Hub International Director, Talent Development in Chicago, Illinois

About HUB:

HUB International Limited (“HUB”) is the 7th largest global insurance and employee benefits broker, providing a broad array of property, casualty, risk management, life and health, employee benefits, investment and wealth management products and services. With over 10,000 employees in 450 offices throughout North America, HUB has grown substantially, in part due to our industry leading success in mergers and acquisitions.


Reporting to the Vice President, Talent & Organizational Development, The Talent Development Director is a senior level role on the Talent & OD team, and is accountable for crafting and delivering people processes to maximize the employee and leadership experience at HUB International. As a Talent Development Director, you will have ownership for designing, delivering, and continuously improving specific talent initiatives (which may include onboarding, career development, employee engagement, leadership development, performance management, diversity and inclusion, succession, workforce planning), while ensuring they fit into HUB’s broader talent strategy.

Working with our HR Field partners across Hub – ensure we create talent solutions that are scalable and flexible for our field offices. Provide Talent Development & Employee Experience thought leadership for our field HR organization.

This position will also design and lead internal consulting engagements with leadership teams, facilitate leadership and business sessions, and play a part in company-wide organizational development initiatives.


Talent Development

•Co-create our talent strategy and talent roadmap for HUB

•Research and design employee-centric people processes that span across the employee life cycle

•In partnership with our field HR organization – deliver, measure, and continuously improve people processes

•Provide talent development thought leadership for various talent segments (employees, leaders, senior executives)

•May work closely with our Director of Executive Talent in creating seamless people processes for our executive talent –from executive recruiting to onboarding, executive development, and succession management

•Bring an inclusion and diversity lens to all people practice development

•Design relevant and meaningful program measures that measure the impact of your talent initiatives

•Collaborate in creating and refining our talent strategy and roadmap

•As part of a broader cadre – facilitate various leadership and employee development sessions across the company

•Role model positive change – help others navigate transition and organizational change

Organizational development consulting

•Lead internal leadership consulting engagements at Hub – from contracting to designing to facilitating leadership sessions to working with the client on a sustainability plan

•Participate or lead strategic organizational development initiatives – may include initial assessment work, creating OD strategies, implementing OD strategies, and monitoring results

•Build the leadership effectiveness and change capability of our internal clients


•Minimum of 7 – 10 years of progressive HR experience

•Demonstrated experience designing and owning talent processes a plus

•Experience as an HR Busines Partner or on an organizational development team a plus

•Excellent communication skills and an ability to communicate effectively with all levels of leadership while maintaining excellent customer service

•Blend of strategic thinking and practical execution

•Proficient in designing and using talent analytics – be able to harness and use data to make informed decisions

•Exposure to delivering components of Diversity & Inclusion efforts

•Understands the dynamics of a matrix organization

•Good organizational savvy, resilient

•Ability to simultaneously and effectively manage multiple projects and priorities

•Exemplary project management and organizational skills

•Ability to work effectively in a diverse work group and manage ambiguous situations

•Experience with Workday preferred

•Strong computer skills: Microsoft Office suite

•Strong negotiation and influence skills

•Passion for coaching and developing talent

•Willingness to travel


•Four-year college degree. Graduate work or degree in organizational development, HR, or related field preferred.


Location: United States, Illinois, Chicago
Required Education: Bachelor's degree (4-year degree)
Required Experience: 7-10 years
Required Travel: Up to 25%
Date published: 9-Jul-2018
Department: Human Resources
Ref#: P3101_20180706

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