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Talent Development Consultant

Location Peoria, Illinois, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000144164

Career Area:

Human Resources

Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World

Whether it be groundbreaking products, best-in-class solutions, or creating a lifelong career, you can do the work that matters at Caterpillar. With a 95-year legacy of quality and innovation and 150 locations in countries around the world, your impact spans the globe.

When you join Caterpillar, you are joining a team of makers, innovators, and doers. We are the people who roll up our sleeves and do the work to build a better world. We don’t just talk about progress and innovation. We make it happen. And we are proud of that because it helps our customers build and power the world we live in – the roads, hospitals, homes, and infrastructure.  Without a dedicated workforce, Caterpillar could not effectively meet our customer’s needs.  Join us.

Job Description:

The Resource Industries Operations and Products (RIOP) Talent Development Consultant is responsible for the overall capability of the organization by improving the performance of its employees through leading the business unit's organizational development, leadership development, people development and talent management around the globe.

Job Duties / Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for developing and implementing organizational effectiveness, engagement, leadership development and talent management strategies. Position should identify and help develop plans that allow strategic, tactical, and practical integration in the areas of organizational effectiveness, change management, talent management, and learning & development.

  • Develops and provides leadership, counsel and education in areas such as: team/work group interactions & dynamics, individual leadership development planning and general development planning input, new supervisor coaching and development, high performance work environment, cultural change initiatives, and employee/career development. Be a trusted advisor to Org/Talent Development Division HR Manager and Business Unit overall leadership.

  • Facilitates development and delivery of employee development activities. Helps to clarify, measure, and positively influence consistent behaviors needed to achieve desired business initiatives and results.

  • Manage divisional Employee Insights (EI) process. Collaborate with the HRBPs for the successful administration of divisional Employee Insights Survey. Provide direction and monitor divisional EI action planning process. Coach supervisors/managers on individual action planning items. Develop/align divisional learning and development activities to support EI action items.

  • Oversee divisional recognition efforts and programs.

  • Responsible for budgeting, financial matters and metrics related to development and learning within the business unit including the accumulation, monitoring, and forecasting of learning costs.

  • Partner with the COE, Division/Business Unit process owners, and RI Segment to ensure effective implementation of Enterprise required learning and learning associated with implementation of global processes. Measure effectiveness of development and learning activities.

  • Works with HR Business Partners to manage monthly divisional People processes and use of key tools and processes within Business Unit/Division(s).

  • The position's primary customers are internal. Typical internal customers include leadership (including Vice President and Department Managers) and various contacts in multiple geographic areas. The position is challenged to carefully evaluate problems and review a large number of possible solutions before selecting one option. Problems may be complex and can require the incumbent to develop solutions. The incumbent sets priorities and establishes a work plan in order to complete broadly defined assignments and achieve organizational and leadership objectives.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or Business

  • 9+ years’ experience in practical human resources assignments

Top Candidates will also have:

  • Knowledge of various Caterpillar personnel and/or benefits policies and programs

  • Familiarity with Caterpillar functional areas, policies and procedures

  • Strong interpersonal skills dealing with sensitive issues

  • Ability to develop others, or persuade others inside and outside the department

Additional Information:

The primary location for this position is Peoria, IL

Domestic relocation assistance is available

This position may require 5% travel

Sponsorship is not available

This posting will close at midnight on August 21, 2022

Employee benefit details:

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world.

Here you earn more than just a salary because we value your performance.  We offer a total rewards package that provides benefits on day one (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of an annual bonus.

Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

Final details:

Please frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application – please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.

This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at .

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EEO/AA Employer.  All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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