1+ months

Principal Talent Management Consultant - P190590_S2

Riverwoods, IL 60015
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At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers, and which is consistently awarded for both. We're all about people and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.

As member of the Talent Management function, the Principle, Talent Consultant, is responsible for the design, development and delivery of processes, programs and tools as it relates to Discover's performance and talent management strategies. He/she will manage best in class performance initiatives and programs that align with and drive our high performance culture such as talent reviews, succession planning, development planning, career development, and mobility across Discover Financial Services.


  • Lead the development, communication and implementation of practical corporate talent review and succession processes that anticipate and act on business opportunities/challenges and promote meaningful, ongoing performance and development conversations between managers and employees
  • Develop processes and systems to support talent identification, assessment, development and deployment; provide the necessary framework and content for talent assessment, identification, validation and feedback processes across Discover so that HR Consultants and managers can use them effectively and consistently.
  • Prepare and present talent updates for relevant leadership, board and oversight groups.
  • Stay abreast of best practices and trends in the field of performance management and recommend, design and implement creative programs that develop employees and drive performance.
  • Lead organizational career development efforts including development of a structured internal mobility program designed to ensure top talent at leadership levels are gaining the appropriate experiences they need to enhance and expedite their development and career progression.
  • Actively supports the goals of the Talent Management organization as a whole and serves as an integrator of the efforts and viewpoints of multiple stakeholders including HRCs, Talent Acquisition, Compensation, etc.
  • Drives continuous improvement using a combination of process discipline and innovation.
  • Identifies weak or non-existent processes, analyzes organizational impact and takes action to build or strengthen them as needed.
  • Tracks, analyzes and provides reports to measure the effectiveness of performance and talent strategies.
  • Links measurement tools to strategic objectives and uses them to assess progress against goals.
  • Manages large-scale change management in areas of talent review, succession planning approaches etc.
  • Leverages the expertise of internal and external relationships to quickly anticipate risks, build buy-in and manage change in a fast paced and sometimes ambiguous environment.

Minimum Qualifications

At a minimum, here's what we need from you:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Human Resources, Social Sciences, or related field
  • 6+ years of experience in Organizational Development, Talent Management, Learning and/or Change Management or related field

Preferred Qualifications

If we had our say, we'd also look for:

  • Master's Degree in Business, Human Resources, Social Sciences, or related field
  • 8+ years of experience in Human Resources Management with an emphasis in Talent Management and Organization Development practice and processes
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to consult with all levels of management, including senior management
  • Combination of both strategic thinking and proven ability to execute leveraging project management and problem solving abilities
  • Ability to bring industry best-practices and apply to Discover in a flexible, creative way to meet business needs
  • Large scale project and change management expertise.
  • Knowledge of current talent solutions, techniques and tools

Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability.



  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2019-06-30 Expires: 2019-09-12

Welcome to Discover
We strive to be the leading direct bank and payments services company. Our mission is to help people spend smarter, manage debt better, and save more to achieve a brighter financial future.

Why Work with Us?
You can make an impact. Whether it’s developing corporate strategy, innovating new services or supporting IT needs, every employee has the opportunity to be a vital part of our business and make a real difference in people’s lives. It’s the heart of what we do.


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