Global Talent Growth & Development Lead

Join our innovative, global team using technology to transform the way the social sector engages with data. We run on passion, blending diverse skill sets and experiences with a collective mission to help organizations tackle challenges and achieve greater impact. We encourage all staff to push their own boundaries and drive the company in exciting new directions. As a social enterprise, we reinvest a majority of our profits in our growth and continued pursuit of our mission and vision. 

Position Overview

The Global Talent Growth & Development Lead’s primary focus will be to oversee our People Growth and Development Strategy. You will create and maintain a Growth & Development Strategy for each Department, ensuring we grow and develop our vibrant, international team in alignment with our business goals. You will work closely with the Training, Learning and Development (TLD), Human Resources (HR), and Operations teams to support Verites through all phases of their time at Vera. This means that you will work with Department Heads to prioritize Training & Learning goals for each Department, coordinate the implementation of Training & Learning Activities with the TLD team, and manage the Performance Management process with teams and team leads. 

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Creating and maintaining a Growth & Development Strategy for each Department that is aligned with the business goals;
  • Prioritizing Training & Learning activities for each team with Department Heads;
  • Coordinating Training & Learning activity implementation with the TLD team;
  • Overseeing and championing the bi-annual Performance Management process with the HR team;
  • Ongoing development of our internal competency framework, against which we assess staff growth and performance;
  • Supporting line managers and team leads in the implementation of Growth & Development Strategy;
  • Supporting the TLD  team growth and development, enhancing learning methodologies and technical tools where applicable.  

Qualifications and Experience

 
Essential:
  •  Bachelor’s degree — what you studied isn’t critical; what you’re passionate about is
  • 6+ years professional experience
  • Experience in developing training strategies or programs (assessor accreditation would be an advantage)
  • Strong organizational skills, including attention to detail and time management
  • Analytical and problem solving skills — do problems slow you down or drive you to seek solutions?
  • Strong aptitude for using technology and data
  • Strong proficiency in Excel and Powerpoint presentations
  • Demonstrated interest in social sector work
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and relational skills
  • Experience or interest working in a small, dynamic team

Desirable:

  • Salesforce experience.
  • Fluency/proficiency in Portuguese

Compensation & Benefits

This is a full-time position with access to all company benefits. We take care of our employees and their families, by offering competitive benefits, such as:

Paid Time Off

38 days of paid leave each year, including local and company-wide holidays and a December break.

Health Care

Vera covers 100% of medical, dental, and visual plan premiums.

Phantom Equity​

All staff participate in Vera’s phantom equity plan.

Wellness Leave

We do not cap sick leave. If you’re sick, we hope you get better!

Retirement

Vera offers a retirement plan and contribution matching to all of its staff.

Getaway Benefit

An annual stipend to spend on travel and physical, emotional, and mental well-being.

Student Loans

To help employees with outstanding student loans, Vera offers a Student Loan Benefit.

Child Care

In addition to robust paid parental leave, Vera assists with the costs of child care.

How to Apply

To apply, fill out the online application (attaching CV). Please contact jobs@verasolutions.org with any additional questions.

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What makes Vera such a great place to work?

Our Values

In everything we do, we’re guided by our core values: Excellence, Sustainability, Teamwork, Leadership, and Impact

Global Talent Growth & Development Lead

Our Mission

As a certified B Corporation, we meet the highest social and environmental standards in pursuit of our mission.

Our Global Team

Our wonderfully diverse team spans 5 continents and speaks more than 15 different languages.

Growth Opportunities

We are invested in and committed to making training, learning, and development one of Vera’s signature strengths.

Diversity & Inclusion

We value our culture of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We bring our full selves to work and position each other to thrive.

Rising Leaders Program

We run an annual leadership development initiative for emerging leaders at Vera.