Talent Management Program Manager

The Woodlands, TX

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Kodiak understands that our most valuable resource is our employees, and in order to provide industry-leading service and runtime, you must attract and retain premier talent. To accomplish this, Kodiak focuses on providing internal professional development and training, as well as the best benefits package in the industry.

Position Summary

The Talent Management Program Manager is responsible for establishing a vision and strategy, and then designing and implementing a comprehensive talent management program aligned with organizational goals that enhance business performance by nurturing high-potential talent and building effective career development paths that streamline succession planning in the organization.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with senior leadership to identify key leadership competencies and develop long-term talent strategies for leadership development and critical role development

  • Conduct needs assessments to identify gaps in leadership skills and recommend targeted development programs to grow required leadership competencies

  • Independently scope, design, and deliver a leadership development framework and accompanying programs to grow best in class leaders

  • Collaborate and influence the global talent strategy, from recruitment, pre-hiring assessments, and onboarding through talent management and succession planning

  • Manage the talent review process, ensuring reviews are regularly conducted for all departments, helping leaders differentiate their workforce and identify high potentials within the organization.

  • Schedule talent reviews on a regular cadence

  • Ensure pre-assessment work is completed, leveraging Workday Talent functions

  • Schedule and facilitate talent reviews with required departmental leadership

  • Coach leaders to identify, develop, and retain top talent and the next generation of leadership

  • Provide post-review feedback and work with HR and Training to develop custom development plans

  • Manage and enhance the performance management process, including bi-annual performance reviews, goal setting, and individual development plans

  • Develop strategic career development pathways, identifying progressive skills across various roles designed to enhance professional development and leadership skills

  • Design and implement succession planning initiatives, aligning them with the results of talent review and performance management-identified high potentials

  • Create talent dashboards for visibility and progression of development

  • Lead collaborative efforts across the leadership development team, HRBPs, and leaders throughout the organization to ensure a cohesive approach to talent development, providing coaching and guidance to cross functional teams and/or talent committees

  • Design and implement processes and programs to increase awareness of employee skills and promote self-directed development

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of talent development and performance management programs through metrics, and embrace a continuous improvement process to make necessary adjustment and program enhancements

  • Remain engaged with industry trends and best practices, continuously looking to incorporate cutting-edge talent management practices into the talent management program

Education, Experience, & Training

  • Bachelors degree in HR, Organizational Development, or similar, Masters degree preferred

  • Minimum 5+ years of significant experience working in a start-up environment building a talent management organization, and/or proven experience working on a large-scale turnaround or corporate transformation

  • Korn Ferry Leadership Architect certification, preferred

  • Career coaching certification, preferred

Physical Demands

  • Required to sit or stand for long periods of time as needed

  • Must be able to work under pressure and occasional long or irregular hours

  • Travel requirements, up to 10%

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of proven experience in talent management, with a focus on leadership development and performance management processes

  • Deep expertise in all aspects of talent development, including performance management, leadership development, succession planning, and high potential development. Proven results to increase engagement and accelerate development of key talent.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead change and create common practices across organizations

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to engage leaders at all levels

  • Ability to analyze data and measure the impact of talent development and performance management initiatives

  • Strategic thinking to align talent development and performance management strategies with organizational goals.

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple concurrent projects

  • Continuous learner with a passion for staying updated on industry trends and innovations in talent development and performance management.

  • Strong understanding of talent management tools, with HRIS experience

  • Workday Talent Management and Performance Management experience preferred

  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office

Kodiak Gas Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.

ReqID: JR2196

Join our talent community

Kodiak understands that our most valuable resource is our employees, and in order to provide industry-leading service and runtime, you must attract and retain premier talent. To accomplish this, Kodiak focuses on providing internal professional development and training, as well as the best benefits package in the industry.

Join our talent community

Recognition

Kodiak Gas Services provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. For more information on Equal Employment Opportunity, please click here .

Kodiak Gas Services is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the Human Resources Department at hr@kodiakgas.com or 936-539-3300.