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Head of Talent & Development

Michael Page Human Resources
Sheffield, England
£60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, pension
Closing date
10 Jun 2022

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Job Details

Head of Talent & Development will lead the Talent function reporting to the HRD. Designing and delivering on a wide range of people development initiatives in line with the overall people strategy.

Client Details

A unionised industrial engineering business in Sheffield with over 500 employees. There will be a requirement for the individual to be on site 3-4 days a week so commuting distance from Sheffield is imperative. Due to recent changes, this is a business in full scale transformation and change and as such it makes it a very exciting time to join them.


Head of Talent & Development will:

Lead the strategic focus for ongoing development and delivery of the people agenda

  • Build frameworks, processes and approaches, that will enable the business to identify manage and develop talent on an ongoing basis.
  • Be a collaborative partner to the SLT, supporting change and development of both the individual and collective
  • Design and facilitate talent development initiatives and programmes relevant to development needs and to support the achievement of strategic plans.
  • Build talent data and enable action-oriented conversations with stakeholders around retention and development of key talent.
  • Champion and nurture leadership /management capability to develop talent, including having career conversations and creating development plans.
  • Partner with leaders and managers across the business to embed a robust succession planning approach, maintaining succession plans and proactively follow-up on the actions required for critical roles.
  • Champion diversity and inclusion by supporting, educating, challenging and influencing the business to create balanced and effective teams with a diverse range of skills and experience.


The successful candidate for the Head of Talent & Development will:

  • Be CIPD or equivalent qualification
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering Org development and leadership plans
  • Demonstrable experience of implementing effective talent management strategies.
  • Experience of working at both a strategic and operational level.
  • Good experience of leveraging digital technology with in depth knowledge & understanding of key trends & solutions

Job Offer

The client is offering a competitive salary and package £60-75K plus bonus and pension


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