Director, Talent Development in Plano, TX at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 1/15/2020

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Job Description

The Director, Talent Development is responsible for bringing Keurig Dr Pepper’s (KDP) talent development vision and strategy to life. This role is instrumental in cultivating a high performance team culture, leadership, and capabilities throughout the KDP organization. This role requires a ‘builder’ and a transformative and influential leader with a proven track record of making talent and culture a differentiator.

What you will do:

  • Talent development strategy & roadmap: build and deliver a long-term data-driven talent development roadmap that positively affects the employee experience, and development of the KDP team, leadership, the key role pipeline and the company’s strategic and financial goals.
  • Talent development operations: lead ongoing development and deployment of KDP’s talent development programs, processes and tools across the entire KDP team.
  • Consulting and change management: consult with top leadership regarding talent and organization development opportunities and solutions.
  • Team leadership & development:
    • Energize and engage the talent development team of ~10 across KDP to achieve our vision
    • Demonstrate strong leadership within the team and across the HR function, driving high quality employee experiences and exploring what is possible with evolving talent development tools
    • Demonstrate a high-level of emotional intelligence, openness to change, and the willingness to merge ideas to bring forward the best talent development solutions.


What you must have:


  • Thrive in ambiguity: as part of an organization that is continuing to integrate and grow, you must do your best work in the “grey.”
  • Drive: develop and drive the thinking and achievement of strategic and innovative talent development ideas. Ability to manage complex projects and partner with cross-functional teams to deliver results on-time and on-budget in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment. Excellent organizational and project management skills.
  • Leadership: lead cross-functional teams, realize new opportunities, and succeed against aggressive goals.
  • Influence: define and present innovative ideas to the executive team and get buy-in to support your big ideas. Strong communication (written, verbal and interpersonal) skills. Confident and articulate, with strong executive presence.
  • Results-oriented: drive to exceed goals, execute consistently, and deliver outstanding results with speed.
  • Subject matter expert: externally established and internally connected as a go to person for talent development best practices and insights.
  • Data-driven: uses employee and behavioral data and analytics to inform decisions, plans and actions. Ability to analyze trends, data, and leverage organization statistics and performance to influence talent strategy and roadmap.
  • Agile: courageous and self-aware leader who inspires others. Able to operate effectively in a fast-paced, complex environment.
  • Curious: lifelong learner who continuously explores new concepts and ideas and how they might apply to the talent development agenda.
  • Passion: demonstrate a passion for the employee experience, culture, mission, and vision. Enlist others to care about talent development and how it can be leveraged to improve the employee experience and drive business results.
  • Innovative: Ability to understand and translate complex business challenges and requirements into innovative talent solutions. Pragmatic problem-solver. Solution oriented. Able to drive a continuous cycle of build, test, learn, refine.
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree. Degree in business required; MBA or other advanced business learning or coursework preferred
  • Experience: Our ideal candidate possesses 15+ years of HR experience that includes leading large and complex talent strategies and programs across a global footprint. S/he has a proven track record as a results-oriented business leader who consistently demonstrates learning agility, ambition, emotional intelligence, and business acumen.


Company Overview & EEO Statement

Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) is a leading coffee and beverage company in North America with dual headquarters in Burlington, MA and Plano, TX, with annual revenue in excess of $11 billion. KDP holds leadership positions in soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, water, juice and juice drinks and mixers, and markets the #1 single serve coffee brewing system in the U.S. The Company maintains an unrivaled distribution system that enables its portfolio of more than 125 owned, licensed and partner brands to be available nearly everywhere people shop and consume beverages. With a wide range of hot and cold beverages that meet virtually any consumer need, KDP key brands include Keurig®, Dr Pepper®, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters®, Canada Dry®, Snapple®, Bai®, Mott’s® and The Original Donut Shop®. The Company employs more than 25,000 employees and operates more than 120 offices, manufacturing plants, warehouses and distribution centers across North America.

Benefits built for you: Our people are the heart of our business, which is why we offer robust benefits to support your health and wellness as well as your personal and financial well-being. We also provide employee programs designed to enhance your professional growth and development while ensuring you feel valued, inspired and appreciated at work.

Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Candidates must be able to pass a background check and drug test, as applicable for the role.