Director Talent Development

CoStar Group
Washington, DC
Sep 14, 2017
Sep 22, 2017
Executive, Director
Full Time
Director Talent DevelopmentJob DescriptionCoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ - CSGP) ( is commercial real estate's leading provider of information, analytics and marketplaces.Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts extensive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. Our suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availabilities.Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar maintains offices throughout North America and in Europe with a staff of approximately 3,800 worldwide, including the industry's largest professional research organization.Role Summary:Reporting to the VP, Human Resources, the Director of Talent Development role has been created to develop and drive a global talent management strategy and ensure the development of internal talent and leadership pipelines to support the growth of the business. Working closely with business leaders and HR Business Partners, this new role will ensure all talent-related programs align with our global business objectives.Roles and Responsibilities:Develops and drives CoStar leadership succession management process and career path management to engage and retain key talent including workforce planning, leadership talent assessment and selection, leadership assimilation programs, company-wide coaching, and mentoring programs.Plays an integral part in analyzing leadership and key role pipeline health, including assessing candidate readiness, assessing capability gaps, addressing diversity and inclusion, assessing retention risks, etc., and works in collaboration with the HR and leadership teams to develop solutions and plans.Provides needs assessments and strategic planning to ensure development of human capital to meet business objectives.Builds career-pathing models and related programs for all organization talent streams.Designs and delivers purposeful, streamlined and effective performance management tools and processes that support a culture of on-going, candid, two-way communication and feedback, aligns individual goals with organizational goals and ultimately drives a high-performance culture.Partners with leadership, HR Business Partners, and other cross-functional stakeholders to develop programs and content that aligns to the employee engagement strategy and solves unique business challenges.Develops and manages HR Analytics, ensuring that HR leads with accurate, meaningful, and relevant data utilizing metrics and dashboards to evaluate programs, processes and all talent-related activity.Researches and recommend management and professional training programs that focus on enabling the workforce to achieve sustainable and continual improvements. Keeps current with developments in training and establishes and implements a process for measuring the success of training efforts both individually and organizationally.SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGEStrong collaborator and relationship builder with leadership across the organization as well as other HR team leadership.Must be a skilled influencer, relationship builder and natural collaborator and coach.Ability to think strategically and then develop/implement purposeful plans to achieve people and business goals.Proven project/program management skills in a matrixed/distributed network.Experience, presence and flexibility/adaptability to work effectively at all levels of the organization.Strong data and talent analytics mindset, leads with data.Creative and innovative, balanced with a pragmatic, results focused orientation.Passionate about process and development/implementation of easy to use, sustainable solutions, processes and programs.Clear, concise and transparent communicator.Proficiency in talent management tools and assessment techniques.Excellent platform and facilitation skills.Ability to organize and manage multiple competing projects.Strong attentiveness to detail, particularly in preparing reports and presentations, developing written/electronic collateral, and integrating content.Job RequirementsMaster's degree from an accredited college or university in Organizational Development or related field.Minimum of 12 years of broad HR experience, to include Talent Acquisition and/or Management, Leadership Development & Management Training, Performance Management, and designing/implementing/managing multiple complex projects.Recent experience managing a team of professionals within a matrixed HR environment.*LI-AM1CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing

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