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Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc.

Job Summary


Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc.


Reading , MA, United States

Education Level


Work Experience

More than 10 years



Job Category

Industry, Gov., Consulting

Director, Talent Management

About the Organization

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc., is a leader in the specialty beverage industry. Since opening a small café in Waitsfield, Vermont back in 1981, we knew something special was brewing. Our explosive growth, fueled by the synergy of several great businesses across North America, has made us an industry leader. But no matter how large we become, we never forget our roots.

That's why we encourage our employees to give back to the communities where they live and work. Each employee has 52 hours a year of paid time to volunteer for the causes they care about most.

We are passionate about our convenient, award-winning coffees and brewed beverages. So are our customers. And together, we are brewing a better world.

About the Job

The Director of Talent Management leads the development and implementation of solutions to ensure the company has the talent necessary to execute the strategy.  This position oversees, creates and implements the talent management infrastructure, framework, and strategies; and is involved in the assessment and development of employees through the execution of initiatives and programs. The incumbent identifies and recommends opportunities to improve and align job performance supporting systems, as well as, creates and implements an integrated approach to talent management across the enterprise.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  •        Ensure strategic talent objectives are developed, tracked and achieved.
  •        Manage Internal Succession planning and talent review process in partnership with Senior BU HR leaders.
  •        Consolidate information and prepare Materials for Review with ELT, Compensation Committee, and Board of Directors on a bi-annual basis.
  •        Manage the creation of a list of  internal talent, and recommend internal candidates when vacancies occur and manage the internal staffing process for Director and above roles.
  •        Provide information on internal candidate depth versus projections of need surfaced by Workforce Planning analysis. Identify talent gaps, and make recommendations to develop talent.
  •        Help build development plans for key talent and track their integration into performance planning and their execution.
  •        Develop a mentor pool and strategy for select high potential talent, including assignment management for cross-BU and cross- functional moves.
  •        Work with best practice assessment consultants to develop, implement and oversee assessment strategies for selection/promotion at all levels – executive to front-line plant level employees.
  •        Supervise and coach the Talent Development Manager to deliver results.

Job Requirements

·         Graduate degree in Organization Behavior or Industrial/Organizational Psychology
·         12+ years of experience developing and executing succession and talent management programs
·         Familiarity with integrated assessment solutions including empirical testing and competency/behavioral interviewing solutions.
Depending on the position for which you are applying, offers of employment made by the company are contingent upon satisfactory completion of one or all of the following: a background investigation, education verification, reference check, credit report and a basic pre-employment medical examination to determine whether you are able to perform the essential functions of your position, with or without reasonable accommodation. You may also be required to take a pre-employment drug and alcohol test, and your offer of employment is contingent upon the successful passage of that test.   Details regarding the drug and alcohol test shall be provided to you under separate cover and you will be required to provide a signed acknowledgement of receipt of GMCR’s Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace policy. In addition, as a condition of employment, the company is required, under current federal regulations to certify the legal status of all employees. All employment at GMCR is contingent upon the employee presenting and maintaining authorization to work in the United States. Therefore, on your first day of employment, it will be important that you provide documentation proving both your identity and authorization to work in the United States. GMCR is an E-Verify and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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