Leadership Development Specialist

Careers at Bloomberg

New York, NY

Posted Mar 9, 2018 - Requisition No. 65857

About Our Team:

We are Global Talent Development. Our team is a group of leadership, learning and organizational development specialists working alongside HR Talent Partners, HR Business Partners and business leaders. We use a broad approach to developing learning solutions and talent strategies, always taking into account Bloomberg's global scope and diverse businesses. We support Bloomberg's overall business goals by serving as partners and consultants, helping develop existing leaders and identify and develop high potential talent.

What’s the role?

You'll be part of a team that designs, delivers and evaluates the core leadership curriculum from aspiring leaders to senior managers. As a member of the Talent Development team's Leadership Practice, you’ll collaborate with Global Talent Partners and other HR practitioners to understand the talent and leadership development needs to build and deliver solutions. You’ll be tasked to link talent development to business performance, ensuring that your solutions are culturally relevant, scalable globally and aligned with our global priorities.

In addition to supporting our leaders in the Americas, you will work closely with Talent Development teams in EMEA and APAC to develop our leaders and teams around the globe.

Who are you?

You have expertise and experience in adult learning and leadership development. You’ll thrive in our area as an exceptional multi-tasker, who has a real passion for talent strategy development and learning solutions. You’re a problem-solver who thinks fast and adapts quickly to change, and is happy to be "hands-on" in all aspects of our team's work. Most of all, you’re client-service oriented with outstanding critical thinking and communication skills.

You’re someone who thinks globally but able to customize the requirement to local needs and a high degree of integrity and want to make a difference.

We'll trust you to:

  • Partner with senior leaders to understand the leadership, talent and learning needs from their business areas and engage resources from the team to create solutions
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with HR to define the overall talent needs for different parts of the business and align development with a broader people strategy
  • Work collaboratively with Talent Development colleagues locally and globally to drive the talent plan for businesses you support
  • Coach line managers to understand and leverage Talent Development
  • Facilitate the identification, development and management of high potential leadership talent for businesses you support.
  • Design selected leadership development courses and solutions to be utilized globally

You need to be able to:

  • Be pragmatic and passionate about leadership and talent management
  • Adapt in a constantly changing environment
  • Communicate persuasively and credibly (both verbally and in writing)
  • Deliver classroom, blended and remote training offerings for all sizes and levels of leadership audiences

You need to have:

  • A proven track record of design and delivery of training in a commercial environment, with a strong emphasis on leadership development
  • Excellent training delivery and facilitation skills, with experience delivering to international groups and using a variety of delivery methods and platforms
  • Demonstrated understanding of learning and development in design choices and the use of different media
  • Experience identifying and developing high potential talent
  • Solid organizational skills and take personal accountability for the success of initiatives
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent prioritization skills
  • An ability to act professionally regarding sensitive subjects, and an ability to work in a fast paced and constantly changing environment

We'd love to see:

  • Experience with diversity and inclusion work
  • Coaching experience
  • Consulting experience
  • Experience with implementing change and talent management initiatives
  • Experience in financial or professional services

If this sounds like you:

Apply! If we believe you're a good match, we'll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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