Learning & Development Leader at Vertiv - Columbus, Ohio

(This came to me from Becky McCarthy at Vertiv)

Learning and Development Leader 


Vertiv has a transformational leadership opportunity available to significantly impact the organizational culture and corporate financial results. The Leader of Learning &  Development will drive learning & leadership initiatives. This will be done by providing strategic direction and thought leadership on our current  development programs and processes and on our future needs. And that of our customers. These solutions will be delivered by partnering with external institutions/learning centers and internal stakeholders. 


  • Be prepared to join a transforming company that is hungry for learning, problem solving, and development opportunities and which acknowledges its weaknesses 
  • Consistently assess and measure training and development programs to ensure they are relevant to the needs of the customer and the ever changing business environment.
  • Design & execute strategy to establish awareness, build commitment to personal development across the management and executive population.
  • Consult with HR Business Partners, senior business leaders & other key stakeholders to perform periodic needs analyses.
  • Work closely with HR Business Partners to identify and anticipate learning needs of the front-line and senior level leaders.
  • Partner with other development communities internal to Vertiv to share best practices and plans. 
  • Conduct external research and benchmarking to ensure strategy, content and delivery model are positioned to deliver best-in-class results.
  • Define prioritized annual objectives complete with action plans, resourcing models, milestones & metrics of success.
  • Manage, monitor and ensure performance to budget.
  • Develop measures, benchmarks, or scorecards to monitor the effectiveness of leadership development solutions.
  • In partnership, Select and manage a global LMS
  • Designs and incorporates effective communication and feedback methods for leadership development solutions


  • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline
  • At least 10 years of leadership experience in roles responsible for organizational development, leadership and people development. 
  • Experience in leading critical technical training programs and sales enablement programs
  • Understands business aligned and outcome driven learning design processes and approaches
  • Strong technical knowledge in areas of adult learning, leadership and executive development, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Organization Development and Instructional Design 
  • Strong project management skills, including a proven track record of leading large, complex projects using standard project management practices and tools 
  • Expert knowledge and experience with all types of learning delivery methods (in-person, virtual, simulation, online courses, webinars, e-learning) 
  • Excellent interpersonal, facilitation, communication and consulting skills. Ability to assess needs, influence, collaborate, deliver and partner at the most senior levels in and across the organization 
  • Strong experience in facilitating senior leadership engagements 
  • Proven leader with the ability to build manage people and engage high performing teams. 
  • High energy with a strong work ethic 
  • Masters in Organizational Development, Leadership, Adult learning, I/O Psychology, Business Administration or related field strongly preferred 

About Vertiv

At Vertiv, we offer the stability of a global leader in a growing industry and the opportunity of a startup.

We design, manufacture and service the mission-critical infrastructure technologies for vital applications in data centers, communication networks and commercial and industrial environments. With $4.4 billion in sales, a strong customer base and global reach in nearly 70 countries, our move to establish a standalone business enables us to deliver greater value to our customers and create new opportunities for our people.

Whether you’re an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options or recently received your MBA degree, you’ll find a variety of opportunities at Vertiv. Explore them now and join our team of 19,000 employees in making the future of our customers’ business possible.

Work Authorization

No calls or agencies please. Vertiv will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Vertiv is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

If you have a disability and are having difficulty accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request help by sending an email to help.join@vertivco.com.


To apply for this position, go to our site at: http://bit.ly/2DGXlVf

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