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Director, Learning and Development - Hawthorne NY

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Taro in USA
JOB TITLE: Director, Learning and Development
DEPARTMENT: Human Resources
REPORTS TO: VP, Head of Human Resources
The Director, L&D serves as an internal subject matter expert in the areas of organizational analysis/diagnosis, design, development, implementation, delivery and review of a comprehensive suite of solutions. The selected candidate will understand the critical/integral role of learning and organizational development and have the functional/technical capabilities to ensure execution of highly effective programs in the areas of talent management, organizational change, team building, employee engagement, and leadership development for professionals, management and executives.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to the following:
1. Plays a critical role in implementing learning and organizational development and talent management initiatives within the organization.
2. Lead the implementation, monitoring and ongoing maintenance/enhancement of L&D employee opinion surveys action steps
3. Implement leadership and management development initiatives such as succession planning, talent management, development of high potential employees, etc.
4. Develop/Refine competency model within the organization to support the growth and development of employees at all levels and across all functions.
5. Identify, design, develop and deliver learning aligned with the organizational strategy to provide developmental opportunities at all levels of the organization and to drive business success.
6. Identify training needs and ensures the effective implementation, communication and maintenance of programs to address identified needs; develop a training curriculum to address skill gaps.
7. Recommend, negotiate and maintains training vendor contracts and ensures relationships are managed in a cost-effective manner and evaluates the quality of all services and costs on an on-going basis.
8. Foster the culture around performance management already established by the business and ensure training/coaching conducted that supports performance management systems and culture.
9. Collaborate accordingly with other groups to ensure overall business adoption of various L&OD processes.
10. Maintain strong relationships with key business leaders to ensure acceptance and business relevance of key L&OD processes and programs.
1. Bachelor's Degree required; Master’s Degree in relevant field a plus.
2. A minimum of 10 years of experience within Training/OD, Talent Management or Organizational Development is required.
3. Project management skills including planning, logistics, program management and scheduling are required
4. Must have a history of building and maintaining positive relationships both internally and externally.
5. Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority is required.
6. Experience with instructional design methodology and application for effective learning.
7. Knowledge of learning management systems and an understanding of change management and team building methodologies and their applications is required.
8. A strong ability to motivate others, ability to manage multiple, complex assignments with proven ability to assess competing priorities in a high energy, fast paced environment.
9. An ability to work in an unstructured, matrix, multicultural, international environment is also required.
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees as assigned to this job. Nothing herein shall preclude Taro Pharmaceuticals from changing these duties from time to time and assigning comparable duties or other duties commensurate with the experience and background of the incumbent(s).
Taro Pharmaceuticals provides equal employment opportunities for all current employees and applicants for employment. No one will be discriminated against because of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, nationality, citizenship, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, genetic predisposing characteristics or any other basis prohibited by law.

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