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    Learning & Development, Director - Palo Alto, United States - Guardant Health

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    Guardant Health is a leading precision oncology company focused on helping conquer cancer globally through use of its proprietary tests, vast data sets and advanced analytics.

    The Guardant Health oncology platform leverages capabilities to drive commercial adoption, improve patient clinical outcomes and lower healthcare costs across all stages of the cancer care continuum.

    Guardant Health has commercially launched Guardant360, Guardant360 CDx, Guardant360 TissueNext, Guardant360 Response, and GuardantOMNI tests for advanced stage cancer patients, and Guardant Reveal for early-stage cancer patients.

    The Guardant Health screening portfolio, including the Shield test, aims to address the needs of individuals eligible for cancer screening.

    Job Description


    About the role:
    Guardant Health is committed to fostering a culture of growth and development.

    We are in search of a visionary Learning & Development (L&D) Director focused on enhancing our leadership and professional development programs under Guardant Health University (GHU).

    This key leadership role demands active engagement in the full spectrum of L&D activities, from the strategic assessment and planning to the execution and evaluation of our programs.

    Reporting directly to the VP of Organizational Effectiveness, the Director will be instrumental in shaping and enhancing leader capabilities, performance management processes, and organizational culture.

    At Guardant, here is what you would do (Essential Duties and Responsibilities):

    Strategic Leadership & Program Management:
    Lead the end-to-end design, development, and implementation of L&D initiatives.

    Craft innovative learning solutions that align with business objectives and leadership capabilities, covering a range of delivery methods such as workshops, e-learning, and performance support tools.

    Maintain GHU offerings for year-round learning.

    Learning Experience Design & Impact Measurement:
    Architect engaging and impactful learning experiences. Measure the effectiveness of L&D programs, ensuring they contribute positively to talent performance strategies and business outcomes.

    Build Capability and Skills Around Talent Performance Processes:
    Contributes to Guardant Health's talent performance strategies (performance management, Check-Ins, feedback, coaching, etc.). Incorporate Guardant Health's talent performance processes and philosophies into all leadership development offerings to maintain consistency in messaging.

    Change Management & Stakeholder Engagement:


    Drive effective change management strategies for L&D initiatives, working closely with internal and external partners to anticipate challenges, secure buy-in, and facilitate swift adaptation.


    Vendor & Resource Management :

    Identify and manage external resources and vendors that complement and enhance GHU's curriculum and align with our company culture.


    Strategic Planning & Execution:
    Develop clear, actionable program plans and communication strategies. Engage with business leaders to translate business strategies into coherent learning strategies that support organizational goals.

    Capability Building & Support:
    Standardize and elevate GHU expectations through robust process documentation and calibration tailored to meet our business's evolving needs.

    Research & Innovation:


    Stay ahead of trends in performance management and L&D, proposing and implementing creative solutions that drive employee development and performance.


    Data Analysis & Reporting:
    Leverage data to evaluate program success, derive insights, and continuously refine our L&D strategies. Implement and monitor key performance indicators to measure impact and progress.
    Qualifications

    Here is what you'll bring to the table (qualifications):

    A minimum of 10 years of experience in L&D, organizational development, instructional design, or related fields.
    Proven experience in HR, talent management, and diversity and inclusion initiatives is highly desirable.
    A demonstrated passion for people development, inclusivity, and leading transformative change.
    Strong project and program management skills, with a history of successfully managing complex, multifaceted initiatives.
    Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate, and manage a diverse team of
    learning and development professionals.
    Excellent influencing skills, with a track record of strategic relationship building and team collaboration.
    Exceptional communication skills, capable of articulating ideas and strategies clearly and persuasively to a variety of stakeholders.
    Demonstrated ability to use data for program evaluation, gaining insights, and driving improvements.
    Proficiency in Workday and Microsoft Office Suite is required.

    This role is a unique opportunity to play a pivotal part in the personal and professional development of our team members, driving the success of Guardant Health through effective learning and development strategies.

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    Additional Information

    Hybrid Work Model
    :
    At Guardant Health, we have defined days for in-person/onsite collaboration and work-from-home days for individual-focused time. All U.S.

    employees who live within 50 miles of a Guardant facility will be required to be onsite on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays.

    We have found aligning our scheduled in-office days allows our teams to do the best work and creates the focused thinking time our innovative work requires.

    At Guardant, our work model has created flexibility for better work-life balance while keeping teams connected to advance our science for our patients.

    The US base salary range for this full-time position is $137,400 to $219,800. The range does not include benefits, and if applicable, bonus, commission, or equity.

    The range displayed reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries across all US locations for the posted role with the exception of any locations specifically referenced below (if any).

    For positions based in Palo Alto, CA or Redwood City, CA, the base salary range for this full-time position is $183,200 to $247,300.

    The range does not include benefits, and if applicable, bonus, commission, or equity.

    Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including, but not limited to, job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

    If you are selected to move forward, the recruiting team will provide details specific to the factors above.
    Employee may be required to lift routine office supplies and use office equipment.

    Majority of the work is performed in a desk/office environment; however, there may be exposure to high noise levels, fumes, and biohazard material in the laboratory environment.

    Ability to sit for extended periods of time.

    Guardant Health is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our hiring processes for candidates with disabilities, long-term conditions, mental health conditions, or sincerely held religious beliefs.

    If you need support, please reach out
    Guardant Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

    All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

    To learn more about the information collected when you apply for a position at Guardant Health, Inc. and how it is used, please review our

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