Inclusion & Diversity Learning Manager - A&F Co. (Columbus, OH)
The Learning Manager will drive I&D learning strategy, initiatives, programs and facilitation across the globe that ensures the A&F Co. Culture & Values, Leadership Standards, and Purpose are embedded throughout. You will partner across all leader levels identifying opportunities for additional learning and development that supports the growth of the organization in furthering equity and belonging. The I&D Learning Manager will develop digitally-led content roadmaps working closely with Talent Acquisition, HRBPs, Performance Management and Associate Resource Groups (ARGs) to drive synergy and alignment across the global organization.
This job is located at our Global Home Office in Columbus, Ohio and reports into the head of Inclusion & Diversity.
What Will You Be Doing?
Provide I&D expertise on learning and development activities to ensure practices are embedded in all elements of our associate lifecycle -- talent attraction, onboarding, development, engagement, well-being and communication
Own learning roadmap for all leader level trainings and educational programs
Develop digitally led I&D content, trainings, resources and workshops that are not necessarily addressed by other learning and development initiatives for specific needs
Identify learning gaps, consult on systems and process improvements, and provide expertise and resources to help programs design training and resources
Track, report, and evaluate training programs for participation and effectiveness; make recommendations to improve offerings
Identify, evaluate and recommend external training partners and manage their selection, performance and budgets as well as integration into existing learning roadmap and systems.
Contribute to the development of I&D focused facilitation capabilities across the organization by conducting train-the-trainer sessions, maintaining facilitation guides, and coaching facilitators, as needed.
Consult with EMEA and APAC home offices on globally aligned, regionally specific associate learning opportunities
Stay current on evolving developmental needs and ways of working through internal listening and external benchmarking
What Do You Need To Bring?
All levels of education open for consideration – Degree(s) not required
5+ years of corporate experience in learning, instructional design and development or equivalent
Exceptional facilitation and communication skills at all leadership levels
Ability to build strong relationships
Strong project management and organization skills
Event planning and program management skills preferred
Understanding of key diversity engagement metrics and can draw compelling insights from data analytics
Ability to listen and understand the needs of internal/external stakeholders and in turn develop thoughtful solutions
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (A&F Co.) is a global retailer of five iconic, omnichannel lifestyle brands catering to the kid through millennial customer: Abercrombie & Fitch, abercrombie kids, Hollister, Gilly Hicks and Social Tourist. At A&F Co., we’re here for our associates, customers and communities on the journey to being and becoming who they are – and because no journey is the same, we strive to create an inclusive culture, where everyone is free to share ideas.
We lead with purpose and always put our people first, which is evidenced by our Great Place to Work™ Certification, as well as being a 2021 recipient of Fortune’s Best Workplaces in Retail, and named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign for 16 consecutive years. We’re proud to offer equitable compensation and benefits, including flexibility and competitive Paid Time Off, as well as education and engagement events, including various Associate Resource Groups, volunteer opportunities and additional time off to give back to our global communities.
What You'll Get
As an Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (A&F Co.) associate, you’ll be eligible to participate in a variety of benefit programs designed to fit you and your lifestyle. A&F is committed to providing simple, competitive, and comprehensive benefits that align with our Company’s culture and values, but most importantly – with you! We also provide competitive incentives to reward the commitment our associates have for moving our global business forward:
- Incentive Bonus Program
- Paid Time Off and Work From Anywhere Flexibility
- Paid Volunteer Day per Year, allowing you to give back to your community
- Merchandise Discount
- Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Available
- Life and Disability Insurance
- Associate Assistance Program
- Paid Parental and Adoption Leave
- Access to Carrot to support your unique parenthood journey
- Access to Headspace dedicated to creating healthier, happier lives from the inside out
- 401(K) Savings Plan with Company Match
- Opportunities for Career Advancement, we believe in promoting from within
- A Global Team of People Who'll Celebrate you for Being YOU
ABERCROMBIE & FITCH CO. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER