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3 - 5 Years
Regional Learning & Development Manager (Europe)
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IFF is very excited to welcome a new Regional Learning and Development Manager, EUROPE to our team, and we hope it’s you!
In partnership with internal clients, as a Regional Learning and Development Manager, Europe you will design and implement the regional learning and development plan that aligns to business needs; and execute the global learning and talent strategy. You will support all IFF businesses and functional groups across Europe; designing, developing and delivering learning solutions to address priority capability needs; supporting the development and facilitation of internal IFF leadership and management courses; and supporting the deployment of Talent Management processes. In this role you will provide individual and group-oriented learning and development solutions, assessments, and interventions to help the organization achieve its strategic objectives.
This person must work collaboratively across the Talent & Inclusion COE, L&D team, HR and the business to support IFF business strategies.
Summary of Responsibilities
Partner with HR and Business Leaders to understand the regional business strategy
In collaboration with HR Business Partners, conduct learning needs consultation with Senior Business Leaders to develop the Regional Learning and Development Plan and select priority projects
Select, design, develop and deliver priority learning and development solutions and projects in the region to improve organizational performance; may involve recommending and deploying existing solutions, or developing custom solutions or interventions as necessary
Support and deploy the global learning strategic initiatives in the region
Actively support the development, preparation, nomination and deployment of global leadership and management development programs; this may include facilitation of live training sessions in the region, tracking of completion, and guidance to learners
Drive the Talent Management processes and talent campaigns in the region; support the facilitation of Talent Council meetings; deliver talent management training for HRBPs and managers
Coach HRBPs in the preparation and facilitation of Integrated Talent Review meetings, and encourage and support the follow-up of action plans
Provide guidance to HRBPs on the implementation of Performance Management policies, processes and tools; maintain awareness of Performance Management campaigns in the region to inform talent management efforts
Advise HR Business Partners on the optimal use of assessment tools and resources
Support and keep track of ongoing Executive Coaching and Mentoring programs; source and recommend external Executive Coaches best fit for leaders’ coaching needs
Provide consultative support to the Talent COE for company-wide initiatives
Participate in organization effectiveness projects such as change management and culture transformation work, as needed
You hold Bachelor’s degree in HR, Business or any other relevant discipline; Master’s or advanced degree in Organizational Psychology or Human Capital Management will be strongly preferred
You have a minimum of 5 years leadership experience in Learning and Development, Leadership Development and Talent Management
The preferred candidate will have experience in Organization Development and Change Management
You have proven success in delivering leadership development programs, learning solution design and delivery, and other employee development assessments and interventions
The preferred candidate will have experience and certification on instructional design, assessment tools, coaching or training delivery will be an advantage
You are Able to think strategically as well as manage the hands-on execution of projects and programs
You will bring Strong analytical thinking skills, ability to assess, diagnose, and propose solutions to complex problems
We will rely on your Coaching and consulting skills
We will rely on your Strong stakeholder relationship management and influencing skills
You have excellent facilitation and presentation skills, as well as verbal and written communication skills
You are a Team player, interpersonal savvy and highly-collaborative
IFF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability. Visit IFF.com/careers/workplace-diversity-and-inclusion to learn more
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