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Senior Talent Development Manager to drive the process and develop strategies to improve the onboarding of new employees, skills assessment, and career development.

Job Type: Permanent
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Jul 11, 2022
Job End Date: Jul 11, 2022
Pay Rate: Salary: Negotiable
Job ID: 120693
Location: Edmonton
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Our client is looking for a Senior Talent Development Manager to drive the process and develop strategies to improve the onboarding of new employees, skills assessment, and career development.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Provide strong people development and leadership to software development teams working in an Agile environment
  • Execute Talent Development processes and conduct program reviews to drive continuous improvement of these programs.
  • Assess skill gaps and manage talent risks and opportunities through talent development or acquisition
  • Perform regular 1:1s and provide frequent coaching and feedback
  • Work with Scrum team members to manage goal setting, ongoing peer feedback, and learning and career development planning for the Development teams in Edmonton
  • Provide thought leadership to Scrum teams, Development Management, and other stakeholders to identify gaps in development/deployment processes and design and implement solutions to these challenges.
  • Coach Scrum teams and stakeholders to resolve impediments and ensure they have appropriate requirements, direction, and resources to deliver effectively
  • Partner with leaders across the company to help identify and champion solutions to leadership and organizational development issues
  • Collaborate with the wider Development Management team in establishing annual goals, where appropriate, and driving results for their completion
  • Partner with Human Resources and Learning & Training teams to maintain and support the Talent Development technology and other Talent infrastructure
  • Develop reports, dashboards, and documentation based on business and management requirements
 
 
Must have:
  • Degree in Business, Computer Science or Engineering; Master’s Degree preferred
  • Ability to think critically and constructively about complex business & technical problems, clearly communicate analysis, and present solutions to address the skills development needs of team members
  • 8+ years of leadership experience
  • Ability to develop clearly defined metrics and key agility indicators that will help you keep track of the team(s) progress
  • Ability to plan and lead teams through training initiatives
  • Strong organizational and project management skills are required
  • Software development background
 
 
Nice to have:
  • Professional Agile Leadership or Scrum certification
  • Ability to quickly learn and pick up new technical concepts
  • Ability to work comfortably with all levels and all areas of organization are required
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for full software development lifecycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, continuous deployments, testing, and operations
  • Strong understanding of organizational change management