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Brown-Forman Senior Learning and Development Specialist in Louisville, Kentucky

Please note, there are three openings for this position supporting the following functions: Corporate Functions, Global Supply Chain and Technology, Senior Learning and Development Specialist- USA & Canada.

Meaningful Work From Day One:

Act as the Functional/Regional Learning & Development Senior Specialist by partnering with the L&D Director, and Functional HR Managers to diagnose people & organizational development needs and opportunities. Create and facilitate learning strategies and execute development plans. Plan, execute and measure effective, customized and timely learning and leadership development solutions to accelerate employee and team development. Be a regional expert in the disciplines of learning & development, performance management, change management, organizational effectiveness, and leadership development.

What You Can Expect:

At the Regional Level

  • Facilitator of regional and global functional learning & leadership programs

  • Diagnose regional/local development needs and consult with functional experts/stakeholders to execute and align globally

  • Deliver assessment feedback, this includes interpreting data from a broad range of assessment tools (including EQi, 360s), providing insights and co-creating development plans

  • Partner with HR Managers and Business Partners to identify, co-create and execute L&D initiatives

  • Track and measure regional learning activities and outcomes to provide ongoing learning and development analysis to help drive continuous improvement

  • Support the execution of team development and effectiveness initiatives

  • Research and evaluate best practices in Learning & Development and drive continuous improvement across the region

  • Support the design and delivery of regional/global programs across assigned Region/Function

  • Key regional user and gate keeper for the Learning Management System (LMS) – manage participants and content

  • Manage regional L&D budget and invoicing

  • Liaise with external vendors to ensure training needs are met

  • Provide project management support to Global Development Programs, including managing communications with participants and Regional Leadership Teams, logistical support

  • Regional learning event execution in partnership with Meeting Planning resource and HRBP

At the Global Level

  • Execute Leadership Development, Change Management, D&I and Performance Management activities that are related to the company-wide practices

  • Partner with VP Global Learning & Development Director to identify, develop and execute globally relevant initiatives

  • Partner with other L&D Leaders and Specialists to share learning and development innovations that inform the global people development strategy

We Are Looking For People Who:

  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience in an Organizational Development, Talent, or Learning & Development related role and experience working directly with commercial functions, for example in a business-facing HR role

  • Experience working with multicultural teams and with businesses that are in various stages of their development

  • Project management experience and strong organizational skills with ability to manage priorities in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment

  • Ability to take ownership, handle and prioritize a high volume and varied workload independently in a fast-paced environment

  • High degree of independent judgment and initiative, in a team-oriented, self-managed and multicultural working environment

  • Excellent communication skills and demonstrated ability to influence others

  • Excellent virtual and in-person facilitation skills and solid consulting experience

  • Ability to use analytics to identify trends and insights about learning, leadership, and people development as well as to measure impact of interventions

  • Excellent computer skills, specifically Google, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and HR/LMS Technology such as Workday, Cornerstone

  • Vendor and budget management experience

  • As required, ability and readiness to travel regionally

What Makes You Unique:

  • Bachelor’s degree or similar with substantial HR experience at a specialist level

  • Certificate in Training Practice or equivalent i.e. CIPD

  • Certification to deliver specific interventions/assessments/training such as Predictive Index, EQi, Hogan, 360, Coaching, MBTI or other psychometric tools.

Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.

Business Area: Global Human Resources

City: Louisville

State: Kentucky

Country: USA

Req ID: JR-00004118