Deputy Manager Learning & Development

Job location:
Nagpur, India
Created moment:
December 8, 2022
Job reference:
REQ - 06647

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position

Deputy Manager Learning & Development

Job Summary


  • Learning & Development:

    • Plan, organize, and develop training curricula, materials, and programs for Calderys India basis the

      • Organization Review focusing on key business Plans (business needs, trends and opportunities), Macro-Functional & Managerial Competency gaps and feedback from key stakeholders 

      • Current and future training needs identified through Performance Management system & Succession Planning focusing on developing and implementing Individual Development Plans based on performance and potential driving career management  

    • Analyze training needs and developing programs to address them

    • Draw and implement the overall Learning and development roadmap/Plan for all functions based on IDP/ People Capability and calendarize L&D interventions to fulfil business and individual needs

    • Review and align with Offerings of Calderys  global on Training and Development and implement relevant programs in India including e-learning offers in conjunction with the global HR team

    • Identify, develop and on-board external L&D partners/institutes/agencies for delivery of  L&D programs in line with the needs and Manage delivery of internal and externally provided training 

    • Evaluate third party training providers 

  • Talent Engagement:

    • Strengthen existing Engagement initiatives 

    • Review Employee Engagement actions across BU basis stakeholder needs, EE Survey results held at Imerys Level

    • Lead Employee engagement process enabling enhanced employee experience across the Employee Life Cycle

    • Ensure the frequency and homogeneity of initiatives across the sites and offices in India

  • Diversity & Inclusion:

    • Promoting diversity & Inclusion at work place in line with Calderys Global initiatives

    • Designing company policies that reinforce diversity in the workplace, address all kinds of harassment and protect minority groups and women

    • Helping management on strategies that ensure a productive and harmonious workplace at local level

    • Ensure compliance with state or country regulations on diversity and equity

    • Implement local diversity development initiatives

  • Talent Management & Organization Development:

    • Ensure smooth implementation of global processes for Talent identification, assessment and development at local level

    • Active support to change initiatives including on organisation development & succession planning, career development, high potential identification, Executive coaching, and corporate training & talent retention programs

    • Support in deploying career-pathing options for high-potential employees

    • Building talent pipeline for future

  • Periodically share metrics wrt. L&D and Engagement actions in line with set objectives wrt process efficiency, effectiveness and cost/budgets


Education, background, level of experience

  • MBA/PGD in Human Resources; MPM&IR, MSW 

  • Around 7 years of experience with at least 3 years in  Learning and Development function of a small business preferably in industrial MNC, with clear responsibility and leadership on general L&D and Employee Engagement topics 

  • Experience in a complex and dynamic, fast-paced multi-site work environment

  • Good at multitasking & stakeholder management with ability to priorities and manage conflicting demand

  • International openness and interest, energetic and pragmatic in his/her approach

  • Interpersonal Skills

  • Ability to work with teams and lead decision-making processes in a team environment.

  • Excellent interpersonal communication and listening ability.

  • Strong facilitation & persuasion skills, able to interface with all levels of responsibility in the organization

  • Management Skills

  • Effective Communication Skills

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills

  • A strong ability to be adaptable and flexible.

  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills.

  • Highly motivated, results oriented, driven.

  • Capable of handling multiple priorities

  • Other skills:

  • Proficient in MS-Office/G-suites

  • Ability to deploy HR interventions to attract, retain & develop best in class talent.

  • Knowledge of HR tools, systems & processes in areas of Talent Acquisition, Employee Engagement, Performance Management, Talent Management and Learning & Organization Development

  • Knowledge of contemporary techniques, trends & developments in the space of People Management & Development

Position Type

Full time



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IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.