Director Of Talent Management

AAR Corporation Wood Dale, IL
AAR is a leading provider of aviation services to the worldwide commercial aerospace and government/defense industries. AAR combines a close-to-the-customer business model with a broad menu of capabilities to help customers operate more efficiently, lower costs and maintain high levels of quality, safety and service. We are a financially stable, dedicated partner with an enduring commitment to innovation, execution, continuous improvement and customer value. At AAR we are committed to doing it right, and we have built our core values based on that premise.

The Director of Talent Management is a newly created global role. The Director of Talent Management is responsible for strategically designing and implementing talent management initiatives across the company, including initiatives around succession planning, high potential employees, rotational programs, and management and leadership training. This role reports to the VP of HR.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Ensure talent development and management programs are clearly aligned with business strategy.

* Lead the design and implementation of a succession planning program at senior levels and for key roles in the organization.

* Partner with senior leadership to define qualifications for identifying high potential employees.

* Create and implement a program to develop high potential employees.

* Expand and enhance current mentorship program to all business units.

* Design and implement a developmental rotation program.

* Identify gaps and implement leadership training as well as manager training.

* Revitalize and standardize new employee orientation across all business units.

* Manage the company intern program.

* Oversee performance management system and process.

* Develop new processes and identify potential systems to enhance the talent management function.

* Oversee learning management system (Oracle/Taleo Learn), training, and regulatory audits around training.

* Work closely with business leaders and HR leaders throughout the company.

* Develop internal communications and marketing materials to support initiatives.

* Supervise the Manager of Learning and Development.

* All other duties as assigned.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

* Commitment to company values and ethics

* Dependability: personally responsible, completes work in a timely manner, and performs tasks accurately

* Motivation: must maintain a positive attitude and strong work energy

* Organization: very detail oriented and always comes prepared.

* Communication: excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills

* Initiative: plans work and carries out tasks without detailed instructions, prepares for problems or opportunities in advance, undertakes additional responsibilities

* Project management skills

* Strong internal customer orientation

* Teamwork: works harmoniously with others to get a job done

* Strong leadership skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and or EXPERIENCE:

* Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.) or Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) from four year college or university. Masters degree preferred.

* Seven or more years of experience in Talent Management or Talent Development, including three years leading company-wide talent initiatives.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS WORK ENVIRONMENT:

* The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility .

* The environment characteristic for this position is an office setting.

* Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional business environment.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, vacation and personal/sick plan, as well as, opportunities for professional development and growth. Our newly remodeled Wood Dale office also has an on-site cafeteria and fitness center.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please apply through the career section on www.aarcorp.com.

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