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Director Learning & Development

Date:  Feb 11, 2021
Brand:  Luxottica (LoA Corporate)

New York, NY, US, 10018

Requisition ID: 306242 


Luxottica is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear. Our wholesale network covers more than 150 countries and our retail presence consists of over 9,100 retail stores across the globe.

In North America, our wholesale business is the home to global brands like Ray-Ban, Oakley, and many of the top fashion house brands. Our leading retail brands include; LensCrafters, Sunglass Hut, Pearle Vision, Target Optical and Sears Optical. We are also home to EyeMed, the fastest growing vision care company in the United States.

Supporting over 4,500 retail stores in North America, a career in our retail headquarters allows us to stay in touch with the end customer and use their ever-changing behaviors and preferences to shape our offerings of the best eyewear and services.



Luxottica strives to invest in its human capital by building the right skills for the future.

The North America People Transformation Team works closely with corporate and local stakeholders to provide cross target regional training services on behavioral and leadership skills. Specifically, this roleis responsible to cascade the learning strategy developed by the central corporate team within the respective region by: 



  • North America learning needs analysis: ensuring the learning strategy and offering will effectively bridge the gap between the employees and the business objectives, as well as encourage engagement by fulfilling employee learning desires.
  • Contribute to the creation of a regional learning strategy: defining people transformation learning strategy at the regional level, following the guidelines of the People Transformation corporate team, and collecting local needs from regional stakeholders, including a roll-out plan to implement the new faculty scope across the region.
  • Cascading and localizing global learning offering: adapting global learning programs on behavioral skills to the local culture for all target populations in scope to connect and bridge any gaps between global and local deployment levels.
  • Delivery: deliver training and train the trainer programs at the regional level and eventually at the global level in collaboration with the regional HR team, Luxottica University trainers, and the People Transformation corporate team 
  • Partnership: Ensuring support to HR teams and Key Business Stakeholders for the delivery of development initiatives through Luxottica University
  • Experience leading and motivating a team
  • Proactively ensures that their team is leveraging the most current digital tools and training techniques.
  • Collaborates with peers on the Luxottica University team to align training with the brand position and business objectives; ensures projects are integrated and delivered within the timeline for execution and sustainment.
  • Leads team to gather and foster feedback from field leaders and associates, improving brand training saturation and consistent execution.



  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in Learning, Training, or Retail Leadership
  • 10+ years in L&D, Retail, or other related field
  • Recognized as a subject matter expert, who works collaboratively to bring innovative strategies, experiences, and approaches to life
  • Digital training and onboarding program experience
  • Virtual classroom design and delivery experience
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively
  • High level of energy and strong can-do attitude 
  • Excellent “soft” leadership and coaching skills
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; persuasive
  • Proven project management and multi-tasking skills
  • Proficiency in Windows software (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook

Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, Luxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process.  To request a reasonable accommodation, please call the Luxottica Ethics Compliance Hotline at 1-888-887-3348 or e-mail (be sure to provide your name and contact information for either option so that we may follow up in a timely manner). 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, social origin, social condition, being perceived as a victim of domestic violence, sexual aggression or stalking, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, ancestry, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law.  Native Americans receive preference in accordance with Tribal Law.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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