Learning and Development Manager

Batavia, IL | $100K | Job ID: 62121

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Job Description

One of our clients in the retail and food space is looking for a Learning and Development Manager to join their team! The Learning and Development Manager would sit in their headquarters located in the western suburbs of Chicago and play a key role in overseeing the ongoing training and development strategies for the team.  

If you are interested in expanding your human resources and benefits expertise with a rapidly growing company that views their employees as its most valuable asset, please see the responsibilities and requirements listed below!

Learning and Development Manager Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee the training, development, and performance of their team’s staff to maintain a motivated team focused on achieving their objectives 
  • Effectively and regularly communicate performance expectations to ensure job responsibilities are met, removing any barriers to do so
  • Develop performance and training strategies with consult from leadership entities
  • Recruit qualified candidates to fill open team positions
  • Evaluate and recommend purchase of necessary learning aids and tools for the department such as specialized software and licenses, or recommend development of proprietary software to meet department/company needs 
  • Design, plan, and implement training programs, policies, and procedures to assigned areas within the company with consult from leadership and research. This includes improvements to current techniques/programs
  • Train and coach peers on development and goal initiatives including future implementations
  • Identify budget analysis and promote cost effective strategies

Learning and Development Manager Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's degree in human resources or related field strongly preferred 
  • 5 years of training and development experience and retail operations
  • Proven proficiency in training and development models used for evaluation and instructional design in adult learning/education principles
  • Proficiency in utilizing and navigating LMS (Learning Management Systems)
  • Project management experience specifically related to achieving outcomes according to deadlines, budget and available resources
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to speak to an audience
  • Management experience preferred with an ability to oversee direct reports and develop and enhance their skill sets to achieve outcomes
  • MS office proficient

If you are interested in joining our client’s team as a Learning and Development Manager and believe you meet the above requirements, please apply today! 

Thank you, 

Kaileen Dinnon
Recruiter, Human Resources 
LaSalle Network 

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