Talent & Development Manager

London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Corporate Functions


Posted: 13 Dec 2018
Weekly Hours: 38
Role Number: 200014569
We, the Apple Talent Team, are a strategic partner and resource to our Retail Leadership teams. Our work is systemic and supported by the Apple talent eco system. We work with 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. We strive to deliver an excellent experience for all our partners.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience of successful execution of talent initiatives, tools, and processes
  • You are a positive role model in Apple culture and behavior
  • Your ability to prioritize workload and lead multiple projects
  • You demonstrates flexibility and adaptability according to the changing needs and priorities of the organization
  • You have a track record of building effective business partnerships in a consultative model
  • You have strong coaching and facilitation skills


We 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 will provide consultative support around available talent resources and tools to reach solution 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 will use Talent data to make recommendations and identify trends You will provide support and guidance on strategic changes and we 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 Partner with Recruitment on internal talent pipeline and planning Curate development experiences in partnership with Retail leadership teams to support development plans You lead globally aligned programs and ensures a flawless 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 will be an expert in Apple development tools and provide organization development support through business changes Executes field-based research, including in-classroom or on-the-job observation, focus groups and interviews, and needs assessments

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree and HR management leadership experience is preferred

Additional Requirements

  • Some overnight travel required
  • Customer Focus
  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Organizational Agility
  • Managing Vision and Purpose
  • Presentation Skills
  • Business Acumen
  • Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.