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Dow Chemical HR Technology Product Leader - Learning & Development in United States

HR Technology Product Leader - Learning & Development

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Position:HR Technology Product Leader - Learning & Development

Primary locationMidland (MI, USA), Michigan, United States of America

Schedule:Full time

Date Posted:Thu, 14 Oct 2021

Job Number:R2022270

Additional Locations:

Europe, Middle East, Africa, India

North America

Latin America

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Dowhas an exciting opportunity for anHR Technology Product Leader!This position can be located at any Dow site in North America, Latin America, or Europe. The Product Leader will enable a best in class employee experience through exceptional HR service delivery and support for processes specific tolearning, development, and talent managementsolutions/technologies. The Product Leader will own the relationship between Dow and the third party technology provider(s), particularly with respect to the version of the technology that Dow has opted to leverage for its use.

Job responsibilities / duties:

  • Define the vision for products related to learning and upskilling in collaboration with the Global Experience Leader (GEL), to build upon the overarching learning strategy. This includes potential products such asLearning Experience Platforms,Talent Marketplace,Career Hubs, etc.

  • Deliver product functionality to meet strategy and ensure product performance meets key indicators. Works with the Global Experience Leader (GEL) and Product leads for their assigned discipline to provide consulting support for future improvements and functionality within a business process area. Plays a key role in HR continuous improvement projects, including requirements, designs, testing, implementation, training and end user support.

  • Implementation/upgrade schedules to define deployment plans with minimal disruptions to operations with limited customization of product to ensure maximum leverage of new releases, as product matures over time.

  • Vendor management relationship for their product.

  • Ensure strategies are in place for full product lifecycle management.

  • Provide consultation, guidance and recommendations for how the business processes could change to maximize development tools implementation.

  • Ensure comprehensive collection of requirements as input into a potential tool selection process (including but not limited to functional requirements, non-functional requirements, local legal & risk requirements).

  • Support solution program development to improve the employee experience, balanced with function-specific needs and drivers.

  • Engage with third party contacts to establish, develop and review the suite of services available to Dow.

  • Identify opportunities of new DSS systems and applications that have potential process improvements and/or efficiencies.

  • Collaborate with EA, LAS, AS, other product leaders and functional technology leaders to ensure the appropriate application and configuration of HR Technologies.

  • Investigate, understand, and advise on enabling technologies and how they can work within Dow's business environment.

  • Agile Process Owner & "Functional Team" Product Owner for Azure DevOps.

  • Audit Responsibilities.

  • Management of certain vendor portals.

  • Change management approvals.

  • Highest level of escalation for any case related to learning systems (L4 SN).

    Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degreeorrelevant military experience at a U.S. E6 rank or Canadian Petty Officer 2nd Class or higher.

  • A minimum of 6 years of relevant industry experience is required.

  • For U.S. Applicants: A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior work experience in a variety of roles across the HR or Information Technology fields.

  • Experience implementing large learning experience platforms, talent market places, or career hubs.

  • Experience with Agile portfolio or program management.

  • Strong influential and people leadership skills; builds successful relationships and thrives in diverse networks and working teams.

  • Drives issues to resolution while keeping responsibility and accountability in the right place, and maintaining an atmosphere of collaboration.

  • Demonstrated ability to challenge the status quo.

  • Comfortable leveraging the knowledge and experience of others and leading through influence vs. doing it themselves.

  • Owner mindset and enjoys using data to tell a story or make a case for change.

  • Proven ability to develop trust despite pressures and urgency.

  • Ability to manage diverse stakeholders.

  • High tolerance for ambiguity and the ability to bring necessary clarity to others.

  • Strong problem resolution skills and work process orientation.

  • Employee experience focused and a passion for customer solutions.

  • Acts decisively while thinking strategically.

  • Ability to think and collaborate beyond silos and possesses an end to end mindset.

    Note: This position does not offer relocation assistance.

Dow Offers:

  • A robust total rewards program, including: competitive base pay, variable pay that rewards individual, team, and Company performance, and comprehensive benefits

  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment

  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth

  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world

  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Company’s ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company, with a purpose to deliver a sustainable future for the world through our materials science expertise and collaboration with our partners. Dow’s portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer care. Dow operates 106 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $39 billion in 2020. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visitwww.dow.comor follow@DowNewsroom ( on Twitter.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to equal opportunities in employment. We encourage every employee to bring their whole self to work each day to not only deliver more value, but also have a more fulfilling career. Further information regarding Dow's equal opportunities is available

Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and is committed to providing opportunities without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at or you may call us at 1-833-My Dow HR and select option 0, then press *.