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Learning & Development Business Partner

Company: The Swan Food Company
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Schwan's Company, a U.S. affiliate of the global lifestyle company, CJ CheilJedang Corporation, is a leading U.S. manufacturer and marketer of quality foods offered through retail-grocery and food-service channels. Our many popular brands include Red Baron -, Tony's -, Big Daddy's -, Villa Prima--- and Freschetta - pizza; Mrs. Smith's - and Edwards - desserts; and Pagoda - and Bibigo Asian-style snacks. Schwan's is a place for people with an appetite for more. To learn about joining a team where you can belong, contribute, and thrive, visit We are seeking a dynamic and resourceful Learning and Development (L&D) Business Partner to champion our culture and support the growth and development of our employees. In this role, you play a crucial role in helping leaders, teams and individuals build the skills and capabilities they need to achieve exceptional business results. You will work with a specific part of our business to assess performance issues or capability gaps and design and deploy solutions to meet those needs. You will also lead company-wide learning programs or projects to support our leadership and culture priorities. This role is based at our corporate offices in Bloomington, MN. What you will get from us:

  • Opportunities for career growth with one of THE fastest growing food companies in the US.
  • A culture focused on building trust, challenging assumptions, and continuous transformation.
  • Support from team members who are experts in their functions.
  • Competitive compensation including strong incentives and a flexible time off program. Responsibilities:
    • Create and execute learning and development strategies and programs in partnership with the business and HR partners
    • Assess organizational, leader and individual development needs and share a summary of those needs with the business
    • Implement various learning initiatives within a business or across the company (e.g., coaching, mentoring programs, online training, facilitator-led sessions)
    • Design and deliver training
    • Determine ROI and metrics to support learning initiatives and provide regular dashboards and reporting to the business
    • Support development planning and help employees make the most of learning opportunities
    • Support the business in developing high-impact change management plans
    • Support leadership coaching and development through assessments, development planning and training What we need from you: Education: Bachelor's degree in related field such as Human Resources Development, Organizational Development, Leadership Development, or Instructional Design/Technology preferred Years of experience: 8-10 Years of Related Experience: 3+ years' experience in designing & developing learning or talent programs; HR Generalist or Consulting experience preferred Key Capabilities and Experience:
      • Ability to consult, develop and deploy high-impact development programs in a highly dynamic environment
      • Strategic thinking, resourcefulness, and ability to 'connect the dots' with input from across the business
      • Exceptional communication, interpersonal, and influencing skills
      • Comfortable facilitating in-person and virtual sessions for all sizes of employee groups
      • Collaboration skills including the ability to integrate diverse perspectives of business leaders, HR partners and COE (center of expertise) partners
      • Able to develop a holistic view of talent or performance gaps, identify root causes, and suggest training or other development solutions
      • Strong business acumen and understanding of the impact of training on business performance
      • Change management experience with ability to build holistic change plans to support business needs
      • Project management skills and ability to facilitate organizing and managing multiple priorities and/or projects
      • Experience creating training modules and tools in MS PowerPoint and SharePoint
      • Knowledge of talent processes, succession planning and leader assessments (preferred) The employing subsidiaries of Schwan's Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.

Keywords: The Swan Food Company, Pasadena , Learning & Development Business Partner, Other , Pasadena, Texas

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