Director, Leadership Development

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, IL, US
Posted
Nov 15, 2018
Ref
1808362
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

This position is accountable to increase the coaching and overall leadership capabilities of all US Commercial franchises including Marketing, CA&O, Finance and field-based sales leaders. Improving capabilities of our leaders directly impacts engagement and retention of our talent as well achievement of sales and business objectives.

  • Ensure that all District Managers, Regional Managers, Sales Directors, Marketers, CA&O and Finance leaders have the necessary knowledge and skills around leadership, coaching, and business acumen to successfully meet/exceed the goals of their specific positions
  • Identify gaps in current and future leadership skills and develop recommendations to close prioritized gaps.
  • Leads development of training strategies for leaders to enable appropriate assessment and strategy development to achieve short and long term strategies and meet the needs of our evolving business.
  • Accountable for partnering and collaborating with key cross-functional leaders to fully understand the skills needed by our future leaders
  • Accountable for partnering within ComX colleagues to bring forward enterprise capabilities to business leaders in a unified and collective fashion.
  • Demonstrate strong understanding of key organizational priorities (including: Future Fit, Integrated Brand Management, Marketing Competencies, Strategic Brand planning, etc.) to assess critical needs of leadership.
  • Ability to anticipate the needs of the future US and Global GMs to ensure the US Leadership Training is inclusive of the needs of our evolving business.

 

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 8-10 years: combination of sales and sales training experience required
  • Sales management experience, at the District Manager level or above, required, at the Regional Manager level or above preferred
  • Must have proven experience in identifying training needs and effectively addressing those needs
  • Master's degree or extensive experience in training & development is preferred.


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