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Learning & Development Manager


Columbia, SC, US


Requisition ID:  27121 

Posting Locations: Columbia


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Learning & Development Manager


REFRESH your career by joining our exceptional team! Coca-Cola Consolidated, the largest bottler in the U.S., is looking for a Learning & Development Manager!


Things you should know about working as a Learning & Development Manager:


The Learning & Development Manager supports the Market Unit Leadership teams within their assigned geography. This position has local Market Unit visibility and must be adept at conversing with all levels of leadership and be able to articulate the message at varying levels of complexity and details. This position is responsible for the coordination, presentation, and monitoring of Coke Consolidated's learning and development programs for all teammates in their assigned Market Unit(s). This position will be responsible for training solutions such as Sales Effectiveness, On-Boarding, Capability Training/Soft Skills and Leadership Development. The Learning Manager is expected to give presentations and must be comfortable speaking in front of large groups. The right candidate will help drive company values and philosophy and ensures all learning and development activities are strategically linked to the organization’s mission and vision.


What would success look like?


  • Represent and support a diverse client base of 1000 to 1500 teammates, serving customers at all organization levels and various geographic areas in forming strategic partnerships to successfully identify and address learning and development needs.
  • Provide resources, facilitate process consistency, support execution and continuous improvement.
  • Work directly with Market Unit Leadership, local management teams, and HR to serve all Market Unit teammates.
  • Conduct Capability Assessments through RED Market Visits (Providing Coaching, Feedback and Solutions).
  • Build and develop strong sustainable relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Provide training expertise & governance on Key Programs.
  • Assess, develop, and deliver materials that will help employees understand the subjects being taught using the proper Training Medium.
  • Conduct measurement and evaluation of training to determine effectiveness and areas for enhancements to ensure a return on investment.
  • Support teammate orientation process; improve morale; reinforce company Values & Purpose .
  • Effectively manage learning and development expenditures and investments for assigned area of responsibility.




  • Knowledge of Adult Learning Styles with Minimum of 2 years previous experience in the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of training and development products / programs, organizational development interventions and/or performance improvement initiatives. Knowledge of e-learning and Training mediums.
  • Excellent organizational, planning, communication, presentation and writing skills; comfortable communicating with all levels of the organization, and demonstrate the ability to clearly present information to both large and small groups of people.
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to manage a diverse portfolio of projects, quickly mediate between competing priorities, prioritize work and practice effective time management with the ability to organize and work effectively with management.
  • Proven track record forming partnerships and influencing effectively across all areas of the organization; effectively manage conflict, coach and counsel for development, and to win the trust of others at all levels.
  • Demonstrates a positive / professional demeanor in accordance with the company’s mission, values, and his/her level of responsibility.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to coach, counsel, encourage and motivate people in order to produce tangible outputs from concept and ideas as well as stated goals / objectives.  Leads by accomplishment, example, courage and conviction with a unique ability to influence and facilitate collaboration among various functional areas toward common goals
  • Competent in basic Microsoft Office applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.  Capability to learn internal applications as needed.



        • Two- or Four-year degree preferred



All candidates will be subject to pre-employment testing: Background Check, Drug Screen, and Physical Abilities Test (if applicable).



Coca-Cola Consolidated, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina