Director, Talent Job Description

Director, Talent Job Description

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Director, talent provides management of the sourcing strategy, sourcing budget for Talent Acquisition department including job postings, social media presence, recruitment marketing, and job fair strategies.

Director, Talent Duties & Responsibilities

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Provide strategic leadership in the planning, design, management and execution of all talent acquisition activities
Participate in the development of department goals, objectives and systems that support both business strategies
Develop the strategy to meet the Company’s overall learning needs, and implement our learning programs to meet our needs through a variety of medium, with a view to quality and cost effectiveness
Manage the talent acquisition process in partnership with HR Generalists and Corporate Talent Acquisition team members, driving consistent use of common tools, systems, and processes that cultivates hiring efficiency with greater retention
Manage full lifecycle recruitment and develop creative and innovative strategies for sourcing and acquiring top talent
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Director, Talent Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Director, Talent

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: SHRM, PHR, SPHR, HR, AIRS, CP, GPHR, SCP, FEMA, ICF

Education for Director, Talent

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Employers hiring for the director, talent job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Human Resources, Business, Education, Management, MBA, Business/Administration, Psychology, Leadership, Graduate, Industrial

Skills for Director, Talent

Desired skills for director, talent include:

Software contract terms and conditions with the ability to create fair transactions
Labor laws and HR fundamentals
Taleo and PeopleSoft
Recruitment industry
Succession planning
Social media

Desired experience for director, talent includes:

Experience working across cultures and in a matrixed environment is strongly preferred
Substantial business acumen and the ability to grasp complex issues and their impact on the organization
Minimum of 5-7 years management experience, and experience in leadership training and Human Resources a plus
Must be very “hands on” and demonstrate leadership by example
At least seven years of global talent management, organization development and/or leadership experience
At least 10 years of HR experience or knowledge in the area of Talent Management

Director, Talent Examples


Director, Talent Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of director, talent. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for director, talent
  • Manage all talent review processes – to include CPD, Officer Nominations & succession planning
  • Maintain database of talent information, coordinate with management team, participate in succession planning and key talent review meetings, and oversee strategies to accelerate development of key talent and successor candidates
  • Consult HR Partners on strategic workforce planning
  • In cooperation with the HR Partners co-facilitate workshops and meetings
  • Contribute to coordination and prioritization of Talent projects from an HR Partner perspective
  • Monitor customer-specific (non-core) initiatives by providing status reporting to HR Partners and with Talent organization
  • Lead a team of talent acquisition resources to deliver top talent to support hiring needs of the business
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to proactively support hiring initiatives and translate these into achievable action plans and deliverables
  • Ensure team is actively sourcing to build candidate pipelines for assigned functions / positions
  • Develop team performance goals and monitor individual contributions to meet the hiring needs of the organization
Qualifications for director, talent
  • Strong facilitation capability
  • Strong collaboration capability across the region and with partners in Corporate
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the capability to build strong relationships across the company
  • Likely to be specialist who is certified with a recognised and relevant professional institute
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a very high-volume workload
  • Self-motivated with demonstrated ability to take the initiative, be strategic, make firm decisions, and offer a high level of customer service

Director, Talent Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a director, talent. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for director, talent
  • Responsible for the strategy and implementation of integrated talent management solutions which aid in selection, leadership assessment, individual development planning, performance review, succession planning, engagement, talent mobility programs
  • Oversees talent review and succession planning processes
  • Succession Management-Build the succession planning process, identify and maintain pipeline of top talent
  • 7-10 years of generalist or Human Resources leadership experience
  • SHRM SPHR or PHR certification preferred
  • General knowledge of all disciplines within HR required
  • 5-7 years of broad and successful experience in talent acquisition leadership and recruiting, effective strategic talent acquisition execution in a comparable sized and growing organization
  • Demonstrated significant lean principles and continuous improvement exposure and proven ability to apply operational expertise with these tools
  • Demonstrated and effective experience in using talent acquisition metrics and analytics
  • Lead planning and development of high-impact professional development opportunities and learning opportunities across the firm
Qualifications for director, talent
  • Strong technical skills including MS Office, Talent Management systems, and HRIS
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Education or related field required
  • 5-7 years of talent management, talent acquisition and/or training & development experience desirable
  • Superior business acumen and problem solving skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, working across divisions and within all departments
  • Demonstrated success in designing and delivering effective leadership programs in a diverse organization, ranging from frontline management through to executive leadership

Director, Talent Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a director, talent. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for director, talent
  • Expands the company's online presence on different employment sites, develops creative ways to draw prospective employees to the company's website and identifies new recruitment opportunities through social media
  • Sets, monitors and reviews social media standards and ensure that marketing and recruiting goals are aligned
  • Writes creative, persuasive copy for various social media platforms
  • Develops and manages recruitment campaigns using a variety of media, such as radio, print, billboards, websites, direct mail and social media
  • Assures company compliance with federal and state laws and regulations
  • Talent – Lead strategy, integration and execution of all processes for Talent Management
  • Performance management – overhaul process moving from an annual to quarterly cadence, implement new process in Workday, build job aides and conduct sessions to train employees and managers how to use new process and system
  • Career frameworks – Leverage recent work on job architecture to create career frameworks across the organization including competencies, critical experiences, suggestions for development at each stage
  • Employee value proposition – drive creation of a clear employee value proposition to be used externally as our employer brand, and internally to drive employee engagement
  • Engagement-engagement strategy and diagnostics, engagement action planning
Qualifications for director, talent
  • Strong work ethic and a positive can do attitude
  • Ability to motivate and develop a high performing team and displaying drive and enthusiasm
  • 5+ years prior experience managing people and leading teams to include effective allocation of resources
  • Direct experience supporting diverse business operations
  • Strong leadership capabilities with proven ability to foster an environment of positive employee engagement and trust
  • A member of the respective HR management team the Global Talent Director is the eyes and ears to their part of the business

Director, Talent Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a director, talent. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for director, talent
  • Ensure effective onboarding of new talent
  • Lead transition of departing talent
  • Partner with corporate HR community on all companywide HR initiatives
  • Establish standards of performance and excellence for the recruiting function
  • Management of the day-to-day tactical delivery activities within recruiting to insure that the performance milestones are being met and client expectations upheld
  • Works with VPs/AVPs in identifying current, and forecasting future recruitment/retention needs, developing strategies/tactics to meet those needs and ensuring the recruitment/retention plans are implemented
  • Work with client on strategy design, staffing plan and implementation process
  • Develops/trains recruitment staff creating appropriate team structure and prioritizing recruitment activities in accordance with the business plan
  • Analyzes local job markets, forecasts employment needs, develops recruiting plans and implements recruitment programs
  • Works with management to regularly monitor and assess results and make proposals for improvement
Qualifications for director, talent
  • Advance degree preferred in Human Resources, Organization Development, Training or a related field
  • 10 years of demonstrated experience and results in the field of leadership development and organization effectiveness
  • Prior internal consulting skills required, external consulting skills a plus
  • Master's degree in Organizational Development, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Industrial/Human Relations
  • 5 years of management experience, including eLearning and vendor management
  • Demonstrated and highly capable change agent

Director, Talent Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of director, talent. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for director, talent
  • Develop and educate Recruiters on an effective pipeline and sourcing strategy using a combination of talent branding, direct sourcing, online postings, referrals, external search, social media, internal talent deployment and other relevant methods
  • Must be knowledgeable with and embrace social media talent acquisition methods and tools
  • Driveperformance management to sustain profitable growth
  • Partner to drive the continued roll out of a consistent global Performance Management process that focuses employee's efforts on the achievement of business goals and attainment of requisite skills/competencies to sustain profitable growth
  • Act as an Organization, Thought, Hands-on & People Leader in VF’s matrixed environment
  • Form strong collaborative relationships with HR & Business leaders
  • Seek active integration with strategic Talent Acquisition initiatives related to Employee Engagement & Value Proposition, Diversity + Inclusion, Talent Pipelining & Graduate Programs
  • Research latest development in talent management areas and keep abreast to serve as a subject matter expert and consultant to the organization regarding critical people issues and broader areas of change management, organizational design, workforce planning, and other TM initiatives
  • Lead a team of Talent Development professionals at the enterprise level, and indirectly guide resources at the regional levels
  • Provide hands-on group facilitation, learning and presentation to various audiences
Qualifications for director, talent
  • Excellent written, verbal, persuasion and interpersonal skills
  • Must have 12+ years of experience in managing large recruitment process
  • Proven experience in driving projects from inception to completion
  • Demonstrated track record of using imagination and a full range of recruitment techniques to identify talented candidates quickly and cost effectively
  • Experience in agile organization transformatdion initiatives
  • Recent work experience (last 5 years) in high tech industry

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