Jan 31, 2020

Talent Leader

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Charlotte, NC, USA
Full-Time Other

Job Description

PARSONS

Talent Leader - Charlotte


At Parsons, we deliver innovative solutions around the globe that make the world safer, healthier, and more connected. Our landmark projects and capital improvement programs support global initiatives in infrastructure, water, energy, power, renewables, environmental, healthcare, education, and communications worldwide.

THE OPPORTUNITY:

Our Talent Leaders execute Parsons' talent strategies designed to enhance performance, development, retention, engagement and redeployment of employees within markets and projects in collaboration with Sr. Talent Leaders. This will include all talent, performance management and succession programs as well as organizational effectiveness with focus on change management, strategic workforce planning and culture. Working directly with the VP of People, Sr. Talent Leader, Program/Project Managers and the People Centers of Excellence, this individual will work to enhance organizational capability and work towards creating a high-performance, growth-oriented organization that meets its strategic and operational goals.

Other responsibilities will include support to business priorities such as Business Development, Project Start-ups/Shut-downs, and other key business initiatives requiring strategic talent planning and analytics.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Include but are not limited to:

TALENT ENGAGEMENT, DEVELOPMENT AND ORGANIZATION CHANGE MANAGEMENT (40%)

  • Influence and develop managers to promote a performance culture through effective utilization of tools such as One-on-One Performance Feedback, Employee & Leadership Development Programs and tools, Individual Development Plans, Coaching/360 reviews, Succession Planning, and High Growth Leadership assessments
  • Use talent analytics and other data to build accountability, measure results, and optimize the impact of the talent programs
  • Develop and enhance communication to managers and employees to create a culture of engagement, performance, learning, development, and rewards/recognition
  • Support managers in organization and culture transformation efforts to achieve a culture of trust, inclusion and accountability
  • Work with managers to understand and articulate employee feedback and data to improve overall work environment, inclusive of facilitating actions to address areas needing improvement from a talent perspective

TOTAL REWARDS (25%)

  • Collaborate with managers and the Global Compensation COE to ensure that employees are compensated competitively in line with comparable market positions. This includes collaborating with Compensation COE to analyze salary planning data and work with managers to recommend job title changes, promotions, and equity adjustments as appropriate.

STRATEGIC BUSINESS SUPPORT (35%)

  • Support overall business development efforts to include pricing, proposal writing, execution risk assessment & mitigation, and/or People strategy development.
  • Facilitate workforce planning activities in partnership with managers and their teams including understanding and interpreting internal and external workforce metrics, analyzing work and workforce needs, identifying gaps, and supporting the creation and implementation of plans to close gaps. Provide execution support for international and domestic project start-ups and close-outs.
  • Leverage technology to provide managers with insights and data to facilitate decision making.
  • Contribute to the execution of overall business strategy by helping business leaders identify, prioritize, and build talent capabilities.
  • May work in conjunction with Sr. Talent Leader, COEs and Service Center to support mobilization/demobilizations in new geographies or in support of new projects or project close outs; to include benefits, compensation, global mobility. Legal and Shared Services functions.
  • Provide support and guidance as needed for employee disciplinary action and termination when elevated through the COE.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent from four-year College preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for degree.
  • Minimum eight (8) years of HR generalist, business / client facing experience.
  • Up to two years of talent strategy, people / leadership development and organizational effectiveness. Proven consulting experience in working with managers and other leaders. Experience working in a variety of Leadership Development roles is highly desired.
  • Ability to learn and use technology to perform job requirements, including but not limited to MS Office, Workday and Service Cloud.
  • PHR/SPHR desired.
  • Experience working with union employees as well as SCA/DBA workforces (if applicable to designated business segment).

KEY COMPETENCIES


Must possess demonstrated experience in the following:

  • Learning & Development - Enhances individual and organizational performance through the implementation of development solutions linked to business strategies
  • Customer Focus and Consulting - Focuses on understanding the requirements of customers. Helps customers solve business problems through diagnostic thinking, effective questions and creative thinking. Manages expectations and builds strong collaborative win-win relationships to deliver on key goals. Is able to challenge constructively and knows when this needs to be done. Provides thought leadership, ideas and a point of view
  • Talent Strategies - Ensures a deeper bench of replacement talent by implementing strategies for high potential identification and acceleration, assessment, succession planning, career development planning and talent movement. Coaches line managers in career development practices to support their own development and/or that of their people. Conducts needs analysis to create learning and development plans
  • Business Acumen - Understands and demonstrates an understanding of the business, priorities, opportunities and challenges and external influencing factors
  • Change Management - Helps business leaders plan and lead change effectively by using consulting skills and providing relevant change frameworks, tools and resources
  • Group Facilitation and Communication - Leads a group through a process to achieve a desired outcome. Develops open, effective communication practices across the organization to improve individual and business achievement and performance. Seeks input from key stakeholder audiences. Shares information openly and honestly and facilitates dialogue
  • Strong time management, organizational and prioritization skills, as well as the ability to multi-task and track multiple deliverables.
  • Agile and able to quickly adapt to ever- changing business needs and priorities.

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Ready for action? We're looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don't hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

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