Akamai Technologies, Inc. Learning and Development Manager in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Learning and Development Manager
Cambridge, United States
General & Administrative
4 days ago Post Date
006282 Requisition #
This role will work closely and partner with Senior Management, Talent Acquisition and functional HR Business Partners to drive a world-class Learning & Development function. As a Learning & Development Manager, you will be responsible for:
Leads talent review process within assigned organization in order to assess and properly calibrate the talent and create succession plans for the organization.
Manages the development of high potential talent by creating development plans which include a focus on developing abilities focused on a target role.
Creates competency models within assigned organization focusing on roles critical to the success of the business.
Conducts a variety of learning interventions including executive coaching, delivering 360 degree feedback, and recommending impactful on the job learning strategies.
Guides assigned organization through organization change and growth.
Designs, administers and oversees development programs that result in organizational effectiveness and enhanced performance.
Interface with and provide expert advice and coaching to senior management regarding training and development strategies.
Analyzes talent development needs by partnering with senior leaders and develops and initiates training plans that tie to overall strategic plan.
Assess, design, develop and manage innovative solutions and programs to address the training, development and engagement needs of talent across the organization.
Plans and facilitates various talent development projects and drives strategic initiatives that are in line with to Akamai’s growth strategies.
About the Team
The Learning & Development Team creates and leads highly visible programs that drive the development and retention of Akamai’s employees with an emphasis on driving the development of high potential talent.
Required Education and Experience
Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements:
12 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent or
8 years of relevant experience and a Master’s degree or
5 years of relevant experience and a PhD
- 8+ years experience in talent development and organizational training.
Master’s degree preferred.
Lominger, International certification.
Certification in personality assessment such as Hogan Assessment Systems.
Experience developing and implementing a talent development strategy in a multinational organization.
Strong ability to collaborate with senior leadership and managers to define business process issues, analyze operational efficiencies, implement creative solutions.
Effective communication, listening, and interpersonal skills and ability to form relationships and work collaboratively with all levels.
Strong leadership skills, results-oriented, professional, dynamic and flexible.
Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills.
2+ years of experience in the high-tech industry.
Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.
About Akamai Technologies
Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers.
Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/diversity.
Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here.