Leadership & Executive Development Manager

City of London, England
£800.00 - £1000 per day
21 Feb 2019
28 Feb 2019
Emma Quirke
Contract Type
Full Time

Your new company
Our client prominent financial services firm is on the search for an experienced Leadership & Executive Development Manager to join their Organisational Development & Capability team for 6 plus months starting ASAP.

Your new role
This is a newly created role and the successful candidate will be focused on the development of the senior leadership population at the firm. A critical focus of 2019 and moving forwards is to have a more structured group-wide approach to senior leadership development to lead the delivery of Group wide strategy, a refreshed Group purpose and to re-set the role of leaders across the business.

Key responsibilities

  • Define and execution of leadership and talent investment strategy
  • Scope and design of leadership interventions to develop leadership capability aligned to the organisations goals, in the first instance with the Top 100 population.
  • Manage the succession process for Exco positions - working with Heads of HR to execute the process.
  • Drives performance management of the senior leadership population by improving the alignment and calibration of objectives and the assessment of performance.
  • Tracks and reports on the success of development interventions through agreed measures and course-corrects as necessary.
  • Undertakes individual development planning with HiPo CEO/Exco successors to ensure appropriate robust plans are created and followed through.
  • Manages coaching pool and allocation of coaches as well as providing 1:1 coaching support as required.
  • Sources development programmes (including NED and trustee opportunities) for HiPos and manages relationships with suppliers
  • Acts as trusted advisor to the business in all matters relating to developing senior talent and leadership
  • Develops the use of Talent and Succession processes on Workday - working with the broader Talent Development team to ensure that the firm maximise the use of automated tools.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Expert development professional with experience of sourcing, delivery and evaluation of senior leadership interventions
  • Proven track record of influencing leaders at senior levels, including Executive Committee, able to challenge and inform
  • Experience in driving succession discussion and creating debate on what's possible
  • Understands performance metrics and how they can be used to influence behaviours
  • Background in Financial Services/Tech organisation preferable
  • Organised, driven, professional with exceptional communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise and ensure that commitments to delivery are met, works in a programmatic way to ensure delivery and follow up
  • Degree or equivalent
  • Coaching and Assessment/Development tool qualifications/certification
  • An experienced facilitator and relationship builder

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