Learning & Development Manager

New York, NY, United States

Position Overview:

The Learning and Development Manager is a highly proactive self-motivator who can understand evolving business priorities and synthesize complex information to develop high-impact learning content for GLG professionals.  As part of the Global Talent Management Team, this individual will work to foster a culture of learning across the company and contribute to the growth and direction of an evolving learning curriculum.  This role will focus specifically on developing and building out eLearning content through our Learning Management System, Bridge.  The eLearning content will include both on-demand skill-building courses of interest, as well as programs and certifications tied directly to career progression at GLG.  This individual will also work closely with our Business Development leaders to empower sales professionals and boost business results through the development of interactive and timely sales training.


Learning and Development Managers are credible and passionate leaders who establish themselves as critical resources for leaders and their teams at GLG.   They are highly skilled in all elements of program design and able to effectively transform general concepts into effective and relevant training content of varying forms (in-person, virtual, eLearning, etc.).  They are proven project managers who are nimble and able to skillfully balance multiple and sometimes conflicting priorities.  Successful Learning & Development Managers are exceptional relationship builders and able to communicate effectively at all levels of seniority.  They regularly partner with GLG leadership to understand learning needs and then synthesize this information to create innovative and strategic training that empowers GLG professionals to excel in their roles and grow professionally.


The Ideal Candidate:


Across all of our positions, GLG seeks excellence, integrity, creativity, and professionalism. Specifically, we look for individuals who thrive in new environments and approach their work with precision and a drive to continually improve overall skill-set and performance.


For this position, we seek applicants with bachelor's or master’s degrees.  The following factors will strengthen an applicant’s candidacy:

  • 2-5 years Learning & Development experience
  • Strong experience in training program design and content creation, specifically regarding eLearning
  • Experience creating or leading sales training preferred
  • Self-driven and persistent; able to achieve lofty goals with minimal oversight
  • Ability to quickly grasp GLG's business model, processes, and workflow
  • Proven ability to collaborate across teams and with senior leadership to generate results
  • Innovative and dynamic approach to addressing GLG training needs
  • Ability to engage large groups and generate interest in the subject matter
  • Strong public speaker
  • Excellent communication skills, including written, verbal, and active listening.
  • Production of high-quality deliverables
  • Comfortable with PowerPoint
  • Some travel required

About the Global Talent Management Team:  The Global Talent Management Team is responsible for fostering a culture of learning and curiosity across the company by providing innovative programming and opportunities for professional and personal development to all GLG employees.  This team partners closely with senior leadership in order to drive learning content that directly supports GLG business goals and values.

Company Overview:

About GLG / Gerson Lehrman Group

GLG is the world's leading platform for professional learning. Business leaders, investors, consultants, social entrepreneurs, and other top professionals rely on GLG to learn in short- and long-term engagements from a membership of more than 400,000 experts. Clients partner with GLG to address their most complex strategic challenges, make better business decisions, and advance their careers through conversations, mentorships, small group convenings, surveys, and other interactions—all within a rigorous compliance framework. Global, technology-driven, and nimble, GLG’s 1,000 employees work in 22 offices in 12 countries.

We believe strongly in our mission- and values-driven culture. Our core values drive our success. They are: learning & curiosity, responsibility, courage, judgment, fresh perspective, service, and integrity.

To learn more, visit www.GLG.it.



EEO Policy Statement
Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc. (“GLG”) is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, race, religion, color, marital status, disability, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.