Manager of Learning and Development

Lilly Pulitzer - King of Prussia, PA4.3

30+ days agoFull-timeEstimated: $93,000 - $130,000 a year
Education
The Manager of Learning and Development has overall responsibility to set and execute strategic learning and development vision and goals that align with the overall company strategy of Lilly Pulitzer®. The Manager of Learning and Development is a key resource on the Talent Development team and has a responsibility to be a proactive partner to all departments within the company. In this role, the Manager of Learning and Development has significant responsibility for developing standards and materials, organizing and delivering regular learning and development sessions for personnel at all levels and monitoring individual and group performance in order to determine educational impact.

There are three major areas of responsibility:
1) Understand and exhibit the Lilly Pulitzerâ Creed, Core Values and Core Leadership Qualities.

a. Understand and exhibit the Lilly Pulitzer® Creed and Core Values. The company has been founded on the principles of The Company Creed and the organization will be built with individuals who are committed to upholding the Creed.

b. The Core Values are guiding principles for how we conduct ourselves as individuals and as an organization. The core values complement and supplement the Company Creed.

c. The Core Leadership Qualities are supplements and extensions to The Company Creed and the Core Values. They are targeted primarily towards colleges who lead teams and are guides for leadership development at all levels.

d. The Manager of Learning and Development must be an exemplary role model of the Core Values and the Core Leadership Qualities.

2) Collaborate with the Director of Talent Development to create the overall strategic vision, goals and curriculum for learning and development that are in the appropriate context of the company’s overall strategy, growth objectives, and market positioning. Execute this strategy.

3) Lead the effective development coordination and presentation of training and development programs for all employees. Execute these trainings. This includes assessing company-wide developmental needs to drive training initiatives and identifying and arranging appropriate training solutions for employees. This consists of but is not limited to:

a. Identifying and defining learning and development needs at all levels

b. Establishing the development curriculum

c. Designing, creating and updating learning and development programs including: orientation, leadership development, management 101, diversity, harassment, professionalism, interviewing, etc.

d. Presenting, developing and delivering training materials in a variety of media

e. Partnering with the Talent Development team and subject matter experts to provide input for course content

f. Identifying and collaborating with qualified external instructional material and design consultants and vendors as appropriate

g. Providing train-the-trainer support as necessary

h. Managing implementation of training programs and update/adjust to improve business results

i. Employing ongoing analysis and review of the effectiveness of learning programs.

j. Collaborating with colleagues to form relationships in order to analyze performance gaps, identify specific needs, and present recommendations of solutions

SKILLS REQUIRED TO PERFORM SUCCESSFULLY:
The Manager of Learning and Development needs advanced knowledge and application of training, development, facilitation, and performance improvement techniques and resources.
The Manager of Learning and Development needs to have strong knowledge of adult learning theories and practices.
The Manager of Learning and Development needs a broad understanding of the company’s organization and operations in order to successfully develop and deliver key trainings and learnings that will facilitate advancement. The key initiatives and programs deployed must improve the overall knowledge and skill sets that will contribute to the profitable growth of the company.
The Manager of Learning and Development requires the ability to work effectively with a broad range of colleagues.
The Manager of Learning and Development will need to be superior in their writing, editing and presentation skills. They must have strong organizational skills as well.
The Manager of Learning and Development needs a personal passion for training and educating people. They must be inquisitive, relatable, enthusiastic, positive, agile and have an entrepreneurial disposition.
The Manager of Learning and Development must embody the Core Values and Core Leadership Qualities of Lilly Pulitzer®.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
A four year college degree is required preferably in Business, HR/Adult Learning, Education, Communications, Psychology or Organizational Psychology.
A minimum of seven years of prior experience in the learning and development field are required.
Experience in the apparel or retail industries, or a similar fast-paced, consumer-facing industry, is helpful.
Experience in classroom facilitation experience is preferred.
Knowledge of a learning management system implementation and administration is desired.

MISCELLANEOUS:
This position is classified as full-time salaried; it is exempt and is not eligible for overtime. This position is eligible for standard company fringe benefits.
The position requires domestic travel.
Given the seasonality of the business, this position may require flexible, additional working hours during peak periods.
This position is based in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Philadelphia.
This position is reviewed annually.
Lilly Pulitzer® is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Lilly Pulitzer® participates in E-Verify. Details in English and Spanish . Right to Work Statement in English and Spanish .

Lilly Pulitzer® is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Lilly Pulitzer® participates in E-Verify. Details in English and Spanish . Right to Work Statement in English and Spanish .