Talent Manager

Cardiff Permanent £40,000 - £45,000
  • Talent Manager - Cardiff
  • Multi Million Turnover Manufacturing Organisation with a European Presence

About Our Client

I'm currently representing a multi million turnover manufacturing organisation based in Cardiff looking to recruit a Talent Manager, reporting into the Head of HR.

The organisation is currently going through an exciting period of change as they are now heavily investing in it's people to promote organic growth throughout the business.

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Job Description

This is a newly created role with a strong emphasis on delivery. You will be responsible for amalgamating Recruitment and L&D into one function: Talent.

The day to day specially related to the delivery of the 2 talent pillars (Hire and Develop). Working with other HR professionals and Line Managers to deliver the best talent to the business and to develop and grow those individuals through, performance review, development, succession and individual career plans.

The main challenge is to embed the develop talent pillar within the organization, moving from a reactionary to proactive approach.

A particular culture shift is needed on Learning and Development within certain organisational groups. Line managers need upskilling, coaching and guidance on how to develop their own teams. You will need to possess strong engagement and business partnering characteristics.

Main Activities

01: To implement the Global HR Management System. Organise and provide training to managers. Train and support the HR Advisors, so they can assist in the implementation of the systems in all organisational levels.

02: To implement the PDIS (People Development Integrated System), defining TGM (Total Goal Management), PM (Performance Management), CPM (Career Plan Management) and Talent and Succession processes.

03: To ensure the necessary tools and technological platforms are available, trained and communicated to support the HR systems and processes (SAP HCM, SSFF) and ensure their proper use to deliver people strategies.ACCOUNTABILITY 002

Recruitment, Selection & Probation

Main Activities

01 : To ensure the right talent pipeline is available to the company through the management and delivery of the recruitment ten step model.

02: Liaise with managers to understand their recruitment needs, internal replacement opprunities and co-ordinate the recruitment team to source, prepare and undertake the recruitment process.

03: Manage the relationship with recruitment agencies in terms of cost, delivery and quality.

04: Ensure that the correct standards are maintained in terms of job accountabilities, person specification, job advertisement, interviews and testing are maintained.

05: Ensure the best candidate experience is delivered through the recruitment process and in partnership with line managers and HR professionals ensure that onboarding is delivered for the smooth transition in to employment.

06: Maintain a supportive relationship with talent through the probationary period, monitoring performance, eliciting 'new-eyes' feedback to form part of the continuous improvement of the recruitment process.


Learning and Development Manager Functional Specialism

Main Activities

01 : Direct the organisation's training and development activities in order to ensure that training activities are conducted efficiently, cost-effectively and in accordance with the organisation's policies and standards

02 : Analyse and identify the training and development needs of the organisation and its employees and develop an overall training plan to meet the current and planned human resource requirements of the organization for compliance and developmental training.

03 : Develop, deliver and evaluate training programmes and curriculum so that the know-how, skills and performance of employees meet the organisation's current and future requirements

04 : Liaise with functional or operational area managers to develop and implement training, development and succession plans that are appropriate for their business needs but consistent with the organisation's overall training strategy

05 : Select and manage ongoing relationships with, external consultants and training providers to ensure that the organisation receives satisfactory standards of serviceKey priorities for the Talent function are:

  • Early career development (Apprenticeship, Traineeship and Graduatships)
  • Identifying and nurturing early talent within the business (career planning discussions)
  • L&D discussions with line managers (i.e learning needs analysis, training needs, succession planning)
  • L&D design & delivery
  • Events & Systems management (eLearning and success factors but training will be given)
  • Improving the onboarding process to improve staff retention

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate MUST have the following qualities:

- Passionate about people development and organisational development

- Strong business partnering skills

- HR experience within Talent Development

- Both strategic and hands on

- Proven experience in working collaboratively with the business

- Ability to extract others expertise to benefit the business You will ideally be:

- CIPD level 5 or 7 qualified Your experience will ideally be within both a generalist and L&D specialist capacity.

What's on Offer

Please apply with your CV if you are interested in the vacancy.

All applications will be treated equally through the same process of longlisting.

Cardiff - Talent Manager.

Cian Pritchard
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+44 2920 643483

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Cian Pritchard
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+44 2920 643483
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