Global Talent Planning Manager

London, England
£60000 - £70000 per annum
30 Apr 2019
28 May 2019
Kayleigh Giles
Contract Type
Full Time

This is a really exciting opportunity for a Talent Planning/Succession planning guru to join a forward thinking and ambitious organisation- where people are truly at it's heart, in a newly created role sitting within its Talent and Leadership team.

In this newly created role, at a time where Talent really is at the heart of the wider business goals, the Talent Planning Manager will play an important part in global succession and talent planning activities, primarily for the group identified as the top talent in the organisation. This role will partner with the Global Talent Planning Director to help strengthen governance, common processes and technology enablers aimed at strengthening confidence in leadership, as well as ensuring we are planning for and building critical strategic skills required to support our business aims and meet client needs.

The successful candidate will collaborate with HR colleagues globally to develop and embed clear outcomes for succession and talent management, supported by simple, relevant and useful frameworks and process to ensure that a focus on effective talent management becomes embedded in business planning cycles and metrics. They will also be responsible for coordinating regional outcomes and presenting them in a way that is meaningful and actionable in a global context.

As a key member of the global talent team, this role will report to the Global Talent Planning Director. The Talent Planning Manager will collaborate, and proactively work with the global talent leadership team and their direct reports to implement and drive excellence in talent management outcomes.

Key Responsibilities include but not limited to:

*Work with the Global Talent Planning Director and all relevant stakeholders - global, regional and local HR and talent leads, to ensure timely assessment of business-critical jobs, capturing all incumbent and succession talent data
*Influence benefits, to understand local needs, and thereby ensure consistency of use of our global frameworks and processes for key succession and talent planning.
*Partner with the Global Talent Planning Director and all relevant stakeholders - global, regional and local HR and talent leads, to ensure all succession and talent planning data is collected and entered correctly on the Global HR system, creating regular reports to examine this talent data and help the Global Talent Planning Director review critical capability succession plans
*Review and analyse all talent planning data to produce accurate talent insights in good time for all relevant business meetings and Talent Council meetings
*Ensure any global business critical jobs have good succession plans and where necessary ensure any talent gaps are supplemented with external mapping and benchmarking of potential candidates
*Work with global, regional and local talent leads to ensure talent councils dates, agenda's, actions and decisions are communicated in good time between each council so as to foster a cohesive talent intelligence system across the organisation
*Ensure internal Mobility is a critical consideration in advance of external sourcing or Talent Acquisition - visibility and accessibility to the right talent will be key and will therefore require an Improvement in the rigour and consistency in talent assessments (performance and potential)

What are they looking for from someone?

*Good knowledge of, and strong experience of application of, talent management best practices for talent assessment, succession planning, career management and talent development - preferably in a global organisation
*Experience in strategic workforce planning, organisational development or a closely related field
*Clear understanding of the talent management lifecycle & its deployment globally, regionally and locally
*Comfortable with change management with a flexible and adaptive mindset
*A demonstrated ability to build key business relations in a networked organisation and positively influence business decisions in a matrix leadership environment
*Resilience & the ability to deal with high levels of pace and ambiguity
*Proven experience manipulating large sets of data, summarising into key business metrics and actionable insights
*Well organised; Experience in managing projects and providing well thought out deliverables, as well as handling multiple projects simultaneously, prioritising, and working in an environment that requires flexibility
*Self-starter; high level of initiative & a sense of urgency coupled with a strong customer service orientation

If you think this sounds you, and you are considering a move- this truly is a fantastic opportunity for personal development within a company that really cares about its people. Contact Kayleigh at Macmillan Davies for more information.

Please be aware that when applying for this role, The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003 require us to hold work seeker records for a year in most circumstances.
Macmillan Davies is a specialist HR recruiter. Established in 1979 we have offices in London and Manchester with dedicated teams focusing on Permanent, Contract and Interim assignments across the UK and Europe.