Talent Development Specialist

$40 - $50 hourly
Job Category: Human Resources
Position Type: Contract / Temporary
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job ID: 132214
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Join LaSalle Network and a cutting-edge Chicago organization as we seek a dynamic Talent Development Specialist for a hybrid contract role, at the forefront of shaping the future of leadership development. 


Talent Development Specialist Responsibilities: 

  • Devise and execute a strategic plan, charting a multi-year course in collaboration with the Capability & Leadership Development team 

  • Lead the conceptualization, creation and delivery of groundbreaking capability & leadership initiatives on a global scale 

  • Apply extensive expertise to craft immersive experiences for continuous leadership learning 

  • Play a pivotal role in expanding the capability development academy, elevating critical skills and business capability 

  • Embrace the esteemed position of a thought leader, offering insights deeply rooted in an understanding of business needs 

  • Contribute to integrating a global leadership capability model into talent management processes 

  • Employ a data-driven approach for developing, executing and measuring solutions 

  • Regularly evaluate and communicate the profound impact of leadership capability interventions 

Talent Development Specialist Requirements: 

  • Hold an undergraduate qualification in a relevant field, with a preference for an advanced post-graduate credential 

  • Preferred membership in a relevant professional body, including prestigious organizations like SHRM, CIPD, or IITD 

  • Desirably skilled or certified in occupational psychometric tools such as StrengthsFinder, DISC, or EQi 

  • Bring forth prior experience in a dynamic global environment, focusing on integrated talent management, learning, leadership development and capability enhancement 

  • Demonstrate a proven track record of leading impactful design and delivery of talent, learning and leadership solutions within a global organization 

  • Showcase effective collaboration skills in shaping and executing talent, learning and leadership strategies 

  • Possess a profound familiarity with enterprise HR technology, showcasing proficiency in platforms like Workday and SuccessFactors 

If you are fueled by a passion for advancing in the HR field, this tailor-made opportunity provides exposure to executive leadership and an array of limitless growth paths within HR. 


Thank you, 

Spencer Weiss 

Senior Project Manager 

LaSalle Network 


LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.