Edwards Lifesciences Learning & Development Manager in Czech Republic

Job description:

  • The Manager of Learning and Development, designs and delivers programs offered globally through Talent Management & Learning. This role plays an integral part in managing the quality of professional development being offered globally throughout Edwards. Additionally, this role significantly promotes and increases the global connection with our learning partners through the marketing and partnering of delivery learning strategies.

Essential job functions:

  • EXECUTION (60%)

  • Facilitate through multiple delivery modalities, courses offered within the ASPIRE catalog

  • Consult and provide intact team training solutions upon request by the business

  • Partner and provide additional support with LD, TM, GTA and HRBPs for logistics and execution of all leadership and learning programs.

  • Able to provide performance coaching through assessment tools tied to IDPs


  • Establish processes and methodologies that can be leveraged globally

  • Build global relationships to ensure alignment in scaling learning opportunities and professional development. (e.g. leadership learning, professional development solutions for all employees and managers)

  • Provide support/insights to HR counterparts on professional development. Recommend and research technology that will provide a broader platform for learning and development.


  • Plan communication strategies that will market and promote offerings. Partner with Edwards University and TM in the marketing of all leadership development programs.

  • STRATEGIC (5%)

  • Create sustainable learning strategies that have significant impact that meet the business needs just in time.

  • Provide research, reports, metrics and insights for continuous improvement

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

  • Ability to travel 35%.



Required Education/Skills/Experience:

  • BS or BA degree in a business-related field or Master’s degree

  • Minimum 7 years professional experience in Human Resources, Talent Management, Leadership Development, or Learning and Development.

  • Experience working in an international environment.

  • Excellent stand-up facilitation skills.

  • A passion for learning with a focus on business impact.

  • Strong project management skills.

  • Strong Microsoft office and virtual platform skills.

  • Excellent communication (oral and written), interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence, including excellent judgment about people, and ability to communicate effectively in a wide variety of contexts.

  • Excellent ability to develop effective professional relationships with peers, leaders, executives, cross-functional teams and external partnerships.

  • Ability to work autonomously and thrive in an environment of ambiguity and change.

  • Ability to think creatively and to articulate a vision and operational priorities across the organization.

  • Strong problem solving and judgement for timely escalation of issues to necessary individuals.

  • Demonstrated aptitude to challenge accepted wisdom and cultivate own curiosity.

About Edwards

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 10,000 individuals worldwide.

For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life. Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Title: Learning & Development Manager Location: Europe, Middle East, Africa, Canada (EMEAC)-Czech Republic Job Number: 013450