The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), with offices in Arlington, VA and Lincoln, NE is the trade association for over 900 consumer-owned electric cooperatives serving more than 42 million people. NRECA is committed to harnessing the strength of America's electric cooperatives into a single powerful voice. NRECA has won the following awards over the past few years:
* Top Workplace by the Washington Post * 100 Best Places to Work - ComputerWorld Magazine * 50 Best Places to Work - The Washingtonian * CARE Award Recipient - Recognizing organizations that promote a positive work-life balance * Best Place to Work Award Recipient - Lincoln, NE * Gold Well Workplace - Wellness Councils of America * State of NE Governor's Wellness Award - Grower Level
At NRECA, we work with people who are leaders in their fields. They are down-to-earth, hardworking professionals committed to helping our members serve their communities. Our work is interesting, constantly evolving, and requires new skills to meet the evolving needs of a dynamic industry. In this collegial, inclusive work environment, united around the compelling purpose and history of electric cooperatives, we thrive. And topping it off, NRECA cares about each person's overall well-being, encouraging health, financial security, and a sustainable work/life balance. EEO/AA- M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran Status/Genetic Data
Summary Director Talent Management M.3
The Director of Talent Management will lead the talent management team to facilitate and drive organizational effectiveness through talent acquisition, talent assessment, performance management, staff development and Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (IDE) programs. This involves thoroughly understanding business needs and priorities and translating these into practical programs and processes. Includes managing and supporting a series of enterprise-wide initiatives, championing IDE and talent development. Oversees policies and legal compliance requirements, including AAP, EEOC and employee relations. Develops and tracks key metrics for organization wide talent management efforts. Works collaboratively with HR colleagues and internal clients to achieve Service Excellence.
Purpose and Mission
* Leads the Talent Management Team by coaching them for success, establishing clear responsibilities, goals and priorities and facilitating a collaborative and accountable environment within the HR department. Works with the team to identify development and continuous learning opportunities.
* Leads the development and execution of talent acquisition strategies and programs for NRECA to ensure the organization can successfully attract and retain top talent in a competitive marketplace with a focus on Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (IDE). Leads the recruitment effort for senior positions as appropriate.
* Promotes/brands NRECA as a selective, ideal, inclusive employer in the local labor market. Ensures appropriate contracts, service level agreements and relationships with vendors, including cost-effective sources of external recruiting support services, assessment services, background investigations, and relocation service providers. Monitors their effectiveness and intervenes as necessary to optimize service.
* Provides leadership for NRECA's performance management program including effective program design, manager training and coaching, employee communications and alignment with NRECA strategic priorities.
* Collaborates with the SVP of Human Resources and Learning and Development Manager to support development and communication of training and education strategies to achieve the goals/objectives identified for NRECA's Talent Management programs. Cultivates programs to support a culture to enable employee career development, growth and internal movement.
* Facilitates talent review and succession planning processes for the organization, ensuring consistent interpretation of performance and potential across the organization.
* Sustains effective strategies to maximize NRECA's efforts to foster inclusion and diversity, including diversity outreach and manager training.
* Advises and facilitates organizational realignment or restructuring. Facilitates resolution of employee relations issues as needed. Provides coaching to leaders and senior managers to help develop effective management and leadership skills and foster a culture of engagement and inclusion.
* Stays current and informed of talent management best practices and develops appropriate metrics for tracking NRECA workforce trends and identify opportunity for improving talent management programs to better serve the organization's workforce requirements.
* Coordinates the programming and facilitates NRECA's monthly All Managers Meetings. Coordinates broader organization communications with the Internal Communications work unit. Prepares reports and presentations for managers meetings, the Senior Leadership, Town Halls and Board of Directors as needed.
* Serves as the functional lead for Workday Talent Management and leads the workstream for the final phases of Workday implementation in 2021. Supports the Workday implementation change management initiatives, including end-user communications, training and adoption.
* Manages a team of 4
Requirements and Qualifications
Formal Education Required:
Bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts or business. Master's degree preferred. SPHR, SHRM-SCP or similar HR certification required.
* 10+ years experience in talent management functions, including talent acquisition, HR business partner, organizational design, employee relations and compliance.
* A minimum of three years managing a team of experienced HR professionals.
* Experience leading the development, communications strategy and implementation of HR programs.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required (as demonstrated by prior work experience):
* Knowledge of applicable state and federal laws relating to recruiting, OFCCP and EEO compliance.
* Knowledge of human resources practices and policies and applying best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to solve complex problems and improve products or services.
* Excellent presentation and facilitation skills.
* Ability to organize and manage time, multi-task, operate under pressure and prioritize projects (or work) using effective organizational skills.
* Ability to build and sustain a high-performing team with an appreciation and interest in building and sustaining strategic relationships with key internal decision makers, members, staff and the public.
* Ability to communicate, both verbally and in writing, with a diverse membership, employees and/or vendors in a clear and precise manner.
* Ability to be persuasive, negotiate, and collaborate with individuals at all levels throughout organization.
* Ability to anticipate internal and or external business challenges and/or regulatory issues; recommends process, product or service improvements.
* Ability to coach, train and mentor staff.
* Ability to provide service excellence by building relationships, being resourceful, responsive and respectful.
* Ability to use Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point) in the day-to-day essential duties of the job.
* The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal and extensive reading.
* Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.
Disclaimer Statement: The preceding job description has been written to reflect management's assignment of essential functions. It does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.