Senior Talent Development Partner
Senior Talent Development Partner £60 – £70K + 18% bonus potential
Office based in Chertsey – 3 days in the office, 2 days from home
We are looking for a talented, innovative and experienced Senior Talent Development Partner to join our existing Talent Development team. This is an amazing opportunity for someone with a solid background in Talent Development to create, own and deliver Talent
Development initiatives that will help drive business success by advancing the skills and capabilities of employees at all levels.
Your core responsibility will be to evolve and support the development of our capability frameworks, specifically (but not limited to) Sales, Marketing and Digital. You will therefore need to be a subject matter expert who can identify premium quality learning solutions and interventions that increase capability and performance on key priorities for our people.
The ideal candidate will have experience working across a variety of learning and development initiatives, with solid experience of designing and delivering programmes and learning pathways that can demonstrate clear ROI outcomes. You must therefore know how to conduct a thorough Learning Needs Analysis, be confident and experienced in engaging key stakeholders, and experienced in designing clear assessment tools and success measures.
Here, we do not believe that all Talent Development interventions should be training related, and we are looking for someone who can help us innovate in the Talent Development space, advancing our drive to take a ‘performance related’ approach to Talent Development.
The Senior Talent Development Partner is expected to be a highly knowledgeable and capable Talent Development professional who is adept at working with business partners to understand company objectives and able to construct plans and strategies to improve performance and talent development initiatives.
Your Key Responsibilities:
Working closely with the Talent Development Manager and Head of Talent, evolve and deliver comprehensive Digital, Sales and Marketing development frameworks that takes account of the company culture, systems and processes to ensure the highest performance and capability of our Digital, Sales and Marketing people
Working with key senior stakeholders to leverage the internal expertise to deliver company specific content, ensuring all development solutions are fit-for-purpose and designed to drive the highest level of performance
Creating engaging and level-appropriate learning pathways to support the development of our Digital, Sales and Marketing people across all grades
Create and manage a functional competency assessment tool to enable effective utilisation of the capability frameworks in the development of our Digital, Sales & Marketing people
Telling the story, joining the dots – Creating and delivering engaging and exciting business-wide comms to actively promoting solutions and drive participation
Seeking and encouraging senior-level sponsorship of the capability frameworks through the creation and delivery of evidence-based reports on the progress and success of development solutions
Managing the budget, sourcing and appointing relevant suppliers and partners where needed, agreeing T&Cs, rates and managing contracts
Supporting with the evolvement of our current pragmatic, and relevant suite of always-on learning solutions to meet needs in line with the Talent Strategy and business priorities
Working closely with the Talent Team to co-design and deliver a ‘performance based’ approach to Talent Development
Working closely with the Talent Team to provide ad-hoc support, and consultation of overall career / professional / personal development for our people
Collaborating with external delivery partners to deliver exciting, relevant, and cutting edge learning solutions
Designing and developing success criteria, evaluation and data capture methods to assess quality and impact of solutions, using the data to evolve offerings and further increase desired outcomes
Creating and maintaining Project Plans, providing co-ordination support for roll-out of initiatives
Contributing to a self-driven learning culture through feedback and enablement
Staying up to date with industry best practice and present recommendations for improvements
What we need for this role:
To be successful, you will possess the following skills and attributes:
Demonstrating effective interpersonal skills through the sharing of appropriate information or one’s point of view; Effectively interacting with others through active listening, understanding intent or key messages, and adapting to the audience; Possessing good verbal, non-verbal and written communication skills that help convey effective messages or influence decisions aligned to business needs and goals.
Achieving organizational and team goals through effective communication, proactive partnerships with multiple stakeholders, and creating synergistic ways of working.
Driving future-oriented changes and generating creative perspectives and solutions; Thoughtfully challenging past practices, approaches and old ways of thinking to unlock new opportunities.
Having the mindset that learning is lifelong, and ensuring that one’s competencies (knowledge, skills and abilities) are relevant and continuously being sharpened through both formal and informal ways.
Planning & Organising:
Designing appropriate strategies and tactics within one’s scope of authority that aligns with the broader organization’s aspirations and goals to achieve short- , mid-, and long-term objectives; Ensuring organizational infrastructure and resources are optimal to support successful execution of plans.
The SR Group (UK) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.