Learning & Development Partner, International

Facebook | London, United Kingdom

Posted Date 2/10/2020

Facebook is a culture of curious and adaptive learners. Our people are naturally thirsty for opportunities to learn new things in pursuit of building an incredible product experience for the people that use our service. In support of this, the Learning & Development team at Facebook are committed to helping build the organization as a socially committed community of learners in an environment of hypergrowth. At Facebook, we believe that the keys to personal and team growth & success are rooted in how you leverage learning in a continuous way in and out of the classroom. And that this starts with understanding and being energized by our culture and way-of-working. For this reason, L&D works as a small lean consultative team, and partners with both Business and HR leaders to scale individual and team development across the region. To support this mission, we are hiring a Senior Learning Partner, to be based in London. Reporting to the Director of Learning and Development, International, The unique purpose of this individual contributor role is to understand, anticipate and prioritize the development needs of the business (in the areas of culture, leadership and team development), bringing the best of what Global L&D has to offer to the International business in a coordinated fashion.
Competitive Salary including the following benefits apply: * Medical * Dental * Vision * Pension * Life assurance * Childcare * Gym * Transport * Laundry * Posted: 3rd March 2020 * Closing date: 31st March 2020


  • Deliver clear learning strategies. Consult on the needs of business with leaders, supported by key cross functional partners (HRBPs, Diversity Business Partners, other learning organizations, etc.) to diagnose organization, leadership, team, site & individual needs and create clear learning roadmaps that include the most relevant programs, resources and plans to address the most critical leaders and teams to develop.

  • Measure success, using data to provide insights and influence key stakeholders. Partner with the relevant analytics teams and business to conduct needs assessment and diagnose transfer of learning to provide redesign insights.

  • Drive change management by co-creating (w/ L&D central design teams, cross functional partners and the business) and executing thoughtful go-to-market plans for new solutions, bringing the right stakeholders along, being an active champion of our content, consulting on how to embed content, models, frameworks and language into the day to day of the business and driving a steady drumbeat of communication to reinforce messaging

  • Diagnose, design and deliver facilitated team effectiveness development, focusing on the most critical leaders in the most strategic moments that matter

  • Help leaders, managers and teams understand their role in fostering the health of their team and what self-solve tools and resources they can pull on

  • Partner with both the Global and International L&D team to execute on the L&D strategy and vision. Be the connective tissue between L&D and the business

  • Provide insights from the business to influence L&D priorities + design, development, implementation and optimization of our programs and actively contribute to design and development effort

  • Design/Lead/Execute/Report on key Org Design and Cultural Transformation initiatives in International in partnership with Leaders and HRBPs.

  • Serve as a thought leader in Org Design, Cultural Transformation, Complex multi matrix multi national organisations. Develop and support members of the international L&D team to upskill


  • Experience of working successfully in a highly matrixed multinational organisation

  • A solid and proven track record in strategic learning/organizational design/development and implementation

  • Proven expertise in creating and sustaining impact-focused relationships with senior leaders / internal stakeholders (including coaching, contracting, influencing and presenting)

  • An exceptional record at leading successful Culture transformation across diverse international geographies

  • Demonstrated expertise at leading/designing/executing Org Design initiatives. Experience at HRBP/L&D transformation would be an advantage

  • Experienced in Intact team development, including diagnosis, coaching, consultation, design and facilitation

  • To be successful, you will need to roll up your sleeves, and get things done quickly. You will need to be both effective in articulating complex strategies/concepts well and be reliable and effective in personal execution. We believe in ship and iterate, not prepare for perfection.

  • Prioritization is critical – there is always too much to do. You will need to prioritize and manage both your energy and your work expertly. We are focused on creating sustained impact and often this involves careful contracting with stakeholders and/or suggesting alternative solutions

  • You will need to be part of many teams and have the passion to deliver with and through others – and build great relationships along the way. Facebook runs on communities and these will be key to your success

  • You should have strong L&D/OD experience, but you will need to let go of rigid control that goes with the concept (ideally you will already have experienced the limitations) that ‘learning happens in a classroom/workshop’ and ‘L&D controls what and when people learn’ philosophies. Our mission is to connect people who have something to teach with those who are ready to learn

  • You will need to be able to handle continuous change and ambiguity and make decisions based on incomplete data. We are building as we scale!

  • You should not take yourself too seriously, we want to do fabulous work, but also enjoy the journey. Life’s too short not to be authentic and have fun.

  • You need to be ready to be perpetually outside of your comfort zone, be resilient and prepared to fail, it’s the best way of grow and do your best work ever!

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.

Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com.

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