A successful Talent Management Specialist is an integral part of the Raley’s team, assisting all levels of the organization in bringing to The Raley’s Way to life through world class leadership development, talent and performance programs. This key contributor will design and implement programs under the guidance of the Director of L&D that enable our values and achieve our long and short term business goals. The Talent Management Specialist supports Raley’s approach to motivating, developing and retaining high potential leaders.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Organizational Development or related field preferred. Five (5) or more years of experience in a talent management or leadership development role (e.g. succession planning, talent review tools, assessments, leadership development programs, performance management processes) or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Retail industry experience preferred.
§ Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) with ability to use program functionality to intermediate/advanced level.
· Strong leadership and communication skills (written, oral and presentation)
· Experience with HRIS systems. (e.g. Peoplesoft)
· Quick learner and problem-solver; able to figure things out and manage multiple tasks and priorities
· Ability to champion new ideas and initiatives.
· Ability to understand store functionality.
· Ability to articulate and simplify complex concepts to cross-functional audiences.
· Strong financial planning skills with a focus on long-term strategy.
· Values diversity.
· Strong planning and organizational skills.
· Demonstrated abilities in problem solving and conflict resolution.
· Ability to maintain confidentiality of information.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS - Employees may occasionally experience the following physical demands for extended periods of time:
Occasionally bend/stoop to lift heavy boxes of up to 25 pounds up and down stairs.
Sit for long periods of time either in meetings or driving long distances.
Standing for long periods of time.
View computer monitor.
Keyboarding; use of fingers to make small movements such as typing and mouse usage.
Work is performed primarily in a normal business office environment.