Head of European Talent, Leadership and OD

An ambitious and entrepreneurial international brand in Dublin South seek to engage with Head of Talent, Leadership and OD professionals to undertake a permanent role in the group HQ offices. With over 10,000 employees across over 20 countries they operate within extremely diverse business sectors. This client is consistently identified within business networks internationally as a market leader.

The Role

The purpose of the role is to define and deliver Talent, Learning & Organisation Development strategy for the group. While working collaboratively with Senior Executives, business and functional leaders and HR people partners who operate across various business units throughout multiple country locations, you will be charged with the design and delivery of leading edge programs to optimise capability.

  • Define and deliver Talent, Leadership and Organisation Development strategy for the group across all regions
  • Work with HR people partners & commercial leaders to identify interventions needed to close capability gaps
  • Establish plans, priorities and policies for Leadership Development in the group collaboratively with wider centres of expertise teams, Heads of HR, and the business leaders
  • Create an integrated talent plan across various business units in Ireland and Europe
  • Source, design and deliver leading edge Leadership Development programmes required by individuals and teams across the group
  • Create and manage a portfolio of development solutions that underpin the capabilities required (both technical and non-technical) for leadership success
  • Monitor and manage leadership development programme implementation
  • Manage linkages and achieve synergies between all leadership development programmes
  • Ensure that the standard Leadership Development Programme delivered by a third party provider is of high quality and fit for purpose
  • Design and develop leadership assessment programmes and tools using external partners where appropriate
  • Assess and evaluate impact of leadership development programmes
  • Provide analysis on impact and change resulting from development interventions
  • Design, selection and management of tools and diagnostics such as Leadership assessment, Senior Team Assessments, 360s
  • Advise and guide the Heads of HR / HR Business Partners and their business units on leadership development for the business areas they support
  • Work closely with wider team members in the centres of expertise to design interventions and programmes for the leadership pipeline and other talent groups e.g. Emerging Leaders

The Person

  • The successful candidate will preferably have a proven capability in a multinational organisation structure executing Talent, Learning and Organisation Development programs. Ideally, you will have significant experience in leadership development, talent management, organisation development and organisation design programs
  • 10+ years of experience in talent management, learning & development or OD at a senior level within a multicultural fast paced environment is essential
  • Ability to assess and translate business strategies and workforce implications and identify relevant solutions is essential
  • Demonstrated expertise in definition, design and delivery of learning and organisation development programs across multiple locations is critical
  • Strong knowledge of talent analytics, organisational design an d development principles, strategic planning and change management methodologies
  • Ability to build credible relationships at all levels within an organisation with particular emphasis on the ability to be a trusted business partner to senior leadership dispersed across multiple locations
  • Solid expertise in Project Management, including participating in and leading large and complex projects – on time and within budget
  • Commercial awareness – understands the commercial environment the business is operating within and applies this to the role
  • The ability to influence whilst working in close collaboration with HR Leaders and the business would be a key requirement for the role
  • Competence in strategic thinking and planning, innovative thinking and leadership development while at the same time remaining pragmatic and connected to what is required from the various business groups

For a confidential discussion on this superb opportunity and organisation call Trish Horan +353 1 6321839

Salary: €90000 - €120000 Location: Dublin South