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Learning & Development Partner (Management Capability)


Learning & Development Partner (Management Capability)

San Francisco | California | United States

Pinterest brings millions of people the inspiration to create a life they love for everything; whether that be tonight’s dinner, next summer’s vacation, or a dream house down the road. We’re looking for an experienced L&D professional, with deep expertise in planning and executing a manager capability strategy in a fast-growing organization.  You will understand what makes a successful manager at Pinterest, and develop and execute on a strategy to develop those skills, experience, and knowledge. This should include short term, mid-term and long term planning to ensure we have the capability now and in the future as we grow as an organization. This leadership role on the L&D team requires working with cross-functional partners to create and scale resources, training, and initiatives that help managers and leaders to do their best work, and drive a high performing organization. You’ll need to be innovative and passionate about developing people, and understand the important role that managers and leaders play in enabling their teams. 

What you’ll do:

  • Create a coherent, strategic approach to developing the skills, experiences, and knowledge that our managers need now and in the future -  based on our company strategy and short, mid and long term goals.
  • Create a manager community that goes beyond regular classroom learning exercises, and embraces a range of mediums, connecting and up-leveling our manager community through engaging communications and learning events.
  • Partner with business leaders, HRBPs and across the people team and the business to understand the needs of this population
  • Partner to ensure the LMS and Wiki resources are up to date and current
  • Identify and manage vendors that can help deliver training and development
  • Own our coaching strategy, and manage our coaching vendors
  • This will be a people manager role on the L&D team, managing a small, but growing group of L&D professionals

What we’re looking for:

  • 5+ years of consulting or internal L&D experience
  • 2+ years in a role focused on Manager Capability
  • Proven experience taking localized content and building it into a scalable, global set of offerings
  • Tie all the pieces of together into a single, clear, strategy that everyone can understand
  • Proof of being pragmatic, and business focused - not just academic
  • Influential at all levels, and comfortable interacting with executives
  • Able to rally people around a shared goal, project plan - great program and people leader
  • We need a big thinker who can execute against the demands of a company that is scaling fast. 
  • You’ll have proven experience designing and delivering an effective manager capability curriculum at scale and measuring the impact and ROI of those initiatives.

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