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Black & Veatch Learning & Development Lead in Boston, Massachusetts

Learning & Development Lead

Date: Jan 20, 2022



Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

We believe real value is powered by the unique skills and experiences of our professionals. The interchange of ideas from a diverse group of people gives our teams an expanded perspective and the ability to find better solutions for our clients.

Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 59664

Job Title : Learning & Development Lead

Location : USVRTL


Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Job Summary

As the Learning and Talent Development Lead, you will lead and manage a team of instructional designers, facilitators, and learning experience professionals to provide development solutions to the Black & Veatch business. Your insights will shape learning & development (L&D) strategy and solutions and will upskill and reskill our workforce to deliver for the future.


Key Responsibilities

Consult with Global HR Centers of Excellence, Global HR Partners and senior business leaders to:

  • Identify and prioritize learning needs for the business

  • Use business needs and insights to shape global L&D strategy and roadmap

  • Ensure L&D strategy alignment with the business and HR strategy, including talent plans

  • Develop global solutions and adapt these where needed to meet local needs

  • Develop on-demand experiences, programs and resources, recommend external options, or develop specific L&D initiatives where appropriate

  • Measure learning and demonstrate return on investment and budget

Build awareness and education of the L&D strategy, portfolio and practices within Global HR and HR Partners to:

  • Make informed plans aligned to the strategy, portfolio and practices

  • Drive engagement with, as well as awareness and usage of, L&D solutions

Manage a team of instructional designers, facilitators and subject matter experts to:

  • Plan and execute effective launch and delivery of L&D programs and learning experience platform solutions

  • Deliver L&D programs and solutions

  • Bring best in class sustainable approaches to ensure high impact learning experiences - whether in person or virtual

  • Gather data and feedback; generating insights to improve the learner experience and share that feedback with the global L&D teams

  • Create experiences, programs, tools, and resources that meet the needs of the business

  • Apply design thinking principles to develop human-centered learning solution

Management Responsibilities

Supervises work of others. Responsible for hiring, discipline, and pay administration of their subordinates.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years related experience

  • Experience in pedagogy, practices & trends in adult learning delivery & partnership

  • Ability to communicate and influence at senior leadership levels

  • Experience in a broader HR/Talent role

  • Facilitation experience – both face to face and virtual to all levels within an organization

  • Learning design experience in creating L&D solutions for audiences of all levels

Minimum Qualifications

10+ years progressive related experience.

Experience including Organization Development, Organization Effectiveness, Human Resources, Training and Development and/or consulting in a large international corporate environment, preferred.

All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office/home office environment.


Builds effective teams


Communicates effectively

Develops talent

Drives results

People Development

Team Leadership

Salary Plan

ADM: Administrative/Business

Job Grade


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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.

Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

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