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Head of Learning

Brown Brothers Harriman
New York City, New York 10005
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

As the Head of Learning, you’ll be responsible for creating a learning culture that attracts and develops top talent for all 18 locations where BBH operates. To serve our more than 5000+ employees, you'll lead a global team of learning professionals through the design, development, delivery, and measurement of practical solutions in partnership with other HR teams and business leaders across the Firm. You’ll be responsible for aligning our learning strategy, infrastructure, tools and processes collaboratively with our HR Business Partner, Organizational Effectiveness and Talent Management Teams. Strong execution is the hallmark of BBH and in this role you will need to balance multi-task efforts in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.


You will explore how best practices can be integrated at BBH given our Partner-led business model, global workforce, culture, business priorities and systems. You will positively impact the evolution of BBH’s learning culture and ensure the expected ROI by dedicating time to learning who we are, understanding what’s worked in the past and why, as well as what’s been tried and what prevented it from having the highest impact.


To be successful, you'll need to:


  • Listen, ask questions and use what you learn to influence at all levels

  • Bring passion and expertise

  • Use data to support your position and influence senior leadership

  • Deliver at the highest standard, even in the face of adversity

  • Balance best practice with practical solutions


Our ideal candidate has:

  • Track record of being a collaborative contributor in a global, matrixed environment

  • Track record of successfully designing, developing and implementing global learning experiences and offerings, including appropriate change management

  • Experience with current learning methodologies, agile development approaches and an awareness of emergent methodologies and technologies

  • Ability to develop and coach others around communication, leadership and stakeholder engagement, vendor management


If you are looking to push your career to the next level, introduce yourself by submitting your resume.



Key Responsibilities Include:  

  • Strategic thinking shaped by our business goals, culture, needs analyses and best practices

  • Educating stakeholders on what’s possible and owning the right approach/sequence to drive adoption

  • Partnering with Talent Advisory and Organizational Effectiveness to deliver end to end solutions

  • Managing a team of SMEs with an eye toward providing ongoing career development opportunities



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required. Masters preferred.

  • 10+ years of relevant experience with proven track record of success

  • Experience in service-oriented / consulting roles highly valued

What We Offer:

  • A collaborative environment that enables you to step outside your role to add value wherever you can

  • Direct access to clients, information and experts across all business areas around the world

  • Opportunities to grow your expertise, take on new challenges, and reinvent yourself—without leaving the firm

  • A culture of inclusion that values each employee’s unique perspective

  • High-quality benefits program emphasizing good health, financial security, and peace of mind

  • Rewarding work with the flexibility to enjoy personal and family experiences at every career stage

  • Volunteer opportunities to give back to your community and help transform the lives of others



About Our Team:


In Talent & Development, we believe no job is too big or small for any of us to handle if it helps our clients. We value passionate, committed people who enjoy collaborating with others to find new solutions to complex business challenges. We are looking for the type of person who speaks their mind, truly listens and steps outside their role to add value wherever they can. Someone who is driven to get things done and views obstacles as an exciting challenge that demands a creative solution. Above all, we seek someone who takes great pride in their work and is inspired and motivated by their role in protecting and enhancing our employee’s well-being.


If you are looking for an ambitious, creative environment where you can learn and thrive, BBH’s Talent and Development is the right team for you!


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