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Manager, Learning & Development

Req id:  29715

Bangalore, KA, IN



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management.  



The Opportunity:

The L&D Manager in this role will be accountable & responsible for leading & managing the learning and development strategy and execution at OpenText. This includes onboarding programs, research-based leadership development programs, capability-building roadmaps, digital learning strategy, experiential learning, and pragmatic partnership with the HR Business Partner Organization. The professional acts as an internal consultant for senior leaders and managers and respond proactively to the unique needs of the geography. Must provide proactive L&D consulting services in relation to Competency Building, Talent Development, Employee Engagement and Leadership Development. The L&D Manager will work collaboratively with HR Business Partners to ensure timely delivery of learning solutions within the framework of the global L&D strategy.  Act as a consultant, adds value to discussions with business leaders, making compelling business cases for L&D initiatives and offers insights and analysis to the business to aid effective decision making. The professional will support learning programs' flawless development and execution.


You are great at:

•             Work closely with senior leadership to define and execute L&D strategies that enable accomplishment of business objectives. 

•             Drive a comprehensive learning strategy to enable cutting edge learning solution for employee development that will be connected to employee career paths.

•             “Work closely with senior leadership to define, design, develop and execute L&D initiatives that enable accomplishment of business objectives.”

•             Provide consultation and execution support for leadership development programs, organizational change initiatives, culture development, client impact and organizational effectiveness

•             Build research-based learning solutions; be responsible for team development, progression, and success by directing a clear understanding of our company’s value proposition for learning that is based on stakeholder needs, business environment, and talent strategy

•             Translate current and future L&D business needs into an overall integrated strategic L&D plan.

•             Research and learn new cutting-edge L&D practices through new and best practice L&D programs and techniques and maintain a professional network in the learning speciality. “

•             Ensure ongoing programmatic excellence and effective delivery of learning services through a focus on research and innovative training and development processes and curriculum

•             Applies strategic focus and spends >50% of the time on strategic areas such as leadership development, digital learning strategy, and research-based experiential learning.

•             Works closely with the global Learning team to share regional needs, understand the global framework and execute key L&D Programs and initiatives in the region.”

•             Build relationships with existing and new vendors, vetting the quality of vendors and instructors.


What it takes:

•             Graduation or a master’s degree / equivalent degree in a related discipline is preferred

•             8 + years of experience in a senior level role, building and executing the learning strategy and/or learning function within the organization

•             Passion for learning leadership development, diversity, and strong familiarity with the Asian and Pacific Islander community, its issues, needs, challenges and opportunities

•             Experience driving the development, delivery & implementation of innovative enterprise-wide learning & development initiatives

•             A passion for delivering great learning experiences for internal customers

•             Strong stakeholder credibility and network. To be influential in optimizing stakeholder collaboration. To have an ability to deliver powerful presentations that drive stakeholders to action and be thoughtful in overcoming objections and secure stakeholder agreement to L&D recommendations


Core Competencies

•             Business Acumen – using insights of the environment to

•             Instructional Design – use experience in adult learning theory and instructional design mythologies to assess and/or create best-in-class learning programs.

•             improve talent and business outcomes

•             Innovation & Creativity – Find new and innovative ways to deliver research-based learning solutions

•             Leadership – Persuading and influencing line partners and other key stakeholders. Demonstrate leadership through ownership for the success of the organization, achieved through candor, creative debate and listening, coaching and a commitment to self-improvement





At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Subject to applicable laws and regulations, OpenText’s Global Vaccination Policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid 19 in order to enter an OpenText office. Accommodations may be available.


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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