1+ months

Principle Learning Business Partner

Tempe, AZ 85281


ADP is hiring a Principle Learning Business Partner. This position is responsible for the execution of a systematic process of discovering, analyzing, and providing learning solutions that support business unit goals and strategic objectives. Provides insight into and influences the overall business unit learning strategy. Builds and cultivates strong relationships within business units, Enterprise Learning, and the broader learning community.

This role is the single point of continuity between the business and Enterprise Learning, providing alignment between BU-specific goals and Enterprise Learning strategy. Responsible for developing the business case for their learning portfolios and championing initiatives from design to execution through understanding and communicating results. Is capable of building training plans for their business by leveraging the learning assets from the Learning Centers of Expertise. Drives the change management agenda for business; offers expert performance consulting and coaching for senior and mid-level leaders.

Provides recommendations for actions to improve organizational performance. Advocates on behalf of the business and updates business partners regarding services available from Enterprise Learning. Identifies and defines success measures for training interventions to evaluate the performance and business impact of learning solutions. Gathers and analyzes data to suggest actions that drive continuous improvement.


At ADP we are driven by your success. We engage your unique talents and perspectives. We welcome your ideas on how to do things differently and better. In your efforts to achieve, learn and grow, we support you all the way. If success motivates you, you belong at ADP.

We strive for every interaction to be driven by our CORE values: Insightful Expertise, Integrity is Everything, Service Excellence, Inspiring Innovation, Each Person Counts, Results-Driven, & Social Responsibility.



  • Build and cultivate relationships with business partners and key stakeholders.
  • Anticipate business unit needs and recommend effective solutions to achieve business unit goals and strategic objectives.
  • Coach senior and mid-level leaders and provide them recommendations for actions to improve organizational performance.
  • Demonstrate business knowledge, exhibit skills for agility, and act as an adaptable, flexible partner and resource.
  • Consult with business leaders on existing or anticipated learning and performance gaps. Offer insight into role-specific training plans (new hire and continuous) and ensure the adoption of global standards.
  • Identify and define success measures for interventions
  • Propose effective learning interventions to enhance associates' performance and business results in line with business unit strategies and goals.
  • Identify and recommend other interventions as needed, to enhance associate performance such as role clarification, and process standardization.
  • Gather and analyze data, reports findings, and communicate suggested actions continuously.
  • Solicit management feedback and coaching on performance improvement strategies. Assume responsibility for ensuring identified needs are fulfilled and the desired impact is achieved or transition this responsibility to appropriate group(s) (e.g., Information Development Services, Global Talent & Learning, Sales Learning).
  • Provide a single point of continuity for business partners.
  • Communicate Business Unit's needs and ensure that Enterprise Learning strategies, goals, and priorities are in alignment.
  • Regularly update Business Units on learning opportunities and services available through Enterprise Learning, Global Talent & Learning, Sales Learning, and other ADP organizations.
  • Partner with BU Shared Support Teams to tailor global and learning initiatives to the unique needs of each BU.
  • Promote relevant learning offerings and drive adoption and impact.


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in experience
  • 7 to 10 years of experience in Learning Performance Improvement projects that define success in terms of business outcomes.
  • Experience in organizational development, organizational readiness, and performance improvement.
  • Experience influencing within complex organizations.
  • Additionally, 3+ years of experience in training delivery and curriculum development/design.
  • Experience in leading teams is recommended. Candidates who have management experience will be able to draw on that experience to better understand the needs of business leaders.




Explore our COVID-19 page https://jobs.adp.com/covid19/ to understand how ADP is approaching safety, travel, the hiring interview process, and more.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity at ADP: ADP affirms that inequality is detrimental to our associates, our clients, and the communities we serve. Our goal is to impact lasting change through our actions. Together, we unite for equality and equity. ADP is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of any protected characteristic, including race, color, genetic information, creed, national origin, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lawful alien status, ancestry, age, marital status, or protected veteran status and will not discriminate against anyone on the basis of a disability. We support an inclusive workplace where associates excel based on personal merit, qualifications, experience, ability, and job performance.

Ethics at ADP: ADP has a long, proud history of conducting business with the highest ethical standards and full compliance with all applicable laws. We also expect our people to uphold our values with the highest level of integrity and behave in a manner that fosters an honest and respectful workplace. Click https://jobs.adp.com/life-at-adp/ to learn more about ADPs culture and our full set of values.



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Posted: 2022-03-30 Expires: 2022-06-17

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