Performance Management Consultant

State of Indiana - Indianapolis, IN3.6


About the Job:

The Performance Management Consultant will be responsible for planning, proposing, implementing, and maintaining the statewide job architecture framework, as well as, performance management and succession planning systems. In addition, this position will assist with planning, proposing, implementing and maintaining performance management consultation strategy. Success requires working closely with the Performance Management Director, agency HR business partners, agency leadership, and other stakeholders to identify pertinent issues and considerations that must be accounted for.

A Day in the Life:

  • Provides facilitation, team development and organizational development consultation services with agency executive leaders and senior managers to define and implement job architecture and performance management solutions that meet the business objectives of the organization
  • Serves as the subject matter expert for the performance management and succession planning systems and ensures that system use reflects industry best practices
  • Uses data-driven HR business insights to provide performance management solutions and recommendations to the Performance Management Director
  • Serves as the subject matter expert for job architecture and ensures that job profile management reflects industry best practices
  • Proposes job architecture and competency framework changes for approval by key stakeholders
  • Works with agency HR staff and agency leaders to identify competencies present in highly-successful employees and assign those competencies to both current job classifications that have been identified as a single role and future job classifications that are created through this analysis

What We're Looking For:

Five (5) years of human resources experience and extensive knowledge in organizational performance management.

  • Excellent problem solving skills with the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to formulate sound recommendations and anticipate problems that could have an agency-wide effect
  • Drive to develop HR programs and policies
  • Strong project and time management skills
  • Leadership skills with the ability to mentor and develop staff
  • Strong technical ability in Microsoft Office suite, presentation software (e.g. Prezi), teleconference software (e.g. Webex) and the ability to navigate HR software systems with ease.
  • Ability to facilitate and lead meetings and focus groups
  • Strong verbal communication skill that educates and influences while appropriately adjusting message delivery for the audience
  • Strong written communication skill that produces documentation which is clear, concise and easy to apply
  • Ability to make data-informed decisions


The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Performance Management: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Microsoft Office Suite: 4 years (Required)
  • Analytics: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Human Resources: 5 years (Required)
  • Project Management: 4 years (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)