Global Talent Development Team Leader - Hong Kong

Careers at Bloomberg

Hong Kong

Posted May 10, 2017 - Requisition No. 58448

The Global Talent Development Team is a group of leadership, learning and organizational development specialists working alongside HR business partners and business leaders.

You will lead the APAC team based in Hong kong and drive solutions that positively impact how our workforce operates. You will recommend and implement a wide range of learning & development, change management, and other organization development approaches based on client needs. You will also work with managers and our HR colleagues to develop existing leaders and identify and develop high potential talent.

Overall, Talent Development uses a broad approach to developing learning solutions and talent strategies, always taking into account Bloomberg's global scope and diverse businesses. You will drive our regional talent strategy to ensure that Bloomberg attracts, retains, and advances the company's greatest asset - our people. You will also support development for our Bloomberg colleagues working across the region, in offices and bureaus across 16 countries.

We support Bloomberg's overall business goals by serving as partners and consultants, helping develop our leaders and top talent. The people who thrive in our area are exceptional multi-taskers, who have a real passion for talent strategy development and learning solutions. They are problem solvers who think fast and adapt quickly to change, and are happy to be "hands-on" in all aspects of our team's work. Most of all, they are client-service oriented with outstanding critical thinking and communication skills. As a leader for Talent Development team in APAC located Hong Kong, you will partner with the business and other HR teams to understand the OD, talent and leadership development needs to build and deliver solutions. You'll manage a team that designs, delivers and evaluates the core leadership curriculum from aspiring leaders to senior managers. You will also be tasked to link Talent Development to business performance and ensure that your solutions are culturally relevant, scalable globally and in line with our global priorities. You are someone who thinks globally but able to customize the requirement to local needs and a high degree of integrity and want to make a difference.

We'll trust you to:

  • Deliver classroom, blended and remote Leadership development programs
  • Partner with managers to understand the learning needs from their business areas and engage resources from the team to create solutions
  • Build relationships with HR and the business to define training and other organizational development needs
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with HR to define the training development needs and align development with a broader people strategy
  • High Potential Talent identification program
  • Design leadership development courses to be utilized globally
  • Manage learning initiatives around a continuous cycle of needs analysis, design, project management and logistics, delivery and evaluation
  • Work collaboratively with Talent Development colleagues both regionally and across the globe to drive the business plan
  • Coach line managers how to use Talent Development
  • Communicate persuasively and credibly (both verbally and in writing)
  • Adapt in a constantly changing environment
  • Be pragmatic and focused on delivery
  • Partner with business managers and HR Business Partners

You'll need to have:

  • 10+ years of consistent record of design and delivery of training in a business environment, with a strong emphasis on leadership development
  • Excellent training delivery and facilitation skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of learning and development in design choices and the use of different media
  • Experience delivering to international groups and using a variety of delivery methods and platforms
  • Solid organizational skills and take personal accountability for the success of initiatives
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent prioritization skills, an ability to act professionally regarding sensitive subjects, and work collaboratively in a dynamic environment.
  • Fluent in English

We'd love to see:

  • Experience in Financial or Professional Services
  • Consulting experience (as an internal or external consultant)
  • Experience with diversity and inclusion work
  • Coaching experience
  • Experience of working on and implementing OD initiatives
  • Knowledge of Chinese language and/or culture

If this sounds like you:

Apply. If we think you are a good match, we'll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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