vice president talent development resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Experienced Talent Executive
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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About Me

Results-driven and forward-thinking talent executive with a solid 27-year career of accomplishments in Talent Management and Development. Polished in implementing best practices and spearheading growth strategies with an expertise in all things Talent. Responsible and exceptional leader with a forward-thinking mindset and out of this world presentation skills.

My Skills
  • Sourcing, recruiting and onboarding
  • Acquisitions and training programs
  • Organizational planning
  • Excellent understanding of full cycle recruitment processes
  • Needs analysis
  • Coaching
  • Planning
  • Content creation
  • Customer service
  • Learning Delivery
  • Human resources
  • Leadership
  • Leadership development
  • Performance management
  • Strategic planning
  • System analysis
  • Employee development
  • Cross-functional team management
  • Working collaboratively
  • Decision-making
  • Policy/program development
My Experience
Vice President Talent Development, 05/2018 to Current

As a strategic business partner to operations and corporate leadership, I oversee the full Talent Cycle. determine current skills gaps and developing action plans for future potential operational talent gaps.

Key functions:

  • Lead talent acquisition & training initiatives to successfully onboard multiple hotel portfolios taking Arbor Lodging from 16 properties to 34 properties in less than 1 year.
  • Successfully scaled Talent Development needs from 300 associates to over 1400 associates.
  • Design, execute, and measure talent pipeline & development initiatives.
  • Facilitate talent events and tools that address current skill needs.
  • Developed and managed a $100K budget while leading the execution of our strategic talent plan.
  • Spearheaded and deployed large-scale projects to launch career website, integrate recruitment tools, create employee training programs.
  • Identified talent management priorities and goals and collaborated closely with human resource personnel.
  • Analyzed talent assessment data, determining best fit for open positions.
  • Negotiated between talent and various agencies for contractual arrangements.
  • Constructed and implemented Recruitment Blitz Program
  • Encouraged internal employee growth by focusing on talent within organization.
Sr. Director, Talent Development, 09/2016 to 04/2018

This position afforded me the opportunity to build a strong, agile and action-oriented team from the ground up. I curated and lead a 16 member talent development team, which included management and hourly developmental functions.

Key functions:

  • Developed departmental budget in excess of $500K dollars.
  • Lead development, assessment and succession of employees in critical roles through engagement, positive collaboration and accountability.
  • Partnered with Operations Leadership to create internal development curriculum, driving career mobility at all levels of the organization.
  • Orchestrated ongoing strategic assessment of company-wide training and development capabilities by leading stakeholder partnership, engagement and support to address gaps in overall training mission.
  • Lead creation of content, collateral, e-learning and other developmental materials to deliver impactful and behavior-changing training.
  • Developed measurement tools for effective program delivery and quality assurance.
  • Created tailored solutions for new hire onboarding procedures for 6 regions.
Principle, 01/2016 to 09/2016
TM & Associates ConsultingCity, STATE,

I delivered custom solutions, tailored to my client needs, industry and culture to exceed their one-of-a-kind expectations.

Key functions/offerings:

  • Provide Cross functional project/program management
  • Provide Executive leadership coaching and development
  • Conduct organizational system analysis and training on a variety of topics
  • Coordinate and manage complex learning and development (L&D) curriculums for a wide range of topics for various learning audiences
  • Consult with business leaders, HR partners, instructional design team and management to recommend appropriate solutions and to guide the development of an overarching plan that would drive business unit performance.
Senior Director Talent Development, 01/2001 to 12/2015
White Lodging ServicesCity, STATE,
  • Championed focus on building high-performing teams through culture of training and development for internal team members and aggressive acquisition of outside talent.
  • Developed and managed departmental budgets in excess of $500K
  • Provided strategic counsel, reflecting deep knowledge and experience in all phases of corporate L&D.
  • Developed recommendations and programs, demonstrating broad knowledge of operational excellence areas.
  • Developed and successfully launched new company-wide hourly orientation program for 12,000 employees in over 170 hotels.
  • Devised, implemented and achieved short/long-term (multi-year) strategic planning goals for learning and development department in alignment with company mission and goals.
  • Developed and executed pre-opening training for two of the largest JW Marriott hotels in North America; JW Austin 1000 rooms) and JW Indianapolis( 900 rooms.)
  • Facilitated acquisition training for multiple properties, ranging in size from 150-room to over 500-room hotels.
  • Partnered with senior leaders to solicit and select quarterly/yearly winners of company-wide hourly recognition program.
  • Functioned as principal organizer and planner for all annual conferences each year and planned three simultaneous events with over 400 people at each event.
  • Created and maintained high standard of customer service to ensure superior experiences and loyalty and instill clear understanding of expectations for field operations.
My Education and Training
B.A.: Convention Management, Hospitality, Expected in
My Certifications
  • SCR UM MASTER –May 2016
  • Dreamweaver - Certification– June 2016
  • Certification – Adobe Captivate - August 2016
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