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Director, Talent Development

Company: SelectQuote
Location: Olathe
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Job Description:

Job Summary:

SelectQuote has a unique opportunity for a leader who is interested in building a new function from the ground up. The role of Director of Talent Development is a new position at SelectQuote. Our company has experienced tremendous growth and the executive team is very supportive of developing programs that will improve the effectiveness of our employees from entry level to supervisors to the executive level. The successful individual will implement tools around competency development, coaching, assessments, and mentoring. This position is key to supporting our continued business growth and development of our talent and future leaders. This role reports to the Chief HR Officer.

Strategy Development:

* Develops and implements state-of-the-art learning and development strategies for employees at all levels in support of key business initiatives.
* Leads the design, planning, implementation, management and delivery of programs to enhance the skills, knowledge and abilities of employees and that enhance company culture.
* Direct and plan strategic alignment of training programs by conducting needs assessments in consultation with business partners.

Talent Development Programming

* Consult with leaders throughout the organization and deliver a variety of programs, opportunities, and projects to improve employee, organization, leadership, and team performance across all levels of the organization.
* Create an engaging new hire employee on-boarding experience which aligns with the culture of the organization and prepares employees for successful job performance.
* Offer an array of instructor-led, online, webinar, and blended learning options to accommodate employees in multiple locations.
* Evaluate existing Learning Management Systems currently in use and develop plan to determine the best platform(s) for the business to use going forward.
* Measures training and development program results and overall effectiveness; continually refines programs to ensure successful performance outcomes.

Leadership Development

* Design and implement best in class leadership development programs to develop managers and leaders to position their employees to meet the future goals of the organization.
* Partner with leaders on development initiatives including employee career progression, leadership development programs and succession planning activities.

Team Leadership

* This is a new department; this leader will need to assess resource needs and hire a team to support all programs.
* Leads the team, recruits new team members, develops the team to their full potential and holds the team accountable for delivering excellent service and programs to employees.
* Prepare and manage an annual budget consistent with employee development strategies.
* Develops relationships with leaders and employees at all levels throughout the organization.

Education and Experience:

* Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business or related field.
* 8+ years progressive experience in corporate learning and development, with 5+ years of experience leading a team.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

* Experience implementing mentoring, leadership and orientation programs.
* Experience developing and implementing performance management and succession planning processes.
* Experience building and leading a team of learning and development professionals.
* Experience with executive coaching and executive leadership programs.
* Development and implementation of training and development programs, in particular, leadership development.
* Excellent written and analytical skills; the ability to write clear and well-developed strategies and action plans to support a high level of performance by employees.
* Demonstrated skills/experience in initiating, planning, and executing a wide variety of projects effectively and efficiently.
* Excellent time management, organizational skills, and attention to detail.
* Strong consulting skills with a client-focused mind-set; building valuable relationships based on trust, respect and collaboration.
* Excellent verbal communication and facilitation skills in different settings.

Keywords: SelectQuote, Olathe , Director, Talent Development, Executive , Olathe, Kansas

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