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Learning and Talent Management Consultant in Irving, TX at NEC America

Date Posted: 12/9/2018

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With more than 117 years of technology innovation, a global team of 100,000, and 64,000+ technology patents, NEC is in the business of providing solutions that focus on safety, security, operational efficiency - enabling people to live brighter, more enriched lives. We call this orchestrating a brighter world.

Job Description

Job Title:

Learning and Talent Management Consultant

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Organization Name:

Human Resources

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NEC is seeking a skilled, highly motivated individual with a history of high performance and creativity to support the area of Talent Management, including onboarding, performance management, learning and organization development, and people and leadership development. The Learning and Talent Management Consultant will partner with the Sr. HR Manager – Talent Management, HRBPs, internal customers and leaders to drive learning and talent management programs and initiatives aligned with the strategic goals and vision of the organization.

The NEC Learning and Talent Management Consultant demonstrates a high level of competency and execution as a talent management professional.  The L&TM consultant has specialized depth and breadth of knowledge in identifying needs, designing, developing, implementing, managing and measuring effectiveness of targeted learning and TM solutions.

Using sound learning and organization development researched based methodologies, theories, systems, processes and best practices to achieve business objectives

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Learning & Development (50%)
    • Supports learning and development including planning, development, delivery, performance management, evaluation, and administration of education and learning programs targeting Individual Contributors and various levels of management.
    • Contributes to learning strategies including conceptual design, material development and implementation planning for all phases of projects including supporting communication plans, pilots, train-the-trainer events, resource management and post-deployment support.
    • Partners with HR management in the assessment and development of learning strategies and programs to support company business goals and objectives.
    • Analyzes data and creates tracking methods to ensure appropriate metrics are being met. Immediately identifies areas where process improvement and system enhancements are necessary to increase productivity and improve the overall performance.
    • Develops and implements a learning curriculum that is specific to our current workforce and supports the respective culture.
    • Provides input into the enhancement of a learning and talent development roadmap to develop the required capabilities.
    • Provides assessment of learning needs and gaps and develops tactics for corporate learning goals
    • Designs corporate training (e.g. business acumen and soft skills, etc.) curriculum that supports performance and career development. Ensures learning and development opportunities are aligned to and integrated with competency models and talent processes.
    • Leads efforts to expand learning methodologies and platforms, oversees vendors and ensures quality and effectiveness of training content and delivery, and collaborates with internal colleagues regarding training administration.
    • Creates and carries out a marketing and communications plan to create ongoing awareness among managers and employees, of our talent processes and learning solutions.
    • Drives internal collaboration, knowledge sharing and overall learning culture within the organization.
    • Leads and manages all learning management system initiatives.
    • Manages the annual compliance training initiative
  • Talent and Performance Management (40%)
    • Leads and manages the onboarding program. 
    • Supports with conceptual design, development and deployment of customized performance evaluation forms, development plans and the improvement of the performance management process
    • Leads the annual performance management cycle,  including performance reviews and goal setting
    • Leads/support implementation of new talent management initiatives
    • Contributes and implements tactics for Performance Plans, Individual Develop Plans (IDPs) and career development plans
    • Manages and measures the implemented activities
    • Supports internal customers in development planning, identification of appropriate learning solutions, and general coaching of employee development as requested
    • Supports development and implementation of competency models
  • Organization Development (10%)
    • Supports with design and implementation of organizational development initiatives throughout the organization.
    • Designs, develops and facilitates team interventions
    • Supports change management initiatives
    • Facilitates process improvement workflow sessions
    • Leads the employee engagement program; data analysis, provide insights with recommendations and solutions. 

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

  • Experience with administration of learning management systems (LMS), 3+ years preferred
  • Expertise in design/delivery of leadership, learning and talent management solutions
  • Experience in HR, talent management or performance management consultancy
  • Adult learning theories
  • Experience in using psychometric tools for individual and team effectiveness

Subject Matter Expert:

Learning content, technology integration, and common work processes to deliver quality products and services that meet the needs of internal clients.   Talent and performance management methodologies and best practices.

Systems Technical Capabilities: 

Proficiency as a super user role role/SME with Talent/Performance Management Systems and LMS, i.e., PeopleSoft, Success Factors, SABA, Workday and other major solutions,  Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)

Certifications, Tools & Instruments:  Proficiency with various tools and instruments, such as;

  • Individual development 360ᵒ, Hogan, CPI or other major instruments
  • Team Facilitation tools i.e., DiSC, MBTI, FIRO-B
  • Training certification, DDI or other major programs
  • Competency Models, Korn Ferry and other major vendors

Additional Capabilities: 

  • Proven training, team facilitation skills, strong project management skills
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Problem analysis and resolution at both strategic and functional level
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Commitment to company values
  • Curiosity and desire for continual learning

Organizational Skills:   Business insights

Language Skills:            Excellent written and oral

Mathematical Skills:    Basic compensation and math comprehension skills

Reasoning Skills:           Constant use of judgment as it applies to general office administration.  Extreme confidentiality required. Ability to handle adverse situations and know when to get management involved.



Bachelor’s degree in Organization Development, Psychology, Human Resources or related field and a minimum of 8 years of relevant professional experience, with a minimum of 3 years in a corporate setting. 



Master’s degree in Organization Development, Psychology, Human Resources or related field

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the major responsibilities.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand or walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop or bend; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 lbs.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in some work environments can be moderate.

Work environment is an office.

Supervisory Responsibility, if any:



Headquartered in Irving, Texas, NEC is a leading provider of innovative IT, biometrics, network, and communications products and solutions for service carriers and Fortune 1000 and SMB businesses across multiple vertical industries, including healthcare, government, education, and hospitality. NEC delivers one of the industry's broadest portfolios of technology solutions and professional services, including unified communications, wireless, voice and data, managed services, server and storage infrastructure, optical network systems, microwave radio communications, and biometric security. NEC is a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, a global technology leader with a presence in over 44 countries and more than $37.5 billion in revenue. For more information, please visit

NEC Corporation of America and its subsidiaries is committed to the maximum utilization of all human resources and the goal of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action. We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, genetic characteristics, height, weight, arrest record pertaining to misdemeanors or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran, or any other class protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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