Cresco Labs is looking for an HR Director of Learning and Development to join our high growth team during a period of unprecedented innovation and growth. You will partner widely across the organization leading and supporting efforts to evolve, build and ultimately scale robust learning solutions. This work is aimed at providing employees and leaders opportunities where learning will result in capability-building to support our velocity growth plan. This position reports to the Chief People Officer.
We are looking for someone with fantastic people skills who finds satisfaction in building growth roadmaps on an individual/team basis, as well as working with the executive leadership to create learning plans designed to deepen the capabilities of teams across the organization. This person loves collaborating to understand business needs and has a passion for digging deeper into department functions to methodically deliver training and development for collective growth.
Lead the training and employee development initiatives, leadership coaching, and related team-building trainings to communicate a consistent, core-value based message throughout the company.
Develop and deploy training programs that address critical issues, aimed at enabling current employees to build skill, knowledge and expertise.
Create a strengths-based approach to organizational growth that will develop managers to be skilled in building and leading high performing teams.
Create and standardize an onboarding and integration program for all new employees.
Build credibility by forming relationships with senior leaders and officers, working to collaboratively address their needs to align learning and development priorities with Cresco’s overall strategy.
Activate a new performance management and development approach that enables the organization to measure team and individual performance against stated goals, and is able to grow and scale with the organization.
Lead development of effective employee engagement initiatives and engagement surveys.
Oversee programs and initiatives enhancing the employee experience, deliver on our employee value proposition and support leaders in executing business imperatives.
Lead design of organization development and effectiveness efforts with accountability for building leadership capability translating to bench strength and effective succession management.
Conduct follow up studies of major learning objectives to monitor, evaluate and measure the programs’ effectiveness, success, ROI periodically and report on them.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND SKILLS
10+ years in progressive HR and Learning & Development focused roles
Experience in a leadership role with a demonstrated track record in project management and implementing innovative approaches to talent development and performance management challenges
Track record of developing and leading successful training efforts and deploying solutions to enhance the knowledge, skills and capabilities of employees across an organization
Excellent interpersonal, coaching and mentoring skills
Experience in group facilitation and team coaching with a track record of improving overall performance
Experience in developing strong leaders and building a high-performance culture
Exceptional results orientation with demonstrated personal initiative
Strong, thoughtful, agile problem-solving skills
Adaptable to work with shifting priorities with ability to work under tight deadlines and plan, organize and carry out multiple, detailed tasks
Ability to analyze and interpret data and leverage those insights into critical decisions
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Solid influencing, negotiation and facilitation skills to champion and maintain collaborative relationships with clients, peers, subordinates and other key partners.
Strong business insight, with the ability to credibly make a business case, by linking current and anticipated business challenges with learning and development solutions.
Must be 21 years of age or older to apply
Must comply with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry