Director, Training and Development

Director, Training and Development Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Director, Training and Development to join our team.


  • Research new training programs to keep up with effective ways to teach;
  • Generate formalized high potential development opportunities and explore new ways to engage and grow high potential talent;
  • Integrate diversity and inclusion strategies throughout learning and development activities;
  • Lead the training and development center of excellence (COE);
  • Make recommendations to the business on the most effective use of the vendor/training spend, the annual course offerings and oversight of the budget;
  • Manage the governance, management and effective functionality of the Learning Management System, with support from our HR Systems team.


  • 10+ years in a HR/people leadership role, preferably in industrial manufacturing;
  • Proven ability to support multiple cross-functional teams across the North America;
  • High degree of emotional intelligence and flexibility in a dynamic culture;
  • Experience working with Learning Management Systems and E-learning tools;
  • Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) and/or Society for Human Resource Management-Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), preferred;
  • Proven record of strong relationship building, organizational skills and the ability to be work independently;
  • Creative problem-solving skills with a passion for performance strategy development;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including formal presentation skills;
  • Knowledge of traditional and modern training methods, tools and techniques;
  • Demonstrate skills/experience in initiating, planning, and executing a wide variety of projects effectively and efficiently;
  • Creative content creation and successful development and implementation of ongoing training and development programs;
  • Strong consulting skills with a client-focused mind-set; building valuable relationships based on trust, respect and collaboration;
  • Excellent verbal communication and facilitation skills in different settings ranging from one on one meetings to small and large groups;
  • Excellent time management, organizational skills, and attention to detail;
  • Demonstrated ability to coach and develop talent and effectively provide constructive feedback to learners.