Manager, Leadership Development
LMI is a not-for-profit government consulting firm, dedicated exclusively to advancing themanagement of the government. We operate completely free of political and commercial bias, and we are entirely aligned with the goals of our clients. Our clients value our not-for-profitstatus and thought leadership in logistics, intelligence, homeland security, health care, and energy and environment markets. We believe government can make a difference, and we seek talented, hardworking people who share that conviction.
The Leadership Development Manager is responsible for working with key stakeholders to define and establish a recognizable leadership culture and climate within the organization. Reporting tothe Talent Management Director, she/he will design and implement programs that supportenterprise-wide leadership development and act as the center of gravity for leadership expertise and best-practices at LMI.
- Manage and maintain the comprehensive suite of existing and to-be leadership development offerings, including executive and leadership development, external training opportunities, coaching, and leadership assessments.
- Manage, implement and continuously improve LMI’s established and future leader development program(s) (e.g., Pathways Program, Leadership Coaching Program)
- Responsible for the leader development components of the Policy Fellows andUniversity Cooperative programs.
- Implement leadership coaching at LMI for teams and individuals delivering assessments, evaluations and providing coaching and mentoring to mid – senior level leaders across thecompany.
- Monitor and report out on the return on investment of the leadership developmentprogram annually using a variety of industry-standard metrics (e.g., 360 assessments, participant feedback, long-term strength survey) that quantify, to the extent possible,the value leadership development is bringing to LMI.
- Coordinate and manage the various adjunct leadership capability resources (both external and internal) at LMI, including certified coaches, certified assessors, contracted expertise, etc.
- Manage the leadership development budget, schedule, curriculum and programming for LMI.
- Facilitate periodic focus groups and stakeholder meetings (e.g., “brown bags”) to ensure leader development offerings remain relevant to stakeholders, and maintain ongoing support from leadership at large.
- Identify and support the implementation of industry-standard professional assessments that will be pragmatic and functional for LMI’s requirements.
- Support other talent management initiatives as required including employee development, succession planning, workforce planning and career paths as needed.
- In coordination with LMI Research and Information Services, maintain and act as theconduit for a collection of leadership theory references.
- Support Service Delivery requests associated with external client requirements and leadership challenges (e.g., leadership training, best-practice or developmental expertise for client application).
- Provide innovative learning solutions, thought leadership, and best practices in leadership development that take offerings to the next level in support of a diverse, global business.
- Seek, share and adopt ideas and best practices inside LMI from outside the company todeliver cutting edge leader development solutions.
- Excellent project management/planning skill, including ability to plan, organize, monitor and execute a project within budget parameters and on schedule with strong record of project execution
- Experience in training and development/adult learning setting
- Knowledge of educational and learning theory
- Excellent interpersonal skills to enable effective relationships across a variety offunctions, disciplines and businesses globally
- Ability to work with, coach, and influence all levels of leadership and employees; ability to communicate succinctly and accurately to various levels of leadership
- Success in developing training content
- Certifications in various programs and tools such as DDI
- Targeted Selection, MBTI, DiSC, Situational Leadership is preferred.
eLearning experience preferred.
- Demonstrated instructional design capability, both through formal training and practical on-the-job application.
- Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills.
- Demonstrated facilitation and presentation skills.
- Excellent MS Office skills, preferably at an advanced level (incorporating sound, video, embedded files, custom animations).
- Bachelor’s and Masters degree in Business or an HR/Learning and Development or related discipline preferred.
- Minimum of 8 -10 years of experience.
- Ability to travel.