Talent Development Manager

Looking to take your HR, OD, TA, or T&D career to new heights? If you know what those letters stand for and are seeking your dream job, read on!

About This Role

Fueling our commitments to staff development and executive search excellence, the Talent Development Manager draws on a deep knowledge of talent recruitment best practices, professional development, and adult learning to drive training and development at our firm.  The ideal candidate is approachable, organized, results-focused, and can get things done. This is a full-time position based in Seattle, with the option to work remotely and travel occasionally to Seattle.

Here’s what you’ll do in this newly developed role

  • Develops and facilitates onboarding and new hire training for search consultants and other roles focused on delivering outstanding executive search results for our clients.
  • Defines multi-faceted career progression paths that encompass knowledge, skills, competencies, and milestones necessary to advance at the firm.
  • Designs and maintains a database of reference materials to support knowledge sharing and alignment.
  • Tracks professional development metrics.
  • Partners with leaders to identify internal candidates to fill roles within the firm.
  • Participates in sourcing for internal roles; developing and facilitating strategies to identify and attract high performing/high potential applicants.
  • Facilitates consultant hiring processes, ensuring interviewer preparedness and a superior candidate experience.
  • Provides guidance and facilitates initiatives that drive search consultant effectiveness.

Do you check the box on these ideal qualifications?

  • Bachelor’s degree plus professional experience as an OD, Training & Development, and/or Executive Talent Acquisition professional.
  • At least four years’ leadership experience in a related field.
  • Knowledge of and experience applying principles of adult learning.
  • Familiarity with LMS and ATS systems.
  • Ability to design and facilitate compelling, substantive training materials.
  • Ability to manage and measure the development process: communicating a shared vision for success, setting clear objectives and measures, monitoring progress and results, and designing feedback loops.
  • Polished oral and written communication skills; speaks and writes clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles, gets messages across that have the desired effect.
  • Ability to actively work without frequent interruption or distraction during standard business hours within the Pacific, Mountain, or Central time zones, with some flexibility to work outside of standard hours on occasion.

What’s in it for you?

  • Generous base salary plus incentive bonus, and an excellent benefits package with all the usual offerings plus a few unique ones.
  • The opportunity to make a difference and grow your career in a values-driven organization.
  • Opportunity to participate in our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion through learning, events, assessment of our practices and processes, and open conversations about how we can collectively make our industry and world a better place for all.
  • The chance to answer random and obscure questions at our weekly all-hands stand up, where we come together to share information, celebrate our achievements and support one another’s success.

What We Do

Named one of Seattle Business Journal’s best companies to work for in Washington!

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Parker Remick is a technology-focused, retained executive search firm. We help founders and top executives form entrepreneurial leadership teams that envision and build game-changing products. We’ve placed leaders in engineering, product management, and other top-level positions based in the US and 25 other countries to-date. Our original research, analysis, insights, and relationships help clients make sound hiring decisions.

Our people are united by a desire to build leadership teams that envision and create products and services that improve the world we share. We partner closely with our clients, providing best practices, tools, coaching, and access to the best candidates on the market to drive exceptional outcomes, no matter what. The Parker Remick team is passionate, dedicated, and embraces the hard work it takes to build great companies. As a firm, we do everything we can to make our clients wildly successful. Our work at Parker Remick is hiring great people, and we do the same for ourselves. We are extremely proud of our team.

Parker Remick is an equal opportunity employer. As an executive search firm, we know that incredible people come from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. We celebrate the unique contributions from every member of our team and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our employees. If you require assistance during the application process, please don’t hesitate to reach out.

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