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Director, Talent Management at World Vision Tanzania July 2019

Director, Talent Management at World Vision Tanzania July 2019
The Director, Talent Management, is responsible for leading and delivering an integrated global talent management strategy supporting Our Promise ‘people’ requirements focusing on both the organisational needs, and the individual perspectives. Key responsibilities of this role include: understanding external trends, current internal workforce capabilities and delivering talent management models and ‘people’ pipelines for the implementation waves of, and enabling, strategic connections between Our Promise initiatives (i.e. 1-3 years, 5-10 years and

Fragile, Transitioning Economies, Responses and Development Offices), workforce planning, and organisational design. This will ensure that executive/senior leadership positions are defined and this group of globally diverse individuals are identified, assessed, developed, monitored and managed.

This role will also ensure staff are living out our core competencies and modelling our mindsets and behaviours for placement into leadership roles driving maximum talent effectiveness and efficiencies, as well as building the organization and its sustainability. Another important aspect of this role, is actively influencing managers to own their talent activities, including, but not limited to, talent related risk and driving the integrated talent management cycle.

Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 10+ years’ experience providing People & Culture (HR) experience, consulting or coaching to executive and senior leaders with significant experience in roles with a global organization.

Critical need for influencing skills working with executive and senior leaders – exhibits proven experience and success in this area (C-suite).
Understanding of World Vision’s ministry, National and Support offices focusing on key people/business integration and intersection points.
Successful ability to work through, and in ambiguous and continuously changing environments.

Highly results oriented in strategy delivery through influence.
Broad HR experience to be able to make linkages between talent and succession planning and broader people and culture agenda, as well as the organizational strategy.
Highly developed commercial and/or business analysis skills – ability to create ‘meaningful stories’ from various data points for decision making purposes and delivery of these outcomes.
Prior people management experience.

Must understand the NGO context and the skills and experiences beyond the P&C remit for talent to achieve their potential within WV.
Strong project management capabilities. Proven collaborator, coupled with experience in indirect leadership of teams and virtual teams to achieve strategic agenda.

Demonstrated ability to communicate and influence effectively across cultures and all levels of the organization Demonstrated expertise in building and maintaining strong, productive and mutually beneficial professional networks.

Deep understanding of organizational infrastructure, P&C strategic direction, People and OD practice challenges, trends and best practice within this industry and professional services type organizations.
Clear understanding of integrated talent management, succession planning and coaching skills with evidence of effective application across international contexts and cultures.
Exceptionally strong interpersonal, influencing and communication skills, especially with credibility at senior executive levels (C-suite), and capacity to adapt effectively across WV’s different operating units.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, both oral and written, and ability to convey information effectively, write persuasively in a variety of styles for a variety of audiences, and communicate cross-culturally and within inter-faith settings.
Able to develop and maintain professional relationships (internally and externally) at all leadership levels.
Deep understanding and expertise in adult learning and development and organizational application of learning.

Strong understanding of organizational politics and the demonstrated ability to navigate successfully within the same
Highly developed and successful consultancy and influence skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication in English (additional languages desirable) including Board paper writing and presenting to senior leaders.
Master’s Degree highly desirable.

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