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Edwards Lifesciences HR L&D Manager, Sales & Marketing Talent Segments in Nyon, Switzerland

The HR L&D Manager, Sales & Marketing Talent Segments is responsible for the management of HR programs and policy requirements that provide the framework for program design in the Sales & Marketing Talent Segment, and aligns with Edwards’ Talent and Organization strategy, HR strategy and business needs. This role is responsible for bringing outside-in perspective and expertise founded on market intelligence for the Sales & Marketing Talent Segment to incorporate leading practices and innovative solutions into the program requirements. You will define the Sales & Marketing Talent Segment policy requirements for the purpose of enhancing the employee experience and maintaining the business competitive advantage. This role collaborates with other COE teams to support an integrated strategy, and continuous improvement.

This position can be located in the following locations: Irvine, CA, Draper, UT, Japan, China, Europe. Please submit resume in English.


  • Develop, define, and plan program objectives and policy requirements based on business needs and strategic goals for Sales & Marketing Talent Segment programs, with accountability for all project deliverables including identifying gaps, recommending solutions while providing direction and guidance to project teams.

  • Identify, evaluate, and lead the implementation of training and development programs and process improvement and/or course correction/course alignment opportunities. Oversee and maintain Sales & Marketing Talent Segment program design and delivery.

  • Use data and analytics to support continuous improvement to reduce cost, improve program quality/satisfaction, and demonstrate the value of Sales & Marketing Talent Segment programs to the business.

  • Incorporate leading practices into Sales & Marketing Talent Segment program design and identify ways to introduce innovative solutions to achieve business goals.

  • Develop and manage third-party vendor relationships to ensure vendor performance and maximize investment.

  • Collaborate with other Program Owners/Designers to create a seamless employee experience across HR offerings.

  • Design Sales & Marketing Talent Segment programs based on business need, program framework and requirements, metrics of success, and global COE alignment.

  • Collaborate with HR team to design programs and reports to continually improve data elements for compliance/evaluation.

  • Assess, evaluate, and refine program design using data & analytics to support continuous improvement of programs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, Management, Organization Development, or related field, with 10+ years of experience in Learning & Development, and/or Sales & Marketing functional experience; A minimum of 8 years of experience is required with a Master’s degree.

  • 3+ years of L&D experience supporting the Sales and Marketing functions

  • Expert understanding of related aspects of global training and development processes and/or systems

  • Expert knowledge on the design, development, implementation of large-scale talent and leadership development

  • Proven success in working in a fast-paced, global, and growing business environment

  • Experience working collaboratively to facilitate the delivery of HR policies and programs across geographies and cultures

  • Manage effective communications through various mediums such as program design strategies, stakeholder needs assessments, program launches, and program design project team communications.

  • Experience with Microsoft tools and applications

  • Professionally proficient with English communication skills - verbal and written

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree or equivalent in a related field

  • Medical device industry experience

  • Proven successful project management skills

  • Excellent documentation and communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills with ability to drive achievement of objectives

  • Excellent leadership skills and ability to influence change

  • Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels and proactively escalate issues to appropriate levels of management in the organization

Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 15,000 individuals worldwide.

For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.