Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in five categories: apparel, accessories, home, fragrances, and hospitality. For more than 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Chaps, among others, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands. At Ralph Lauren, we unite and inspire the communities within our company as well as those in which we serve by amplifying voices and perspectives to create a culture of belonging, ensuring inclusion, and fairness for all. We foster a culture of inclusion through: Talent, Education & Communication, Employee Groups and Celebration.
The Executive Development Specialist will be responsible for coordinating and maintaining the Executive Development process to ensure a consistent, engaging, and inclusive experience for all Executive Development learning experiences for Ralph Lauren globally, regionally and locally. The position will work closely with the Executive Development Lead along with internal partners across the organization, external Coaches, Consultant Firms and Executive Education Institutions, coordinating efforts that inspire engaging and transformational learning and development experiences across or Executive and Global Leadership populations. You will be adept at communicating and building relationships with a wide range of stakeholders and bring exceptional organizational and operational skills along with the confidence to contribute within a vibrant and diverse environment.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
· Support the continuous deployment and evolution of all Executive Development Learning experiences, including, but not limited to Executive Coaching Engagements, Executive Education Experiences, Training and Development Programs and all Learning tools and assessments. · Establish relationships with internal People Partners, Executive Assistants, stakeholders and external partners to ensure connectivity, coordination and communications. · Track and maintain all program milestones to ensure deadlines and program goals and targets are met. · Maintain all Executive Development files, documents and shared drives. · Draft and secure approvals for SOW's and MSA's in partnering with Legal and Vendors. · Process and track all invoices through the Ariba invoicing system, ensuring timely payments. · Coordinate and draft communication emails and plans. · Support the design of Executive Learning presentations, dashboards and content. · Coordinate data analysis and surveys to measure sustained impact of all Executive Development experiences and strategies. · Continuously learn about the needs of our population, internal and external partners, to support the full cycle experience of the Executive Talent Development Strategy. · Partner with the People teams for access to all Workday reporting and data. · Partner with the Global Talent Development & DEI Learning teams to gain insights on learning tools and initiatives to continue to amplify learnings and techniques to improve our processes and experiences.
Experience, Skills & Knowledge
Role requires strong degree of accountability, flexibility, and passion for the value that learning & development brings · Strong communication and relationship building skills. · Possesses strong skills in developing and implementing communications and project coordination · Possesses a positive "can do" and inclusive working style · Ability to navigate ambiguity/complexity, bringing creativity and resourcefulness · Thrives in a fast-paced environment, coordinating a variety of key initiatives concurrently · Ability to organize and analyze data and creating report outs of findings in a digestible format · Strong planning, organizational and presentation skills · Ability to manage multiple and shifting priorities · Strong verbal and written communication skills · Capable and confident to communicate with varying partners within and outside the organization · Able to balance working independently as well as in a collaborative team environment in a fast-paced energetic culture · Must demonstrate strong judgment, discretion and professional courtesy · Highly developed skill in: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Adobe, LMS Systems · Ability to travel when needed