Private Jobs in Tamilnadu- Vice President of Learning and Development- DBS Bank

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DBS Bank

Business Function


Human Resources has the important role of attracting, retaining, and nurturing talent to ensure that DBS continues to be a competitive employer in Asia. With a well-established team of HR partners, we support and deliver effective people-based solutions and services across businesses. Our goal is to build a high-performance organisation by empowering and engaging our employees. Because we believe that banking is about people.

Job Role

This position will be responsible for leading the LnD function for DBIL (eLVB) to educate and enhance employee performance.

Help define, charter and drive the ‘Learning’ agenda, by building and fostering a culture of continuous learning via a training curriculum using modern training practices.

Roles and Responsibilities

Learning Strategy

  • Promote and drive forward the training agenda through the integration and in building a learning organization
  • Exemplifies the desired culture and philosophies of the organization
  • Define and execute the charter of roadmaps (defined by the group and RBI Capacity building); Functional/Sales; Leadership and Technology Skills
  • Draw Annual budgets & govern the spend

Learning Business Partner

  • Conducts annual and on-going training needs assessment with BU Heads / HRBPs
  • Propose learning solutions with objectives and mode of delivery (Blended / Online / Classroom)
  • Interact with internal SMEs and external trainers to design the curriculum; course and assessments
  • Publish the learning calendar; govern the completion of all mandatory courses and execute the on-boarding program
  • Drive participation and completion of any learning initiative solutions


  • Facilitate the Induction Program and other learning programs (Professional-Leadership / Technical)
  • Design and deliver custom solutions in Functional / Sales / Professional / Leadership Development / Technical (in consultation with the Vendor Partners where required)

Learning Operations & Governance

  • Oversee Contracts & Vendor Management (empanelment, identification, evaluation, purchase order-invoice-payment governance)
  • Govern seamless administration of programs in the Learning Management System and evangelize digital learning through all learning solutions offered
  • Work closely with all internal teams for the smooth execution of training programs
  • Be Audit Ready by ensuring training records; budgets are updated and metrics reported periodically

Qualification / Skills

  • Experienced Banker (in consumer banking and products), who can lead the LnD Function preferred
  • Master of Business Administration with a minimum of 15 to 18 years in learning and development and atleast 8-10 years as a people manager
  • Experience in conducting Training Needs Analysis and carrying out all activities in the Training Cycle: Identity, Design, Delivery, Evaluation
  • Hands-on in Content Design, Learning Measurement and business metrics
  • Excellent Classroom Management and Facilitation Skills delivering programs
  • Ability to manage vendor relationship including vendor cost and KPI management
  • Communicate effectively at all levels (both internally and externally); ability to work and influence Team members/ Stakeholders across different sites globally
  • Analyze large volume of data points, identifying issues and recommend solutions
  • Thrive in emerging and challenging environment, demonstrate superior judgment, diplomacy, and tact, with a willingness to speak up amid adversity

Recommended but not Mandatory

  • Working knowledge on any Learning Management System and eLearning Development Platforms like Articulate, Captivate, etc. preferred
  • Certified Practitioner in Technologies or Psychometric tools

Physical requirements

The position is in Chennai, travel pan India (30%) – Predominantly in South India

Direct reports

This is a People Manager role, with direct reports (on full time and contract role)

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