• Talent Development Specialist - Senior

    Human Resources
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  • Overview

    The Sr. Talent Development Specialist 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 across the talent spectrum – from hiring, onboarding, learning & development, performance and succession. Collaborating with leaders, SME’s and HR professionals, this person will create solutions to grow talent across the Enterprise.

    A passion for people, creativity and learning 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 you:

    • Career planning, development & growth
    • Outstanding training programs

    Why choose 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


    • Partner with senior leaders and teams to implement employee development programs, including career development, mentoring, leadership development, and more.
    • Collaborate with the talent development team and Subject Matter Experts to design & develop engaging learning programs.
    • Facilitate the new employee orientation and onboarding experiences, providing support for managers to engage and retain new talent.
    • Coach employees and managers on individual and career development.
    • Evaluate and improve the effectiveness of learning and development programs.
    • Assist with the administration of the SuccessFactors talent management system.


    • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business or 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 stakeholders to steer talent development strategies
    • Teamwork – works with others to implement and manage employee engagement initiatives
    • Instructional design – understands adult learning methods and design principles to create effective training programs
    • Communication skills – effectively communicates in writing, speaking and presentations
    • Organizational skills – strong planning, organization, and problem-solving skills

    EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V
    Walbridge is an equal opportunity employer with a culture that promotes diversity in the workforce. 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, gender identity, 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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