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Director of Talent

Company: Jack Link's
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Company DescriptionWhen it comes to being wild, we know a thing or two. We're not afraid of trying something new or the hard work it takes to make it happen. It's in our DNA. We've turned a family recipe into a new snacking category. And the wilderness into the #1 meat snack brand in America, that's still proudly family owned and operated.We're a company built by innovators, and are driven to not only satisfy your hunger, but to also feed your journey
whether that journey is on the road, on the run, at the campground, at the playground, in the office or in the moment. It s a journey we share with you. It s the journey forward of our people, of our communities, of our category with a reverence for quality and an irreverence for the status quo.--At Jack Link's Protein Snacks, we see every moment of every day as an opportunity to move forward, to forge new ground. To realize our vision of becoming the World s #1 Protein Snacking Company. We never give up. You never give up. Together, we keep going. Are you wild enough to join us?Jack Link's Protein Snacks is a global leader in snacking and the No. 1 meat snack brand in America. Family-owned and operated with headquarters in Minong, Wisconsin, Jack Link s Protein Snacks also has a large corporate hub in Downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. The company s house of brands is made up of over 4,000 passionate team members, across 11 countries, who share an uncompromising commitment to delivering awesome products and feeding the journey of those who move things forward. The Jack Link s Protein Snacks portfolio of brands includes, Jack Link s, Lorissa s Kitchen, Wild River, Golden Island, Matador, BiFi and Peperami.Job DescriptionThe Director of Talent will play an integral role and enable business growth and a high-performing organization by developing, implementing, and leading innovative, effective talent strategies that attract, grow and retain a top-talent team member and leadership pipeline.As a member of the HR Leadership Team, reporting to the Vice President, Human Resources, you will be a hands-on, working leader with 2-3 direct reports, who, with your team, will be responsible for building, driving and sustaining talent excellence and optimizing talent frameworks, initiatives and programs for the organization.-- This includes, but is not limited to, talent and performance management, talent acquisition, and learning and development along with related tactics, metrics and procedures.-- In addition, this role will require that you bring proven best practices around leading talent acquisition strategy, managing headcount and resourcing plans, and linking talent programs to the needs of the business.Specifically, you will, in partnership with the HR organization and the business:--Talent and Performance Management-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --Lead, build and execute talent planning strategies, frameworks, and tools to identify, develop and deploy internal talent, integrating business initiatives with and succession plans to meet current and future business needs.--Lead the Performance Management efforts, with a specific focus on robust career and development planning strategies, solutions, and support for our Team Members.Advance and sustain talent strategies, practices, and processes to support the attraction, development, and retention of top talent and, cultivating talent both internally and externally.Lead and contribute to Human Resources initiatives and efficiencies that are aligned with company and department objectives in workforce planning, organization development, and talent management programs.Talent Acquisition:-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- ----Responsible for development and implementation of a Talent Acquisition Strategy to achieve the most appropriate sourcing, evaluation, and selection of highly qualified and diverse talent.Drive and oversee the innovation of a streamlined recruiting process that results in superior candidate and hiring leader experience.Oversee the coordination of Team Member onboarding activities and implement creative ways to enhance and solicit feedback on the onboarding experience.Responsible for the further building and implementation of company employment branding strategies in close cooperation with internal, cross functional teams to execute progressive integrated recruitment solutions.Learning & Development:-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --Deploy learning resources and strategies that foster the continuous, sustainable development of talent. Actively develop people leadership and change leadership, competencies and capabilities throughout the organization.Create insights through analytics demonstrating internal and external data to identify skill and talent gaps. Analyze talent gaps and related metrics compared to objectives.Identify, cultivate and coach team members through intentional career journeys, cross-enterprise experiences (e.g. rotations or talent moves), and leadership competency development. --Assess coaching/mentoring programs and deploy as identified by broader business and talent strategy and current needs of the business.Performs other duties and responsibilities as necessary.---------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------QualificationsRequired Education:Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Business Administration, or equivalent. MAIR or MBA preferred.Required Experience:------------10+ years, including at least 3+ years of experience leading a team in talent acquisition, organizational development-- and talent management operations teams, preferably in a CPG or manufacturing environment with proven leadership, coaching and demonstrated success in developing from withinProven success in building and delivering talent management strategies and programs, to include but not be limited to, performance management, individual growth and development plans, succession planning, talent calibration and reviews, and learning and development.-- Demonstrated project management skills to execute all programs and articulating new ways to identify, assess, and predict the success of incoming talent.Ability to provide hands on recruitment and talent development support in the execution of day-to-day talent management accountabilitiesDemonstrated knowledge with various sourcing strategies including but not limited to social networking, industry association, military, campus relationsDemonstrated ability to lead change throughout organizationExperience in competency models and their useStrong business acumen and analytical skills to collect, analyze and communicate talent management data findings. Develop talent management goals by translating findings into usable metrics. Implement best practices by leveraging analytics and digital solutions to drive talent management strategies.Manage, maintain and ensure compliance with all talent management programs and systems.-- Regularly analyzes updates to federal and state laws as they pertain to talent management, and makes recommendations to the Vice President, Human Resources about aforementioned updates and change management.Ensures talent management process controls are maintained, processes are documented and reviewed for accuracy on a regular basisDetail oriented and must possess a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines in a dynamic work environment, manage and evaluate competing priorities and exercise professional agilityMaintain a high level of confidentiality and emotional intelligence; demonstrated ability to work with and manage sensitive information and dataExcellent verbal and written communication skills; must work effectively with all levels of leadership and team membersDemonstrated problem solving, presentation, and possess a strong bias to actionProficient in Internet navigation, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Applicant Tracking Systems and online Performance Management toolsPreferred:------------------------Demonstrated working knowledge of SAPDemonstrated working knowledge of CornerstoneAdditional InformationEqual Employment Opportunity EmployerJack Link's is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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