Director Global Talent Management
Waukesha, WI 
Posted 26 days ago
Job Description

Company Generac Power Systems

Name Director Global Talent Management

Req # 61204

Location Waukesha CORP

Employment Type Full Time

Shift 1st

Our Director Global Talent Management partners with business and HR peers to set the strategic direction for all aspects of talent management. This role will build and implement global frameworks, processes and strategies to assess, measure and develop our talent. The scope includes global programs for talent development, succession management, performance management, engagement, assessment tools, competencies and coaching. The Director will optimize people process, systems and culture to accelerate business performance in a manner reflective of our culture, mission and values.

Talent Management
  • Provide thought leadership and best practice research to identify and design the long term talent management strategy.
  • Manage the development and implementation of global/standardized talent programs, training and policies ensuring alignment with business priorities and needs.
  • Play key role in One Team; One Vision through development of processes and programs that align to culture and values and connects leaders to their role to the employee value proposition and engagement.
  • Serve as a consultant, strategic resource and trusted advisor with the business and HR partners to identify & manage effective systems to accurately assess talent and readiness of high potential talent
  • Build and maintain programs to identify and develop high potential talent through training and in partnership with global HR Business Partners.

Strategic Partnerships

  • Collaborate with HRBPs to integrate the Leadership Expectations behavioral competencies into the full employee life-cycle including attraction, selection, performance management, development and retention.
  • Collaborate with the Director Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to ensure our culture, programs and processes form and support an increasingly diverse and inclusive culture.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Talent Acquisition to ensure we deliver on a seamless employee experience.
  • Collaborate with Director of Learning & Development to develop & deliver leadership training and development learning journeys to build internal talent pipelines.
  • Build programs to enhance engagement around career development and career opportunities of workforce

Organizational Capability Programs
  • Guide strategy and design for our enterprise successor/leadership planning process to ensure adequate supply of qualified and diverse candidates for future roles.
  • Design and implement global programs to support organizational requirements, increase organizational capacity and accelerate business progress on strategic initiatives across regional or global teams.
  • Create programs to support evolving organizational requirement to enhance effectiveness of leaders, teams and individuals, increase organization capability and accelerate business progress on strategic initiatives.
  • Ensure the success of all talent management programs and that they support the organization's goals attainment of business goals and advance a high-performance culture, values and mission and diversity and inclusion

  • Design the work of the global talent management function.
  • Selects, coaches and develops the team, setting objectives that align with company strategy to inspire and motivate the team.
  • Designs and directs processes by which team and individual performance are recognized, feedback is consistently delivered and performance is systematically improved.


10 years of progressive Talent Management and Organizational Development in growth orientated environment.
Five plus years managing related programs, process, and/or team.
Four years Talent Management experience, preferably in a global organization
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field or equivalent


Advanced degree in Organizational Development or related area
Manufacturing industry/environment
Training or assessment certification
Bilingual in business-relevant second language is a plus


Excellent communication, interpersonal and influencing skills
Sense of urgency and ability to operate in a fast-paced, high-energy environment;
Ability to develop and maintain strong, effective internal customer/business partner relationships to achieve Talent Management objectives;
Must possess the following competencies: strategic thinking, enterprise-level business orientation, intellectual curiosity, prudent risk taking, collaboration, adaptive skills, and a focus on organization and talent development;
Ability to understand complex global organization & interdependencies; using knowledge to influence & make talent program decisions
Ability to demonstrate strong business acumen, project management and business partnering skills
Strength in reporting metrics/data analytics
Superior oral/written and presentation skills

"We are 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."

Generac Power Systems Inc. is an equal opportunity employer/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
4+ years
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