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Principal Sr Training Associate (Trust & Custody) in Des Moines, Iowa

Are you passionate about learning and development? As a Sr. Training Associate you’ll be responsible for the execution of the training plan for our Retirement Trust & Custody teams. You will assist with the training project plan, make recommendations and implement training solutions that create an engaging and effective learning environment. In this role you will facilitate role specific training for multiple roles within our Retirement Trust & Custody business. This will require a strong understanding and experience effectively using a variety of training methods, (one-on-one, classroom, blended, just-in-time, team meetings, virtual meetings, etc.). Additional responsibilities may include:

  • Partner with Training and Education team to develop and implement analysis, planning, and the delivery of onboarding, training, and learning needs of staff.

  • Collaborate with the leadership team to propose learning strategies and programs to ready our employees for future.

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent of 8 years or related experience.

  • Trust and Custody experience

  • Strong written/verbal communication experience required.

  • Project management experience.

  • Strong analytical, leadership, problem-solving, decision-making, negotiation, planning, facilitation, and presentation skills.

  • Demonstrate effective organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills (verbal and written).

  • Must be results driven and detail oriented with the ability to manage and lead change in a dynamic environment.


Open to multiple locations.

Job level

We’ll consider talent at the next level with the right experiences and skills.

Work Authorization/Sponsorship

At this time, we're not considering candidates that need any type of immigration sponsorship now or in the future or those needing work authorization for this role. (This includes, but is not limited to students on F1-OPT, F1-CPT, J-1, etc.)

Investment Code of Ethics

For Principal Global Investors positions, you’ll need to follow an Investment Code of Ethics related to personal and business conduct as well as personal trading activities for you and members of your household. These same requirements may also apply to other positions across the organization.

Experience Principal

While our expertise spans the globe, we're bound by one common purpose: to foster a world where financial security is accessible to all. And our success depends on the unique experiences, backgrounds, and talents of our employees – individually and all of us together. Explore our core values, benefits and why we’re an exceptional place to grow your career.

Principal is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Requisition ID: 2021-29598

Enterprise Segment: RIS

Business Area: RIS Distribution

External Company Name: Principal Financial Group

Street: 711 High Street

Remote: Yes

FLSA Status: Exempt