Talent & Development Manager

Munich, Bavaria-Bayern, Germany
Corporate Functions


Posted: 25. Jun 2019
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200069393
Home Office: Yes
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. We believe the people here at Apple don’t just craft products - they build the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it. The Talent Team is a business partner and resource to our Retail Leadership teams. Their work is systemic and supported by the Apple talent eco system, which includes Business Partners and Retail and Corporate Centers of Excellence. The Talent & Development Manager is responsible for the delivery and implementation of talent programs, products and strategies through a consultative partnership with Retail Leadership. The role will support North/East Germany and will be home-based.

Key Qualifications

  • Incorporating effective talent initiatives, tools, and processes
  • Positive role model in Apple culture and behavior
  • Ability to prioritize workload and manage multiple projects
  • Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability according to the changing needs and priorities of the organization
  • Track record of building effective business partnerships in a consultative model
  • Strong mentorship and facilitation skills
  • Understanding of German Social Representative environment


• You will Influence and develop leaders to promote a performance culture through effective utilization of tools such as Talent Planning, Exchange Journal, Performance Reviews and Total Compensation Planning • You will deliver effective implementation, integration and feedback of Center of Excellence solutions • You provide consultative support around available talent resources and tools to reach solution • You collaborate on the performance management and development of Retail employees using Lominger tools and resources • You will work with leaders to understand and articulate employee engagement feedback and data to improve overall environment • You use Talent data to make recommendations and identify trends and focuses for the Talent Team • You provide support and guidance on strategic changes and will aim to build leadership capability through coaching, advice and learning events • You will facilitate leadership development training • You lead Talent Planning process, outcomes and follow up actions • You will partner with Recruitment on internal talent pipeline and planning • Curate development experiences in collaboration with Retail leadership teams to support development plans • Lead globally aligned programs and ensures efficient implementation of Apple development suite of products • We diagnose development needs and execute a comprehensive development strategy inclusive of individualized learning, classroom learning, and other learning methods • You are an expert in Apple development tools • Execute field-based research, including in-classroom or on-the-job observation, focus groups and interviews, and needs assessments • You will provide organization development support through business changes

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree and HR management leadership experience is helpful

Additional Requirements

  • Some overnight travel required
  • Fluent in German language
  • Key competencies
  • • Customer Focus
  • • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • • Organizational Agility
  • • Managing Vision and Purpose
  • • Presentation Skills
  • • Business Acumen
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status