No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
LDP Program Manager
(This job is no longer available)
textron | Providence, RI
Grad Date

Not sure what types of jobs you are interested in?

Explore Jobs
Based on Your Education

Follow This Company

Job Description


Textron's Leadership Development Program (LDP) provides early career professionals a mix of challenging work experiences with multi-industry movement, mentoring, access to leaders and training. Over the course of two years, our participants build valuable skills and networks at multiple Textron businesses. Our goal is to accelerate our participant's professional development to create high-quality talent to fill key roles in the organization.

We're looking for a new Program Manager to oversee the delivery of 1-3 LDP functions (Engineering, Supply Chain, Finance, IT, Marketing & Sales, Communications, and/or HR), bring skills in project management and a desire to work to continuously improve the LDP to keep our program best in class. If you are someone who can develop strong working relationships across the organization, work collaboratively with colleagues, and be the driver of positive change within your team, this may be the role for you!

You can expect to put your past experiences to work within an agile, collaborative and creative environment. You'll be responsible for the recruitment, placement and development of our program participants and will do this by partnering with enterprise top-level executives and key business and HR partners at each of the Textron business units.

Major responsibilities and initiatives include:

* Partnering with functional leadership and Talent Acquisition to provide guidance on recruiting strategy and support of recruiting efforts - this can include partnership in the creation of recruiting materials, engagement with Textron interns to drive improvements in intern to full-time conversion, LDP candidate management through Textron's applicant management system and participation in on-campus recruiting activities
* Collaboration with functional leadership and business units to support LDP workforce planning and participant placement for incoming and current participants, as well as for program completion
* Partnering with business unit management on LDP assignments, participant performance and training & development needs and providing support for employee relation issues, escalating to appropriate parties as necessary
* Mentoring and coaching LDP participants
* Creating and delivering regular program updates to business and functional leadership on current and future state
* Planning and execution of LDP function-specific curricula and related LDP face to face meetings
* Continuous improvement of standard processes for LDP, leadership in special projects and backup support of other LDP functions, as needed
* Protect and maintain the privacy of employee personnel records including, but not limited to, personal and compensation information

More about you:

You'll need to have a bachelor's degree in a related field (ideally one of the functional areas for LDP) and a history of effectiveness in partnering well with leadership and other key stakeholders. These things will lead to you being able to sustain an environment of quality program execution, best practice sharing and excellence. We'll expect you to be a critical thinker with success in managing multiple challenges and prioritizing projects. Additionally, we'll look to you to bring your passion for bringing out the best in people and desire to help early career professionals develop essential skills for the future through your mentorship. We hope you'll also come with previous experience in recruiting, have knowledge of HR practices and have had some experiences managing others.

More about our team:

You will spend time with a diverse group of people who are just as motivated, talented, and creative as you are. We take pride in contributing to the success of Textron by infusing our business with early career talent that make valuable contributions to Textron every day.

About textron

Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company with a global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with solutions and services around the globe. The Company operates its business through five operating segments. Four of the Company's operating segments represent its manufacturing businesses: Cessna, Bell, Textron Systems and Industrial. The fifth segment consists of its Finance business. Cessna has four major product lines: Citation business jets, Caravan single engine turboprops, Cessna single engine piston aircraft and aftermarket services. Textron Systems provides products to the defense, aerospace and general aviation markets. The Industrial segment includes the Company's Kautex, Greenlee, E-Z-GO and Jacobsen businesses. Finance segment consists of Textron Financial Corporation, a diversified commercial finance company. In April 2009, it completed the sale of HR Textron to Woodward Governor Company.