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Onboarding Learning and Development Manager


Kansas City, MO, US, 64106

Best People + Right Culture. These are the driving forces behind JE Dunn’s success.


By hiring inspired people, giving them interesting and challenging work, enabling them with innovative tools, and letting them share in the company’s rewards, we’ve found a sustainable way to grow in our industry for the last 90+ years.


Our diverse teams around the country strive to enrich lives through inspired people and places every day, and we need inspired people like you to join us in our pursuit of building perfection.

Role Summary

Reporting to the Head of Learning & Development, the Learning and Development Manager is a critical part of the HR & Talent team. The L&D Manager will serve as the L&D relationship manager while also serving as the Program Manager career-path driven training program.  In this highly visible role, the L&D Manager will collaborate with a team of other talented learning professionals to deliver engaging learning solutions that can scale our growing company and build employee, leadership, and organizational capabilities in the flow of project work.

  • Autonomy & Decision-Making:  Makes most decision and consults with supervisor as needed.
  • Career Path: Senior Learning & Development Manager

Key Role Responsibilities - Core


  • Assists in the development of the learning strategy for assigned region and programs to ensure the organization has the right capabilities to deliver business results now and in the future.
  • Plays a critical role as a performance partner for their assigned stakeholders, identifying organizational talent needs and proposing impactful learning solutions.
  • Partners across the HR team and with business leaders on the design, delivery and ongoing optimization for assigned learning programs.
  • Maintains a keen understanding of learning trends and best practices.
  • Participates in the design and delivery of high-impact, scalable, and technology-enabled solutions that meet the diverse needs of our employees and leaders.
  • Facilitates and delivers a variety of training courses.
  • Partners with the L&D Director and across the team to create communication campaigns and collateral that clearly articulate learning and development offerings and ensure programs and pathways are evident to employees and leaders.
  • Participates in the development and communication of clear, robust L&D metrics, dashboards, and insights that can be leveraged across the HR team and organization.
  • Partners with the L&D Director to ensure strong collaboration with cross-functional partners across Operations and Corporate Support.
  • Collaborates with peers across Talent Management and the People team within their assigned region to drive greater alignment, consistency, and integration across the employee experience.
  • Participates in the management and maintenance of the learning management system and adaptive learning platform.
  • May manage relationships with third-party firms delivering learning and training services, establishing the standards and metrics to track delivery and impact.

Key Role Responsibilities - Additional Core


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to perform work accurately and completely, and in a timely manner
  • Communication skills, verbal and written – Advanced
  • Knowledge of evidenced-based education, cognitive learning theory, instructional design and performance consulting
  • Track record of developing the long-term capabilities of others and the organization as a whole
  • Strong business acumen to effectively align HR and learning programs with company goals
  • Proficient at working with business leaders in a highly matrixed, complex business and ability to develop collaborative solutions to business and organizational needs
  • Demonstrated project management skills and experience leading large complex projects across geographically dispersed teams
  • Highly organized and able to manage time and resources to accomplish priorities
  • Ability to multi-task, effectively facilitating multiple projects concurrently
  • Ability to tailor communication to different individuals and audiences from senior executives to external speakers and partners to program participants
  • Extensive work with coaching teams, managers, and individuals
  • Ability to speak confidently and be comfortable in front of a large group as well as in one-to-one interaction in business and social settings
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, internally and externally


  • Bachelor’s degree in organizational development, human resources, or learning related field (Required)
  • In lieu of the above requirements, relevant experience will be considered



  • 5+ years experience in learning and development (Required)
  • Experience in the AEC industry (Preferred)

Working Environment

  • Must be able to lift up to 10 pounds
  • May require periods of overnight travel
  • Normal office environment
  • Frequent activity: Sitting, Viewing Computer Screen
  • Occasional activity: Standing, Walking, Reaching above Shoulder


JE Dunn Construction is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. JE Dunn Construction is a background screening, drug-free workplace.


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Why People Work Here

At JE Dunn we offer our employees an inspired place to enrich their life and the lives of those around them

Building on our rich history, our employee owners are shaping the future of JE Dunn. In our team-focused environment we do life together and are generously rewarded for our efforts

About JE Dunn

    Founded in 1924, JE Dunn Construction is a family and employee-owned general contractor with expertise in construction management services, design-build, and integrated project delivery. We deliver transformational solutions to our clients with certainty of results in our pursuit of building perfection.

    • 95+ Years of Construction Experience
    • 25 Office Locations
    • Annual revenues in excess of $4 billion
    • Consistently ranked Top 25 of the 400 largest general contractors nationwide by Engineering News-Record
    • Consistently ranked Top 15 for domestic building by Engineering News-Record
    • 2500+ Employee Owners work at JE Dunn


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Nearest Major Market: Kansas City