Ribbon Health

Health enterprise API for data on doctors, insurance, costs, & quality

Director of Talent Development

$170k - $190k
New York, NY, US
Job Type
6+ years
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About the role

At Ribbon, we’re building the infrastructure to power billions of healthcare decisions.

We work with companies across the entire healthcare ecosystem, partnering with innovators on our shared mission of making care accessible, affordable, and high quality. By transforming the healthcare decision making process, we can influence a person’s outcomes for the better. 

Our ambitious People mission is to build a company where joining Ribbon is the best career decision anyone’s ever made.  We recognize that this doesn’t simply happen - it requires work from both Ribbon and the individuals joining our team. One of the ways we’re looking to meet this ambitious goal is through implementing a talent development strategy that serves our team during their time at Ribbon and beyond. We’re looking for someone who can build both Talent Management Strategy and Learning Strategy, and  lead the creation of a program that focuses on development and learning while connecting that to a meaningful career progression for our team. In this role you’d be responsible for crafting, implementing, and iterating upon our talent management and learning strategies, including assessing our team needs, developing programming, and scaling programming. You’ll be the creative director and all-hands-on-deck implementer of the programming you craft. You’ll drive outcomes that impact our entire organization, with the opportunity to build a team over time.

Together, we can create a healthier future where people receive exceptional care.


What we look for at Ribbon

  • Passion and drive to simplify healthcare by building products that increase access to care and power every healthcare decision to be high-quality, cost-effective, and convenient
  • Commitment to Ribbon Health company values, working on an exceptional team, and building an exceptional company
  • Grit, hustle, desire, and a “get-it-done” attitude; strong comfort with a lean startup environment, where everyone is encouraged to participate in and contribute across all teams
  • Dedication to the creation of a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment where teammates are celebrated for their unique perspectives and work together to simplify healthcare for all


What we’re looking for in this role

  • Deep Talent Management & Learning Expertise: You’re a thought leader in talent management; you love enabling individuals and teams to fulfill their full potential and drive business results; you build scalable approaches to performance enablement, included but not limited to: performance management, individual development planning, mentorship, career planning, succession planning, etc. You’re well versed in all things Learning & Development; you’re a doer energized by building learning experiences that can be tailored to different audiences with a variety of skill sets; you assess needs with immense curiosity and love piloting development experiences to upskill a growing organization; you’re in touch with industry best practices; you can build programming and deliver programming with equal rigor.
  • Creative Problem Solving: You’ve never met a problem you can’t solve; you thrive in moments of change and have an ownership mentality and growth mindset; you’re able to do the work, teach the work, and eventually delegate the work to a team once we’re ready to grow. You are creative in your approach, building tools and programming with empathy.
  • Partnership-based Communication and Collaboration: You’re a passionate & effective project manager with the ability to keep many programs moving at once; you build deep partnerships across stakeholders and have a varied approach depending on your audience;  you communicate clearly and consistently across mediums. 
  • Inspiring Leadership: You have led high achieving People teams and have a willingness and proven ability to develop and mentor others. You have demonstrated the ability to adapt, increase your capacity to learn, and adopt new skills.


Your day-to-day

    • Partner with the business and People team to craft tools that help assess needs and drive meaningful development opportunities for teammates  
    • Build and deliver engaging learning experiences in key growth areas you’ve identified
    • Design and implement a comprehensive talent management strategy that invests appropriately at every stage of the employee lifecycle, informed by business needs and industry research
    • Identify key analytic metrics you want to measure to gather insights to inform future activities
    • Leverage change management methodologies and deploy communication plans to ensure your brilliant programming is being maximally implemented; assess success and iterate on your approach
    • Nurture an environment where talent management, learning, and development are top of mind
    • Create training that provides all skills necessary for teammates to be successful in their roles and opens doors for the team to further grow and develop beyond their initial scope
    • Over time, hire and manage a team that can strategize and implement talent development programming in partnership with the business

We seek to make Ribbon the best career decision anyone’s ever made. Part of fulfilling this vision is a compelling total compensation package. The base salary range for this role is between $170,000-$190,000. Starting pay will be based on a number of factors and commensurate with qualifications & experience. Ribbon also offers a competitive equity package, health insurance, parental leave, 401K matching, and other great benefits

How we live out our values for our teammates

Our goal is to make this the best career decision any of us have ever made. We stand by our values to make it happen.


Run Toward Hard Problems | We are motivated by the toughest challenges. We seek out hard problems that have the most impact and solve them to help those who need it most. We encourage our teammates to take ownership of outcomes that motivate them. Everyone at Ribbon has a say in our objective and key result (OKR) planning process for their teams and across teams. 


Put Your Team First | We are a family. We are all happier and healthier when we take care of each other and put each other’s needs ahead of our own. We take care of you by offering fully covered insurance premiums on health, vision, and dental, a 401K plan match, and a flexible working policy that includes progressive family leave guidelines, flexible working schedules, and unlimited vacation.


Do What You Say | We are honest with each other. We are accountable to each other. When we commit to accomplishing our goals, we make it happen. Every team member has the opportunity to own high-impact work at Ribbon.


Stay Hungry, Keep Improving | We are humble. We will make mistakes, learn from those mistakes, and be better because of those mistakes. Here, feedback is a gift and mistakes are learning opportunities. We have a thoughtful culture that focuses on giving and receiving regular positive and constructive feedback to help us support each other and make each other better. Also, speaking of “hungry” we offer plenty of snacks, food, and coffee.


Practice Habits of Excellence | We measure our success by the process it took to get there. We will always do our very best and we are proud of the outcome because of it. At Ribbon, we focus on how we get things done by documenting and sharing our learnings, We are building the systems we need to scale our company and support our work for the long-term. . 


Build With Empathy | We are building the best healthcare experience for people.. When faced with a difficult decision, we do what’s best for people’s lives. This includes our team. Every Ribbon teammate shares working and lifestyle norms, and we hold each other accountable to respecting these norms so each person can balance work-life integration that works for them.



Ribbon Health is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on any basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of merit, qualifications, performance, and business need. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at recruiting@ ribbonhealth.com.


Don’t meet every requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. 

At Ribbon, we’re committed to building a diverse inclusive and authentic workplace with a tangible sense of belonging for all our people. 

So if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with everything in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right person for this or another role.

Why you should join Ribbon Health

Ribbon Health provides accurate and comprehensive data on doctors, insurance plans, and costs of care for healthcare enterprises via an API.

Ribbon Health
Team Size:91
Location:New York
Nate Fox
Nate Fox
Nate Maslak
Nate Maslak