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Director of Talent Management - Sales

Oakleaf Partnership
City of London, England
£90000 - £110000 per annum
Closing date
31 Aug 2021

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A global research and consultancy organisation is looking for two Directors (Heads) of Talent Management to align to global client groups across sales and research / consultancy. The Head of Talent Management will design and deploy programmes that link individual growth and development to the commercial growth of business, focusing primarily on the Manager to Director cohort.


  • Drive the development of an ecosystem of continued development across both staff and management teams, to set both up for consistent success
  • Work across departments to review talent matrix exercises and ensure that top talent is adequately supported to achieve their potential
  • Work with Directors to design and maintain updated career progression opportunities that more clearly articulate success criteria for advancement and enhanced reward. Develop a communication plan around the same.
  • Run regular career progression and skill development workshops for staff members
  • Work with existing experts to develop a curriculum and rigorous certification programmes for staff with 2 yrs + tenure
  • Work with leaders and local Country Managers to facilitate placement and secondment opportunities across departments with greater regularity.
  • Work closely with the L&D Team to ensure that introductory and core training is deployed successfully and that the busines is getting the most value out of all L&D tools and platforms
  • Work closely with the Global Director of Talent Acquisition and their team to align on strategies for attracting and retaining talent


  • 5+ years experience as a senior talent / OD / L&D specialist within commercial organisations
  • Knowledge of Competency Based models
  • An understanding of talent matrix models
  • Commercial awareness and understanding of sales versus operational imperatives
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills


Oakleaf Partnership is the UK’s largest independent HR recruitment consultancy. Founded in 2005, we have built enduring relationships with HR functions across every sector; thanks in part to our expertise, but also our collaborative approach. We listen. We share our insights. We take the time to truly understand the culture of an organisation – the person behind a CV.

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