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Director of Learning and Development

Director of Learning and Development

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Director of Learning and Development

McLean, VA

About the Position

Are you passionate about creation and delivery of innovative approaches to expand talent development and skills across an enterprise? Do you have a thorough understanding and passion for the development of people? If you have proven corporate training and development experience, know what it takes to be an internal consultant and can successfully lead a team, we are your next destination employer! Apply to join Freddie Mac’s growing Single-Family division as our newest Director of Learning and Development.

The Director of Learning and Development for Freddie Mac Single-Family is responsible for the creation and delivery of programs to expand on the talents and skills of Freddie colleagues at all levels in support of the vision and mission of Freddie Mac. He/ She will partner with leadership across the organization to drive business results and establish, develop, and deliver innovative approaches for Learning and Development. The role reports to the Chief Marketing and Communications Officer Freddie Mac Single-Family.


  • Creating L&D programs and curricula that are aligned with Single-Family’s objectives.
  • Work closely with leaders across the organization to gain understanding of their needs and training requirements and translate business requirements and objectives to L&D programs.
  • Deploy a wide variety of training methods including mentoring, coaching, on-the-job or in classroom training, e-learning, workshops, conferences, and simulations.
  • Monitor and establish metrics to ensure L&D efforts and results are efficiently and effectively meeting the business needs of the organization.
  • Assess the success of learning and development programs to ensure incorporation of taught skills and techniques into work behavior and to help employees make the most of learning opportunities.
  • Research and introduce new L&D techniques and tools.
  • Manage and develop a high performing L&D team.
  • Manage the L&D budget.
  • Develop and manage relationships with vendors.


  • Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS)
  • 12 – 15 of related experience and 4+ years of management skills with a passion for leading and developing individuals to meet their highest level of potential
  • Proven track record in developing and delivering innovative and sustainable L&D solutions.
  • Able to lead and develop high-performing teams and individuals.
  • Proven ability to collaborate across functional and department boundaries and influence all levels of the organization.
  • Thrives in a collaborative and team-oriented culture.
  • Possess solid knowledge of and understanding of the training industry, trends, current learning technologies, assessments and survey platforms.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent public speaking and presentation skills.

Key to success in this role

  • Strong consultation and communication skills
  • Ability to work with and collaborate across the team and where silos exist
  • Ability to develop mutually beneficial relationships inside and outside of the division
  • Deep curiosity to learn about new trends and how to do things better
  • Ability to use data to help inform strategy and direction

Top 3 Personal Competencies to possess

  • Leadership – Set and execute upon a clear vision, strategy, and/or goals
  • Seek and Embrace Change – Continuously improve work processes rather than accepting the status quo
  • Growth and Development – Know or learn what is needed to deliver results and successfully compete

Preferred Skills

  • CPLP or equivalent accreditation
  • Advanced degree

Interested in applying to this career opportunity?

Please email Taylor Frank, [email protected], and include Freddie Mac Director of Learning and Development in the subject line.

About the Freddie Mac

Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you’ll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others. Freddie Mac is an equal opportunity and top diversity employer.

For all Freddie Mac listings, visit their Careers page. 

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