Head of Learning and Organizational Development

Woburn, MA
Full Time

Northern Bank is looking for a Head of Learning and Organizational Development to manage and support the assessment of organizational needs and the design, implementation and evaluation of programs that facilitate the professional development and continuous learning of team members, particularly executives and emerging leaders. We are looking for a motivated team player who is a highly organized self-starter with a desire to make an impact in a growing organization.  

Ultimately, the Head of Learning and Organizational Development will help us achieve our business strategy through developing, designing and deploying strategies and processes that enable the individuals and teams within Northern Bank.


  • Lead, manage, and integrate learning and organizational development functions
  • Design and deploy strategies and processes that enable individual/team performance and supports our business strategy
  • Lead efforts to enhance organizational bench strength and retention of key individuals
  • Assess OD needs of departments
  • Design, develop, and implement a L&D strategy that drives employee engagement and develops and retains our people.
  • Direct needs assessment for training and staff development
  • Collaborate with department heads to ensure learning solutions are relevant and drive business outcomes
  • Diagnose, build, and deliver team effectiveness solutions
  • Develop and administer leadership development programs
  • Partner with CHRO to design and implement D&I programs


  • Proven experience in leadership development
  • Credibility is critical.  Must be able to facilitate groups of leaders.
  • Empowered self-starter
  • Demonstrated expertise and knowledge in the DE&I space
  • Bachelor’s degree required.  Advanced degree in OD preferred
  • Minimum 10+ years in organizational development & design, learning & development
  • Previous experience in banking or financial services is a significant plus

About Northern Bank & Trust Company

Northern Bank is a full-service bank dedicated to providing practical, common sense financial solutions to help our customers live their lives and grow their businesses. From deposit products to loans to payment and collections services, we work hands-on with our entrepreneurial customers, both locally and across the country, to provide the financial support they need to realize their personal and business goals. Founded in 1960, Northern Bank has assets of $2.65 billion with 13 locations serving communities throughout Middlesex County. Northern Bank is a Member of the FDIC, and an Equal Housing Lender. For more information on online banking services, please visit www.NBTC.com or follow Northern Bank on Facebook (/NorthernBankM A/), Twitter (@northernbankma), Instagram (@northernbankma) and LinkedIn (company/northern-bank-ma/).


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