Talent Development Lead & HRBP

Spark Therapeutics, Inc. - Philadelphia, PA (30+ days ago)4.5

As part of a fully integrated HR team, accountable for talent development as well as functioning as a Lead HR Business Partner providing both strategic expertise and operational execution support to a designated functional area(s).

Talent Development Responsibilities
Leads culture programs and solutions in alignment with Spark mission, vision and values including but not limited to integrating culture into the hiring, development, recognition and performance management process
Contributes to the design of the company’s engagement and inclusion vision and ensures it is integrated into talent and culture processes and programs and the employee and manger experience
Leads process for measuring employee engagement levels, communicating results and partnering within HR and with business leaders to develop sustainable solutions
Creates solutions for teams to achieve optimal performance through team effectiveness in alignment with Spark culture
Ensures a strong pipeline of talent for Spark by creating and executing processes to identify high potentials and partnering with HR and business leaders to align development plans to future business needs
May lead or contribute to other organizational effectiveness / talent development programs and interventions aligned with current business needs and long-range organizational objectives including formal and informal learning programs, performance management, etc)
Contributes to other talent management focus areas (i.e. performance management, development planning, leadership development, first line leader development, etc.) either as a project team member or SME
Keeps current on external trends, developments, or activities that could impact talent, organizational effectiveness, culture, and leadership development.

HR Business Partner Responsibilities
Serves as an advisor to business leaders on identification of long term organizational and people capabilities required to execute it the business strategy; translates workforce needs into short-term hiring and development plans; works within HR and the business to ensure execution against the plans and achievement of desired outcomes
Supports leaders in building a strong leadership pipeline across Spark functions by partnering on processes to identify top talent, creation of development plans for key talent; champions talent development solutions across the business
Provides subject matter expertise on organizational effectiveness and change management; partnering with leaders to ensure that actions and plans are aligned with the desired company culture
Serves as a coach to both first line people leaders and department leaders on employee engagement, performance management, employee development, competency/capability development, rewards & recognition, hiring, employee relations, and leader effectiveness
Serves as a voice of the customer by providing perspective into new reward and recognition programs, talent development solutions, recruiting priorities & processes, HR practices and policies

Strong Business acumen and the ability to understand business strategy and partner with functional leaders to appropriately diagnose needs
Ability to conceptualize and execute creative solutions based on business needs, not relying solely on past experiences but leveraging different perspectives to build new ways of doing things
Highly developed emotional intelligence with strong communication skills
Ability to resolve challenges across all levels of the organization while demonstrating respect and being honest, even when the truth is difficult
Demonstrated ability to develop cooperative working relationships within the HR function and across the business
Strong customer focus by following through on commitments and overcoming obstacles

BA/BS required, MBA desired
Generally has at least 12 years of HR experience within a talent development/management COE as well as experience as an HR Business Partner providing strategic support to functional leaders; international HR experience preferred
Experience in the design/execution of talent development programs, succession planning, high performance identification and overall team effectiveness strategies.
Strong working knowledge of integrating culture into people processes and workforce engagement including diversity & inclusion
Strong working knowledge of team effectiveness best practices and solutions
Solid understanding of employee relations and effective disciplinary processes and how to partner effectively with internal and external counsel
Experience in a small, rapidly growing organization preferred with responsibility for creating solutions and processes where none had existed previously
Experience with the integration of acquisitions and geographic expansion preferred