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Raymond James


St Petersburg, FL, United States

Education Level


Work Experience

More than 10 years



Job Category


Director, HR Talent & Development

About the Organization

Founded in 1962 and a public company since 1983, Raymond James Financial, Inc. is a Florida-based diversified holding company providing financial services to individuals, corporations and municipalities through its subsidiary companies engaged primarily in investment and financial planning, in addition to capital markets and asset management. The firm's stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (RJF). 

Through its three broker/dealer subsidiaries, Raymond James Financial has approximately 7,100 financial advisors serving in excess of 2.9 million client accounts in more than 2,900 locations throughout the United States, Canada and overseas. Total client assets are approximately $617 billion.

Raymond James has been recognized nationally for its community support and corporate philanthropy. The company has been ranked as one of the best in the country in customer service, as a great place to work and as a national leader in support of the arts.

About the Job

Job Summary:


Under limited supervision, uses specialized knowledge and skills obtained through experience and training to act as a strategic partner to business leaders providing professional guidance and support to relevant internal client groups in the areas of talent management, learning and development, change management and organization design with the objective of adding value to the business. Consults and coaches leaders on organization design and effectiveness, change management, organization capability development in partnership with HR Business Partners.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


• In collaboration with HR Business Partners and client leadership teams, develops talent strategy solutions that lead to a strong talent pipeline that is positioned to grow the business

• Partners with HR Business Partner teams and Organization and Talent Development colleagues to assess, recommend, create, and implement talent management processes, tools, resources, and solutions and/or organization development interventions based on strategic or tactical business plans. These processes include performance management, key talent/high-potential development, leadership development, succession planning, workforce planning, change management, associate engagement, strategic planning and team performance. 

• In conjunction with HR Business Partners, utilizes facilitation skills in conducting talent management sessions; including Talent Review Meetings and Performance Rating Calibration sessions for leadership levels across the organization. 

• Acts as a support to HR Business Partners to resolve workforce and organizational capability issues and develop long-term strategies that address identified capability gaps.

• Partners with HR Business Partner teams and business unit leaders on Organization Effectiveness efforts to ensure the business has the people and capabilities required to achieve current and future success

• Leads/participates on enterprise-wide initiatives related to talent management, development, diversity and engagement

• Optimizes talent management systems, standards, and tools aligned with customer needs to obtain workforce performance, desired culture, and individual effectiveness. 

• Provides participants with an overview of the leadership assessment and development processes, guides them through the process and conducts one-on-one feedback sessions to debrief participants on the results and coach leaders to achieve organizational performance standards.

• Participates in the creation and support of comprehensive development program solutions based on needs.

• Stays abreast of latest developments in management, leadership, and organizational development areas to serve as subject matter expert and consult to organization regarding critical people issues.

• Partners with outside consultants and negotiates cost-effective programs as required.

• Prepares and delivers written and oral presentations and proposals to management.

• Delivers leadership development courses and programs in alignment with the organization’s goals.

• Provides input to the strategic development of talent management processes.

• Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


Intermediate Knowledge of:


• Talent processes (e.g., performance management and succession planning).

• Development solutions (e.g., coaching, 360 feedback, development plan creation, competency design, development program design).

• Change Management methodology

• Organization Effectiveness

• Project management and business process methodologies to include work package breakdown and business process improvement.


Skill in:


• Consulting to assess, recommend, and implement talent management solutions that align with the business objectives.

• Applying talent management strategies that are effective and relevant to the business.

• Communicating effectively and tactfully with all levels of management.

• Developing effective relationships with business partners and human resources partners.

• Influencing others and outcomes.

• Adapting to and leading organizational change.

• Coaching to assist leaders and associates in reaching their full potential.

• Facilitating talent review sessions and leadership development courses.

• Preparing and delivering written and oral presentations and proposals. 

• Operating standard office equipment and using required software applications.


Ability to:


• Manage multiple priorities and multi task.

• Build relationships and interact with all levels of management and associates.

• Lead and adapt to change.

• Deal with ambiguity and create process and structure where it does not currently exist.

• Manage medium to large projects independently while balancing daily required tasks.

• Maintain confidences, use sound judgment and exercise discretion to ensure integrity of talent processes.

• Communicate across broad audiences at all levels.

• Partner with other functional areas to accomplish objectives.

• Work independently as well as collaboratively within a team environment.


Educational/Previous Experience Requirements:


• Master’s Degree, ideally in Industrial/Organization Psychology or Human Resource Management, with a minimum of ten (10) years in talent management or related field




•  None Required


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