Director of People Development

The People Development Director In this role, the Director will be initially responsible for architecting sustainable learning "best practice" processes for the L&D function, including but not limited to maximizing SIXT's learning management system (LMS), introducing innovative learning tools, establishing multi-level evaluation processes and overseeing the content/knowledge management experience for team members. This role will also oversee the design, development and implementation of country-wide training initiatives, e.g., compliance, legal, security, etc. This role will report directly to EVP, People Management.


Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Develops and delivers a variety of development interventions and organization change strategies utilizing performance consulting skills in support of strategic plan and key initiatives
  • Design, implement and facilitate leadership training within the organization
  • For classroom training, provides train-the-trainer coaching to improve all training delivery
  • Revamps entire learning and development strategy to align with culture initiatives
  • Is a resource to People Business Partners to embed development competence across the organization
  • Responsible for creating a Learning and Development framework that addresses company's training/development needs
  • Delivers high impact through the use of techniques that maximize learner participation, comprehension and application of the material
  • Identifies development opportunities and coaches company leaders in order to increase their managerial and leadership effectiveness
  • Continually builds bench strength of leadership talent at all levels by determining needs through bench-strength assessment and participating in succession planning
  • Partners with senior leaders and People Business Partners to design and implement leadership and hi-potential development strategies
  • Lead the recommendation of vendor services, products, and training materials
  • Seeks out opportunities to contribute to the business success through proactive involvement in team initiatives

Your Qualities

  • BA/BS degree is required
  • Master's degree in related discipline: Human Resources, Instructional Design, Organizational Behavior, Organizational Development, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Adult Education, etc is preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of cross-industry experience (mobility) in an Learning and Development or related role
  • Experience creating learning and development approaches, leadership development, change management and organizational development initiatives.
  • Advanced story-telling skills
  • Certifications in psychometric tools and/or assessments (e.g. DISC, Hogan, MBTI, etc.) a plus

Why Choose Sixt?

Paid vacation, medical, dental, vision and 401(k), Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Basic Life and Supplemental Life benefits and future growth opportunities within the company. At Sixt, we pride ourselves on having an inclusive and unique environment. We are an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Women / Men / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

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