Full Time Job

Manager, Learning and Development

Sony Pictures

Culver City, CA 04-04-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
The Manager, Learning & Development, will play a pivotal role in supporting and executing talent and organization development strategies for Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE). The position reports to the Vice President, Learning & Development.

• Co-Lead Leadership Academy Program – leadership development program targeting Manager to Vice President level employees. Duties include updating curriculum, facilitation, communications, vendor and budget management
• Co-Lead Business of Entertainment 201 Program – business/industry acumen program targeting Director to Vice President level employees. Duties include updating curriculum, facilitation, communications, budget management, and prepping EVP to President level speakers
• Design and facilitate team development sessions/offsites as needed (i.e., combination of in-house session content including Emergenetics and StrengthsFinder and custom sessions)
• Partner with team members to project manage the design and delivery of additional/new L&D programs or offerings as needed
• Facilitate New Hire Orientation and New Hire Socials on a rotating basis
• Plan leadership development calendar of offerings on a quarterly basis in alignment with the team development strategy and organizational learning needs
• Oversee Leadership Portal website, including planning and implementing site enhancements/updates as needed, liaison with IT department, and access management
• Support administration of annual Talent & Succession Planning process including data collation and analysis
• Liaise with external vendors to design and deliver solutions, as needed
• Partner with internal business groups and P&O partners to identify stakeholder needs and develop solutions
• Engage in the development of new processes or enhancements of existing processes related to overall department workflows
• Oversee invoice management, room scheduling, purchases among other items handled by Coordinator for learning sessions/programs
• Perform other tasks/travel to deliver work for team as needed

Required skills:
• Excellent verbal and written communication
• Excellent presentation skills
• Experience facilitating in different contexts
• Experience in learning instructional design
• Extremely detailed oriented and organized. Can handle large volumes of complex information
• A desire to grow and learn in a fast-paced, innovative team
• Comfort managing to manage multiple client engagements simultaneously
• Comfort with navigating complex technology/systems
• Confidence managing and analyzing data in Microsoft Excel, including creating pivot tables, using Lookup functions, among other tasks
• Confidence in creating visually appealing text and imagery for learning materials and slide decks using graphic design tools such as Powerpoint, Canva, In-Design, etc.
• Comfort with ambiguity with an understanding of when to push for needed detail
• Able to handle multiple tasks and adapt to changes in priority and/or direction easily
• Self-starter, who proactively identifies gaps and structures actions to address
• Strong problem-solving skills as well as an appetite for troubleshooting
• Strong relationship building skills
• Excellent time management skills

Key Competencies/Skills
• Communicates Effectively
• Tech Savvy
• Interpersonal Savvy
• Manages Conflict
• Action Oriented
• Being Resilient
• Demonstrates Self-Awareness
• Manages Ambiguity
• Values Differences
• Business Insight
• Optimizes work processes
• Resourcefulness
• Persuades

• Bachelor's Degree required
• 8 years of experience in learning and organization development or related field with a Bachelor's degree or 6 years of experience with a Master's degree
• Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft Office suite – Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams, etc.
• Emergenetics and/or StrengthsFinder certification is desirable

The anticipated base salary for this position is $110,000 to $138,000. This role may also qualify for annual incentive and/or comprehensive benefits. The actual base salary offered will depend on a variety of factors, including without limitation, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and if applicable, the location of the position.

Sony Pictures Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics.

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rv6nxn-3-230-143-213-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $110,000 to $138,000 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile
Sony Pictures

Sony Pictures' global operations encompass motion picture production, acquisition and distribution; television production, acquisition and distribution; television networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and technologies.