Learning & Development, Diversity and Inclusion Manager

New York, NY, United States

Learning & Development/Diversity and Inclusion Manager


New York, NY, United States


Position Overview:

Learning and Development Managers are highly proactive, credible and passionate self-motivators who establish themselves as a critical resource with colleagues and stakeholders across all levels of seniority.  They are knowledgeable about effective D&I and L&D program design and can effectively transform general concepts into effective and relevant programs and initiatives.

As part of the Global Learning & Development team, this individual will spearhead the development and implementation of Diversity and Inclusion initiatives while also partnering with L&D colleagues to foster a culture of growth and development across the company.

Key Responsibilities of the L&D/D&I Manager:

  • Partner with GLG and L&D leadership to design a comprehensive D&I strategy for employees and managers
  • Manage all diversity initiatives including resource groups, leadership lunches and speaker series
  • Responsible for the coordination of all program logistics and budget related to diversity and inclusion initiatives
  • Collaborate with marketing and communications teams to promote visibility of our diversity initiatives both internally and externally
  • Develop metrics to track and analyze D&I initiatives on retention and engagement of underrepresented groups
  • Identify and build relationships with external partners and thought leaders that can support our diversity and inclusion strategies
  • Partner with broader L&D team on initiatives including onboarding, manager development and other ad-hoc programs

The Ideal Candidate:

Across all of our positions, GLG seeks excellence, integrity, creativity, and professionalism. Specifically, we look for individuals who thrive in new environments and approach their work with precision and a drive to continually improve overall skill-set and performance.

For this position, we seek applicants with bachelor's or master’s degrees.  The following factors will strengthen an applicant’s candidacy:

  • 3-5 years D&I experience or L&D experience with a D&I focus
  • Self-driven and persistent; able to achieve lofty goals with minimal oversight
  • Proven ability to collaborate across teams and with senior leadership to generate results
  • Ability to design and facilitate innovative and dynamic training sessions to small and large groups of varying seniority
  • Experience in project management including an ability to manage to budget, navigate deadlines, partner with multiple stakeholders, and develop communication timelines
  • Strong public speaking and written communication skills
  • Ability to produce high-quality deliverables in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience partnering with external vendors to develop customized training modules for a business
  • Comfortable with PowerPoint and Excel
  • Some travel required

About the Global Talent Management Team:  The Global Talent Management Team is responsible for fostering a culture of learning and curiosity across the company by providing innovative programming and opportunities for professional and personal development to all GLG employees.  This team partners closely with senior leadership in order to drive learning content that directly supports GLG business goals and values. 

About GLG / Gerson Lehrman Group

GLG is the world’s leading platform for on-demand professional learning. Businesses rely on GLG to learn from 600,000+ member-experts; clients look to address complex strategic challenges and make better business decisions within a rigorous compliance framework. Headquartered in New York City, GLG’s 1,500+ employees work from offices in 12 countries. Visit www.GLG.it.


We believe strongly in our mission- and values-driven culture. Our core values drive our success. They are: learning & curiosity, responsibility, courage, judgment, fresh perspective, service, and integrity.


To learn more, visit www.GLG.it.



EEO Policy Statement
Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc. (“GLG”) is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, race, religion, color, marital status, disability, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.