Head of Talent & Development

Sheffield Permanent £60,000 - £75,000
  • Brand new Organisational Development & Talent opportunity
  • Transformational environment

About Our Client

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.

Job Description

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 Applicant

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

What's on Offer

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

Tania Garstang
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Phone number
+44 113 388 9023

Job summary

Human Resources
Learning & Development
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Tania Garstang
Consultant phone
+44 113 388 9023
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