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Senior Talent Manager

Daniel J. Edelman Holdings
New York, NY 10007
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Edelman is a global communications firm that partners with businesses and organizations to evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Our 6,000 people in more than 60 offices deliver communications strategies that give our clients the confidence to lead, act with certainty and earn the lasting trust of their stakeholders. We develop powerful ideas and tell magnetic stories that move at the speed of news, make an immediate impact, transformculture,and spark movements.

We areseeking a trusted business partner and team player to join the Global Human Resources teamas a Talent Senior Manager.This role will startremotely butwill ultimately be based in ourWashington, DCorNew Yorkoffice.The ideal candidate for this role is an individual contributor with strong program development / project management capabilities and demonstrated ability to anticipate the needs of a client group.

In partnership with the SVP, Talent, the Sr. Manager will focus on the implementation and execution of the talent strategy for one of Edelman's largest regional offices and a high performing practice area. Strategic initiatives include: partnering with talent acquisition, succession planning & performance management, DEI, learning & development, employee relations, compensation & benefits and HR data insights. The successful candidate will model inclusivity and authenticity, demonstrate the ability to confidently consult on employee matters at all organizational levels and have a strong command of the employee life cycle.

Job Requirements:

    • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university
    • 7-10 years of progressive experience in Human Resources or a combination of related experience
    • Demonstrated capability in Data Analytics and Insights
    • Strong project management & program delivery capabilities

Preferred Knowledge and Skills:

    • Proven knowledge of all core HR processes includingperformance management, DEI, leadership development, talent management, compensation, succession planning, training and organizational effectiveness.
    • Prior experience promoting an atmosphere which inspires employees to excel and develop.
    • Prior experience leading performance calibration, focusing on employee retention
    • Prior experience providing confidential counseling and coaching to all levels of the organization. Exercising judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
    • Coach, mentor, and motivate team members and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
    • Proven experience working well with others to maintain and build cross-functional (internal and external) relationships.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills. Prior experience clearly expressing complex ideas and strong presentation skills.

Key Responsibilities:

    • Program design and execute key portions of the talent strategy for the New York regional office and the Financial Communications practice area.
    • Promote and establish a positive employer-employee relationship and promote a high level of employee morale; drive the Edelman culture at all levels.
    • Work closely with business leaders to assess in-house talent and inform the strategy to identify and retain current talent as well as attract outside talent to the business; prepare exit strategy for non-performers.
    • Partner with leaders to effectively manage and lead change in the organization, providing the right amount of transparency to employees and giving leaders the right tools to lead change.
    • Provide coaching and consultation to business partners in all areas of Human Resources, with a specific focus on performance management, employee relations and talent acquisition.
    • Engage manager and HR Centers of Excellence to create and deploy the following:
    • Behavioural Competency Building, Role Clarity and Career Pathing
    • Consistent pipeline of internal and external talent for job openings
    • Training and development programs to meet the needs of the client group(s) and its leadership
    • Ensure DEI philosophies are embedded in all relevant programs and processes
    • Proper application of benefits and rewards programs
    • Lead Employee Relations Investigations for the client group(s)
    • Job Leveling and Compensation Analysis for junior roles
    • Liaison with the Culture Committees within each client group
    • Provide opportunities for engagement through volunteerism, recognition programs, meetups and focus groups
    • Analysis of engagement survey data and implementation of action plans
    • Compliance with applicable employment regulations
    • Identify changes needed to key processes to improve effectiveness and efficiency
    • Proactively seek knowledge of both industry and functional specialty by researching best practices, legal developments, emerging trends, technological advancements and benchmark comparisons in order to create HR practices that are best in class.
    • Other duties as assigned

Measures of Success (Metrics):

    • Improvement of client group engagement scores
    • Improvement of C score
    • Timely deployment of HR programs and training
    • Reduced turnover
    • Achieving DEI Goals
    • Noticeable changes in client group as a result of HR programs, measured anecdotally, through engagement surveys, focus groups and exit surveys (ex. Demonstrably upholding values, competencies, communication methods, leadership actions, fewer ER complaints, etc)

Edelman is a global communications firm that partners with businesses and organizations to evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Our 6,000 people in more than 60 offices deliver communications strategies that give our clients the confidence to lead and act with certainty, earning the trust of their stakeholders. Our honors include the Cannes Lions Grand Prix for PR; Advertising Age's 2019 A-List; the Holmes Report's 2018 Global Digital Agency of the Year; and, five times, Glassdoor's Best Places to Work. Since our founding in 1952, we have remained an independent, family-run business. Edelman owns specialty companies Edelman Data & Intelligence (DxI) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, lifestyle).

For more information please visit: www.edelman.com

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Edelman is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Posted: 2021-09-12 Expires: 2021-10-11
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