Head - L&D

Human Resources Mumbai, India


Position at DNEG

Position Purpose and Objectives

To contribute to the design and delivery of people and organisational development strategies and the management of change in support of the organisation’s strategic and operational plans, providing information, advice and services as required. Working with teams across the organisation, but particularly HR and Operations and Finance, to support a programme of continuous organisational performance improvement which helps the Organisation achieve its ambition of becoming a high performing team


  • To contribute research, analysis and ideas to the development of the Organisations HR strategy in order to ensure that organisational development initiatives are appropriately integrated and aligned with strategic and business goals.
  •   To design and deliver L&D and OD and change management strategies, processes and interventions that support the Organisation’s ambition to be a high performing organisation
  • To include initiatives which foster a high performance culture, where valuing learning, continuous improvement and diversity are the norm
  • To support specific performance improvement initiatives, eg through the implementation of a new behavioural competency framework 
  • To identify opportunities for performance improvement through, for example, undertaking internal diagnosis, process/system reviews in order to understand barriers and possible solutions
  • Conducting external research into good practice and new ideas.  To commission and manage additional internal or external resources as and when required in order to ensure cost-effective delivery of agreed OD initiatives.  To design and facilitate in-house events (e.g. workshops, away days) as required
  • To work with the Internal Communications Manager to ensure effective communication and consultation processes and to build staff engagement
  • To work with line managers on the design and delivery of appropriate and relevant Personal Development Plans for their staff; to commission and evaluate agreed internally-delivered
  • To develop coaching, mentoring and secondment schemes to support staff development and the achievement of Personal Development Plans.
  • To lead on the development of a staff skills and knowledge database in order to maximise the diverse talents of the organisation.

Essential Skills 

  • Strong coaching/mentoring skills. 
  • Excellent influencing and interpersonal skills with people at all levels, internally and externally.
  •  Effective planning and project management skills
  • The ability to engage, conduct diagnosis, analyse findings, generate options and build commitment to solutions.  
  • Change management skills.  
  •  Numeracy and ability to analyse quantitative and qualitative data. 

Basic Qualifications

  • Graduation/ Masters with at least 12-15 years in the LD & OD space

About Us
We are DNEG, one of the world’s leading visual effects and animation companies for the creation of award-winning feature film, television, and multiplatform content. We employ more than 10,000 people with worldwide offices and studios across North America (Los Angeles, Montréal, Toronto, Vancouver), Europe (London), Asia (Bangalore, Mohali, Chennai, Mumbai) and Australia (Sydney).