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Job Title:  Talent Program Manager

Req ID:  20764
Job Category:  Human Resources
Country/Region:  US
State:  OH
City:  Mentor
Zip:  44060

At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

The Talent Program Manager will support the development, implementation and continuous improvement of global Talent Management strategies, programs, processes, tools and solutions to ensure STERIS has the talent needed to meet current and future business needs. 

Reporting to the Senior Director, Talent Acquisition Development, this position will help create and implement an integrated talent management framework and approach to talent management at STERIS and will lead key project management, communication/training, user adoption and change management activities. This individual will use a blend of best practices, innovation, and data-driven decision making to analyze, identify and coordinate practical talent management solutions that deliver results.

What You Will Do

•Serves as the process lead and subject-matter expert (SME) for the following talent management processes, programs and tools:
a)Performance Management
b)Talent Review/Succession Planning  
c)Employee Engagement Survey  
d)Rotational and Leadership Development Programs 
e)New Leader Assimilation 

Key responsibilities include process/program/tool design, development and deployment.
•Leads new and ongoing global deployment and execution of key talent management processes and programs, including project planning, change management, communication, training and assessment of user adoption and effectiveness.  
•Develops strong relationships and partners closely with HRBPs and business leaders to understand talent program needs, while considering organizational readiness and capacity for change. Partners with HR and business leaders to achieve strategic talent objectives.
•Establishes and maintains a strong working relationship with the Talent System Administrator to ensure talent modules within SuccessFactors are effectively designed and deployed to support desired outcomes of talent processes and programs.  
•Assesses, measures and analyzes the effectiveness and user adoption of key talent management processes and tools. Continually identifies and implements improvements. 
•Measures and analyzes relevant key performance indicators/metrics for key talent management activities. Prepares executive summary presentations and makes recommendations based on analysis. 
•Supports the identification of assessment tools and methodologies to ensure effective assessment, selection and development of talent. 
•Manages existing vendor relationships and supports the evaluation of new external vendors and offerings as needed.  
•Maintains strong working knowledge and familiarity with talent management trends and best practices. Researches best practices, tools and methodologies and makes recommendations for enhancements to current processes, programs and/or tools. 
•Partners closely with Talent Acquisition and Learning & Development leads to ensure alignment and integration of talent management and development philosophies, processes, programs and tools. 

What You Need to be Successful

•Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Human Resources, Organizational Development or related field required. 
•Minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible Human Resources experience, including at least 3 years in a specialized talent management role within a in a multi-national, geographically dispersed organization. 
•Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the following areas/disciplines:
  a)Performance management 
  b)Talent Review/Succession Planning
  c)Employee Engagement 
  d)Talent Assessment 
•Strong organizational and project leadership/management skills, including ability to create and communicate project plans, effectively direct and deploy team resources, monitor work progress and achieve project milestones.  
•Demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communication with an emphasis on influence, consultation and the creation of compelling business cases at all levels of the organization. 
•Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with team members, HR colleagues, stakeholders and external vendors and partners. 
•Strong analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills to assess and continuously improve process, practices and tools in areas of responsibility.  
•Demonstrated history of building strong relationship/partnerships and delivering solutions to meet business needs. 
•Comfortable with complexity, ambiguity and change. Strong demonstrated learning agility. 
•Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office, including advanced Excel skills.  


Offering You in Return

The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. STERIS couldn’t be where it is today without our incredible people. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with STERIS is our ultimate goal. We do this by providing competitive salaries, healthcare benefits, tuition assistance, paid-time off, holidays, matching 401(k), annual merit, and incentive plans. Join us and help write our next chapter.


STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with approximately 12,000 associates worldwide and operates in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.