Leadership Development Lead

United States

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About Kraken
Our mission is to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency so that you and the rest of the world can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. In our first decade, Kraken has risen to become one of the largest, most successful and respected crypto exchanges on the planet. 
We are changing the way the world thinks about finance and our range of successful products are playing a critical role in the mainstream adoption of crypto assets. We continue to trail-blaze into new territory with the introduction of Kraken Bank, providing a more seamless integration between crypto and the traditional financial system. This makes us the first crypto company (ever) to be awarded a U.S. state banking charter. 
Our diverse group of 2,000+ Krakenites are distributed all over the world as part of our 'remote first' culture, united by a shared passion for delighting customers, upholding crypto values and achieving our meaningful mission. We attract people who push themselves to improve, are radically transparent and think differently in order to unlock their potential. 
Crypto is a rapidly evolving industry and we’re just getting started. We’re growing fast and you're invited to join the revolution!
About the role:
At Kraken we are building out our world class learning experience for our Krakenites (employees  of Kraken) company-wide.  Our learning team requires creative people who aren’t afraid to cast aside established ways of doing things to create entirely new, delightful experiences for our internal learning community.
Throughout the history of civilization, there have been a handful of moments that changed the course of how we think about wealth and equality. The discovery of gold, the creation of paper money, mortgages, ATMs. We’re at the next of those moments right now, and there is no more exciting place to invest your creativity than directly at this intersection of technology and adventure. The Leadership Development lead is part of a larger internal Center of Excellence team that supports the full breadth of Kraken. Our team is centered around the Company’s highest priorities, equipping employees and leaders with future skills to support an inclusive and contemporary work environment. Our value is driving impactful learning solutions to scale, aligning with all businesses within the organization.
Due to the variety of businesses and learning needs the team supports, the work requires a high degree of strategy to identify holistic learning needs, creativity in managing solutions, and agility and collaboration to deliver solutions worldwide.
The Leadership Development Lead is responsible for end-to-end development of leadership development solutions that will serve audiences globally at multiple leadership levels across multiple businesses. Performing and project managing multiple functions on a project, including project management, Instructional design, and facilitation. They must be able to quickly assess audience demographics and identify the appropriate learning solution to meet the business need, including: instructor led, blended, experiential, media based, performance support, and other emerging technologies.
This position interacts directly with multiple teams within the learning organization, client representatives, and external learning industry partners. Individuals are required to work with a high degree of collaboration and consultation. Priorities change rapidly, so the ability to pivot quickly and effectively is an absolute requirement.

What you'll do:

  • Stay up to date on emerging trends within the Learning and Development space to ensure that appropriate learnings are executed
  • Design, develop and deliver learning products and experiences for leaders at all levels for TWDC globally
  • Ensure learning and development solutions are aligned to integrated HR strategies and measured to effectively impact key business priorities
  • Facilitate in person and virtual sessions for global, multi-regional employees
  • Execute on strategy for large scale leadership development experiences (supporting each global region)
  • Lead and drive a progressive on-demand learning strategy
  • Align with internal technology partners on content platform solutions
  • Align solutions to DE&I principles and pillars
  • Develop branded material in support of learning solutions
  • Effectively manage interactions with stakeholders including setting expectations, holding meetings, balancing priorities and on going project updates

Who you are:

  • Able to role model the leadership behaviors we design and deliver
  • Able to design rapid solutions that create meaningful and impactful leadership behaviors
  • Receptive to feedback
  • Strong interpersonal skills; inclusive, compassionate
  • Deadline-oriented and efficient, strong time management skills
  • Strategic thinking skills & effective decision making skills
  • Organized and detail-oriented, carefully reviewing your work at all stages
  • Proactive in communicating and documenting project progress, status, and workload
  • Up-to-date with emerging design trends and technologies, eager to learn and share with the team
  • Experience leading and developing teams
  • Excellent learning project management, and advanced facilitation skills
  • Strong communication and relationship management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Content/Curriculum Development
  • Excellent organizational, operational and process/project management skills
  • High Influencing and consulting skills
  • Demonstrated creative problem solving skills
  • Experience utilizing rapid and iterative design techniques
Location Tagging: #US #EU #LI-LD1 #CANADA
We’re powered by people from around the world with their own unique and diverse experiences. We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives, regardless of their background. 
As an equal opportunity employer we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws. 
Check out all our open roles at https://www.kraken.com/careers.  
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