Learning Manager

Freddie Mac Mclean , VA 22107

Posted 2 months ago

We are searching for someone who loves to engage their colleagues through learning, helping ensure they are prepared to embrace and understand sophisticated technology ideas and programs. Do you flourish with crafting journey maps and learner personas to help employees increase their technology skillsets to help drive business forward? If you have confirmed human-centered design experience, know what it takes to be an internal consultant and can successfully collaborate with a team, and are looking to partner with a company with best in class benefits, we are your next destination employer! We encourage to you apply to join Freddie Mac's Information Technology division as our newest Learning Manager!

Your work falls into three primary categories:

Innovative Planning

  • Support design and implementation of IT's learning and development strategy to identify skill gaps and implement solutions that meet the organization's current and future needs

  • Build and maintain positive relationships with key business partners, subject matter authorities, vendors and the corporate L&D team to drive instructional design and content development practices

  • Recommend learning solutions and learning modalities based on analysis of learning goals, organizational and technological constraints, and budget and schedule considerations.

  • Provide lifecycle support recommendations and documentation for learning solutions.

Team Management & Leadership

  • Lead and develop a small team of learning & development and organizational change professionals

  • Ensure team is operating in the most effective way possible and has the appropriate level of skills and capabilities to be successful

  • Understand what's outstanding about each team member and know how to capitalize on their strengths and find ways to upskill where gaps exist

Learning Management

  • Analyze and identify the training and development needs of employees

  • Identify key development needs by aligning data and analytics with strategic imperatives to achieve desired outcomes

  • Run end-to-end program operations including budget, program delivery, evaluation/feedback and measurement of business impact - reporting out to key partners

  • Keep advised of best-in-class and current trends and make recommendations to build a more impactful learning experience

  • Schedule, track and report on employee feedback and training attendance, modifying strategy to ensure continued learning adoption


  • 5+ years of related experience crafting strategy with complementary experience (e.g., technology curriculum development, graphic design, human-centered experience design) preferred

  • A strong portfolio of learning or human-centered design case studies

  • 3+ years of experience creating a learning strategy and curriculum based on learner needs, business needs, and modern learning theories and models

  • At least 3 years of experience designing blended learning experiences and touch points in digital and classroom settings

  • Strong communication and presentation skills

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience, Master's degree in Learning Design, Instructional Design, Educational Technology, or related field

Keys to success in this role:

  • Strong analytical and strategic mentality

  • Resilience and flexibility during a constantly evolving organization

  • Ability to handle conflict and build strong working relationships, internal and external to the organization, across all levels of personnel

  • Deep curiosity to learn about new trends and how to do things better

  • Ability to use data to help inform strategy and direction

  • Flexibility in balancing challenging priorities and quickly turning around results in a continuously changing business and work environment

Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you'll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others. Freddie Mac is an equal opportunity and top diversity employer. EOE, M/F/D/V.

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Learning Manager

Freddie Mac