Live chat

Global Learning Leader


Job Description
Position Summary: Reporting to the Head of Global Talent Management, the Global Learning Leader is responsible for leading the firm-wide L&D function within the Talent Management COE, to ensure global strategies are translated and delivered appropriately and effectively, the function is utilized and valued and remains innovative and relevant. This role will be responsible for the global strategy, design and development of Sales, Leadership and Managerial, Professional, Company and Industry knowledge and skill building for Marsh colleagues globally. This position will take the lead on the needs based development strategy to ensure the global workforce has the knowledge, skills and capabilities to achieve our business objectives now, and in the future. The Leader will work with a matrixed team of talent and learning professionals and analysts and external vendor partners to achieve the strategy. He/she will develop and implement a systemic approach to promote learning solutions, review programs for effectiveness as well as streamlining the programs offered, with the overall goal of developing and upgrading a set of development programs that consistently deliver results aligned with the business strategy. The Learning Leader will bring new learning strategies that leverage social media, virtual learning and other interactive and creative solutions to deliver learning in an on-going and impactful way. The ideal candidate is a strategic thinker who combines a successful and in-depth L&D background with demonstrated strengths in needs assessment, content design, development and delivery of high-impact learning solutions and impact measurement. The L&D leader must be relationship oriented, with a high degree of influence and partner with both business leaders and regional HR and learning teams. The candidate should also be a highly motivated self-starter, able to lead teams and translate business performance gaps into learning and development strategies. This role provides deep learning & development center of expertise leadership in a fast paced, energetic environment. Manages department or small unit that includes multiple teams led by Managers and/or Supervisors. Owns the execution of group strategy and the operational direction of the Department. Problems faced are often complex and require extensive investigation and analysis. Requires ability to influence others to accept practices and approaches, and ability to communicate and influence executive leadership. Responsibilities: Leads the Learning & Development function including planning the firm-wide strategy in alignment with global Talent Management strategy and business goals. Oversees large-scale curriculum designs, implementation and communication strategies, and change management tactics including deciding metrics to measure and report on progress and performance. Partner with company leadership to identify key capabilities for development and design appropriate learning and development solutions to build capability in the areas of Sales, Leadership and Managerial Skills, Professional Skills, Financial Acumen/Profitability and Innovation. Manages large outsourcing and vendor accounts and makes vendor investment decisions consulting performance metrics, financial metrics to ensure all L&D resources are invested appropriately and effectively. Establishes and nurtures relationships with key leaders and stakeholders across the business. Develops and maintains a network HR, TM & L&D and business contacts to facilitate co-development and implementation of key deliverables. Uses resources and tools created by the COEs to communicate capabilities to the businesses on a regular basis and to ensure process and product optimization across HR COEs and functions. Represents the business as a leader in the field by attending and participating in industry conferences and organizations to gain insight as to current best-practices and vendors/outsourcing opportunities. Prepares and oversees the annual budget for market-wide programs and projects and monitors progress against cost to ensure expenditures operate within appropriate guidelines. Develop the on-boarding strategy, process and programs for entry, mid and senior level hires, orienting them to Marsh, leveraging both global and local leadership and ensuring the process continues for their first year, involves their manager and leaves them feeling that Marsh is the best company to be part of. Develop and implement an effective impact measurement strategy for learning. Work with program management colleagues to ensure all training and development programs are aligned to agreed relevant schedule, budget and learning objectives; monitor and track training results and effectiveness.QualificationsEducation Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field such as education, organizational development or other related field. Knowledge and skills associated with a Master’s Degree in these areas preferred, with a concentration in adult learning in a business environment; Instructional design background preferred. Experience: Minimum of 12 years experience in Learning & Development and 3 to 5 years in a learning leadership and strategy role 7 years management experience (experience managing a remote/matrix reporting relationship is a plus) Demonstrated ability to operationalize training best practices Experience providing global and blended learning solutions Knowledge and skills: Strong people management skills, including the ability to manage remotely and globally Demonstrated expertise and ability to build relationships with business partners, HR colleagues and vendors Proven consultation, negotiation and influencing skills in a business environment. Strong problem solving skills Flexible, creative and team oriented Excellent written and verbal communication, presentation and professional speaking skills Demonstrated ability to operationalize training best practices Marsh is a global leader in insurance broking and risk management. In more than 130 countries, our experts in every facet of risk and across industries help clients to anticipate, quantify, and more fully understand the range of risks they face. We work with clients of all sizes to define, design, and deliver innovative solutions to better quantify and manage risk. We offer risk management, risk consulting, insurance broking, alternative risk financing, and insurance program management services to businesses, government entities, organizations, and individuals around the world. To every client interaction we bring an unmatched combination of deep intellectual capital, industry-specific expertise, global experience, and collaboration. Since 1871, clients have relied on Marsh for trusted advice, to represent their interests in the marketplace, make sense of an increasingly complex world, and help turn risks into new opportunities for growth. Our more than 30,000 colleagues work on behalf of our clients, who are enterprises of all sizes in every industry, and include individuals, multinational organizations, and government entities worldwide. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. Visit for more information and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @MarshGlobal Marsh and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company (ticker symbol: MMC). Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: health and welfare, tuition assistance, 401K, employee assistance program, domestic partnership benefits, career mobility, employee network groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs. For more information about our company, please visit us at: We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at: Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers.

8 days 21 hours ago



Global Learning Leader MARSH & MCLENNAN COMPANIES, INC - New York City, NY, United States


Location: New York City, NY

Company Profile:
Marsh & McLennan Companies is a professional services firm like no other — a global network of more than 60,000 experts in risk, strategy, and people, united by an unusually collaborative culture that transcends business units and borders. We bring the best people together to help clients discern new possibilities and pursue them with success. For 146 years, we have grown by helping our clients prosper amid changing times and technologies, from the Industrial Revolution to the digital age. Our work today embraces many of society’s most complex challenges: sustainable business growth; the health, wealth, and performance of organizations' people; resource security; cyber security; economic instability; climate change; and terror threats.