Talent Development Manager

Netherlands, Utrecht
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Elevate your career, perform when it counts: become part of our global financial consulting evolution!

Your role:

As the global Talent Development Manager, your role will be focused on implementing people-focused programs and initiatives that promote employee engagement, well-being, and growth throughout the whole employee experience.

With our employees being our biggest asset, this role is integral to our commitment to employee growth and organizational success.

As a knowledgeable expert in strategic Talent Management with experience delivering the talent management strategy across a multi-country remit, you will have the ability to influence business leaders and work effectively in a fast-evolving business. You will form part of the People Management Team within Zanders and lead the Employee Experience Team.

Key Responsibilities:

Learning and Development (50%):

  • Partner with all departments to ensure that our employees have the learning & development resources they need to be successful in their jobs.
  • Identify skill gaps and training needs across the organization.
  • Design, implement, and evaluate effective training and development programs.
  • Collaborate with department heads to ensure training initiatives align with business goals.
  • Monitor and measure the effectiveness of learning and development activities.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement and professional development.

Strategic Initiatives (50%):

  • Develop and implement people-focused programs, and other initiatives that align with the company's goals and values.
  • Coordinate and participate in the further development of our DEI policy and working groups.
  • Conduct employee surveys and analyze results to identify opportunities for improvement and make recommendations to leadership.
  • Oversee the onboarding process for new employees, ensuring a smooth and welcoming transition into the organization.
  • Develop and manage a comprehensive employee well-being and engagement program, including mental health resources, fitness programs, and work-life balance initiatives.
  • Lead the performance management process, including coaching and developing managers to effectively manage their teams.

Skills to be successful: (bullet points)

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in human resources, business administration, learning & development or a related field.
  • 10+ years of experience in human resources, talent development, employee engagement, or related field.
  • Strong understanding of employee engagement, well-being, and performance management.
  • Solid experience in coaching and management of learning & development programs.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with leaders and employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, stakeholder management and leadership skills.
  • Experience in managing a team and change management.
  • Fluent in HR analytics and comfortable using data to drive improved talent outcomes.
  • Track record driving complex projects and leveraging internal relationships to deliver effective solutions within a highly people focused business.

We offer:

  • A hybrid work environment, that promotes a healthy work-life balance,
  • Allowance to set up your home office in an ergonomically responsible way and an internet allowance,
  • Mobility budget to cater your commuting needs,
  • Participation in the Zanders bonus scheme,
  • An attractive pension scheme to secure your future,
  • 29 paid holiday days,
  • A laptop and an iPhone,
  • An entrepreneurial culture that values personal development, with ample room for initiatives,
  • Expertise in your chosen field, building skills rapidly alongside diverse clients and consultants,
  • A truly collegiate environment with enthusiastic and helpful colleagues, fostering career excellence in Treasury, Risk or Technology,
  • An international and fun working environment,
  • Cultural night events, annual Zanders's trip to a (surprise) location in Europe and many more exciting experiences to come!

About Us:  Progress your career with Zanders. 

We are a global financial consulting firm focused on Treasury, Risk and Technology. From our HQ in the Netherlands, we have been expanding our presence in Europe, UK, USA, and Asia. For 30 years we have been providing innovative solutions embracing the latest technological advancements to multinational corporations, financial institutions, public sector entities and NGOs. We go beyond conventional boundaries, delving into new market segments to uncover untapped opportunities. As pioneers in Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles and practices, we support our clients to achieve their ESG goals.

At Zanders we invest in our people for an inclusive atmosphere, where freedom, fun, and collaboration are pivotal and set us apart, defining our success. We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) are essential to establish a strong and sustainable business, fostering a culture that values and respects diversity in all forms. Zanders is not just a workplace – it is a supportive community. 

We invite those who share our passion for collaboration, growth, and positive impact to join us on this journey. If you're in search of a workplace which nurtures personal and professional development, Zanders is the perfect fit for you. 

Join us as we continue to shape the future of consultancy, making a meaningful impact in the world of Treasury, Risk, and Technology! 

By applying for a role at Zanders, you give us approval to use and retain your personal details. Considering Zanders’ nature of enterprise, you are expected to behave to a high moral standard. A Pre-Employment Screening (PES) by a third party is part of the application process. 




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