Talent Management and Organisational Development Specialist


Talent Management and Organisational Development Specialist

  • DepartmentHuman Resources
  • Educational levelBachelor / Master degree
  • DeadlineMay 7, 2021

The team

FMO is only as good as its people; engaged and inspired people who collaborate to achieve a shared ambition will be able to deliver extraordinary results. The Human Resources (HR) department has a key role to enable realizing FMO’s mission and to develop the right environment for our people, supporting them to perform at their best.

The department is made up of four sub-teams (HR Business Partners, Talent Acquisition, HR Services and Leadership, Culture and Talent) and one Centre of Excellence (Compensation & Benefits).

This is a new role within the Leadership, Culture and Talent Team operating under the leadership of the Manager Leadership, Culture and Talent. It is a high-profile role where close partnerships with internal and external stakeholders are required, including members of the FMO Management Board and extended leadership team. It provides a unique opportunity to work on continuous improvement and introduce new concepts and ideas, as well as for professional and personal skills-building. Unrestrained curiosity is a must in this role.

Your role

The primary focus of the role is to lead and contribute to the design, delivery and continuous improvement of strategy, policy, process and other interventions in the areas of organisational development, talent management and leadership, to support FMO’s ambition to be a high-performing and values-based organisation where continuous learning is the norm. We aim to further professionalise learning and development and move towards a more strategic, integrated, data driven and employee centric approach.

  • This role is a combination of design, delivery and improvement of key processes within scope and project-based design and development work, whereby you will operate across the bank in close collaboration with key internal stakeholders, including HR Business Partners and leaders.
  • Seek opportunities to continuously improve and measure impact of processes and programs in the areas of scope.
  • Monitor and follow up on the progress of projects and activities, identify and discuss bottlenecks and proactively advise on possible solutions.
  • Review and share external trends, best practice and innovations and cultivate a deep understanding of the dynamics of the organisation. You will use this input to define and develop strategic insights and advice backed up by solid data.

Projects will include the following:

  • Contribute to the design and delivery of a talent management strategy.
  • Lead and contribute to continuous improvement in both the design and implementation of key talent cycle components and practices such as selection, succession planning, high potential programs, talent assessments, onboarding, career & development planning and progression and leadership development.
  • Design of a leadership development program, including how we empower and assess our leaders in their role to hire, manage and develop our employees. Leaders are key stakeholders in this work.
  • Contribute to the design and delivery of a People & Culture organizational transformation roadmap and interventions, including those related to employee engagement.
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of the strategy and roadmap for Diversity and Inclusion.

Your background

Education and experience

  • University education (Master/Bachelor) in a relevant field of study and at least 8-10 years of relevant and broad experience in the field of HR and/or talent management or organization development.
  • Proven and significant experience with talent management and designing, guiding and managing change processes and projects. Experience with cultural change is an advantage.
  • Excellent understanding of organizational dynamics.
  • Working knowledge of talent management and organizational development practices and trends, including talent assessment, diversity and inclusion, performance management, succession planning, organization and role design and the fundamentals of effective change management.
  • Experience in a highly professional environment; a consultancy, international and/or financial services background is helpful.
  • Successful record of implementing new processes and projects.

Your competencies and skills

  • Deep affinity with our Values and Behaviors.
  • Superior project, planning, change and stakeholder engagement skills.
  • Engaging and persuasive in communications; strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills. Written and spoken fluency in English is a must.
  • Comfortable acting on both a strategic and operational level and with the presence to act as a credible partner for all stakeholders, including senior leaders.
  • Experience identifying and resolving complex issues, with the ability to take initiative in unfamiliar or ambiguous circumstances.
  • Able to act independently across the organisation while remaining connected to other HR disciplines and team members.
  • Conceptually strong, with the ability to translate concepts and ideas into practical solutions.
  • Ability to use and analyse data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations, and drive actions.

Good to know

Please note, you should be based in the Netherlands.

Please note, if we make you an offer to join FMO, you will need to work through the screening process with our screening partner. The process is designed to check your integrity and reliability.

FMO – mission and values

We hire candidates with a passion for our mission; to empower entrepreneurs to build a better world. The values we live by are: Making the Difference, Diversity, Quality, and Integrity.

Diversity is one of our values. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, disability and pregnancy.

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