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The Employee Development Specialist collaborates closely with team members and internal stakeholders in the areas of new employee orientation/onboarding, job descriptions, talent development, succession planning, performance management, employee engagement, culture initiatives and other Organizational Development (OD) related priorities to continuously improve performance in retention and employee engagement.
•Develop and update competency-based job descriptions that provide employees clarity with respect to job duties, tasks and performance expectations as well as cultural alignment; coach managers on how to shape job descriptions, how to interview for fit and how to onboard to ensure fast acclimation to Upbring culture
•Assist with the assessment of employee training needs through surveys, employee interviews and consultations with managers or other stakeholders
•Design updates of the employee orientation. Conduct follow-ups with stakeholders on program effectiveness.
•Manage the administration of training program; perform administrative duties associated with program delivery (scheduling; roster; grading assessments, certificates, etc.)
•Partner in diagnosing and enhancing organizational effectiveness and employee engagement and satisfaction
•Conduct periodic surveys including employee focus groups, engagement census, pulse surveys, exit interviews and stay interviews to measure employee satisfaction and employee engagement. Analyze data and assist leaders with action planning to address focus areas of employee feedback to improve employee experience.
•Partner in development and implementation of a talent identification, assessment, career planning and succession planning methodology across the organization. This may include the identification and definition of core competencies, leveraging validated assessments, identifying talent pools, toward increasing the organization’s bench strength for key roles
•Partner in performance management process/approach, recommending merited changes to the process, platform, communication, and training support components as needed.
•Support the development and facilitation of curriculum for various training and development modules in alignment with organizational goals and objectives
•Collaborate with OD team members on performance improvement initiatives, toolkits, assessments, processes and other organizational development initiatives as needed
•Other duties as assigned
- Develop and maintain strong working relationships with the OD team, leadership and employees, and vendors.
- Work closely with the SVP of Organizational Development & Culture and other team members to ensure OD program meet the goals and objectives of the department and the organization.
- Work as OD Operations professional and team player and exhibit professional behavior and a positive attitude with both internal and external clients that reflects positively on the organization and is consistent with organization policies and practices.
•Bachelor’s degree (Human Resources, Organization Development, Business Administration or another related field) required and/or a combination of education and relevant experience in lieu of degree.
•2 years of experience in Human Resources, Organization Effectiveness, Talent Management, or Employee Development; experience with writing job descriptions preferred.
•Proven analytic ability and problem-solving skills
•Strong interpersonal skills, including clear and concise written and oral communication, and the ability to build strong working relationships with all levels of the organization.
•Organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple priorities; meet deadlines while providing quality results and interact effectively with people at all levels of the organization.
•Understanding of the importance of company culture, and its power to drive success
•Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, plus a variety of other word-processing, spreadsheet, database, e-mail and presentation software, LMS and HRIS
•Ability to travel based on business needs approximately 25%
- Bilingual Spanish Speaking/Writing
- Knowledge of assessment tools and usage, individual and group assessment strategies, and action plan development.
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