Head of Talent Development

ExecuNet in San Mateo, CA

  • Industry: Executive Management - Human Resources
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $115,806.67 - 97,400.00 / Year*
position filled

The Senior Director of Talent Development will be responsible for helping us deliver on our employee value proposition: to be aPlace Where The Curious Come To Growby enabling the growth of our diverse Troop, and developing innovative talent strategies and engagement initiatives that position team members to do the best work of their lives. This Senior Director will oversee Learning and Development and Talent Management functions reporting to our Chief People Officer.

This senior leader will be responsible for integrated talent development programs that help achieve Companys business strategy and objectives. Important qualities in this leader include: thought leadership, results-orientation and a passion for delivering exceptional employee experiences. Keys to success in this role include: excellent organization skills, effective at building strong relationships and influencing at all levels across the organization, ability to be both strategic and execute with great thoughtfulness and attention to detail and a dedication to delivering work of the highest caliber.

This is a key strategic role within the organization and requires a person of vision, integrity and commitment as well as substantial experience, maturity and judgment.


  • Continue to develop world class onboarding experiences for new employees to welcome them to our company, introduce them to our culture, and enable them to be productive and have an impact.
  • Lead the translation of the companys strategy into thoughtful and innovative talent management plans and objectives, including performance management and employee growth, leadership development, and succession planning.
  • Continue the transformation of our performance management programs. This includes: quarterly growth/impact/goal conversations, feedback approach, talent review/calibration and succession planning.
  • Drive the ongoing design and development of our manager and leadership development efforts focused on investing in leaders across the organization capable of inspiring teams, leading with purpose, executing with operational rigor and creating great employee experiences.
  • Work in close partnership with the HR Business Partners, Social Impact Team and Senior Leaders to determine the overall talent management needs for each organization as well as the existing initiatives/capabilities and offerings. Based on this assessment, develop an integrated strategic vision for initiatives and solutions, learning and development objectives performance measures.
  • Develop integrated messaging and/or internal marketing campaign that pulls together all the great program work (as outlined above) to deliver an impactful story and employee experience that delivers on our commitment to be a Place Where the Curious Come to Grow.
  • Help ensure the talent management function is a strategic partner to the business, and foster a culture of continuous learning, growth mindset and knowledge sharing.
  • Be proactively curious - investigate best practices, trends and innovations; use the knowledge to direct the talent management function (develop, maintain, and upgrade programs).
  • Manage and motivate a team; provide both executive and team coaching to ensure individual and team effectiveness. Ensure the team has a deep understanding of business to enable a strategic yet pragmatic approach when providing advice and value
  • Partner with the People Analytics function to deliver quality metrics that drive priorities, measure outcomes and efficacy and enable better decision-making.
  • Drive the creation of internal content and exploration of external partners, subject matter experts and available solutions to deliver on our learning objectives above.
  • Ensure a diversity, equity and inclusion lens is integrated in all our processes and programs.


  • At least 15+ years of strategic Human Resources,Organizational Development, Learning or relatedexperience, gained in progressive companies with best-in-class talent management practices.
  • Experience in learning strategy, analytics, performance management, talent development, and program management
  • Successful track record in building, implementing, and sustaining key talent management initiatives and showing direct, positive linkages to achievement of business strategy.
  • Experience in building and delivering a broad talent management agenda with specific subject matter expertise in talent acquisition, performance management, HR Planning/Leadership Development, Learning and Development, assessment, developmental 360 and executive coaching, career planning and development.
  • Prior experience acting as global process leader across a sizeable, global business.
  • Proven success in building a global, high performing team.
  • Thought leadership in the areas of: leadership development, succession planning, performance management and talent development.
  • Experience partnering with the CHRO to drive talent discussions with the CEO and executive leadership.
  • Exhibits high levels of resourcefulness, influence, organizational savviness, execution skills (strategy through implementation) and executive presence. Must be effective at sharing ideas and information with peers and business leaders.

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