Cigna Leadership & Development Technology Programs Director in Bloomfield, Connecticut
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Drives the leadership talent development processes for Cigna Global IT. Accountability for driving high potential development and high impact position placement. Participates in and guides the succession planning process. Promotes decisions that take diversity into account as a factor. Provides focus on diversity of those identified in the development processes. Identifies high impact positions and career paths. Leads early career identification and validation process for the function. Partners with Senior HR management to offer feedback on the high potential population segment and to drive career management and growth of this group. Manages special projects as assigned. Strong strategic/HR planning skills; development focused.
MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides thought leadership to define organizational approach and content for high potential development from future leaders through to senior leadership
Provides learning needs analysis, design, development, assessment, implementation and evaluation of training materials to ensure alignment with business strategy; apply business scrutiny as to what to develop in-house versus purchase
Works with external educators, vendors and consultants to develop and deliver modern and contextually-appropriate content
Ensures budget is spent wisely, and programs are efficient vehicles for training, development, engagement and retention
Designs tiered programs strategy and plans for high potential development (i.e. Senior Leaders, Emerging Leaders, Future Leaders, Technical Experts, etc.). Defines program objectives, designs and delivers curriculum which includes a blended approach to learning that includes coaching, classroom training, experiential learning and self-paced learning
Utilizes facilitation skills in conducting leadership and professional development programs for early career to senior levels across the function
Acts as organizational coach delivering assessment, evaluations and providing coaching and mentoring to mid – senior level leaders across the company as part of CCL 360 team
Stays abreast of latest developments in management, leadership, and organizational development areas to serve as subject matter expert and internal consultant regarding critical people issues, team effectiveness, change management, employee engagement and cultural transformation
Seek, share and adopt ideas and best practices inside and outside the Company to deliver cutting edge talent development solutions
SCOPE & DIMENSIONS
Reports directly to the HRO for Cigna Global IT
Manages a team of 8 (2 program leaders, 4 program managers, 2 HR analysts)
Externally recognized and award-winning program suite includes:
30 IT Leadership Program Associates (Band 5)
135 Principal Technologists (Bands 4/5)
90 LEAD IT (Band 4). Launched in 2016
210 TECDP Associates (Band 3)
250+ Program Alumni
10+ years of experience in human resources, talent development, talent acquisition, diversity programming, and learning & development
Proven ability to think strategically and translate strategies into actionable plans
Significant direct management experience with demonstrated ability to build high-performing teams and grow next generation HR talent
Demonstrated instructional design expertise; strong knowledge of adult learning methodologies and ability to build practical, applicable and results-driven learning programs
Strong stakeholder management/relationship building skills combined with coaching skills
Ability to adapt to and lead organizational change
Advanced facilitation and coaching skills
Strong planning skills; comfortable navigating ambiguity and ability to multi-task while delivering high quality results
Experience managing external vendor relationships and projects
Excellent analytical skills and a proven track record developing and utilizing metrics to drive sound business decisions
Experience working cross-culturally with diverse colleagues in a global environment
Managing Vision and Purpose
Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status.
If you require an accommodation based on your physical or mental disability please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.
We’re a global health service company dedicated to helping people improve their health, well-being and sense of security. We offer an integrated suite of health services, such as medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products that serve over 95 million customers around the world. When you work with us, you’ll enjoy a different kind of career - you’ll make a difference, learn a ton, and change the way people think about health insurance. To see our culture in action, search #TeamCigna on Twitter or Instagram.