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Palo Alto, California

Learning and Development Program Manager

Next Insurance is a fast-growing 350+ person startup based in Silicon Valley and is led by a team of experienced entrepreneurs with a history of successful outcomes. Our mission is to transform insurance for small businesses by combining world-class technology and phenomenal customer service to offer better insurance at a lower price. Next has raised over $630 million from top tier investors and is the valley’s latest unicorn, valued at over $2 billion. 


Next is looking for explorers who are filled with curiosity, have the desire to travel the unbeaten path, and realize new heights in providing small business owners with the peace of mind to run their businesses. If you move fast, customer-focused, and willing to challenge the status quo, Next Insurance might just be your next journey. 


We are looking to add a Learning and Development Program Manager to support our talent development programs. You will play a critical role in establishing the learning and development ecosystem within Next Insurance. We see this role as an opportunity to contribute greatly to the company’s culture of learning and actively influence the way things are done.  If you have a passion for supporting the development of others, designing and managing best-in-class programs, and are looking to join a high-caliber team at a fast-growing startup, we’d love to talk to you.


Establish practices, processes, and tools to ensure organized project management for multiple programs running at a time with standards for learning program quality, impact, and engagement.

Support the design & execution of a best-in-class global onboarding program in a high-growth environment with a remote workforce.

Manage programs from end-to-end while providing consistent communication with stakeholders, teammates, and leadership regarding timelines and milestones.

Partner with delivery teams on pilots and ongoing evaluation to determine (and implement) necessary improvements.

Be the front of the room facilitator in virtual and live employee training and the back of the room support for other facilitators, as well as co-facilitate.

Desired Skills and Experience:

3-5 years of program management experience 

1-2 years experience in L&D or talent development at a global organization

Strong organizational and communication skills

Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to work seamlessly with a variety of personalities and functional disciplines

Excellent communicator in written and verbal form

BA/BS degree



One of our core values is ‘Play as a Team’; this means making sure everyone has an equal chance to participate and make a difference. We win by playing together. Next Insurance is an equal opportunity employer and prioritizes building a diverse and inclusive workplace. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants of any type and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job-related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state, and local laws. Next’s policy is to comply with all applicable laws related to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.