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Learning and Development (L&D) Manager job description

A Learning and Development (L&D) Manager develops and implements learning strategies, designs e-learning courses, and manages budgets. They assess development needs, deliver training, and evaluate effectiveness. Strong communication, project management, and budgeting skills are required. Proven experience and knowledge of effective learning methods are essential.

Nikoletta Bika
Nikoletta Bika

Nikoletta holds an MSc in HR management and has written extensively about all things HR and recruiting.

Use this Learning and Development Manager job description template as part of your hiring process to attract qualified candidates for your open positions.

What is a Learning and Development (L&D) Manager?

A Learning and Development (L&D) Manager is responsible for designing and implementing learning strategies, managing training programs, and developing employees’ skills and knowledge within an organization.

What does a Learning and Development (L&D) Manager do?

A Learning and Development (L&D) Manager develops and executes learning strategies, designs and delivers training programs, assesses development needs, and tracks learning effectiveness. They collaborate with employees and managers to support career development and manage budgets and vendor relationships.

Learning and Development Manager responsibilities include:

  • Developing and implementing learning strategies and programs
  • Designing e-learning courses, career plans, workshops and more
  • Maintaining budgets and relationships with vendors and consultants

learning and development manager job description

Job brief

We are seeking a passionate Learning and Development (L&D) Manager to support the growth and development of our employees.

As an L&D Manager, you will play a crucial role in helping individuals enhance their skills and knowledge.

Strong communication skills are essential in effectively guiding employees through their learning journey.

If you have experience in designing e-learning courses and managing budgets, we would be thrilled to meet you.

By providing training and development opportunities, you will contribute to our company’s success and ensure that our employees are equipped with the necessary skills to excel in their roles.

Join us in fostering a culture of continuous learning and professional growth.


  • Create and execute learning strategies and programs
  • Evaluate individual and organizational development needs
  • Implement various learning methods companywide (e.g. coaching, job-shadowing, online training)
  • Design and deliver e-learning courses, workshops and other trainings
  • Assess the success of development plans and help employees make the most of learning opportunities
  • Help managers develop their team members through career pathing
  • Track budgets and negotiate contracts
  • Hire and oversee training and L&D Specialists

Requirements and skills

  • Proven experience as an L&D Manager, Training Manager or similar
  • Current knowledge of effective learning and development methods
  • Familiarity with e-learning platforms and practices
  • Experience in project management and budgeting
  • Proficient in MS Office and Learning Management Systems (LMS)
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills; sharp business acumen
  • Ability to build rapport with employees and vendors
  • BSc/BA in Business, Psychology or a related field
  • Professional certification (e.g. CPLP) is a plus

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