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Talent Consultant

Date: Sep 19, 2022

Location: LAKE FOREST, IL, US, 60045-5201

Company: Grainger Businesses

About Grainger:

Grainger is a leading broad line distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan and the United Kingdom. We achieve our purpose, We Keep the World Working®, by serving more than 4.5 million customers with a wide range of products that keep their operations running and their people safe. Grainger also delivers services and solutions, such as technical support and inventory management, to save customers time and money.

We're looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. As one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, we have a welcoming workplace where you can build a career for yourself while fulfilling our purpose to keep the world working. We embrace new ways of thinking and recognize everyone is an individual. Find your way with Grainger today.

Position Details:

As a Talent Consultant you will be a part of the Talent Management & Organizational Effectiveness (TM&OE) Center of Excellence, reporting to the Director of TM&OE. With guidance from a senior team member, the Talent Consultant will work on several projects that are both strategic and executional. The focus of this role will be to support our Performance and Succession Management portfolio, and may include projects in executive development, team effectiveness, change management, or organizational design.

You Will:

  • Manage the annual performance and succession management processes, communications, tools/resources, and related HR technology.
  • Work collaboratively with HR partners and other team members to assess organizational opportunities to design and develop solutions.
  • Shift from strategic to tactical work depending on the situation and role required.
  • Navigate complex situations and work as priorities/needs of the business or team can easily change course.
  • Demonstrate a consultative approach
  • Communicate with Talent Development Partners and all levels of HR.
  • Develop working relationships by building credibility with partners.
  • Write communications, presentations, and training materials using measurement and analytics to show program impact.
  • Research information and analyze quantitative and qualitative data to arrive at valid conclusions, recommendations, and plans of action.
  • Guide the continuous improvement of assigned programs.

You Have:

  • BA/BS or equivalent
  • 5 plus years of experience in a related field.
  • Created communications and presentations for all levels
  • Experience presenting work to large groups.
  • Experience consulting with multiple partners.
  • Experience acting with intent, competing with urgency, and winning as one team
  • Experience adapting in an ever-evolving environment. (agility)
  • Experience managing projects and driving for results.
  • Process-orientation/continuous improvement: implement improvement opportunities to increase operational efficiency

Rewards and Benefits:

With benefits starting day one, Grainger is committed to your safety, health and wellbeing. Our programs provide choice and flexibility to meet our team members' individual needs. Check out some of the rewards available to you at Grainger

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans
  • Paid time off (PTO) and 6 company holidays per year
  • Automatic 6% 401(k) company contribution each pay period
  • Employee discounts, parental leave, 3:1 match on donations and tuition reimbursement
  • A comprehensive set of emotional, financial, physical and social wellbeing programs

DEI Statement

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.