Senior Director. Talent Management Strategy, Human Resources

Comcast   •  

Manchester, NH

Industry: Software


11 - 15 years

Posted 342 days ago

Job Summary:

Outstanding leadership opportunity to shape the Talent Management strategy for the Northeast Division. Consisting of 22,000+ employees across 5 regions and reporting to the Division VP of Talent Acquisition.


This role will lead all aspects of Talent Management to include:

  • Succession planning, talent reviews, leadership of high potential employee identification and initiatives, and the design and development of talent programs targeting multiple levels of employees.


A well respected Talent Management strategic visionary that can bring a wow factor to talent management at Comcast.

 - 80% Talent Management strategy design, implementation and consulting

 - 20% operational management

  • Senior strategic thought leadership 
  • Has been through a large company expansion (Google, Amazon, Apple, eBay, Uber) and scaled process, talent management model and programs (Comcast North East Division has 23K+ employees) 
  • Experience with current TM trends, process, technology and programs
  • Deep knowledge and experience in; building Internal talent management strategies, succession planning, internal networking and the ability to provide credible insight in career progressions
  • TM Gap analysis
  • Building centralized TM programs from a decentralized model 
  • Consultative and had a seat at the table of senior leadership


Core Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement innovative, creative, high-impact talent management strategies that enable outstanding organizational, team and employee and business performance.
  • Partner with HR Business Partners and Regional TM Leaders to lead performance management, employee development and retention strategies.
  • Participate in development of customized diversity and inclusion strategies, including diversity pipeline efforts.
  • Make informed, bold and courageous decisions; advocate for business-impacting changes and challenge decisions that do not add value. Comfortable working in a matrix environment.
  • Lead the Talent Review process for Northeast Division, exploring best in class practices to make it an ongoing year-round discussion. Provide research, analysis, consultation and recommendations for the strategic talent planning process.
  • Diagnose talent management needs and implement associated strategies in partnership with Comcast HQ NED to support in the development of a high potential talent and a future leadership pipeline.
  • Support the preparation and nomination process for all formalized high potential Comcast development opportunities and explore new ways to engage and grow high potential talent.
  • Develop talent management & succession planning metrics with the management team that drive optimal talent pipeline performance.
  • Understand and deliver the data and analysis needed to enable strategic Talent Management business discussions and decisions.
  • Monitor staffing levels and implement strategies to effectively use succession plans.
  • Conduct on-going research on best practices and recommend strategies for continuous improvement through key industry subscriptions, conferences and external networking/benchmarking.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Job Specification:

  • Generally requires 12+ years related experience in a Senior Talent Management role.
  • Most recent Talent Management role in a large number of employee’s organization. (Comcast Northeast Division consist of 22,000+ employees across 5 regions).
  • Typically, a higher (Master’s) degree plus several (7+) years’ experience. Alternatively, several years’ pertinent work experience (e.g., in a consulting firm, professional services or within a human resources or organization design/development department, delivering human capital-related programs).
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent, Advanced Degreepreferred.
  • Must possess extensive research and analytical skills, with deep Talent Management & Leadership Development subject matter knowledge.
  • Strong leadership and influencing skills, track record of effective partnerships, sound judgement and decision-making abilities, as articulated by business references.
  • Significant experience working in a high pressure, changing organizational environment, with clear evidence of success achieving results.
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitation, coaching, and leading team/organizations in performance improvement strategies that result in higher performance.