Manager, Talent Development at Mattel, Inc.and Subsidiaries in El Segundo, California

Posted in Other 26 days ago.

Job Description:

Posting Title Manager, Talent Development

Requisition Number 210202
Location El Segundo, California

Zip Code 90245
Job Category Human Resources

CREATIVITY IS OUR SUPERPOWER.It's our heritage and it's also our future. Because we don't just make toys. We create innovative products and experiences that inspire, entertain and develop children through play. Mattel is at its best when every member of our team feels respected, included, and heard-when everyone can show up as themselves and do their best work every day. We value and share an infinite range of ideas and voices that evolve and broaden our perspectives with a reach that extends into all our brands, partners, and suppliers.

The Team:

The Global Talent & Inclusion team creates leading-edge practices and programs around talent and inclusion for Mattel. including succession planning, performance management and career development, and talent development, which encompasses leadership, hi-potential and organization development. We love to bring creative solutions to employees, leaders, and organizations to help them achieve their goals.

The Opportunity:

Mattel is seeking a Manager, Talent Development to join our Global Talent & Inclusion Team. You will deliver dynamic practices and programs, including career, creative, and management development. You will partner with stakeholders across the business to design, develop, and implement professional development programs for Mattel's world-wide headquarters in El Segundo. Through your support of talent initiatives, you will enable high performance, engagement, and growth.

What Your Impact Will Be:

Manage the delivery of core programs such as:

  • New-hire onboarding

  • Management development

  • Online learning

  • Assessments and team interventions

  • High-potential development

  • Creativity & Innovation

  • Career development

Additionally, this role will:

  • Continually evolve Mattel University offerings by developing and delivering engaging learning solutions

  • Leverage current instructional design approaches to assess, create, and deliver customized solutions tied to key initiatives/client needs

  • Consult with our amazing designers with learning solutions to support creativity and innovation

  • Market training programs to employees to increase curriculum awareness

  • Conduct teambuilding and customized workshops

  • Serve as a resource for Career Development and Coaching

  • Project manage learning projects from needs analysis to deployment, taking into consideration the complexities of creating training for global audiences with common, but niched needs

  • Facilitate content, providing insights, best practices, real-world illustrations, stories, and examples of how to apply what is being learned to a variety of audiences

What We're Looking For:

  • Exceptional presence and ability to communicate clearly and effectively to leadership and creative audiences

  • Proven facilitation skills with experience designing and delivering management/leadership development programs

  • Strong influencing skills with a track record for building relationships. Experience delivering results in a highly entrepreneurial team.

  • Strong instructional design and visual storytelling skills, including creation of digital assets and materials to support learning

  • Flexibility, adaptability and resourcefulness to adapt to a constantly changing environment.

  • Ability to collaborate and build trusted partnerships

  • At least 5+ years of progressive experience in a Talent Development/L&D role with a leading business/organization

  • Experience organizing, prioritizing, coordinating, implementing, and managing multiple projects, tasks and teams

  • Experience supporting creative organizations a plus

  • Experience with 360 and development-based assessments such as: CCL Benchmarks, Hay ECI, MBTI, FIRO-B, Hogan, PDI Profiler, DiSC

What It's Like to Work Here:

We are a purpose driven company aiming to empower the next generation to explore the wonder of childhood and reach their full potential. We live up to our purpose employing the following behaviors:

  • We collaborate:Being a part of Mattel means being part of one team with shared values and common goals. Every person counts and working closely together always brings better results. Partnership is our process and our collective capabilities is our superpower.

  • We innovate:At Mattel we always aim to find new and better ways to create innovative products and experiences. No matter where you work in the organization, you can always make a difference and have real impact. We welcome new ideas and value new initiatives that challenge conventional thinking.

  • We execute:We are a performance driven company. We strive for excellence and are focused on pursuing best in class outcomes. We believe in accountability and ownership and know that our people are at their best when they are empowered to create and deliver results.

Who We Are:

Mattel is a leading global toy company and owner of one of the strongest catalogs of children's and family entertainment franchises in the world. We create innovative products and experiences that inspire, entertain and develop children through play. We engage consumers through our portfolio of iconic brands, including Barbie, Hot Wheels, Fisher-Price, American Girl, Thomas & Friends, UNO and MEGA, as well as other popular intellectual properties that we own or license in partnership with global entertainment companies. Our offerings include film and television content, gaming, music and live events. We operate in 35 locations and our products are available in more than 150 countries in collaboration with the world's leading retail and ecommerce companies. Since its founding in 1945, Mattel is proud to be a trusted partner in empowering children to explore the wonder of childhood and reach their full potential.

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Mattel is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer where we want you to bring your authentic self to work every day. We welcome all job seekers including minorities, females, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and those of all sexual orientations and gender identities.