Sr Manager, People Leadership Development


April 28, 2021

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Job Category
Employee Success Group
Job Details
Sr. Manager, People Leadership Development

  • Remote (based in the AMER time zone)

  • Travel ~25% (when travel restrictions are lifted)


  • Senior Manager

Salesforce’s People Leadership Development (PLD) group designs and delivers development programs, leads the global coaching philosophy and related services, deploys a range of resources to equip teams for high performance, and builds communities of practice for Salesforce executives to connect and grow.
The PLD Sr. Manager is directly responsible for ensuring the successful design and delivery of development experiences for leaders at every level, including the Leading for Inclusion program - a global leadership development experience that drives inclusive leadership behaviors and practices. A trusted advisor to the business, the PLD Sr. Manager draws on deep program design/facilitation experience, strong business acumen, and substantive subject-matter expertise on Diversity & Inclusion to develop innovative learning and development programs that produce measurable impact and support the talent pipeline of a fast-paced, high-growth company.

  • Serves as one of PLD’s subject matter experts regarding Diversity & Inclusion in leadership and organizational culture change

  • Provides the day-to-day management of PLD’s Leading for Inclusion program, including overall responsibility for design, delivery, evaluation, and on-going relationship management with internal and external stakeholders and partners

  • Facilitates development sessions, interactive meetings, and a variety of PLD milestone programs via multiple modalities to diverse audiences.

  • Consults with business executives to understand and address their development needs, identifies appropriate sponsorship for programs and initiatives, and ensures alignment with business partners

  • Provides both strategic and operational support for the design and delivery of a variety of cutting edge development, teaming, and coaching programs, including budget, vendor, and stakeholder management

  • Develops specific evaluation and assessment tools to measure impact, including: business results, ROI, enhanced talent pipeline, and improved behaviors clearly demonstrated

  • Drives continuous improvement, innovation, accountability, and scalability of development initiatives

  • Develops and maintains learning assets, curriculum, and a variety of executive development best practices that align with organizational goals and values

  • Acts as mentor and coach to colleagues and emerging facilitators, coaches, and development practitioners across the business

  • Manages multi-stakeholder special projects as needed, including developing project teams, managing priorities, and delivering results


  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) subject matter expertise required

  • Applicable facilitation and coaching certification(s) strongly desired

  • Master's degree or graduate certificate in Business Administration, Leadership/Organization Development (OD), or equivalent experience

Experience & Skills

  • ~8 years of progressive Leadership/OD/OE experience within large organizations

  • Expert facilitator capable of consistently and effectively influencing senior leaders

  • Deep knowledge of leadership and organization development, change theories, learning models and best practices, instructional design strategies, and learning assessment - and a natural curiosity for leveraging leading edge practices

  • Extensive experience delivering leadership development programs and courses in multiple modalities, including high-touch face-to-face and live-online using a variety of technologies

  • Ability to establish strong presence with leaders at all levels

  • Track record of driving positive organizational change in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong communication, influencing, and stakeholder management skills

  • Excellent written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills

For Colorado-based roles: Minimum annual salary of $122,000. You may also be entitled to receive bonus, restricted stock units, and benefits.
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