Talent Developer

Aberdeen, UK
20 Aug 2019
29 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Talent Developer

Initially to end November 2019, with potential for extension

Reporting into the Talent Development Manager, the Talent Developer is primarily responsible for supporting the career development of each employee within the entity. Managing the mobility and recruitment process. Supporting managers in their role as manager-coach. Deploying talent development related HR campaigns.

Collaborates with UK HR Operations, Shared Services, Expatriation, compensation and benefits, Learning and competence teams and HR Business partners who are assigned to employees and managers within scope, ensuring one aligned HR approach to supporting business needs and ensuring a positive employee experience throughout the employee lifecycle


Provides development support for employees within the assigned employee group(s) in partnership with management:
With regard to behavioural, managerial and leadership skills, by defining each employee's development goals and proposing appropriate actions while drawing on available resources: evaluations, training, coaching, etc.
By conducting career assessments at specified intervals or upon request.
By defining objectives for each employee's professional development within the position's scope and/or the company as a whole.
By assisting employees at each major stage of a job change (analyzing job postings, drafting a resume, preparing for hiring interviews, etc., and providing support when problems arise).

Manages mobility within their workforce:
Provides for appropriate staffing for all jobs within the position's scope while monitoring compliance with Group policies (diversity, etc.) and ensuring that resources and jobs are allocated in a way that meets the organization's needs.
Ensures the integrity, transparency and fairness of the internal mobility process and plays a role in decision-making.
Coordinates mobility activities within the position's scope, within the segment and across the company, including posting job openings, writing job descriptions and selecting candidates.
Manages the general recruitment process within area of scope for ongoing replacement, recruitment and moves

Supports, challenges and develops managers in their role as manager-coach:
Supports people reviews in an advisory role informed by their knowledge of the workforce and the key skills required for the métiers within the position's scope. Develops talent pools for each métier. Assists the manager in creating individual training plans.
Assesses the potential of employees within the position's scope in order to identify candidates for the HP/HPG programs, bearing in mind the company policies on diversity.
Advises and provides support to the manager regarding interpersonal relationships and psychosocial risks among team employees.
Verifies that employee skill sets correspond to organizational needs as métiers evolve, and works with management to define what resources will be needed over the medium/long term. Assists in identifying outside recruitment needs.
Assists in the job evaluation process and in defining career paths and competency matrices.


Degree or CIPD qualification preferred; post graduate degree in Human Resources Management, Learning and Development or related field desirable.

Successful experience in a field with a strong HR and/or organizational development focus including recruitment / talent management. Alternatively successful experience in Oil and Gas operations with a demonstrable interest in self-development; coaching and mentoring.

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