Talent Development Head

Ukraine
People

iDeals is a fast-growing B2B SaaS company recognized as the most highly rated and customer-centric in a secure business collaboration market. With more than 700,000 users from 150,000 companies all over the world (mostly in the US and Europe), we are on a mission to build the most robust Virtual Data Room (VDR) solution that ensures secure confidential document sharing for online due diligence, fundraising transactions, corporate reporting, licensing, clinical trials, and other business goals.

*Please pay attention, this role is available for European locations, either Ukraine, Poland, Spain, Portugal, Netherlands, UK, and Ireland. The reason is to stay closer to our core team, mostly allocated in Europe. If you are based there or ready to relocate to one of those countries, please send us your CV; we’d love to jump into details.

ABOUT THE COMPANY AND THE TEAM

Currently, iDeals team consists of more than 350 people over the world, and our business continues actively grow – we expect our team will expand globally up to 1,000  in the next 2-3 years. That’s why we are looking for an experienced Talent Development Head, who will help us to align our people development path with business growth and make our employee’s career journey joyful, meaningful, and successful. 

The People Team’s mission is to create an exceptional employee experience for iDealers to be at their best in order to deliver an exceptional experience for our customers. The People Team is also growing and advancing to enable the continued success of iDeals. Currently, our People Team consists of several streams: People Operations, People Experience, and People Performance & Development. 

ABOUT THE ROLE

iDeals has a strong belief in talent development with unwavering support from the CEO and the senior management team on continuous learning. So iDeals has always provided all the teams with unlimited opportunities to grow professionally and personally. Therefore, the mission of this Role is to establish the Talent and Learning function to ensure iDeals people are performing at their best, actively developing for future growth with the neoteric talent & learning tools, programs, and career opportunities; to ensure the company is developing current and future leaders and cultivating the desired culture to achieve its vision and mission.

You will work directly with our inspiring VP of People Nina Grosse and all business function leaders to define and implement the talent and learning strategy to pace with the company and teams’ growth. You will develop and drive the realization of an integrated and forward-looking approach to performance management, career development, learning, talent assessment, and succession planning, using the most appropriate and contemporary methodologies, platforms, and tools.  

You will start as a manager of one Senior Assessment and Development Specialist and will be enabled to amplify your team of specialists and source best-fitting external partners to deliver high impact.  

It is a great opportunity to make a stand-out contribution and help to bring our multinational fast-growing company to the next level. Our people are crucial to our success. We believe a strong Talent Development Leader is one of the key persons in building a thriving, collaborative, inspiring, and loved by our people workplace.   

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

  • Build and direct the company’s Talent and Learning Strategy and activities
  • Succession Planning and Learning & Development:
  • Analyze and identify the talent and learning needs and develop a roadmap to meet the current demands and future growth of the organization
  • Establish and drive implementation of succession planning and career development
  • Design and evaluate Leadership Development Framework and curriculaFurther refine the PDP process and upgrade supporting tools and guides
  • Select and source e-learning platforms, on-demand learning, and other signature learning programs
  • Choose external providers and contractors to meet the function resource needs
  • Performance management:
  • Oversee performance management processes, programs, and tools. Now we use a combo of OKR, KPI, and 360 Feedback and are open to improvements
  • Further refine and implement optimizations.
  • Keep up-to-date on leading-edge talent and learning innovations and development of new methodologies, platforms, and tools:
  • Define talent assessment tools and methodologies for Talent Development and Talent Acquisition. We use a competency-based approach and already designed almost 100% of Job Profiles for our current roles
  • Establish talent and learning program effectiveness measures and look for ways to increase effectiveness. 
  • Hire, manage, inspire and develop team members for high performance.
  • WHAT YOU SHOULD HAVE:

  • Passion for talent growth and building high-performing collaborative cultures, using innovative approaches and methodologies
  • 5+ years in People Development and Talent Management area, and at least 2 years in a managerial role
  • Experience in Tech-companies would be a plus
  • Eager about Performance Management – we expect you’d be familiar with various methodologies and will adjust the relevant approach to our business needs 
  • Strong experience in Succession planning and Career development – implementing from scratch or redesigning current one; proven knowledge of different assessment methodologies and tools 
  • Deep expertise in developing talent and learning programs and driving impact, using ADDIE methodology
  • Experienced in Leadership development framework, concepts, and providers
  • Good understanding of e-learning design and development principles, on-demand learning, and LMS; Good knowledge of external talent and learning providers
  • Coaching experience or certification would be a plus
  • Good at Facilitating – able to facilitate workshops and working/design sessions
  • Strong in analytics – using core HR metrics and measuring development programs’ effectiveness to propose a data-driven decision
  • Savvy Project Management – perfect in planning, execution, maintaining, and retrospective will help you to drive large-scale initiatives globally while partnering with key stakeholders to adjust them locally
  • Experienced in a remote team management
  • Excellent communication skills in a cross-cultural background
  • Resourcefulness – keen on new technologies, methodologies, and tools, pragmatism, and roll-up the sleeves mentality.
  • Fluent in English.  
  • WE OFFER:

  • Excellence, Care, Trust, Collaboration, and Commitment are core values to the iDeals international team
  • Top-market compensation
  • Unlimited learning and development opportunities: Professional and self-development books and subscription services compensation; Sponsorship of participation in inspiration events, conferences, and meetups; Obtain the company’s support if you decide to become a speaker or writer
  • Remote-first work: Support with organization workplace at home (budget for home-office setup + high-end laptop and monitor + budget for additional IT equipment) & Reimbursement of co-working space expenses
  • Internal growth policies & Regular performance and salary reviews
  • iDeals Wellness Package: Medical insurance and health-related activities; Mental Health Support Package; Paid vacation, sick days, days off, paid national holidays, etc.
  • Generous internal referral program, International team-building activities & iDeals Surprise Boxes from the People Experience Team.
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    COMPANY CULTURE

    We are driven by the mission of creating exceptional experiences for employees and customers alike. Our unwavering values of commitment and excellence inspire us to set the bar high, achieve the most ambitious goals and push the limits further.

    Our diversity and different perspectives are the foundation of our success. Our two values collaboration and trust ensure that everyone has access to all the information, proactively shares thoughts, and leverages the teammates’ diverse opinions, experiences, and backgrounds. Both values help us to solve the most challenging problems. 

    Last but not least, care value drives us to create a positive work environment and make everyone feel valued. We also stand for iDealers’ physical, mental, financial, and personal well-being and encourage a healthy lifestyle and active living.

    iDealers work in a remote-first model, meaning we collaborate remotely from anywhere – either home, cafe, co-working space, or one of our offices. And although we are located across the globe, we stay connected with the help of technology and ensure that everyone on our team feels surrounded by teammates and engaged with our common goals.

    iDeals is an equal opportunity employer

    iDeals is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people from all walks of life. We don’t discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship.