Talent Management Practices Manager

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Human Resources
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Ohio Farmers Insurance Co
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2100008C Requisition #

LOCATION: Westfield Center, OH OR could be open to remote work option.
NOTE: In addition to competitive salary, this role is eligible for variable annual bonus along with both 401K and pension.

BUILD YOUR FUTURE, WHILE PROTECTING THEIRS.

You will be challenged. Rewarded. And valued for your unique experience, background and perspective. 
Join a team where hard work pays off and original thinking is celebrated. As you build your future at Westfield, you will quickly learn that protecting our customer’s future is at the heart of what we do. We deliver on our promise to help restore lives and rebuild businesses when the unexpected happens. Building relationships has been a part of our culture since 1848. 

Be a part of a team that recognizes and appreciates those who take initiative, seek opportunity and strive for innovation in a changing world.


Talent Management Practices Manager Job Summary 
The Talent Management Practices Manager is responsible for collaborating with the Talent Leader, HR Business Partners, and key stakeholders to develop and implement practices, tools, solutions, and frameworks that enable the Talent Management and overarching Talent strategies.  Balances the value of developing standardized processes with the need for business unit customization, ultimately ensuring the ability to develop and retain the talent needed to meet business objectives.  Designs and develops strategic talent management practices, aligned to Westfield’s Talent Principles, that help build key organizational capability and ensure a pipeline of ready-now talent.  Ensures that processes, partnerships, and tools increase Westfield’s ability to develop and retain diverse talent.  Implements tactics to mitigate bias in key talent management practices (e.g. and measurements to demonstrate progress and desired outcomes.  Leverages networks, memberships, and professional associations to understand prevailing talent trends in the marketplace and identifies new and evolving Talent Management practices that enable Westfield to develop and retain the best talent.  Ultimately, ensures alignment of Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Learning and Development, and Change Management practices and solutions and identifies opportunities for integration and connectivity across the talent lifecycle.

Essential Functions (primary functions and/or reasons the job exists in order of importance)

  • Collaborates with the Talent Leader, HR Business Partners, and key stakeholders to develop and implement practices, tools, solutions, and frameworks that enable the Talent Management and overarching Talent strategies.  Balances the value of developing standardized processes with the need for business unit customization, ultimately ensuring the ability to develop and retain the talent needed to meet business objectives.  
  • Designs and develops strategic talent management practices, aligned to Westfield’s Talent Principles, that help build key organizational capability and ensure a pipeline of ready-now talent, including performance management, talent review, succession, talent mobility, and competency management.  Monitors effectiveness and leverages HR Business Partner feedback and the Employee Listening Journey capability to continuously improve and advance practices. 
  • Ensures that processes, partnerships, and tools increase Westfield’s ability to develop and retain diverse talent.  Implements tactics to mitigate bias in key talent management practices (e.g. performance management, development, Talent Review, etc.) and measurements to demonstrate progress and desired outcomes. 
  • Leverages networks, memberships, and professional associations to understand prevailing talent trends in the marketplace. Identifies new and evolving Talent Management practices that enable Westfield to develop and retain the best talent.    
  • Provides subject matter expertise to key stakeholders (e.g. HR Business Partners, leaders, etc.) to ensure the design and delivery of efficient, effective, and value-added talent management practices.  Offers creative thought leadership and innovative ideas to collaboratively solve business problems related to talent management practices.
  • Ensures alignment of Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Learning and Development, and Change Management practices and solutions and identifies opportunities for integration and connectivity across the talent lifecycle.
  • Manages the infrastructure and supports the execution of differentiated investments for high-potential talent (e.g. Leadership Development Assessment Center, Executive Coaching, 360’s, Mentor/Sponsorship Programs, programs requiring nomination, etc.)
  • Integrates Westfield’s Employer Value Proposition (EVP) and associated messaging throughout Talent Management solutions, tools, frameworks to reinforce the organization’s commitment to personal growth and development, ensuring a positive employee experience that reflects Westfield values and culture.  
  • Assists in the development of the Talent NOE annual budget, reviews monthly budget vs. actual progress, and proactively alerts leader of discrepancies and issues as they arise ensuring costs are in line with plans and forecasts.
  • May be required to facilitate talent management-related sessions.  
  • Travels occasionally in order to participate in special assignments, training, and/or travel between office locations.

Desired Qualifications/Experience/Certification/Education (in order of importance)

  • Eight (8+) years of experience in organization design, talent management, and/or learning and development experience in a corporate environment utilizing talent management practices to improve business outcomes.
  • Five (5+) years of experience in a support function with demonstrated ability to effectively influence up, down, and across the organization to achieve results.
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills resulting in the ability to interact with all levels of leadership and the employee population.  
  • Experience with complex problem-solving and analytical thinking to diagnose talent-related challenges and deliver solutions to business partners.
  • Experience leading and/or assisting in change management.
  • Strong organizational agility and strategic thinking skills to navigate complex matrixed and hierarchical structures while balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders and changing priorities.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, Industrial Psychology, Organizational Development, or related field, or commensurate experience.  Professional HR Certification (SPHR or SHRM-SCP) preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and a driving record that conforms to company standards.

Physical Requirements (specific to the role)    
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  
•    Ability to work effectively in an office environment for 40+ hours per week (including sitting, standing, and working on a computer for extended periods of time).
•    Ability to communicate effectively in a collaborative work environment utilizing various technologies such as:  telephone, computer, web, voice, teleconferencing, e-mail, etc.
•    Ability to complete classroom instruction which may require multiple hours of standing.
•    Ability to travel as required.

This job description describes the general nature and level of work performed in this role. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, responsibilities, knowledge, etc. These may be subject to change and additional functions may be assigned as needed by management.

We are an equal opportunity employer/minority/female/disability/protected veteran.


Westfield offers a Total Rewards program that focuses on compensation, benefits and wellness, and includes perks like 401(k), pension plan, annual incentive, education reimbursement, flex-time, onsite fitness center and casual dress. Work-life balance, recognition, and learning and career development are all part of a rewarding career with Westfield.

To learn more about Westfield and the opportunities available, please visit us at westfieldinsurance.com.

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We are an equal opportunity employer/minority/female/disability/protected veteran.

Applications for positions posted on Westfield Careers must be filed on-line through the Westfield Careers portal.  If you are a disabled person who requires a reasonable accommodation to complete an online application, please contact HR Assist by email at hrassist@westfieldgrp.com.


We are an equal opportunity employer/minority/female/disability/protected veteran.

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