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Talent Manager

Fort Meade, MD 20755
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The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.


Candidates must demonstrate experience in managing/mentoring personnel on programs/contracts of similar size and scope, as responsibilities will include:

Shaping and implementing strategies that will help develop and retain high-performing employees. This includes working with and directing all talent management activities with task order PMs, subcontractor leads, and assigned HR representatives. Must interact with Government PMs and senior leadership (SES level) when required by the PM to effectively demonstrate our training and retention strategies across the contract.
Design employee training programs, build succession plans and craft internal promotion processes. Must have a solid understanding of full-cycle recruiting along with a strategic mindset in order to develop a skilled workforce.
Help build a talent pipeline that aligns with the needs of the contract and meets business objectives.
Establish relationships with key Technical Colleges / Universities to build an internship/incubator program.
Develop a tactical mentoring program designed to clearly define near term objectives and goals and provide feedback to employees on 90-day cycles versus annually.
Work with the PM and HR to develop performance-based bonuses and other incentive programs.
Track employee engagement metrics, like retention and turnover rates.


Requires BA/BS with 10 years of experience with at least 4 years of management level responsibility. Incumbent has specialized knowledge in at least one area of expertise and a general knowledge in 1-2 other areas.


Bachelors degree in Human Resources or relevant field
Relevant experience with personnel management on projects of comparable complexity and scope.
Demonstrated experience successfully managing disparately located personnel.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Experience with performance management procedures.
Hands-on experience implementing learning and development programs.
Must currently have an active DoD Secret security clearance.

Demonstrated and current experience supporting programs delivering technologically complex solutions.
Additional certifications such as Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


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Posted: 2020-10-25 Expires: 2020-11-23

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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