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Perficient, Inc. Director, Talent Development in St. Louis, Missouri

At Perficient you’ll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you’ll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world’s biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.

We’re proud to be publicly recognized as a “Top Workplace” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.

Perficient currently has a career opportunity for Director of Talent Development in our St. Louis, MO office.

As Director, Talent Development you will leverage your passion, innovative spirit, and drive for growth to blend learning & development techniques with top-notch talent strategies. You’ll collaborate across the global organization to envision, prioritize, launch and measure talent development programs that enable our colleagues to learn, grow and thrive in their careers at Perficient. You’ll play an integral role in the development and implementation of tools and resources to enable growth for everyone. You’ll be a champion of our culture and values, partnering with organizational leaders and numerous subject matter experts to customize and standardize learning to scale. You think big – bringing your vision to life by leaning into the details, using data to guide your work, and finding motivation in achieving strong results. You’ll influence lasting change that drives our people strategic vision of enabling colleagues to do their best work so Perficient can thrive

  • In collaboration with People Team leadership, work to translate the current and future needs of the business into talent development strategies and practices that help grow our colleagues, build excellent leaders, and support high performing teams.

  • Lead the function by building and creating the talent development community of expertise aligned with business and people team strategy.

  • Lead and manage succession planning processes, including organizational talent reviews and development of key leadership strength in pipelines.

  • Partner with business leaders to develop a learning strategy aligned to the business; advise senior leaders on the implications of short and long-term decisions and strategies, and change efforts on employee learning and development.

  • Develop programs, training formats, and platforms that are results-driven, creative, innovative, and intuitive using various blended learning methods and delivery methods.

  • Continuously evaluate opportunities for technology to enable efficiency and effectiveness of training and development programs.

  • Ensure effective delivery and execution of learning and organizational development initiatives. Develop capabilities of team and/or local subject matter experts who may deliver or facilitate.

  • Manage talent development projects across the global enterprise, including key stakeholder needs assessment, identifying SMEs, designing and developing curriculum and approach, piloting and launching solutions, and continuously evaluating program effectiveness.

  • Partner with talent acquisition team to spearhead internal mobility practices and create an internal talent marketplace.

  • Stay current with industry trends, technologies, leading practices and proactively leverage talent development metrics and analytics to inform and guide curriculum decision and designs, always looking to elevate capabilities to the next level.

  • Create a strategy to maximize talent development adoption throughout the organization, including a vision that embraces diversity, inclusion and belonging.

  • Model exemplary presentation, instruction, and facilitation skills.

  • Lead conversations by asking specific questions to uncover valuable insights, leverage keen listening skills to explore and translate what isn’t always spoken, quickly analyze information, distill and prioritize next steps to move the work forward.

  • Influence change with optimism, perseverance and patience in alignment with the individual and organizational change readiness.

  • Drive operational excellence of the function, including forecast, capacity management, and project risk management.

  • 8 – 10 years of progressive talent development experience, including leadership in areas of learning, talent, HR, or applicable areas

  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred.

  • Business acumen: ability to engage with senior business leaders around business strategy, goals, and business outcomes, and make sound business decisions

  • Continuous learning: model continuous learning for team and organization

  • Collaboration: work with individuals and groups in a constructive and collaborative manner, including the ability to build and maintain critical networks and collaborative relationships.

  • Excellent facilitation, consultation, and leadership/executive coaching skills

  • Excellent technical ability (Microsoft office suite and various LMS platforms)

  • Entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovates to achieve great results

  • A passion for the entire people process and employee experience

  • Fosters connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships

  • Detail-oriented; excellent organizational skills and abilities

Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work.

Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Disclaimer: The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification. Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time.

ID: 2021-12034

External Company Name: Perficient, Inc

External Company URL: www.perficient.com

Street: 555 Maryville University Dr, Suite 500