Talent Management specialist (M/F)


Location : Home based with regular commuting to L’Aigle (Normandy) 

Position in Organization

Position is part of the HR Global team and reports to the Chief HR Officer. 

The current HR team is built as follows. 

  • 3 HR BP’s (France, Imaging, China)
  • 1 Talent Acquisition and HR Development Manager. 
  • 1 Comp & Ben specialist (part time)

Working as a team to build and implement HR strategy and supporting the 6 local CFO’s (with local HR representative role) of the smaller affiliates.

Position Summary

The Group is on high growth path aiming for a €200M turnover within 5 years, through both organic growth and acquisitions, fully supported by the Shareholder (Private Equity Firm).

In order to join this target the Group has to improve its organization, processes and systems. 

The transformation program has several objectives: Scale operations, strengthen foundations, streamline and improve processes, establish competitive systems and tools, drive efficiency and set up a strong continuous improvement and learning culture across the organisation.

In order to support IMV’s strategy and vision a Group HR structure has been set up, with the following functional priorities:

    • Adapt the HR organization in order to support the company globally.
    • Ensure compliance with regulations requirements.
    • Ensure Talent Acquisition and retention.
    • Develop Business Partnering to ensure the development of the talent pool.
    • Define Total Reward Strategy, Policies & Processes.
    • Clarify Talent & Performance Management principles, criteria and policy and deploy it.
  • Set a global framework for People Development & Skills enhancement 
  • Support ESG and compliance roadmap and initiatives.

Current HR maturity is basic, and we have many projects to drive: set up a Talent management program, set up a Core HR, put in place an LMS, design HR tools, Group policies, develop a Global Leadership program, strengthen internal communication.

The purpose of this position in the next five years is to be part of the core HR team who will support this HR strategy deployment, by taking ownership of some Global HR development projects and providing expertise in the Talent Management and Leadership. This position is working in very close cooperation with the Talent Acquisition and HR Development Manager and will provide each other with cross functional support. 

Specific Role and Responsibilities

- He/she will: 

Talent management : 

  • Update the Talent Management processes and ensure that they are well understood by the HRBPs and local GM’s.
  • Launch and manage Talent Management campaigns: leads the Talent Management process: 

And works closely with operational staff to identify and support the development of talent, detect high potential, consolidate development plans, implement a succession plan.

  • Analyses and consolidate individual appraisals for group action plans 
  • Build and monitor development plans for group staff concerned and their managers. 

Engagement : 

  • Take charge of issues related to the quality of life at work and supervise the Peakon tool: Analyze the results, summarize them, follow up with each entity on the responses and associated action plans.
  • Propose and supervise other programs such as those around inclusion, equity, diversity.
  • Develop the content of management training integrated into the corporate culture. 
  • Be an actor of change and initiate the necessary programs for team development (leadership, cooperation, harmonization, feedback culture...)

Communication :

  • On demand, manages internal communication tools.

The Person

Nationality: Open

French and English are imperative.

Previous Experience 

With a higher education background in HR or Leaning & Development or Psychology, the selected applicant will have a proven track record (5 years minimum) in an HR development function (HR development, talent management) in an international group, within an industrial multicultural environment. 

Talent management experience has been developed in a best-in-class talent development environment.

The applicant should have a good understanding of how organizations operate and bring experience of delivering and using career and personality assessment tools.  

Mastery of the back office.

Personal Characteristics 

  • Highly credible – both professionally and personally, with an engaging and action orientated approach. Empathy and firmness.
  • Strong interest in skills development and talent management.
  • Comfortable in a project environment.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills allowing to build relationships of trust internally.
  • A good team player, collaborative – a colleague that people turn to for advice and want to work with, but also willing to share responsibilities.
  • Possesses a strong leadership, 
  • Adaptable, autonomous and reactive.
  • At ease in a small structure, didactic skills are supported by a pragmatic mindset and a proactive approach to work. 
  • Well organized innovative, creative and resilient.
  • Good level of energy.

IMV Technologies Leadership Anchors

The candidate behaviour should be in line with:

1/ IMV leadership anchors: 

  • Charts the course 
    1. Utilizes critical thinking
    2. Moves strategy to action 
    3. Leads in a global environment
  • Drives innovation & Growth
    1. Listens and responds to customer needs 
    2. Cultivates and enables breakthrough thinking to drive growth 
    3. Encourages thoughtful risk taking to advance innovation 
  • Leads through Lean:
    1. Champions continuous improvement 
    2. Solves problems
    3. Drives for Results
  • Build people, team & organization 
    1. Relentlessly attracts, engages and develops people
    2. Creates followership and collaboration 
    3. Builds strong, effective and diverse organization
  • Models Humility, Transparency & Integrity 
    1. Consistently uses sound judgment 
    2. Operates with transparency and is trusted 
    3. Demonstrates humility and self-awareness 

2/ IMV values:

  1. Innovation
  2. Quality
  3. Excellence
  4. Integrity
  5. Learning

If you recognize yourself in this offer and you want more information, do not hesitate to  consult our website or to contact Yann Martagex, recruitment manager at IMV Technologies,

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