Senior Performance & Learning Advisor in Scottsdale, AZ at Discount Tire Corporate Careers

Date Posted: 11/11/2021

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Job Description

Here at Discount Tire, we celebrate the spirit of our people with extraordinary pride and enthusiasm. As America’s largest independent tire retailer, specializing in tires & wheels, we have over 1,000 store locations and continue to grow every year. Our consistent growth over the last 60 years, the loyalty of our customers and passion of our people makes Discount Tire a great place to work.



The Senior Performance and Learning Advisor creates and develops learning solutions. Analyzes and diagnoses performance gaps; recommends solutions to resolve the root cause of performance challenges.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducts gap analyses; creates training and recommends learning/development action plans
  • Analyzes high performers’ behaviors; identifies characteristics of high performers, including but not limited to, learning trends, systems and processes
  • Designs and facilitates professional development for current management and high potential employees
  • Analyzes and tests high performance hypotheses; recommends performance improvement initiatives
  • Develops solutions to address knowledge and/or skill gaps; ensures solutions align with business strategy and culture
  • Facilitates training and learning initiatives
  • Coaches stakeholders regarding leadership and management skills, including, but not limited to, creating, extending and building trust, Company leadership philosophy, strategic planning/thinking, critical thinking and disciplined thought, team building/development, leading through change, and other areas specific to leadership.
  • Tracks program success against ROI
  • Proactively identifies cross-functional dependencies and provides solutions to minimize risk
  • Supports the Organizational Change Management (OCM) office; ensures the maximum amount of business value is realized from leadership initiatives; engages OCM to understand/evaluate change capacity and impacts
  • Stays current on the latest industry technologies, trends and strategies
  • Assists employees, vendors or other customers by answering questions related to processes, procedures and services
  • Completes work in a timely and accurate manner while providing exceptional customer service
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements


  • This position requires a minimum of five years progressive leadership development, organizational development or talent management experience with progressive complexity and responsibility.
  • Demonstrated experience with organizational/system performance gap analysis, performance development and learning solutions is crucial.
  • Ability to analyze data, understand trends and develop recommendations for action based on the analysis is necessary.
  • Demonstrated business acumen with knowledge and understanding of business issues, priorities, goals, and strategy is necessary.
  • Proven stand-up delivery and facilitation skills with the ability to drive key learning outcomes and motivate application beyond the classroom are essential.
  • Ability to collaborate with, influence, and support all levels of leadership is vital while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite is necessary.
  • Experience with e-learning platforms and adult learning theory necessary.
  • Ability to work efficiently and accurately under pressure, meet deadlines, present a professional demeanor and work well both in a team and independently is essential.
  • Proven customer service skills including the ability to manage and respond to different customer situations while maintaining a positive and friendly attitude are crucial.
  • Maintaining confidentiality, treating others with respect and upholding Company values are key attributes.


Educational Requirements:

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Leadership Development, Organizational Development, Human Resources, Business, Psychology, or a related field or equivalent work experience.


Work Days:

Normal work days are Monday through Friday. Occasional Saturdays and Sundays may be necessary.


Work Hours:

Normal work hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Additional hours may be necessary.