• Talent Development Manager

    Human Resources
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  • Overview

    The Talent Development Manager will be a key player in championing the Enterprise effort to develop and engage our best and brightest talent.

    This person will create and implement an industry-leading career development program, which integrates career paths, competencies, skills and various tools for use across the talent spectrum – from hiring, onboarding, learning, leadership development, performance management and promotions. Collaborating with leaders, SME’s and HR professionals, this person will identify training needs and create strategic solutions to grow talent across the entire Enterprise.

    A passion for creativity, teamwork, learning and organizational development is essential to thrive in this role.


    We want you to join our team!


    Through industry-leading innovation our company has forged a legacy of quality and safety since our founding in 1916.


    “We build living monuments that transcend our time on earth” – John Rakolta Jr. CEO of Walbridge.


    What we offer:
    • Career planning, development & growth
    • Outstanding training programs


    Why Walbridge:
    • Large organization with award-winning projects, yet small enough for you to have an impact
    • Strong values which are the foundation of our growth for 100 years
    • International, regional and local recognition for stand-out projects, safety, sustainability, culture, wellness and diversity practices


    • Partners with senior leaders and teams to implement employee development strategies, including talent systems, career development, mentoring, leadership development, and more.
    • Develops and utilizes processes and tools to evaluate competencies, identifies learning needs to improve operational readiness and employee retention.  
    • Collaborates with the talent development team and Subject Matter Experts to design & develop engaging learning programs.
    • Oversees the new employee orientation and onboarding experiences, providing professional support to engage and retain new talent.
    • Coaches employees and managers on individual and career development plans.
    • Measures, analyzes and improves the effectiveness of learning and development programs.
    • Oversees the administration of the SuccessFactors talent management system.


    • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business or other related field
    • Five years of related professional work experience
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Savvy with innovative technologies and software applications

    Essential Competencies

    • Developing Talent – displays a passion for developing employees; collaborates with various stakeholders to steer talent development strategies
    • Teamwork – works with others to implement and manage employee engagement initiatives
    • Data analysis – collects and analyzes data; presents concise actionable results
    • Program management – oversees the development and delivery of employee development programs, and manages the company’s multiple learning resources
    • Instructional design – understands adult learning methods and design principles to create effective training materials
    • Speaking skills – clearly presents on a variety of talent-related topics
    • Writing skills – synthesizes findings and publishes written reports and training materials
    • Organizational skills – strong planning, organization, and problem-solving skills

    Walbridge is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, status as an individual with a disability, military, or protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning career development, recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, termination, promotions, or any other condition of employment.


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