Senior Director of Talent & Organizational Development

Window Nation
Fulton, MD
Aug 05, 2022
Aug 08, 2022
Full Time
Do you want to join a fast-growing organization where you can learn a new craft or build upon your current one? Do you like to have fun and be part of team that cares about you and your success? Then you should consider joining Window Nation! At Window Nation, we're third-generation window replacement experts who have been lucky to serve communities across the country for over sixteen years. We're proud to be a family-owned business started by two brothers looking to help families improve their most important asset: their home. Since we opened our first showroom in 2006, our company has grown to include 17 showrooms in twenty-one states. We're proud to be the fifth largest window replacement company in the United States - but we're not stopping there. Our company continues to grow each year, and it's all thanks to our team of dedicated, driven employees who make up Window Nation. When you work at Window Nation, you'll join a team of awesome professionals with hobbies ranging from screenwriting to rock climbing. We're a group of foodies, music enthusiasts, talent scouts, costume makers, pilots, wine makers, community volunteers - oh, and we also sell and install windows, doors, and siding. No matter what you're interested in, you'll find your fit at Window Nation. We don't take your decision to start or further a career with us lightly - and we won't let you down when you do. Don't just take our word, listen to what our employees have to say! Meeting the Window Nation Team! The Sr Director of Talent & Organizational Development, is responsible for managing and supporting the assessment of organizational needs and the design, implementation and evaluation of programs that facilitate the professional development and continuous learning of our team members. Reporting to the CHRO, this high-impact, visible role offers a unique opportunity to craft thoughtful programs that align with our people operations. The ideal candidate will carry equal parts strategy and execution that can evolve with the learning needs of the company and the dynamic nature in the way we work. This position is based in our headquarters in Fulton MD, with the flexibility to occasionally work remotely, and when required, will have to travel to facilitate training or go to company events. Core Role Responsibilities Partner with the CHRO, Human Resources and the Executive team to identify overall learning needs for individual contributors, managers and collaborate and develop a vision and strategy Active thought partner and team member within the broader HR team to identify specific learning needs by function Utilize data analytics to take a lead role in talent development processes, including organization goal setting, performance appraisal, talent review, and succession and development planning processes. Take a lead role in the development and roll-out of diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. Consult and collaborate with stakeholders and leaders to identify, recommend, and implement scalable talent solutions that drive engagement and retention. Collate data from our Performance Reviews and other HR sources of data to provide effective reporting, sharing insights on the impact of Talent and Learning programming to direct our decision making and steering our programs Design/develop/deliver effective learning experience throughout the employee life cycle (from onboarding to exit) using a broad range of tools including e-learning, distance learning, books/videos, knowledge-share platform and On-The-Job-Training to meet our learning needs Partner to identify high potentials and develop an effective curriculum for Individual Contributors who will become future mentors/managers, Managers who will become future leaders and Leaders who need 1:1 learning/coaching Establish and lead initiatives that support the organization's values, philosophy, and culture. Serve as a Learning Consultant to employees and departments interested in developing learning materials, activities, and training Assist in developing the training skills for SMEs to launch Train-the-Trainer initiatives Inspire a learning culture with remarkable internal marketing of our programs Work with external vendors as needed to identify training solutions that are effective and affordable Ability to travel at least 25% Basic Qualifications 8+ years experience in Organizational Design and Learning & Development; specifically hands-on experience building scalable learning & development in a high growth company 5+ years of experience as a talent management professional, with a strong background in organizational development and talent acquisition; experience with diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives is preferred Bachelor's Degree in HRM, Industrial / Organizational Psychology and/or related field. Preferred Qualifications Ability to be a self-starter and work in a fast-paced, ever-changing, collaborative environment Ability to track projects through known project plan templates (such as a utilizing Gantt Chart; Agile Project Management, etc.) Passion for learning and helping people grow Proven ability to build a scalable, high-impact, mission-driven function Training Program Facilitation, Organization Development and Organizational Design experience Proficient in learning development tools and well-versed in leveraging technology for program management and delivery Exemplary, inclusive, adaptable oral and written communication skills; with experience communicating complex information with clarity to diverse audiences across the organization Experience consulting with business leaders and stakeholders, with a proven track record of establishing relationships and the experience being a strategic partner Proven problem-solving trifecta of analytical, creative, and strategic skills Extraordinary, service-oriented project management, program delivery and change management skills Strong presentation skills and experience in training global teams You are organized, end-to-end process-oriented, and efficient while being adaptable to changing priorities and comfortable wearing multiple hats Flexible, creative, at ease with startup ambiguity, organized and detail-oriented Deep understanding and leveraging external learning programs and while keeping a budget Window Nation cultivates a culture of inclusion that respects our employees' individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe our differences make us a better team - one that makes good decisions, drives innovation, and delivers better business results. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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