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Senior Talent Development Business Partner



Our Mission

At Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission: Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.

We have the vision of a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. These aren’t easy goals to accomplish – but we’re not here for easy. We’re here for better. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and we’re looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.


Your Career

At Palo Alto Networks, our culture is the magic that makes us who we are and lets us work together in a way that allows every employee to feel a sense of connection and belonging, do their best work, and contribute towards our mission.  Our leaders set the tone, role model our values, and serve as champions and guardians of our culture. We’re looking for an experienced leader with expertise in Talent development to help our employees consistently raise the performance bar for themselves and their teams. We want all our leaders to be fully equipped to attract, hire, develop, and retain the very best talent in the industry.  

In this role, you will serve as a key member of the EMEA Talent Development team reporting to the Senior Director, Talent Development EMEA & JAPAC.  You will design, develop, and deliver key learning & development programs, serve as development coach, partner with teams across the organisation to increase their individual & team effectiveness, collaborate across the People & Places team to equip leaders and employees to foster an inclusive workplace where everyone can thrive, and partner across the organisation to help the company grow and scale with a growth mindset and a culture of high performance. 

We’re looking for innovative learning professionals with experience and passion for developing learner-centric, scalable learning solutions personalised to the needs of individuals, teams, and organisations.  You are comfortable working with any level of employee or manager, are an expert at evaluating requests and driving them from start to finish. You are scrappy and highly collaborative, truly valuing the contributions of your partners. You work well in a dynamic environment with compressed timelines.


Your Impact

  • Provide thought leadership and best practices in the talent development space 

  • Serve as development coach across a range of programmes and across the EMEA geography to enhance our performance culture

  • Provide strategic program management of our suite of Leadership & professional development programs, contributing to the design, development, delivery of learning solutions and manage the implementation of key development offerings (i.e. Leadership Development, Career Development, Mentoring & Inclusion & Diversity)

  • Manage end-to-end professional development program lifecycle from initiation, planning, execution, participant experience, evaluation, to ongoing maintenance and continuous improvement 

  • Analyse program data to provide insights and ensure effectiveness

  • Support the future proofing of the organisation with talent management practices (review, succession planning, analytics)

  • Collaborate and interface with the broader HR teams, especially People Business Partners to ensure solutions are aligned to critical business needs & personalise programs to fit various individuals, teams, and organisations

  • Build and maintain relationships with cross-functional stakeholders throughout Palo Alto Networks 

  • Effectively manage vendors who may support aspects of professional development programs  


Your Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and 8+ years of direct experience with learning & development and related talent management program experience

  • Excellent consulting, collaboration, organisational, and change management skills

  • Extensive experience leading complex projects related to learning & development in a complex, highly matrixed organisation

  • Experience working as a consultative advisor with senior partners in a high-touch environment

  • Ability to learn quickly and thrive in a highly matrixed environment of ambiguity, change, and rapid pace

  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to flex from the strategic level to detailed operational excellence


The Team

Our People team at Palo Alto Networks works throughout the organisation to guessed it, people. Every team within the organisation has a huge impact on our mission statement. We’re one team – driven to one mission statement. Each piece matters, and within the people team, you are focused on enabling our teams to resolve the world’s most aggressive cybersecurity risks. Our People team is centred on building, attracting, recruiting, and retaining the most passionate and committed talent to our organisation, fulfilling that mission. We focus on building strong teams, centred on respect and enablement, empowering our employees to seek their career goals. You will be part of a growing, passionate, and dynamic team with an opportunity to work on challenging and exciting projects – centred on what we believe is one of the most significant mission statements in the world.


Our Commitment

We’re trailblazers that dream big, take risks, and challenge cybersecurity’s status quo. It’s simple: we can’t accomplish our mission without diverse teams innovating, together. To learn more about our dedication to inclusion and innovation, visit our Life at Palo Alto Networks page and our diversity website.

Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics.

Additionally, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or an accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at



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