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Senior Manager Global Talent Development -Fixed Term Contract 12 months

Senior Manager Global Talent Development -Fixed Term Contract 12 months

Req # 
35393
Location(s) 
UK-Greater London-Hayes
Category 
Customer Relationship & Support, Human Resources

Job Overview

Overview & Responsibilities

 

 

 

  

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Manager for our Global Talent Development team to be responsible for leading a team UK and US who support, through development interventions, the overall business needs and long term goals of the company across International, and globally Product and Technology learning. This role provides input to strategy and direction of Global Talent and Development. This role is within the Global Talent Management function. This role will work with senior business stakeholders and be part of the International HR leadership team. Focus on leading and driving our global approach to technology and product training and has accountability for the operational execution of orientation, onboarding, sales, business and professional development learning in International.

 

This role is a fixed term contract for a 12 month maternity cover.

 

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

 

Key Accountabilities

 

  • Consult on talent development and organizational development needs as they relate to globally to technology, product learning and in addition international business goals
  • Partners with senior level stakeholders across the International business including Finance and HR
  • Leads a team that partners with business units, and teams across the business, to identify needs and guide solutions
  • Provide cutting edge learning and development solutions that scale globally
  • Gather and utilize data to identify organizational needs and assess impact of learning and development solutions
  • Recommend and implement initiatives that ensure optimal utilization of resources
  • Proactively identify and recommend opportunities for enhancing talent development practices and processes

This roles requires inidividuals to provide input to strategy and direction of Talent and Development. This role is part of the global Onboarding and Professional Development Academy (OPDA). This role focuses on leading and driving our global onboarding strategy and associated orientation, onboarding, business and professional development learning efforts which include the development of manager capability.

 

 

 

Qualifications

PERSON SPECIFICATION:  

 

  • Ability to interact with, build and sustain senior internal and external relationships on a global basis.
  • Ability to adapt and learn and apply professional concepts.
  • Ability to navigate both financial and commercial languages and concepts
  • Ability to apply varying leadership skills and traits that create solutions and results to unexpected situations.
  • Ability to apply influencing skills to meet objectives and successfully navigate a relationship based global organization.
  • Uses professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways.
  • Demonstrated success working in a team environment on multiple projects with changing priorities
  • Ability to propose solutions considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions.
  • Ability to assess and improve learning and professional development programs, including curriculum development and instructional design.
  • Excellent knowledge of current delivery methods (classroom, online, extended).
  • Demonstrable capability of maintaining own knowledge of market and competitor learning methods and approaches.
  • Ability to facilitate. coach and lead classroom delivery
  • Operates under minimal supervision.
  • Ability to travel globally as needed, not to exceed 30% of time.
  • Desirable – Strengths certified, MBTi certified

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