Southern California Edison Leadership Development Advisor in Rosemead, California

Job Description


Are you looking to make a difference in your career? We’re working on smarter grids, cleaner energy and tools to help people manage energy more efficiently.

About Human Resources:

We are a dynamic group of HR professionals who work collaboratively with each other and as strategic partners with our internal clients. The HR operation is comprised of dedicated teams of talented and diverse employees who focus on the areas of staffing, learning and development; succession and talent management; labor and employee relations; total rewards; diversity and inclusion; and client services. We are a vibrant organization with a history of developing and implementing innovative HR practices and people processes to serve our employee base of more than 12,000 individuals.

Position Overview:

Edison is seeking a Leadership Development Advisor to join our team of development professionals focused on delivering best practice learning experiences to our high potential employees. The position will be responsible for all aspects of managing several high potential development programs for individual contributors. The position will also support our program alumni efforts, standalone leadership development events, and special projects. The right person for this position is innovative and resourceful, passionate and knowledgeable about leadership development, and demonstrates a “can do” attitude when it comes to pitching in to help teammates successfully deliver on their projects. If you thrive in a collaborative team environment, hold the highest professional standards, and have an interest in delivering best practice leadership development programs, we are looking for you!

Typical Responsibilities include:

  • Manage the analysis, design, development, and implementation of high potential development programs- Analyze program needs and recommend development solutions; meet with clients and key stakeholders for approvals; manage participant selection; develop annual budget; facilitate and host instructor-led training; collaborate with consultants and key stakeholders to ensure ongoing alignment of programs; revise programs based on strategic direction; ensure adherence to program objectives and resolve issues.

  • Manage leadership program vendors and assessments . Manage vendors including overseeing statements of work, managing purchase orders, creating RFPs and negotiating agreements. Manage assessment tools and systems. Provide assessment debrief and interpretation (e.g., 360 feedback). Facilitate manager consultation, participant kickoff; schedule and launch assessments, and provide recommendations on development plans.

  • Advise HR partners and stakeholders. Provide consultation and feedback to participants’ executives/leaders and HR business partners regarding program eligibility, program plans, participant selection high potentials’ talent profiles, career interests, development needs, etc. for talent planning process. Partner to identify coaching and mentoring needs and opportunities.

  • Coordinate Program Implementation. Plan and implement program communications, logistics, vendors and Communicate effectively with Learning & Development administrators to ensure proper planning and execution of program logistics (e.g., order materials, schedule rooms, provide catering, etc.). Implement logistics plans as required.

  • Special Projects. Provide project management to ad-hoc talent and learning projects that support the organization. Lead cross-functional teams that may include executives and report out to senior executive sponsors.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Adult Education, Human Development, Psychology, Organizational Behavior or related field.

  • Seven years of experience in leadership development, including needs assessment, program design, vendor management, delivering feedback, facilitation of high visibility leadership programs, program evaluation and logistics.

  • Experience working in leadership development, learning theory, assessment tools, facilitation techniques, as well as strong project, vendor management and communication skills.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in I/O Psychology, Organizational Behavior, Human Development, Adult Education or a related discipline is preferred.

  • Experience with Instructional Design.

  • Experience managing high visibility, enterprise-wide leadership development programs.

  • Three or more years of experience advising business leaders, working closely with and providing consultation to management, including preparing and presenting clear and concise. recommendations and gaining buy-in for recommendations.

  • Strong relationship management and stakeholder engagement skills, with solution-oriented approaches and strong collaboration with HR colleagues and business stakeholders.

  • Ability to think creatively and strategically to make recommendations and execute on assignments.

  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills, including ability to communicate technical information to a non-technical audience.

  • Experience working with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

  • Certification in leading leadership assessment tools: MBTI, EQ, etc.


  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

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Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of approximately 15 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.

SCE is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.