We are pleased to partner one of the world's largest Professional Services firms in their search for a Regional Talent Management Lead. Headquartered in the United States with offices spread across more than 50 countries, our client manages a wide range of asset types that are sure to meet the needs of different clients. Despite the adverse impacts brought about by Covid19, our client continued to clock strong performance in 2021, bringing in revenue exceeding US$8 billion in the past year alone. In fact, the firm's astuteness has enabled them to turn challenges into opportunities, such as going above and beyond to provide clients with grounded perspectives on the impacts of the pandemic and possible ways forward. Such commitment towards excellence stems not only from the client's position as a global leader, but an ethos that has been instilled in all employees. To ensure that current and prospective talents continue to be engaged, trained and retained, the client is looking for a like-minded Talent Partner who too believes that Human Resources should be offered a seat at the business table.
Reporting to the APAC HR Director based in Singapore, your responsibilities are both strategic and operational in nature. The key order of business is to develop the firm's Talent Management/Development frameworks across its emergent Southeast Asian offices, with Singapore serving as the point of departure for the region. This means building and taking ownership of the entire spectrum of talent processes, including but not limited to performance measurement and reporting, leadership coaching, career roadmaps etc. Among the utmost is cultivating an environment that encourages employees to constantly challenge and better themselves. As a key advisor to the business, you should likewise be on the lookout for talent related gaps that might arise - be it extant or forecasted, and propose requisite solutions proactively. You are likewise involved in the implementation of high-impact talent programs to improve the bench strength of leadership talent. Put simply, you possess the foresight to see Talent Management/Development as an equally critical component of the broader workforce strategy in meeting organisational goals and business needs.
The Successful Candidate
This role will ideally require candidates with experience crafting and conceptualising talent frameworks in a regional capacity. Strong and proven track records in leading and overseeing talent development projects from start to finish will likewise be looked upon favourably. In other words, the client values candidates who are not easily satisfied with the status quo or simply looking to engage in 'maintenance' work. Instead, profiles that seek continuous improvements are preferred. Strong communication skills do not simply mean speaking well, but also speaking up at appropriate junctures.
What's In It For You
Touted as the firm's best assets, people undoubtedly feature high up our client's priority ladder, so you can expect huge flexibility and ownership over talent management and developmental frameworks. Professionally, this role holds huge promise for unfettered growth as the successful candidate will need to both pioneer new talent programmes, as well as elevate existing ones into maturity. Finally, the client prides itself on having fueled a culture of collaboration within the firm, which means you should expect yourself to be surrounded by colleagues who see value in finding solutions through collective efforts.
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