Talent Management Specialist

Job Title
Talent Management Specialist
Job Description
Who are we?
Founded in 1924, Irving Oil is a family-owned company with operations throughout Eastern Canada, New England and Ireland with a focus on providing exceptional service and high-quality products to our customers. Every day, we strive to put our good energy in action to bring families together, support the environment and local wildlife, and to create learning opportunities that empower the next generation.
Here's what you can expect from us
When you're a part of our team, you'll see how we bring good energy to our business and our employees. Together, we will support our corporate strategy, high standards and the communities where we live and work. Our collaborative approach, commitment to diversity and inclusion along with our safety-first culture helps reinforce our internal brand position where People Matter. That's why we're dedicated to the development of our employees, so that they can reach their career goals.
What you can expect in a typical day
As the Talent Management Specialist, you will act as a change agent and shape the optimal talent management experience for our employees. In this role, you will support Irving Oil's Talent Management strategy as well as the successful coordination and execution of talent programs. Working closely the Talent Management team, this role will help define and execute Irving Oil's Talent Management strategy and principles, ensuring that priorities are aligned with the overall business strategy. The talent programs include Performance Management, Succession Planning and High Potential Talent.
What you'll need to succeed:
  • Knowledge and ability to make recommendations that pertain to Talent related activities that drive a consistent one company approach;
  • Ability to collaborate with HR Operations to successfully execute Talent related activities across the entire organization, through guidance, training, and facilitation (both one on one and in larger groups);
  • Desire to participate or lead projects to introduce new Talent initiatives, or upgrade existing processes by developing proposals and recommendations;
  • Act as a facilitator to a community of Talent Management within the company;
  • Form partnership with Workday BP lead to integrate key processes into system and develops dashboards on key talent topics;
  • Lead annual Talent Management cycle to define, develop and retain top talent across the organization;
  • Provide regular status reporting on Talent activities to areas of the business;
  • Leverage research in recommending leading-edge, scalable and sustainable talent programs globally;
  • Design best in practice fit for Irving Oil Talent Management programs that support the overall strategy of the organization;
  • Support growth and global integration strategy, developing a consistent One Company approach to Talent;
  • Bring the employee Talent Management experience to life in a truly authentic Irving Oil way;
  • Support the Corporate Strategy and Workforce Analysis by championing its value and ability to focus on the development and implementation of Talent programs to support business strategy and to respond to both internal and external workforce factors.

Professional skills
  • You possess the ability to build strong relationships and understand stakeholder needs
  • Ability to strongly influence and to explain complex processes in a way that is easily understood
  • Acts in a manner that demonstrates a desire to collaborate, share, and leverage best practices across Irving Oil
  • Be visible

Education and experience
  • Post-secondary education in Human Resources Management, business, or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years Human Resources experience
  • CPHR designation an asset.

Irving Oil supports a diverse and inclusive work environment and welcomes applications from all qualified applicants.
Job Requirements - Work Experience
Human Resources
Job Requirements - Education
Bachelors: Business Administration
Saint John, NB
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