Talent Manager

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Retail, Luxury & Lifestyle

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  • Salary:

    £55000 - £65000 per annum + additional benefits

  • Contact:

    Victoria Johnston

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Our client, a leading retailer with a diverse portfolio of stores, are looking for two capability managers to join the team.

This well-established iconic retailer which has years of experience behind them, linking the consumer with a range of products from fashion and homewares to food and floristry. Being a highly commercial brand, they are looking for the ideal candidate to help form and develop the talent agenda across their retail population.

As a Capability Manager you will sit within a wider team dedicated to all thing's talent and development. You will be business facing, supporting line managers at store level in creating and driving the talent development agenda with the aim of retaining top talent and future proofing the business. One of these roles will have a key focus on the management population, reviewing management development tools and building on these, while the other will focus on the workforce from grad to management level, utilising the apprenticeship levy to look at progression up to management level.

Leading a team of 5, you will review, design and implement new programmes to bridge talent gaps and create development pathways for retail-based team members at varying levels. With diversity at the forefront, you will be creative in utilising the latest technology as well as gamification techniques to develop a high performing workforce, taking into consideration different learning styles.

Keeping up to date with the changing demands of the retail environment, you will adopt a forward thinking approach and take into consideration the future scope of the retail management population.

To be successful in this role you will be proactive and thrive in constantly evolving your knowledge of the industry, keeping up to date with current trends and movements amongst competitors to ensure you are effectively retaining a diverse workforce. With great customer service as one of this brand's core values, you will offer a great level of service as a true partner to the business.

If this opportunity is of interest to you and you would like to find out more about this opportunity, please apply!

Location: Central London location close to tube network with frequent travel to retail stores.

Salary: c. £55,000 - £65,000 + Benefits

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