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Program Manager, Global Leadership Development- Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30338

CRH Americas Inc.



Job ID:  343605

CRH is a leading global diversified building materials group, employing over 85,000 people at more than 3,600 locations in 32 countries.  Imagine a company capable of providing the modern building materials needed to build our homes, schools, communities, even the bridges and highways to get you there. We are CRH Americas, North America’s largest manufacturer of building products and the second largest globally. 


Position Overview


This position will manage the development and delivery of two or more global leadership development programs that prepare high potential leaders for key leadership transitions, as identified in the CRH Career Framework.  This position will be based in the Atlanta, GA office.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Leads end to end creation and management of leadership development programming
  • Draws on best-practice to ensure development is delivered to global standards for modern learning
  • Partners with vendors to develop and co-design a learning curriculum and experience that delivers pragmatic learning outcomes that can be easily applied in the workplace
  • Designs and develops all program aids and support materials for participants, managers, HRs and any external stakeholders
  • Directs and leads program communications in a timely, efficient manner
  • Collaboratively works with Senior Program Manager to support the annual participant nomination and calibration process in coordination with the Talent Review cycle
  • Sets and drives a critical path and works with internal support and external partners to drive accountability for its execution
  • Works with external suppliers to fulfil all program logistics including, but not limited to coaching, keynote speakers, venues, activities and materials
  • Implements a continuous improvement focus on content, impact and business relevance
  • Manages program budget and spend
  • Collaborates with other departments and functions to integrate relevant content into programs
  • Assists with special projects as needed






  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Minimum five years of relevant experience in managing multiple and diverse projects; progressive experience in leadership development, organization development, or human resources
  • Minimum two years of experience managing project management life cycle
  • Minimum five years of experience in Learning & Development; exposure to Instructional Design / Instructional Theories
  • Experience working in complex, distributed business preferred
  • Excellent consulting skills and experience involving global leadership development strategies and solutions
  • Experience working directly with executive leaders
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred
  • Must be expert in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.  Experience with mobile event apps/registration preferred, but not required.


Work Requirements


  • Must be 18 years in age or older
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook
  • Willingness to work independently within in a team environment and assist the team with other duties as required
  • Must be willing to travel (domestic and international) up to 35%


Knowledge/Skill Requirements


  • Expertise in learning design, with ability to navigate different methodologies and styles as required
  • Ability to present and facilitate sessions where needed
  • Strong project management skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills, able to build and leverage relationships with stakeholders within and outside CRH 
  • The ability to drive actions and outcomes in a complex environment
  • Pragmatic, self-starter, able to influence and partner with business leaders and HR at all levels
  • Proven ability to lead high performing diverse teams (both virtual and in-tact)
  • Highly motivated by working in ambiguity
  • Change management expertise in mindset and behavior change​​​​​​​


Physical Requirements


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job

  • Able to communicate with others by telephone and in person
  • Able to utilize a computer for word processing, email communication, and preparation of documents and presentations
  • May require sitting for extended periods of time


Work Environment


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job

  • Usually, normal office working conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
  • The position may require work outside of normal business hours


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted:  Nov 25, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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