• Talent Development Leader

    Job Locations US-NC-Durham
    Requisition ID
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Human Resources
  • Job Description

    Talent Development Leader  

    Cree is seeking a Talent Development Leader to join the Talent Development Department at our global headquarters in Durham, NC.  This role is a new position and will play an integral part of a rapidly expanding team.  This role will lead highly visible projects across a select group of departments.

    Playing a key role, the Talent Development Leader will have responsibility for organizing initiatives to shape Cree’s workforce capabilities.  This person will report to the Head of Talent Development and will partner with the other key HR business leaders on strategic developmental activities.



    • Partner with business leaders to understand capability requirements. 
    • Establish and implement ongoing portfolio curating plan for offerings within the learning and development portfolio including selection of external vendors, suppliers and facilitators
    • Carry out plan for Learning and Development portfolio mix that includes business development, project management, risk/required training, compliance, and core functional and professional skills.
    • Manage relationships with other Cree content providers and with other vendors for content capability development portfolio.
    • Assemble effective, scalable, and affordable curricula.
    • Partner with instructional designers and developers to establish clear and relevant learning objectives for new or updated offerings within assigned portfolios
    • Review and validate designs with instructional designers and developers at key development milestones.
    • Maintain industry knowledge and awareness of trends related to leadership and management.
    • Provide key thought partnership to the L&D team in executing the vision and strategy of the learning development portfolio as a leader in the space.
    • Facilitate behavioral and leadership based trainings. 


    • Bachelor’s degree in instructional design, organizational training, organizational development, corporate education, performance support, or equivalent required.
    • Master's degree in adult learning/education, leadership, organization development, change management preferred.
    • 7+ years of experience internal or external learning role including design, development, facilitation, program management, and curriculum development, within career, management, and leadership development domain. 


    At Cree | Wolfspeed, we’ve spent more than 30 years developing industry firsts as a leader in wide bandgap semiconductor technology. Not familiar with all of our products? That is because we are a part of the invisible revolution; if we do our job right you will never know we were there. Our products make impossible possible like our LEDs that power cities to our Silicon Carbide (SiC) and Gallium Nitride (GaN) components that power electric vehicles, solar energy, telecommunications and industrial, military and aerospace solutions.


    We believe in enabling the world to do more with less. That’s why we encourage each other to think unconventionally, take ownership and solve real problems. Interested in a career at Cree | Wolfspeed? We want to meet you. Submit your application now.


    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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