VP Talent Management job description

Job brief

We are looking for a VP of Talent Management to shape and implement strategies that will help us develop and retain high-performing employees.

VP Talent Management responsibilities include designing employee training programs, building succession plans and crafting an internal promotion process. To be successful in this role, you should have a solid understanding of full-cycle recruiting along with a strategic mindset in order to develop a skilled workforce.

Ultimately, you will build a talent pipeline that aligns with our hiring needs and business objectives.

Responsibilities

  • Design and deliver employee training programs (e.g. individual, team, skill-based and management training)
  • Develop mentoring and coaching sessions for employees
  • Build succession plans
  • Design employee promotion policies
  • Discuss career-pathing options with high-potential employees
  • Boost employee morale by implementing performance-based bonuses
  • Conduct skills gap analyses to determine personnel needs
  • Create organizational charts and define each position’s responsibilities
  • Organize quarterly and annual performance review sessions
  • Manage department’s budget
  • Calculate employee engagement metrics, like retention and turnover rates
  • Perform benchmark analyses of compensation and benefits
  • Provide team members with direction for leadership and development initiatives
  • Oversee sourcing and hiring procedures to ensure we attract and select high-potential employees

Requirements

  • Proven work experience as VP of Talent Management or similar role
  • Hands-on experience implementing learning and development programs
  • Knowledge of compensation and benefits packages
  • Experience with performance management procedures
  • Familiarity with Candidate Management Systems and Human Resources software
  • Thorough knowledge of labor legislation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Leadership abilities
  • BSc/MSc in Human resources or relevant field
  • Additional certification (e.g. CIPD or SPHR) is a plus