Director, Category Leadership and Capabilities Training - REMOTE | Job in Stamford, CT. | Advantage Solutions | #2021-397197

Director, Category Leadership and Capabilities Training - REMOTE

The Director, Category Leadership and Capabilities Training is accountable for the overall strategic development and execution of all training programs and initiatives for the Analytics, Insights & Intelligence group. This team member will design, develop and execute an educational curriculum focused on Category Leadership, Sales Analytics, Business Intelligence and Shopper Insights that will enable the Sales organization to turn data into “Actionable Insights”. Working as a strategic business partner, the Director, Category Leadership and Capabilities Training will collaborate with Human Resources, Corporate Training Team, Sales, IS/IT and other departments on developing solutions that will enable Advantage to become recognized in the industry as best-in-class. The role requires a proven leader who can coach, motivate and inspire others to learn new ways of thinking and communicating.

Qualifications: 
Experience and/or field of study in Marketing/Communications/Education/Psychology/Human Resources
8+ Years of experience in Learning and Development, Talent Management or Leadership Development
5+ Years of experience in a Category Leadership / Category Management / Shopper Insights role within the CPG industry

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Expertise in designing, building, and implementing best-in-class training and development strategies and best practices focused on Category Leadership, Sales Analytics, Business Intelligence and Insights.
Exceptional people/team leadership skills and passion for development of self and others.
Strong business acumen and ability to navigate a broad and complex organization.
Creativity and passion for bringing the story to life.
Experience with Self-paced eLearning design, development and deployment.
Knowledge of Adult Learning Principles.
Ability to coach, develop and mentor others.
Complete understanding and application of principles and practices of Category Leadership.
Ability to create training materials and reports.

Director, Category Leadership and Capabilities Training - REMOTE

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