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  • Primary responsibility for the development of a holistic talent development portfolio incl. global talent programs, concepts, frameworks and guidelines

  • Hands-on responsibility and passion for projects and programs that drive the implementation and the embedding of measures with a focus on the identification and development of talents

  • Support change management in the (business) implementation of the global talent development concepts and frameworks

  • Designing and managing global concepts, frameworks and programs for talents for the ZEISS Group to increase employee engagement, retention and productivity

  • Develop strategies & policies to help to identify and develop talents to support the growth of the business

  • (Co-) responsible to support organizational development measures with a focus on talent development

  • (Co-) responsible for the digital implementation of the global processes within Workday where needed

  • Plan and execute workshops or other dialogue formats

  • Monitor and analyze employee performance metrics to identify skill gaps and development needs as well as set up key performance indicators to measure success of talent and performance development initiatives

  • Master’s degree and relevant professional qualifications/accreditations (e.g., in behavioral sciences, (industrial) psychology, leadership development, human resources, or similar)

  • relevant professional experience with a focus on human resources, talent development or related field, ideally with international experience in a matrix organization and/or from consulting industrial clients

  • Proven experience in the creation of business-oriented, global concepts and their implementation

  • Strong competency in independently leading projects, including navigating complex stakeholder maps and change management

  • Good knowledge of major concepts and tools of psychometric assessment & experience with setting up development centers

  • Passionate team-player with strong analytical skills combined with a can-do mentality and organizational talent combined with assertiveness and pragmatism

  • Advanced proficiency in relevant software and systems such as learning management systems, performance management systems, and other HR systems (pref. Workday)

  • Fluent business English, both written and spoken