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Sr Manager, Learning and Talent Development for the Americas Region REMOTE

Boston, Massachusetts | Albany, New York | Concord, New Hampshire | Hartford, Connecticut | Providence, Rhode Island | Trenton, New Jersey | , Remote

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Location Boston, MassachusettsUS Job ID JR-026129

Imagine a world where you could detect health issues sooner to treat them more effectively. Where food and water are always safe, even in remote corners of the earth. And where scientific and medical research are enhanced to solve the greatest challenges of our times. At PerkinElmer, we imagine this world every day. Then, we innovate and collaborate to make it happen everywhere.

Our dedicated team of about 14,000 employees worldwide, pioneers scientific technologies for better detection, imaging, and informatics to help our customers work to create healthier families, improve the quality of life, and sustain the well-being and longevity of people globally.

If you are seeking a meaningful, impactful, and stimulating career, look no further.

Learning and Talent Development Leader for the Americas Region

This role reports to the Global Head of Capability Development and Talent Management

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Partner with HR on the collaboration and implementation of the global learning and talent initiatives.

  • Conduct org-level needs assessments to determine talent readiness as well as current and future state gaps

  • Support the integration and global implementation of key behavioral learning initiatives that close critical skill gaps, and support the philosophy of managers as coaches

  • Mobilize and empower your team to partner with team members and subject matter experts to deliver the best solutions and provide best-in-class service to stakeholders and HR

  • Provide thought leadership, methodology and tools to positively influence talent and leadership initiatives and organizational transformations

  • Facilitate learning events and team effectiveness sessions

  • Conduct assessment of learning and development needs across the region and partner with business leaders and stakeholders to develop a multi-year strategy and roadmap to developing critical leadership skills to build the future leaders of PKI

  • Develop, design, and implement internal training programs, events, and development activities consistent with business needs and strategy.

  • Build and deploy globally relevant frameworks, technologies, tools, and programs that will help employees gain feedback, identify, and build requisite skills, navigate career paths, and build networks of mentors and advocates

  • Develop assessments to measure the effectiveness of training programs based on stated goals.

  • Drive continuous improvement of regional training programs through identifying areas for improvement and leading enhancements.

  • Actively and effectively communicate and market Learning and Development activities throughout the organization.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 8-10 plus years experience experience facilitating the delivery of talent, learning & development solutions within a global organization, ideally within a manufacturing or engineering sector

  • Minimum of 5+ years specific experience with implementing talent planning and leadership development solutions. Must include designing and implementing enterprise-wide talent solutions inclusive of talent identification frameworks, succession planning, and high-potential development.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Operational training experience

  • Must be able to support the development and delivery of training modules for common business competencies

  • In-depth understanding of talent, learning & development practices and experience of multiple delivery mechanisms

  • High degree of interpersonal and human relations skills

  • Must be able to collaborate with and consult with a wide range of people across the business

  • Self-managing individual, capable of working autonomous

  • A proven track record of continuous process improvement; positive leadership; strong planning, collaboration, teamwork skills; and connecting solutions to business outcomes

  • Conducting needs analysis, leading current/future state road mapping

  • Working in a growing, continually changing, and matrixed environment


  • Organization Development expertise

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Excellent facilitation skills

  • Deep understanding of the Talent Planning and Leadership Development disciplines, inclusive of best practices

  • Qualitative and Quantitative data techniques to show ROI of interventions

  • Comprehensive knowledge of learning and development principles including familiarity with instructional design, technology-based learning, adult learning theory, skill development, change management, and process design


  • Approaches challenges and problem solving with a global and inclusive mindset

  • Effectively managing change and shifting gears comfortably; highly effective in ambiguous environments and able to produce maximum results with little direction and guidance

  • Communicating effectively and working collaboratively across mediums and with diverse audiences, with emphasis on senior-level audiences

  • Anticipating bottlenecks, providing escalation management, anticipating and making trade-offs, and balancing competing constraints

  • Relationship builder who can influence across all levels, functions and cultures

  • Client-service oriented with strong critical thinking, communication, and conflict resolution skills

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PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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