Associate Director, Global Talent Development

  • Company: Fresh
  • Country / Region : United States
  • Business group: Perfumes & Cosmetics
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Human Resources
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: FRSH00304
  • Date of publication: 2020.12.07



As an Associate Director, Talent Development you will be in charge of driving Talent Development initiatives across the entire fresh organization globally.

You will be a key partner for Senior Leadership in our HQ/Global Team as well as in all our markets (17 + Travel Retail) and play a key role in engaging, developing and retaining our top talents across the Globe.

The Associate Director will build strong relationships at every level of the organization and embrace a truly global and cross-cultural mindset




Learning & Development (L&D)

  • Identify and analyze development needs across the organization and coach managers on building effective individual development plans for their teams
  • Source and partner with external training vendors to design ad hoc-training solutions based on company needs (examples: management & leadership skills, effective meetings, cross-cultural communication, project management, finance accountability, coaching, effective presentations, etc...)
  • Offer expertise in relations to the LVMH training catalogue and manage enrollment
  • Plan and organize off-sites and team building activities
  • Source and interview Coaches to execute coaching assignments for senior leaders
  • Be an active member of the LVMH L&D CommunityTalent Development
  • Work closely with the SVP, Global HR, lead the global annual Talent and Succession Review process
  • Coach employees and managers on career development opportunities within fresh and LVMH and manage the group mobility process for eligible employees globally
  • Regularly conduct career meetings for talents in all our markets
  • Oversee the annual Performance Review process

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I)

  • Oversee and ensure the successful design, implementation and management of DE&I Strategies and Action Plans
  • Co-lead the roll-out of the 3-year D,E&I Strategy in partnership with the Executive Team and the fresh DE&I Council
  • Provide support and guidance to DE&I Sponsors, Council members and Taskforces supporting DE&I actions
  • Develop and plan annual Trainings and Events from ideation to execution, owning logistics including budgets and communications
  • Liaise with the VP of D,E&I for LVMH on Group initiatives
  • Partner with Human Resources, Talent Acquisition, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Communications to support diversity outreach and talent pipelines in the community
  • Measure, track and analyze the effectiveness of DE&I initiatives to report on progress and identify opportunities for future areas of focus
  • Support Taskforces and working groups to achieve targeted milestones in a timely manner
  • Identify, manage and lead DE&I external partnerships
  • Research and remain on the forefront of DEI content to bring awareness to, and improve the organization's development

On-boarding & Induction

  • Deliver and continuously evolve the fresh induction program at Global Headquarters and oversee local programs in other markets
  • Manage on-boarding plans for Senior Leaders (VP and above)

What you will learn in the first 6 months:

  • Business strategy globally and by market
  • Talent Development practices and processes at the LVMH Group level
  • Understanding of a global multi-cultural workforce in a highly dynamic and growing organization
  • Interacting and influencing the most senior leaders in the organization  

What you will achieve in 12 months:

  • Evolve the fresh training offer
  • Build strong reputation and trust among the leadership team and the larger fresh workforce
  • Successfully roll-out year-1 DE&I strategy actions
  • Complete the global Talent & Succession Review

Additional information

  • 7+ years of experience in Talent Development or as HRBP
  • Prior experience in overseeing DE&I strategies
  • Strong communication skills and ability to influence senior decision makers
  • International experience and understanding of cross-cultural agility highly beneficial
  • Strong people skills and empathy
  • Passionate about developing talents
  • Strong Project Management skills
  • Curiosity in deeply understanding business needs and building talent strategies to support them
  • Available to travel internationally (Europe and Asia) 10%
  • Knowledge of immigration processes a plus

Based in New York, NY


Perfumes & Cosmetics

A major player in the perfumes, make-up and skincare markets, the Perfumes & Cosmetics division groups together major historic Houses as well as young brands with strong potential.

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