Leadership Development Manager



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

The worldwide data management software market is massive (According to IDC, the worldwide database software market, which it refers to as the database management systems software market, was forecasted to be approximately $82 billion in 2023 growing to approximately $137 billion in 2027. This represents a 14% compound annual growth rate). At MongoDB we are transforming industries and empowering developers to build amazing apps that people use every day. We are the leading developer data platform and the first database provider to IPO in over 20 years. Join our team and be at the forefront of innovation and creativity.

The role of Manager, Leadership Development has a critical role to play in this journey. The People Team is currently focused on building an organization that can continue to scale at the pace of MongoDB, as well as rolling out and embedding a new framework for culture that we call the Leadership Commitment. The Commitment defines expectations for every person at MongoDB, including our people leaders, and these expectations collectively define our culture. The Manager of Leadership Development will support the design, delivery, and management of results-driven leadership programs for our people managers.

This role is a part of the Culture, Talent and Development Team, a Center of Excellence on the People Team. The Culture, Talent and Development team is responsible for sustaining and growing our culture and employees through leadership development and learning, talent processes, organizational development, engagement, and inclusion.


  • Design and facilitation of live Leadership Development programs, directly and indirectly through train-the-trainer strategies
  • Influencing and helping other teams to embed leadership development into existing trainings
  • Program management for manager training programs, creating efficient and scalable solutions for enrollment, accountability and impact measurement
  • Program management for coaching & mentoring programs, including vendor management & invoicing, internal stakeholder alignment, participation & impact measurement.
  • Design on demand learning experiences, aligned to our content roadmap, that will facilitate strong learning outcomes for diverse learning audiences (role, language, learning style, etc.)


  • 5-7 years of experience in designing and delivering learning and leadership development programs, in a program management role.
  • Strong track record in delivering strategic and tactical solutions in fast-paced, high-growth environments
  • Excellence in instructional design, creating engaging and effective learning experiences across multiple formats: classroom (in person, virtual, and hybrid), on demand (courses, microlearning, videos, etc.) and more
  • Excellence in facilitating leadership development experience, including subject matter expertise on common Leadership & management skills (performance management, communication, inclusion, etc.) and presentation skills
  • Excellence in learning program management (needs assessment, design, impact measurement, etc.)
  • Experience managing external vendors, including independent contractors and coaches, to complement internal learning and development offerings
  • Experience customizing experiences and content to meet the needs of individual business units
  • Excellence in written communication, and project documentation
  • Excellence in communicating and presenting, especially with executive audiences


  • Prior experience managing learning on an LMS, Docebo preferred
  • Certifications: Coaching, StrengthsFinder, Crucial Conversations
  • Proficiency in course authoring software, Articulate Rise preferred

To drive the personal growth and business impact of our employees, we’re committed to developing a supportive and enriching culture for everyone. From employee affinity groups, to fertility assistance and a generous parental leave policy, we value our employees’ wellbeing and want to support them along every step of their professional and personal journeys. Learn more about what it’s like to work at MongoDB, and help us make an impact on the world!

MongoDB is committed to providing any necessary accommodations for individuals with disabilities within our application and interview process. To request an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter.

MongoDB, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and makes all hiring decisions without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

MongoDB’s base salary range for this role is posted below. Compensation at the time of offer is unique to each candidate and based on a variety of factors such as skill set, experience, qualifications, and work location. Salary is one part of MongoDB’s total compensation and benefits package. Other benefits for eligible employees may include: equity, participation in the employee stock purchase program, flexible paid time off, 20 weeks fully-paid gender-neutral parental leave, fertility and adoption assistance, 401(k) plan, mental health counseling, access to transgender-inclusive health insurance coverage, and health benefits offerings. Please note, the base salary range listed below and the benefits in this paragraph are only applicable to U.S.-based candidates.

MongoDB’s base salary range for this role in the U.S. is:
$62,000$121,000 USD