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Talent Development Manager

Date: May 2, 2021

Location: Dublin, OH, US, 43016

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

As the Manager, Learning and Development, you will work with the Intermodal and Drayage business unit in North America to drive training and talent development programs to meet their unique needs.


Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Partner with Senior Business Leadership, Talent Development leadership, Sales Learning and HR team members to drive impactful learning and development projects into the XPO Intermodal and Drayage organization.
  • Be able to champion and drive process improvement projects and challenge the business to eliminate duplicative process and waste in the business unit’s departmental functions
  • Assess the developmental needs of the departments and provide recommendations, training designs, and plans to drive impact business effectiveness.
  • Select and manage programming and vendors to drive leadership, onboarding, safety, customer service and systems excellence across the business unit.
  • Create and curate content from various business partners to ensure alignment and consistency with organizational standards while meeting the operational needs of the business.
  • Create, facilitate and evaluate new hire and employee development events and programs – including role play exercises, meetings, training events, coaching calls, etc.
  • Partner directly with Technology to drive efficient adoption and usage of operational systems.
  • Propose, document and track key performance metrics associated with business activities and provide guidance to the business leaders on impact and opportunities.
  • Partner directly with HR to deliver Talent Development year-over-year planning including facilitating talent reviews, sourcing participants in high potential programs, slating promotions, etc.

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 1-year experience in a learning and development role 

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor’s or other advanced degree with emphasis in Business Administration, Human Resources, or Supply Chain Management
  • 3+ years’ experience
  • 1-3 years of logistics or transportation experience
  • Understanding of Human Resources best practices
  • Experience in instructional design and performance consulting, facilitation, instruction, and development planning
  • Experience in process improvement, change management, program management and project planning

Be part of something big.



XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.


XPO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with XPO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.


All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Dublin

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