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Managing Director, Learning & Development

Public Health Management Corporation
Philadelphia, PA
Managing Director

Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) is a nonprofit public health institute that builds healthier communities through partnerships with government, foundations, businesses, and community-based organizations. PHMC is one of the largest and most comprehensive public health institutes in the country, serving hundreds of thousands of people annually. PHMC and its subsidiaries provide outreach, health promotion, education, research, planning, technical assistance, and direct services.

Marking its 50th anniversary in 2022, PHMC is a continually growing and changing organization, and by the summer of 2022, its staff will number more than 3,000. Within PHMC’s 18-person Human Resources department, the five-person Learning and Development team develops, implements, and administers talent development and training programs for all PHMC employees, advancing employee engagement, diversity, and inclusion in PHMC’s culture.

The Managing Director, Learning & Development is part of PHMC’s Senior Staff, serving as an advisor to the Chief People and Inclusion Officer and other C-suite leaders. The ideal candidate for this position is a systematic thinker, persuasive leader, and knowledgeable organizational and talent development professional. Essential knowledge is a sophisticated sense of how to align individual talent development, departmental staffing needs, and organizational strategies within a large and complex institution. Preferred criteria include:

  • Experience in an environment of continual growth and change; public health experience is a plus.
  • At least 7 years of progressively responsible work experience in learning and development or senior human resources positions; at least 2 years of management experience.
  • A master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Organization Development, Human Resources, or a related field; CPLP credential or SHRM Certified Professional credential.
  • Experience designing and implementing effective training and development programs, including implementing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Knowledge of instructional design methods, applications for effective adult learning, and coaching for performance and development.
  • Exceptional organization, with the ability to prioritize tasks to meet deadlines; proven ability to solve problems quickly and creatively.
  • Ability to work independently and accurately in a high-paced, deadline-oriented environment, including working remotely if required.

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