Talent Development Manager

Corporate Openings Chicago, Illinois


How You Can Make An Impact

The Geneva Trading HR team is seeking to hire a dedicated resource that will partner with leadership in centralizing all learning and development across the firm. This individual will shape all learning activities, including formalizing learning materials, partnering with leadership and SMEs to develop learning paths, and designing a curriculum that integrates with all other HR functions.

  • Partner with Senior Leadership in centralizing all learning and development across the firm
  • Implement a learning strategy that aligns with:
    • the firm’s overall strategy and vision
    • core competencies and success profiles
    • employees' individual goals and performance
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders in assessing current L&D programs and courses to identify future needs and make improvements where necessary
    • Elevate the necessary skills required to make our desired cultural shifts and plan for future succession
    • Enhance our current internship program
    • Assist technology leaders in formalizing existing training for our platform and proprietary software
    • Improve our current onboarding program
  • Ensure that training goes beyond the learning environment and can be practically applied
  • Help shape and develop existing and future leaders
  • Work closely with HR Director in aligning performance with learning for future career path development
  • Facilitate training with internal SMEs and traders
  • Coach presenters/trainers on presentation skills and course development
  • Partner with the HR team to implement learning tracks, courses, and paths within the current LMS (Paycom)
  • Identify outside vendors to facilitate trainings that are not able to be sourced in-house

What You'll Need 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Learning, and Organizational Development, or a related field required
  • Minimum of 7+ years in talent development or a learning and development environment 
  • Prior experience building and implementing an L&D strategy, learning programs, and/or an enterprise learning framework
  • Financial services industry not required, prior tech experience preferred
  • Experience partnering across business functions and management levels
  • Familiarity with project and budget management
  • Previously worked with various e-learning vendors and an LMS
  • Demonstrated ability to influence and establish strong relationships with leaders at all levels 
  • High Emotional Intelligence (EQ) with a passion for mentoring and developing others 
  • A strong, engaging communicator 
  • Avid learner 
  • Results-driven 

Who We Are 

Geneva Trading LLC is a global principal trading firm founded in 1999 with offices in Chicago and Dublin. Our dedication to improving and optimizing our best-in-class proprietary technology allows our firm to compete on all levels in the global trading industry. We pride ourselves on a collaborative culture of integrity, trust, passion, and dedication to personal excellence. Our flat organizational structure and casual environment attract individuals with the drive to innovate. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.