

Skilled at identifying problems, developing effective solutions, execute on a course of action, and communicating effectively at all levels of an organization.

Strong interpersonal skills as exhibited by the ability to influence others, gather information from individuals and groups, and build collaborative relationships both with HR and across the organization with individuals at all levels.

Working with business and project leaders and quickly getting their trust, so they see you as a business partner and problem finder and solver.

Strong project management skills including gathering and communicating key metrics.

Understanding what it means to develop a growth mindset, how and why to leverage different learning models and ways to measuring their impact.

Industry leading benefit and reward programs:
We offer outstanding benefits to our employees. For more information, please visit the careers page: www.tillamook.com/careers.

We are committed to creating a diverse culture and inclusive conditions where all employees are heard, valued and feel a sense of belonging. We rely on different perspectives, thoughts, backgrounds and cultures to inform our work, to help us be better as a brand and as an employer and to fuel our success. We are seeking talent from a wide range of diversity, perspectives and backgrounds to join our exceptional organization and help us build our future.

Tillamook County Creamery Association (TCCA) is a Drug-Free Workplace. EEO/AA