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L&D Manager


Touch the technologies that are changing the world. Do more than you ever thought possible. Grow your skills, try new things, nurture your unique talents, and make an impact with an exciting, highly rewarding career.


At Software AG, our employees are difference makers!


We are seeking an experienced Training and Development Manager to promote, educate and train our employees across the globe. This position is the single point of contact for Human Resources and each division for all things “learning” in the Americas region.  Acting and interacting on a global scale and reach while tailoring approach and content for the region…what an awesome opportunity!


What you’ll be doing:


Your highly effective training and development programs will align with our business needs and priorities and amplify our culture. You will design and present learning solutions that are informative, engaging, essential and fun.


Develop training and instruction materials

  • Conduct training needs analysis
  • Consult with industry SME’s and collaborate with internal training organization colleagues
  • Coach and council managers and teams on development initiatives and opportunities
  • Create course curriculum
  • Deliver & facilitate both face-to-face and virtual training programs


Promote and market programs for delivery within Software AG

  • Identify training opportunities which bear value for business stakeholders
  • Assist managers with individual learning plans, gap analysis alongside succession planning, specialized skills (such as sales), coaching and interviewing
  • Travel and meet with key stakeholders to survey and assess training needs
  • Design course content, organize and deliver leadership techniques, soft skills and core skills training
  • Provide learning modules to educate and assist managers with implementing performance-based programs to improve employee productivity in cooperation with HR Business Partner



What we’re looking for:


You are intellectually curious and confident in front of an audience.  You’re energized by discovering and delivering the best new learning approaches. You gain satisfaction from owning and implementing training programs that exceed expectations and are delivered in a seamless and effective way.   The ultimate goal of this position is to experience the success of personal and professional development within the organization.

You bring the following to the role and our team . . .


  • Experience working with key stakeholders to design, promote, internally market and deliver effective training programs
  • Comprehensive training needs assessment expertise and ability to define tools and methods that would be most successful
  • Expertise in training – delivery via classroom and virtual environment
  • Expertise with instructional design and development of training materials
  • Proficient with e-learning & development tools and Learning Management Systems
  • Strong background in coaching
  • Extensive domestic and international travel
  • A BS/BA degreeTechnical or training certifications


About the company:


We have an open-minded culture and many exciting projects where you have the freedom to “be your best you”. You’ll have opportunities for international collaboration on top of a comprehensive training and development program that encourages professional growth. We are in an innovative market and offer future-proof products. Most importantly, an overall a pleasant team-oriented working atmosphere.

This is a fast-paced environment - we are looking for smart, high energy candidates who are driven to make a big impact and who want to work alongside a growing team. We collaborate often so you must be team player! The perfect candidate will thrive on the prospect of taking on new challenges and helping Software AG increase its leadership in the digital transformation marketplace!

What to Expect

  • The employees are smart, friendly and welcoming
  • Health Insurance starts your first day on the job
  • 6 weeks of PTO – 3 weeks of vacation and 3 weeks of sick leave
  • 14 paid holidays (including a floating holiday and a community service day)
  • 401(k) Plan with up to 5% employer match
  • Parental Leave
  • Corporate discount purchase programs
  • Group legal plans
  • Pet Insurance
  • And MANY more


Software AG is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, religion, color, marital status, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.
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Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

Job Segment: Manager, Learning, Management, Human Resources