Director of Talent

FMA
Published
June 9, 2019
Location
New York, New York
Category
Job Type

Description

Overview

The Director of Talent is an integral part of FMA’s ongoing development and expansion as it continues to scale and grow. This role supports team members throughout the organization in the areas of talent development, talent acquisition, employee relations, contract consultant pipeline growth and the overall candidate and employee experience from hire to retire. To this end, the Director of PX builds, enhances, promotes and measures frameworks, policies, and tools that support strategies used to develop, reward, and retain FMA’s extraordinary people.

Responsibilities

Talent Development & Performance

  • Continually improve onboarding and orientation programs, content, and materials to ensure new hires are consistently set up for success prior to “day one” and forward
  • Develop role-specific (and then individually-customized) learning plans; and identify effective and relevant professional development resources
  • Build, adjust and manage to feedback, progression readiness, and performance review frameworks, processes and tools to ensure team members and supervisors deliver/receive timely actionable feedback, both formal and informal
  • Gather periodic feedback (no less than annual) of key people processes and tools for ongoing improvements including, but not limited to, core competencies
  • Provide day-to-day performance management guidance to managers
  • Partner with senior leadership on overall compensation benchmarking, tools and processes
  • Identify appropriate metrics and tools to drive and measure success of talent development efforts; and prepare quarterly report-outs and recommendations for senior leadership

Talent Acquisition Strategy & Execution

  • Manage full life-cycle of recruiting for FMA; project manage standardized talent acquisition processes/tools; and continually deliver positive candidate experiences
  • Maintain accurate, updated, and version-controlled job scorecard inventory for all roles; partner with hiring managers to revise existing (or create new) job scorecards, postings, and strategies for focused recruitment, hiring, and retention efforts
  • Develop internal program of brand-ambassadors to develop robust pipeline of future talent
  • Create collateral and manage on-line presence to attract and retain mission-aligned talent (social media including, but not limited to, LinkedIn, Glassdoor site and responses, etc.)
  • Identify appropriate metrics and tools to measure the effectiveness of talent acquisition efforts; and prepare quarterly report-outs and recommendations for senior leadership

Employee Relations

Promote highly functioning and inclusive workplace as primary contact and liaison for

  • compliance, benefits, employee relations, and policy issues
  • Develop and execute plans to build team cohesion across distributed locations/local teams
  • Support internal and external diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts to build a thriving team with various backgrounds and strengths
  • Partner with leadership to develop, communicate and maintain (no less than annually) compliant Team Member Guidelines (Employee Handbook policies) aligned with FMA’s values, culture and locations
  • Identify/design and deploy tools to gauge employee satisfaction, communicate results, and recommend strategies to address impediments, if any

External Consultant Pipeline Development

  • Engage with external partners to grow consultant pool and increase brand awareness
  • Support national and regional teams’ efforts to nurture contract consultant relationships

Qualifications

  • Eight (8) plus years of full-cycle talent management experience required, including talent acquisition, onboarding, development, performance management, and employee relations
  • Non-profit, consulting, or professional services experience preferred
  • Proven success building new talent concepts and initiatives from the ground up while soliciting feedback and buy-in from team members
  • Proven success evaluating and applying emerging best practices into organizational talent strategies in a high-growth, agile environment
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Strong problem-solving abilities, analytical mindset and related data analysis experience
  • Collaborative team player with highly developed global and cultural awareness to help incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion lens into culture and practices
  • Results-oriented with strong work ethic, attention to detail, and impeccable follow-through
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

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