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Talent Development Lead

Location: London, POST-LON, United Kingdom
Job ID: R0003189
Date Posted: Oct 20, 2021
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Company Name: Hitachi Europe Ltd.
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Our Company

Since its founding in 1910, Hitachi has supported the development of society and the improvement of people's lives.  Throughout the world, Hitachi Group employees exemplify outstanding teamwork that transcends the boundaries of geographical regions and business fields.  Together, we share the Hitachi group identity and put it into practice worldwide.

At this exciting time in our growth Hitachi has established its Global Business Services (GBS) function to be the strategic partner for transforming and delivering business operations across the Hitachi group.  With a mission to deliver the best experience to employees and customers you will be joining a global team known for excellence and innovation. 

What you’ll be doing

The team within GBS is busy establishing the function, including the structure of the team, ways of working and processes.  To help guide that work, there is an opportunity for a Talent Development Lead to join us. 

The Talent Development Lead is responsible for leading the learning, training and leadership development processes in GBS. They are responsible for the transformation of Hitachi’s GBS learning function into best-in-class services that delivers real-time business and functional knowledge needed to enable employees to consistently meet business and talent needs, achieve business goals, and deliver greater value to society.

The Talent Development Lead overseas two key areas globally: competency management & learning design, development, delivery, and administration.

A key aspect of this role will be to work with colleagues in other parts of Hitachi including the COE, Hitachi Academy, and Business Unit HR to ensure that learning development and delivery aligns to strategic business objectives, drives positive business results, and provides career growth for Hitachi employees.

You’ll also oversees the creation and implementation of training materials, including managing a team of instructional designers, utilizing adult learning principles and state of the art learning and development methods

This role will be based from any of Hitachi office in India, Europe, the US or Asia and will work with colleagues globally – we have a One Team approach.

What you bring to the team

We’re looking for a team player, who is motivated by delivering great work and the Hitachi vision.  Some of the skills and experience we look for includes:

  • A successful background working as a talent leader in a global, matrix organization
  • A passion for learning and talent development, coupled with demonstrable expertise creating talent development strategies that support organizational learning and development needs
  • Vendor management capability
  • Familiarity with learning technology including best practice application of this
  • A mindset centered on continuous improvement of learning development and delivery solutions to drive process excellence and business impact
  • Expertise in the development, maintenance and inventory of competency frameworks
  • Experience gained working in a global, matrix organisation is desirable
  • First class communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to manage and influence stakeholders
  • A data led approach with strong analytical ability
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills combined with a proactive and problem solving led approach

Our Values

We are proud to say we are an equal opportunity employer and welcome all applicants for employment without attention to any factor that doesn’t impact your ability to do the job, including race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.  We are proud of Japanese heritage, with our values expressed through the Hitachi Spirit:

Wa – Harmony, Trust, Respect

Makoto – Sincerity, Fairness, Honesty, Integrity

Kaitakusha-Seishin – Pioneering Spirit, Challenge

If, like us, you’re motivated by delivering first class services, thrive in a fast paced and supportive environment and want to help Hitachi to drive social innovation, we’d love to hear from you.

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