Director, Learning and Organization Effectiveness in Oak Brook, IL at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 7/17/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


IL Oak Brook

Job Type:

Human Resources Communications

Job Posting Title:

Director, Learning and Organization Effectiveness

Job Description:

This role will be responsible for managing and supporting the assessment of organizational needs and the design, implementation and evaluation of programs that facilitate the professional development, team effectiveness and continuous learning of team members, people managers and leaders.  You’ll also own design and delivery of leader and team effectiveness engagements to drive business impact. 

Main Responsibilities

  • Develops and manages organizational effectiveness strategies, practices and processes
  • Assesses OE/OD needs of organization and its components
  • Leads the design, development and implementation of programs and strategies tailored to meet organizational and program goals and priorities
  • Evaluates strategies and programs to measure the achievement of established goals.
  • Plans and leads short- and long-term planning for OE/OD programs
  • Design, plan and deliver engaging experiences for senior leaders that enable them and their teams to move their business forward
  • Provide leadership development expertise and consultation to the business to help determine best-fit solutions to organizational and leadership issues
  • Develop a strategy and innovative learning solutions to drive high performance
  • Manages the individual development planning process for leaders
  • Provides consultative services to the business units regarding mentoring
  • Build and lead Learning Academy focused on leadership, business fundamentals and functional/technical competencies
  • Define, design and facilitate virtual, live or blended sessions tailored to the business needs
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to HR business partners and leaders on change management, team effectiveness and leadership development



Bachelor’s Degree Required – Type: Business, Industrial Organizational Psychology, Learning and Organizational Change or Human Resources

Minimum Experience

  • 10 years experience; with 2-3 operating in a manufacturing environment/organization.
  • Proven leadership, whole-systems thinking, independence of thought / action, and the ability to analyze complex problems from multiple perspectives will be critical to the success of the selected candidate. 
  • The capacity and desire to partner closely with C-Suite is critical.
  • Must be able to manage multiple priorities, produce excellent work results, and follow through on commitments. 
  • A sense of urgency paired with the ability to influence is required.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Drive for results
  • Organizational savvy
  • Whole-systems thinker
  • Familiar with Agile methods
  • Proficient in Design Thinking techniques
  • Takes initiative
  • Simplifies the complex
  • Champions change
  • Builds credibility
  • Values diversity


Occasional travel to other corporate offices, plants, business meetings, and conferences.

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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