Job Openings

Learning an Development Specialist- Westborough

Job ID: BH341431

Category: Training/Development Specialist, Training/Development Manager, HR Generalist, HR Business Partner, Comp/Ben/HRIS

Specialty: Human Resources

Learning and Development Specialist- Westborough


Must Have:

Soft Skills Training

Coaching up to VP level

Bigger Organization- 1000-  20000 employees 







  • Support the Learning & Development Team to research and identify new opportunities and partnerships that meet strategic business objectives in driving quality, customer services, and effectiveness. This includes collaborating with senior leadership, department heads, Team Leads, and internal HR specialty functions.

  • Design, develop and implement new courses and training programs, integrating adult learning theory with innovative approaches.

  • Facilitate and deliver dynamic, hands-on, experiential learning experiences in-person, virtually, and in blended learning formats.

  • Demonstrate solid project management skills in managing external vendors to scope efforts, resource, monitor quality, and ensure timely execution of projects that meet desired results.

  • Develop communication strategies to drive attendance to public courses and prompt continual learning following instructor-led trainings.

  • Foster continuous improvement that measures the effectiveness and drives on-going growth.

  • Provide individual coaching and facilitate peer coaching to top talent, various levels of leadership as well as under-performing employees who need additional support.

  • Assist in the design and build out of an internal Learning & Development knowledge sharing platform in the Learning Management System (LMS).

  • Embed a diversity, inclusion, and equity (DEI) lens in everyday practices, training curriculum, and facilitation methodology.

  • Collaborate with the Global Learning & Development Team to streamline consistency in training processes, programming, and performance improvement initiatives, as appropriate.

  • Support the Learning & Development Team’s process for continual talent development. Take ownership for on-going professional development, seeking knowledge, innovative practices, and creative approaches to individual and organization development needs.


  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • Minimum of 5 years in designing, developing, and implementing trainings, learning programs, and talent development solutions in accordance to the ADDIE model.

  • Exceptional presentation and facilitation skills that engage adult learning in a self-directed, practical, and experiential manner.

  • Ability to build rapport, trust, and interact influentially at all levels of the organization.

Strongly Preferred Skills

  • Master’s Degree highly preferred.

  • Practical knowledge and hands-on experience with LMS.

  • Familiarity with e-learning platforms and distance learning principles.

  • Experience with leadership development, talent development, and coaching.

  • Demonstrated curiosity, on-going learning, and experience in DEI.

  • Fluency in applying theory to practice in learning and development, knowledge management, organization development, leadership assessment, performance coaching, and change management.

  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced organization while maintaining flexibility with changing needs.


The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.