Director of Talent Management

Posted Date: Jan-19-2017

Job ID: 6295

Job Type: Full Time

Job Function: Human Resources

City: Kent

State: Washington

What's cool about this job

Development role in HR tools and practices, including learning, organizational effectiveness, employee engagement, succession planning, employment on-boarding, development and performance tools

Responsible for planning and directing all performance and development activities, including management and leadership development, new hire and functional training, project related training and support, and organizational design and development

Ensure the quality operations of the training and development processes, and for implementing organizational and cultural initiatives

Provide consultation on various initiatives including change management, organizational design and team/group effectiveness

Collaborate with HRBP team to translate the current and future needs of the business into Talent Management strategies and practices.

Proactively work to integrate and embed Talent Management processes & programs with Talent Acquisition and Total Rewards to enhance leadership bench strength and diverse critical talent pipelines
  • Effective leadership and negotiation skill
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to exercise confidentiality and discretionary judgment
  • Ability to coach and mentor using positive reinforcement; providing clear feedback and follow through to reinforce changes in performance
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to ensure issues are handled in a fair and consistent manner
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, enabling individual to communicate directly and diplomatically with all level of employees
  • Excellent conceptual and project management skills
  • High level of creativity and flexibility in order to improve existing programs and continue to develop new value-added programs
  •  Ability to measure learning and development results
  •  Highly collaborative, with ability to work in partnership with the entire HR team
  • Must roll-up sleeves and design, develop and implement various programs

Bring your passion and expertise

  • B.A. or B.S. in Business, Human Resource Management, Organizational Development or Social Sciences; Masters in Organizational Development is a plus
  • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in Organizational Development, Talent Management core disciplines, Management and Leadership Education/Development required
  • Minimum 2-3 years’ Human Resource Business Partner (HRBP) experience required
  • Successful candidate must have demonstrated an entrepreneurial approach to leading a talent management function and as a business partner to C-level executives
  • Experience creating and leading Organizational Development, Employee Engagement and Learning and Development

Why you'll love it here

We’re a passionate community of people who believe in one simple truth: an outdoor life is a life well-lived. REI is a co-op, born in the mountains of the Pacific Northwest in 1938. We’re here to help our 6.5 active million members have amazing experiences outside—and do the same ourselves. Bring your creativity, customer focus and enthusiasm for living life outdoors—we can’t wait to meet you!

At REI we offer an enviable work environment that has been recognized on the "100 Best Companies to Work For" list since the award's inception – 20 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.

With more than 140 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 12,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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