Senior Leadership Development Specialist
Company: M. A. Mortenson Company
Posted on: September 21, 2023
Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis Posted Date 2 years ago (10/9/2019
10:49 PM) Job ID 2019-7126 # of Openings 1 Category Human Resources
Overview Company Overview: Mortenson's success is not a matter of
luck; it's a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional
people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer and team
Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry
and within the communities in which we live and work. Our vibrant
and inclusive culture is activated by a commitment to the
principles of: Do The Right Thing, We Before Me & Inspire What's
Possible and built on a legacy of values synonymous with Mortenson:
Trust, Safety, Teamwork, Responsibility, Service and Stewardship.
We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and
facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to
create an exceptional customer experience. Exciting, right? It all
starts with our exceptional people and exceptional teams. Mortenson
is honored to receive 40+ Top Workplace Awards since 2002. The Big
Picture: Mortenson is seeking a Senior Leadership Development
Specialist to oversee leader- level-specific development programs
designed to accelerate the impact and effectiveness of Mortenson's
people-leaders. This is an individual contributor role within an
intact and dynamic team. To ensure success in this role, you will
bring best-in-class experience, innovative ideas and
non-traditional solutions to the traditional problem of helping
people successfully transition through all levels of the leadership
pipeline. You will build and maintain strong partnerships with
external experts, thought-leaders and consultants. You will also
create meaningful connections with internal leadership, various
stakeholder groups and organizational influencers to ensure
collaboration, co-creation and buy-in. Above all, you will ensure
an exceptional experience for all team members while actively
contributing to a positive, energetic culture of the organization.
Responsibilities What will you be doing?
- Partner with Leadership Development Manager and external
consultants on the design, implementation, and oversight of
Mortenson's approach to developing people leaders.
- Partner with external consultants and Learning & Development
manager to manage content and overall learner experiences for
online leader development programs that support in-person and
- Ensure all leadership development content and experiences align
to culture principles and values.
- Manage all program reporting and analytics, including
evaluations to drive continuous improvement, accountability, and
- Provide clear communication to program participants,
supervisors and leadership; -ensuring completion of pre-work,
assessments, post-work, and follow-up learning nudges and
- Support the implementation and continuous improvement of
programs, technology, services, and experiences to augment
Mortenson's culture of learning, continuous improvement and
commitment to team member experience.
- Support all efforts around organizational culture, inclusion
and diversity, and change management.
- Effectively work and build relationships with those of diverse
backgrounds, perspectives and leadership levels.
- All other duties as assigned. How will you succeed?
- Master the inclusive and interpersonal : practice
well-developed communication skills with the ability to clearly
articulate messages to a variety of audiences using various
modalities. Effective communication includes an openness to diverse
input and feedback including actively seeking out perspectives
different from your own.
- Fully commit to the customer experience : the team, our group,
and the company are your customers. Be a champion of customer
experience to every team member with whom you interact and fully
commit to the team experience.
- Be an expert with a growth mindset: Knowledge of theories,
principles, methods, and techniques relevant to the fields of
leadership, organizational and talent development. More
importantly, live life as a learner - be more concerned with what
you don't know than letting everyone know what you do know and be a
champion of continuous improvement.
- Simplify the complex : have a strategic mindset that sees
connections between otherwise disparate activities, projects,
initiatives, and messages.
- Maintain optimism in the face of ambiguity: You will join a
team tasked with leading brand-new-to-the-organization mindsets,
approaches, programs and events. Ambiguity is the one thing that is
certain, so resilience is a must.
- Be planful, but adaptable : appreciate attention to detail with
strong planning and organizational skills with the ability to
quickly adapt a plan to meet shifting team and business needs.
Simultaneously manage a variety of projects in a fast-paced
environment, while remaining flexible and positive.
- Maximize available tips, tricks and tools : seek out solutions
and be resourceful in pursuit of creativity, efficiency and overall
design and aesthetic. Have a solid technical aptitude with the
interest and ability to quickly learn and fully leverage new
software and technology. Qualifications Education and Experience
- Experience creating and facilitating leadership development
- Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Development, Industrial
Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development,
Organizational Change Management or related field. Master's degree
preferred. Related certifications a plus.
- Minimum six to ten years of experience in a related field.
- Experience with Microsoft Office, with a proficiency in
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