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In-House Talent & Development Manager

Job Title: In-House Talent & Development Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Car Allowance, Bonus, and benefits!
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6-9 Months
REF: jd/FTC/TalentM_1624956845
Contact Name: Joe Drahota
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Talent Manager
Contract to 31st March 2022 initially

We currently have an opportunity for a Talent Manager to join our client's People Team, reporting directly in to the Director of People, to help us make the most of the talent they have within their business, and partner with the RPO to ensure we are onboarding the best new talent.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Accountable for the resourcing plan & strategic workforce planning - collaborating effectively with Finance to manage data and ensure plan is regularly reviewed and updated.
  • Management of assessment process for employees for promotions, development and secondment opportunities
  • Responsible for creating and developing our talent strategy, launching talent review approaches to identify talent in accordance with the needs of the business.
  • Develop talent strategies, designing succession programmes and contingency frameworks.
  • Help to launch and supervise the learning and development strategy, plan and assess future capability needs in order to identify learning priorities across the organisation
  • Drive a culture of continuous professional development, supporting all personal development plans (PDP)
  • Creating development interventions for those identified as talent
  • Measuring the value of different talent, development and inclusion interventions for continuous improvement
  • Lead our diversity plan and networks. Upskill managers and employees, whilst conducting a wider organisational review of practices and processes for improving and creating a truly inclusive environment where diversity is attracted and celebrated.

What we are looking for:

  • Experience with Internal Talent Management. You'll be able to demonstrate facilitating L&D, Succession Planning, and internal mobility.
  • Experience of Talent Acquisition - EVP development, ensuring best in class candidate experience, and active involvement in the interview and assessment process for senior hires.
  • Diversity & Inclusion - experience or ability to manage programmes of work to enhance our D&I position, and actively contribute to maintaining an inclusive environment that celebrates the diversity of it's workforce.
  • Workforce Planning - you'll have an understanding of SWP, and can work with senior stakeholders within the business to forecast and deliver talent and resource requirements against their strategic goals.

Who we are:

Our client is fully committed to equality of opportunity and diversity. We warmly welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, paternity, disability, or age.

We are happy to consider flexible working arrangements, and we already strive to achieve the right balance for our people through remote working. We want to support you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities, our flexible working arrangements are designed to help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

All applications will be considered solely on merit.

Project People is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.