Manager, Leadership Development

Date Posted: 14 days ago

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Enterprise Leadership Development team is part of a larger internal Center of Excellence team that supports the full breadth of The Walt Disney Company. Our team is centered around the Company’s highest priorities, equipping employees and leaders with future skills to support an inclusive and contemporary work environment. Our value is driving impactful learning solutions to scale, aligning with all businesses within the organization.

Due to the variety of businesses and learning needs the team supports, the work requires a high degree of strategy to identify holistic learning needs, creativity in developing solutions, and agility and collaboration to deliver solutions worldwide.

The Leadership Development Manager is responsible for end-to-end development of leadership development solutions that will serve audiences globally at multiple leadership levels across multiple businesses. They lead a team of professionals who perform multiple functions on a project, including Project Management and Instructional Design. They must be able to quickly assess audience demographics and identify the appropriate learning solution to meet the business need, including: instructor led, blended, experiential, media based, performance support, and other emerging technologies.

This position interacts directly with multiple teams within the learning organization, client representatives, and external learning industry partners. Individuals are required to work with a high degree of collaboration and consultation. Priorities change rapidly, so the ability to pivot quickly and effectively is an absolute requirement.


  • Lead team of leadership development professionals in multiple locations to drive iterative solutions
  • Design, develop and deliver learning products and experiences for leaders at all levels for TWDC globally
  • Ensure learning and development solutions are aligned to integrated HR strategies and measured to effectively impact key business priorities
  • Facilitate in person and virtual sessions for global, multi-regional employees
  • Execute on strategy for large scale leadership development experiences (supporting each global region)
  • Lead and drive a progressive on-demand learning strategy
  • Align with internal technology partners on content platform solutions
  • Partner closely with all learning partner groups across all global/ regional business areas
  • Align solutions to DE&I principles and pillars
  • Develop branded material in support of learning solutions

Basic Qualifications:

  • Able to role model the leadership behaviors we design and deliver
  • Able to design rapid solutions that create meaningful and impactful leadership behaviors
  • Adaptable and able to lead the team through ambiguous work demands successfully
  • Receptive to feedback
  • Strong interpersonal skills; inclusive, compassionate
  • Able to create an open team environment where team’s voices are respected and heard
  • Deadline-oriented and efficient, strong time management skills
  • Strategic thinking skills
  • Effective decision making skills
  • Organized and detail-oriented, carefully reviewing your work at all stages
  • Proactive in communicating and documenting project progress, status, and workload
  • Up-to-date with emerging design trends and technologies, eager to learn and share with the team
  • Experience leading and developing teams
  • Excellent instructional design and advanced facilitation skills
  • Strong communication and relationship management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Content/Curriculum Development
  • Excellent organizational, operational and process/project management skills
  • High Influencing and consulting skills
  • Demonstrated creative problem solving skills
  • Experience utilizing rapid and iterative design techniques

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