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Learning and Development Manager

Vista's HR Department is looking for a Learning and Development Manager to build and implement a comprehensive learning strategy that aims to engage and retain our staff. The Manager will create, update and personalize a training roadmap that includes new resources, eLearning, classroom training and other professional development tools aligned with the needs of the business and our employees. This role will be a critical partner for other leaders in the organization and will rely on their strong communication and relationship building skills.

The successful candidate is passionate about helping people learn and grow and is energized by the opportunity to add immediate value to a growing and dynamic team and company.

This role is based in Austin, TX and is for an immediate start.


  • Contribute to the development and execution of overall business strategy by helping the HR team identify, prioritize, and build talent capabilities
  • Design, coordinate and implement innovative company-wide training programs to include new hire orientation, management training, and professional development based on the needs and requests of the business and our employees
  • Work closely with business leaders and managers across all functions to assess the training needs and/or performance gaps of our employees and develop programming that will optimize their engagement, performance, and retention
  • Design and implement successful programs to identify top tier talent and link employee development plans to company growth and staffing requirements
  • Work closely with our learning solutions team to understand portfolio-wide training offerings and share internal best practices
  • Establish a strategy, plan, and budget with input from leaders and employees to successfully achieve company training objectives
  • Create and deliver training dashboards and reports to evaluate the effectiveness of the programs and understand ROI
  • Configure, implement and administer a new Learning Management System
  • Lead internal training sessions and facilitate sessions in partnership with other instructors


  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Learning and Development or Human Resources Management (or related field) preferred
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in Learning & Development or Training required
  • Demonstrated experience using and administering a Learning Management System
  • Demonstrated knowledge of adult learning theory, e-Learning courses
  • Demonstrated project management, presentation and facilitation skills
  • Ability to lead others in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to build rapport with employees and vendors
  • Professional certification (e.g. CPLP) is a plus


Vista Equity Partners is a U.S.-based investment firm with offices in Austin, Chicago, New York City, Oakland, and San Francisco with more than $46 billion in cumulative capital commitments. Vista exclusively invests in software, data, and technology-enabled organizations led by world-class management teams. As a value-added investor with a long-term perspective, Vista contributes professional expertise and multi-level support towards companies to realize their full potential. Vista's investment approach is anchored by a sizable long-term capital base, experience in structuring technology-oriented transactions, and proven management techniques that yield flexibility and opportunity.

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Technology we use

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Located in the Frost Bank Tower, our office has spectacular views of Lady Bird Lake and the Texas Capitol.

An Insider's view of Vista Consulting Group

What are some social events your company does?

As our team is growing so quickly, our full team has quarterly outings in different cities to rekindle connections with one another and to relax. We have done TopGolf, Escape Room, Happy Hours just to name a few. It is critical that we continually build that comradery and Vista family bond.

Eric Webb

Executive Director, Technology Diligence

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

The VCG Customer Success team is focused on partnering with our Portfolio companies to create customer-centric teams that are aligned with the executive priorities of their customers. This alignment creates value for their customers, more impactful work for customer-facing roles, and ultimately enables Vista’s continued growth.

Ryan Richards

Director, Customer Success

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I’ve been with Vista for 15 months and recently transitioned into a new role serving as product manager of our QuickStart application and providing technical oversight on BOSS engagements. This role didn’t initially exist, but we recognized a need and with my technical background, it was perfect to dive headfirst into it.

Ijeoma Ikechi

Associate Director, Business Applications

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

The #1 thing we do to unlock creativity on the team is hiring smart, passionate people with a strong sense of personal accountability. I find that if we do that well, and if we as management then spend our time training, enabling, and removing roadblocks, then every team member can be themselves and bring all their creative energy to bear.

Mark Ralls

Managing Director, Business Operations

What are Vista Consulting Group Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Paid industry certifications
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