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Manager, Global Learning & Development


Charlotte, NC, US

Sealed Air is in business to protect, to solve critical packaging challenges and to leave our world better than we found it. Our portfolio of leading packaging solutions includes CRYOVAC® brand food packaging, SEALED AIR® brand protective packaging and BUBBLE WRAP® brand packaging, which collectively enable a safer, more efficient food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.8 billion in sales in 2019 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 124 countries. To learn more, visit


The Manager, Global Learning & Development (L&D) will be responsible for supporting the Sealed Air People Strategy to create a culture of learning and facilitate solutions that build individual & organizational capability to enable a talent-rich and high performance organization.  The successful incumbent will actively contribute to the development, implementation and management of programs & solutions focused on manager effectiveness, leadership pipeline development, employee engagement, building a high performance culture and onboarding & assimilation.  The role will regularly assess program effectiveness and make improvements as needed to accomplish the desired result.  The Manager, Global L&D will partner closely with key stakeholders in the regions to assess needs and develop/deploy innovative solutions using a variety of methods including learning by experience, learning through others and formal learning (virtual & in-person) to achieve maximum impact.  The position reports to the Director, Global Learning & Development and is based in Sealed Air’s corporate headquarters location in Charlotte, NC.

  • Partner with HR teams to develop comprehensive and innovative learning solutions in support of the 70/20/10 learning model
  • Develop content as needed and support continued education of Sealed Air cultural components including Values, Core Competencies, Code of Ethics and Leadership Behaviors
  • Lead efforts to assess and improve manager effectiveness globally, measure effectiveness of programs and adjust as needed
  • In partnership with HR and Talent Acquisition, leverage technology to develop & deploy a global onboarding program to ensure a positive and consistent new hire experience
  • Provide coaching and support to managers in the creation of robust individual development plans that meet succession, retention and career progression needs
  • Support best practice sharing among regional teams and provide forum to discuss & share ideas
  • Ensure learning & development content is easy to use and accessible to key stakeholders in the region
  • Capture & analyze regional needs and serve as an expert consult to Regional HR teams on COE topics
  • Create toolkits as needed to help regional & country HR leaders deploy learning & development tools locally – conduct pre-training sessions to educate HR leaders on the content and how to best deploy
  • Develop & execute a process for measuring and reporting on the effectiveness of current and future programs through various assessment methods i.e., surveys, interviews, focus groups, etc.
  • Design adoption strategies to ensure successful transfer of concepts and expected behavior changes that will positively impact Sealed Air’s business
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement to support learning & development strategies, develop solutions and implement as required
  • In partnership with Global Communications, develop & facilitate communication forums to support leadership development and behavior changes (such as Let’s Talk Talent, 5 Minutes for Managers)
  • Serve as the Learning Management System Administrator
  • Support LMS strategy developed to support overall L&D strategy
  • Leverage LMS as a vehicle to provide targeted learning paths based on identified needs
  • Manage online content training to assess usage, impact and user satisfaction, adjust as needed
  • Coach & train users on the system capabilities
  • Assess security needs based on need and recommend changes as needed to HRIS team
  • Partner with existing vendors to ensure offerings are aligned with expectations, support efforts to improve if needed
  • Identify new vendors based on organizational need and work with them to develop easy to use solutions that can be deployed in the regions based on need
  • Regularly assess stakeholder feedback to maximize vendor partnership
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, or related field, Master’s degree preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in HR/Talent Management, with specific responsibilities for leading learning and development projects and programs, performance consulting, and/or organization development
  • Experience developing and implementing learning solutions in a corporate environment, global experience is a plus
  • Experience applying a variety of development approaches that span formal training, relationship-based, and experience-based development
  • Strong project management, planning, and organization skills, including ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Certifications in external programs and assessments a plus (360s, Hogan, Crucial Conversations)
  • Strong systems experience including MS Office suite and HRIS systems (Success Factors is a plus)
  • Experience using an Learning Management System to develop and/or deploy content (Success Factors experience is a plus)
  • Experience working in global, matrix environment is a plus
  • Experience analyzing data to create awareness or improve decision making
  • Experienced in external benchmarking and keeping track of trends & developments
  • Strong knowledge of learning and organizational development methodologies and tools
  • Excellent relationship building skills with ability to communicate and collaborate across all organizational levels
  • Learning agility which would facilitate the acquisition and application of new practices and information in a constantly changing environment
  • Continuous improvement attitude; ability to suggest and implement best practices
  • Strong and clear communication skills
  • Strong problem solving and organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to assess situation and propose solutions based on current state & desired future state
  • Curious mindset, constantly seeking new ideas or ways to improve processes or solutions
  • Results oriented
  • Ability to overcome obstacles and challenges, course corrects as needed
  • Travel – 10% or less

Requisition id: 30296 

Relocation: No  

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. Sealed Air participates in the E-Verify Program (US sites only).


Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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