Talent Development Business Partner

£60000 - £65000 per annum
13 Aug 2019
29 Aug 2019
Daisy Holmes
Job Type
HR Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Talent Development Business Partner (Not Talent Acquisition)
Central London
Salary of c. £60,000 - £65,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits

Network HR are delighted to be working alongside a highly reputable and well regarded Insurance business who, due to constant evolution, is now seeking an experienced Talent professional (brand new role).


The post-holder will become the business's subject matter expert when it comes to performance, development and engagement work and will be responsible for designing and becoming the ‘programme manager' for a range of Talent Management frameworks during a period of change and transformation (i.e. a move from a traditional to a more blending learning approach) – these will included:

* Quarterly performance framework and conversations
* Identification & assessment of employee performance for promotions, development programmes and succession planning etc.
* Middle management & leadership career paths & development, including the design & delivery of a programme for ‘high potential' employees
* Coaching and mentoring the management population successfully


* Hold responsibility for developing, consulting, advising, & managing talent management frameworks and tools for the whole business, across UK & EMEA
* Complete Talent Management related tasks during a period of change & transformation for the business, including ensuring a successful shift from non-monetary bonus related performance appraisals to a company-wide performance approach i.e. link talent practices to wider company & reward objectives
* Identify high potential performers within the business, using your skillset to coach & mentor these individuals. Also manage high potential talent programmes for graduates, rising talents and line managers, as well as potential future programmes for entry of talent through apprentices
* Work closely with colleagues across HR, D&I and Internal Communications to ensure all talent related changes are communicated properly to the wider business
* Utilise psychometric testing to identify both external and internal talent & subsequent development opportunities
* Ensure talent management strategies and programmes are aligned to regulatory and risk management requirements
* Proactively stay up to date with the latest thinking, methods and approaches to talent management, to support a diverse and multi-generational workforce
* Vendor management - contract negotiation, preparation and execution, ensuring all providers are working within terms
* Become the subject matter expert for Workday Talent & Performance configuration and enhancements


* Current experience working as a Talent professional in either an Advisor, Business Partner or Consultant level position
* Prior knowledge of working in either a forward-thinking Financial Services business or an innovative industry such as Fintech, Research, Pharmaceuticals etc. (Public or Third sector experience will NOT be suitable).
* Demonstrable experience of being a hands-on Talent Management practitioner i.e. this vacancy will not suit someone operating at Manager level or higher
* Prior knowledge of working on talent management initiatives during periods of change and transformation
* Ability to offer innovative solutions re. increasing performance levels (not purely linked to monetary bonuses)
* Strong communication style (both with internal stakeholders and external suppliers i.e. vendor management) with excellent coaching & mentoring skills
* Equally strong system skills – i.e. prior knowledge of using a HR system / LMS

If this role is of interest please don't hesitate to email your interest across to Daisy Holmes on info@networkhr.co.uk, or apply via this website, quoting ref: 480104549

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