Talent Development Manager - Digital

Date: Jul 30, 2022

Location: Baltimore, MD, US, 21230

Company: Under Armour

Under Armour has one mission: to make you better. We have a commitment to innovation that lies at the heart of everything we do, not just for our athletes but also for our teammates. As a global organization, our teams around the world push boundaries and think beyond what is expected. Together our teammates are unified by our values and are grounded in our vision to inspire you with performance solutions you never knew you needed but can’t imagine living without.

Position Summary

The Talent Development Manager - Digital will be responsible to develop, operationalize, and execute Under Armour’s Digital Transformation Learning and Development strategy as well as support functional training. This individual will be the lead thought partner in the development of solutions as it relates to our four levels of learning to Employ, Deliver, Drive and Lead digital. This role will assess strategic learning needs and consult with our digital and technical business leaders for alignment and development of programs to foster a learning culture in support of UA’s business objectives. This person will be the primary liaison for digital/technical business skills training in support of teammate functional development. The role will be accountable for the design, development, deployment, and measurement of these programs and courses by identifying key metrics to ensure ROI on digital development initiatives. This is a fast-paced role and requires the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. The ideal candidate would be agile, highly collaborative, and able to drive business outcomes with a learner-centric mindset.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develops and implements a global digital/technical learning & development strategy to meet current business needs and to prepare the digital/technical workforce for current and future work
  • Identify technical/digital training needs using a data-driven approach by consulting with stakeholders, conducting needs assessments, and analyzing workforce plans to identify capability gaps based on current and future needs
  • Lead and coordinate the global delivery of UA’s digital learning strategy
  • Partners with digital/technical leaders and other key stakeholders to identify capability and critical skill requirements
  • Work with identified vendor(s) to create learning paths for digital/technical areas by required skill level
  • Co-create and facilitate blended learning content
  • Lead efforts to drive the development of senior leader digital literacy and capability to support the digital transformation
  • Identify and manage vendor relationships and manage resources including working with internal teammates and external partners to develop and deliver training (i.e., IT & HR or external facilitators)
  • Manage the quality of program/content design and delivery while ensuring a measurement strategy is in place to assess the effectiveness of the vendor curriculum
  • Develop and/or deliver training solutions that meet business needs as required
  • Optimize training processes for efficiency and staying within budget
  • Serve as consultant to the business for assigned functional areas to support the development of technical skills
  • Manage the technologies and collaborate with the personnel required to develop, manage and deliver training
  • Partner with HR Ops to manage training within LMS to ensure teammate and vendor accountability
  • Other duties as assigned to support talent development learning & development objectives and HR initiatives
  • This role does not have any direct reports

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • Knowledge of learning and development best practices
  • Working knowledge of an LMS  
  • Strong project and program management skills
  • Superb track record in developing and executing successful training programs
  • Ability to articulate how learning and development can support business strategy
  • Ability to create a plan to measure the impact of training
  • Must be a strong trainer and facilitator

Education And / Or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Human Resources, Instructional Design, Organization Development or related discipline
  • 4+ years of experience in a corporate training function
  • Prior experience designing, delivering, and measuring training for a multicultural global workforce in technology, enterprise data management, and/or omni-channel marketing
  • Strong knowledge of training principles, methodologies (e.g., ADDIE), and adult learning theory with evidence of creative instructional design skills for a virtual workforce

Other Requirements

  • Location: This individual must reside within commuting distance from our global headquarters in Baltimore, MD
  • Work-Life Integration Designation: Two (2) days a week in-office, the remainder of work week remote at home
  • Experience in course development software (e.g., Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate) a plus
  • Visual design skills (e.g., Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) a plus
  • Knowledge and experience with different assessments such as MBTI or DiSC a plus
  • Organizational development and team-building skills a plus
  • Experience supporting technical and functional training preferred
  • Instructional Design Certificate preferred
  • Retail industry experience preferred


  • No relocation provided



At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. 

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Nearest Major Market: Baltimore