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Project Specialist - Talent Enablement

Primary Location Plano, Texas Additional Locations Date posted 07/15/2019
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About the Role:

  • Set monthly and quarterly plans based on Talent Enablement priorities, applying standard KPIs to measure progress; manage program actions and deliverables that reflect and address priorities
  • Be actively involved with messaging from Talent Enablement including emails and presentations – this may include ideation, research, sourcing and PowerPoint slide development and talking points
  • Develop strong, trust-based relationships across the BU, including Talent Enablement team members, key cross-functional leaders, and employees at all levels
  • Coordinate the execution of cross functional strategic initiatives - organize and execute activities in a productive and open environment. Work across organizations to accomplish goals.
  • Responsible for coordinating training classes and offsite events
  • Responsible for updating the LMS with upcoming training sessions
  • Tracking and reporting on training classes
  • Owner of HR Talent Enablement Sharepoint site
  • Responsible for vendor management within the learning and development space

About You: 

  • We seek a project specialist whose background and passion aligns well to human resources organizations and is focused on strategically and tactically managing concurrent, high-impact programs
  • Possessing first-rate organizational skills, you’ll be focused on developing, managing and/or delivering high priority, diverse projects on time and of the highest quality
    • Project management - successfully shepherd complex projects, is clearly organized, retains a strategic vision while sweating the details, and can comfortably influence all levels of stake holders and customers
    • Operating in ambiguity - can hold multiple, conflicting “truths” at once, and not get perturbed by lack of clear direction
  • Your proven interpersonal, written and verbal communications skills will enable you to collaborate and be influential at all levels
  • Let us challenge your advanced Word, Excel and PowerPoint experiences
  • Bring your well-honed research and analytical skills to cover a wide range of business and technology areas
  • Specific to detailed analysis, we’ll enjoy learning how you establish, measure and report on KPIs


  • The ideal candidate is self-motivated, results oriented, passion about program development and management and is strategically adept
  • High integrity, excellent judgement — you’ll have access to sensitive information and must treat it appropriately
  • Highly collaborative — you recognize the value of bringing people along
  • Intellectual curiosity — you're eager to learn new concepts; you're willing to admit you don’t know certain things, will ask for help, roll up your sleeves, and learn
  • Self-aware — you aren't complacent when it comes to personal growth; you’re receptive to feedback and eager to grow despite one's seniority
  • Sense of ownership — you have a mentality of “the buck stops with me” and always ask “what did I contribute to this situation?”
  • Low ego — you shouldn’t be prone to thinking that a job is too small
  • Brave, adaptable, calm under pressure — you’re unafraid to operate in high-pressure, chaotic situations


Shift 1 (United States of America)

Primary Location:

US, Texas, Plano

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