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Manager, Learning and Development

Hoffman Estates, IL, US, 60169


Accelerate Your Career

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With more than $2 billion in revenues, CDK Global is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end automotive commerce, CDK provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world, serving approximately 28,000 retail locations and most automotive manufacturers.   CDK Global solutions automate and integrate critical processes from pre-sale targeted advertising to the sale, financing, insurance, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles, with an increasing focus on utilizing data analytics and predictive intelligence.   


We’re large enough to make a difference but small enough for your voice to be heard. This means that we are an organization where every person matters. You can make an impact on the success of our business and that of our customers regardless of what career you decide to pursue.


From data scientists to sales and client service experts, we’re hiring to support your growth and ours - Green light your career.  

Position Summary

Reporting to the Sr. L&D Manager, North America, the L&D Manager will be responsible for managing complete learning cycles and programs within the North America L&D function and large-scale projects, in part or in whole, within the global Talent/L&D function. This role will focus on developing, managing and executing leadership development programs and training requests which increase the capability, engagement or performance of people across CDK Global.


Position Responsibilities & Essential functions

  • Consult, design, develop, and execute development programs and initiatives for CDK employees, creating global alignment and positive learner experiences
  • Act as a SME in the development, management, and execution of leadership programs in line with HR and business strategies
  • Manage programs, ensuring projects are delivered on time, meet stakeholder expectations, and in line with budgeted costs
  • Continually evaluate and improve programs to help ensure the capability and development of participants in line with the needs of the business
  • Respond to training requests at individual and group level- ensuring a clear business benefit for training expenditure, and alignment with strategic priorities
  • Ensure that appropriate systems and process are in place to support learning, keep accurate records, and maximize the use of learning technology where appropriate
  • Help lead efforts in bridging initiatives across the global Talent function, in such areas as performance management, talent development, mentoring, 360 and other assessments 
  • Contribute meaningfully as a member of the CDK HR team – working collaboratively and inclusively to execute the HR Strategy; consistently demonstrating the CDK Values and behavioral expectations of all CDK employees

Qualifications & Job Requirements

  • 3+ years’ experience in a learning and development role
  • SME in L&D – with a track record of writing, designing, delivering and evaluating complex leadership and employee development programs
  • Excellent organizational project management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent partnering and stakeholder management skills 
  • Experience utilizing LMS technology
  • Experience in the use of all Microsoft products to a high standard; specifically Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint


  • Qualified in psychometric instruments and participant debrief practices, in such tools as: Korn Ferry, Clifton StrengthsFinder, Hogan, or Disc
  • Bachelor or Graduate degree in business or psychology field
  • Experience working in a cross-cultural, international, and global matrix environment
  • Experience mentoring or coaching others
  • Workday LMS experience


CDK Global knows you have passions outside of work.  You have family, friends, sporting events, and lots of things going on.   That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to not only take care of you but your family as well.   All of our benefits are effective the first day of employment including 401K matching, paid time off to re-energize, donate your time to volunteer in your community, and tuition reimbursement to name a few.

At CDK, we pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce. We value and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and the different perspectives they provide. We offer equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, or protected veteran status.  

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