Managing Director, Learning and Development (PHMC)

Public Health Management Corporation
Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia’s Public Health Management Corporation seeks a Managing Director to support people and processes responsible for re-imagining public health for more than 350,000 people each year.

Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) is a non-profit public health institute that builds healthier communities through partnerships with government, foundations, businesses and community-based organizations. From humble beginnings in 1972, PHMC has grown into one of the largest and most comprehensive public health institutes in the country, with 350 programs and a network of subsidiaries at more than 70 locations serving more than 350,000 people annually.

PHMC is a continually growing and changing organization, with acquisitions and affiliations adding new staff members executing new suites of programs every year. Today, its staff numbers more than 2,500 employees, working within the institute’s headquarters and across a distributed network of service delivery sites. The Learning and Development (LD) team is critical to integrating the diverse talents of its staff members within a coherent and evolving organizational culture, so that the talents of each person are sustained and magnified through the efforts of all others.

Under the direction of a new Managing Director, the LD team has an opportunity to re-imagine enterprise-wide initiatives that engage staff at all levels and functions. Comprehensive learning and development platforms have the potential to improve training outcomes, foster elevated performance levels, and enhance employee engagement and satisfaction. The Managing Director leading the construction of these platforms has an extraordinary opportunity to strengthen people and programs and to achieve the full growth potential of an organization that improve hundreds of thousands of lives.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • At least 7 years of experience in learning and development, human resources, or learner services in a complex environment.
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field (Human Resources, Business Administration, etc.).
  • Track record of creating and managing effective staff learning and development programs.
  • Knowledge of learning theories and organizational psychology in relation to staff development; experience responding to training and professional needs/learning styles of a diverse workforce.
  • Experience leading and participating in collaborative program design and development.
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills.
  • Experience in fiscal and budget management.