The Walt Disney Company Sr. Manager, Learning Strategy in Glendale, California

Disney Parks, Experiences & Consumer Products seeks a Senior Manager, Learning Strategy to manage the learning and development strategy teams, which consult with business leaders and HR partners to develop holistic and integrated learning solutions across Disney Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products to drive business results and promote an environment where employees are able to grow and succeed. The Senior Manager also collaborates with functional counterparts across The Walt Disney Company to identify and implement solutions that address common priorities. This position requires an individual who can act as a senior consultant to the business, build and execute learning solutions, as well as manage and develop a team of highly skilled professionals.

The ideal candidate must demonstrate a combination of strong business acumen and significant expertise in learning and development. Responsibility for Glendale/Burbank as well as Anaheim.

Responsibilities :

  • Serve as a strategic leader and partner to DPECP teams across diverse operational and business support functions.

  • Consult with HR Business Partners and clients to assess learning needs, client readiness and performance gaps to develop strategies that align to the client’s business goals and objectives.

  • Partner and effectively integrate with HR functional Centers of Excellence (COEs), including Learning and Talent Solutions to ensure alignment with overall Disney and DPECP priorities

  • Develop high performing individuals to achieve their best potential

  • Adapt traditional approaches to meet stakeholder needs

  • Articulate succinct and compelling points of view that incorporates business language with relevant examples

  • Manage complex projects that cut across multiple business units, teams and HR partners from inception through completion

Basic Qualifications :

  • 5+ years of experience in leading and developing staff professionals

  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities and experience Demonstrated leadership experience developing high performing individuals to achieve their best potential

  • Advanced understanding of Learning & Development theory and application

  • Demonstrated ability to think globally and work with a variety of Cast populations

  • Ability to think strategically, synthesize complex business/financial data and develop innovative and holistic solutions

  • Advanced knowledge of learning and development techniques and strategy

  • Ability to work in and manage ambiguity – dealing with issues/areas that do not always have a process or a system in place

  • Highly innovative and creative in approach to accomplish work

  • Excellent relationship, interpersonal, and influencing skills with clients and colleagues; Embraces teamwork and shares ideas/methods to improve performance

  • Team player who quickly builds trust and collaborative working relationships with business leaders and partners

  • Demonstrated strong and developed presentation skills with ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization

Required Education :

  • BA/BS degree in Human Resources, Learning & Development or related field

Preferred Education :

  • MBA / Masters or PhD in in a related field preferred

Job ID: 600360BR

Location: Glendale,California

Job Posting Company: Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products