Talent Development Manager

London, UK

Job description

As a Talent Development Manager, you will play a key role in designing and implementing innovative talent development initiatives to support the growth and success of the organization. Drawing on your expertise in early careers and talent development approaches, you will collaborate with stakeholders to assess needs, build relationships, and deliver impactful programs. With strong change management skills and a commercial mindset, you will drive the development of global talent programs, early talent schemes, and learning initiatives, while providing insightful analysis and influencing strategic decisions. Key Responsibilities: 1. Design and implement innovative talent development programs using online and blended learning approaches. 2. Manage global talent programs to support the development and retention of top talent. 3. Oversee early talent schemes, such as graduate schemes or apprenticeships. 4. Drive change management efforts to ensure successful adoption of talent development initiatives. 5. Assess stakeholder needs and build effective relationships with key stakeholders. 6. Plan and deliver talent development programs in line with business requirements. 7. Gather and analyse data to provide insightful analysis and influence strategic decisions. 8. Collaborate across countries, functions, and cultures with cultural sensitivity. 9. Manage stakeholders through exceptional relationship management and influence at a senior level. 10. Prioritise activities aligned with business goals and deliver impactful results. 11. Demonstrate initiative, organisational skills, and agility to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Hard Skills: • Strong grasp of innovative early careers and talent development approaches, including online and blended learning methodologies. • Experience in designing and running global talent programs to support talent development and retention. • Proficiency in running early talent schemes, such as graduate schemes or apprenticeships. • Change management skills to drive the adoption of talent development initiatives and navigate organizational transformations. • Commercial acumen, with the ability to gather and analyze data to provide effective insight and influence strategic decisions. Soft Skills: • Stakeholder management, with exceptional relationship-building and influencing skills at a senior level. • Confident and impactful communication style, with the ability to present content and facilitate sessions with gravitas. • Appreciation of cultural sensitivities and differences when working across countries and functions. • Strong customer and stakeholder relationship management, focusing on building credibility and delivering exceptional service. • Initiative and independence, with excellent organizational skills, change agility, and the ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment. Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year Join our dynamic team in London as a Talent Development Manager and make a significant impact on the growth and development of our organization. With your expertise in talent development, change management, and stakeholder engagement, you will drive the success of our talent programs and support the continuous growth of our employees.

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Soft skills

Stakeholder management (0-2 years)

confident (0-2 years)

Effective Communication (0 years)

Initiative (0 years)

Independence (0 years)

Customer focus (0 years)

Hard Skills

talent development approaches (0-2 years)

global talent programs (0-2 years)

gather and analyze data (0-2 years)