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Join a team of talent professionals who work together to make a lasting impact on the development and careers of others in our organization. BAE Systems is looking for an Executive Talent Development Manager who has demonstrated experience in identifying, assessing and developing high potentials and a proven ability in performance management, succession planning and conducting talent reviews.

This role offers a flexible 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off, an end-of-year week long paid shutdown and a 6% match, with immediate vesting, on 401(k) contributions.

Job Description

The Executive Talent Development Manager role, based in Arlington, VA, and reporting to the VP, Talent Solutions Center of Expertise will focus on US headquarters leaders and functions, but will support all US-based businesses as required. In addition, this role will be responsible for managing our Talent Solutions Specialist and the Manager, Performance Management. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Serving as a knowledgeable and strategic advisor/partner to the VP, Talent Solutions, HR leadership, and with peers in the business to identify and develop key talent in the organization to grow the business, build current and future capability, and achieve long-term business success.
  • Directing the work of the Talent Management Specialist and for strategizing, organizing and coordinating all aspects of Talent Management for the assigned customer group, including implementation of key processes supporting succession planning and talent reviews, talent committees, employee retention, high potential assessment and development, and for providing solutions to close capability gaps.
  • Directing the work of the Manager, Performance Management to ensure that the appropriate performance management education, processes, continuous improvement efforts, and systems are in place to support the annual performance review process for the company.
  • Managing all aspects of the BAE Systems Human Resources Leadership Development Program (HRLDP) to include managing rotation assignments, coordinating performance reviews, providing coaching, and supporting final placements for employees upon graduation from the program.

Expected travel – 15%


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