Talent Manager - Learning and Development

Created: 15-07-2020

Deadline: 14-09-2020

Category: HR

Location: Belrose, Sydney, Australia

Pandora Australia/New Zealand are looking for an experienced Talent Manager! Your primary objective will be to lead and build the talent plan for Australia & New Zealand to ensure the internal supply of diverse talent within the organisation. 


Pandora is the world's largest brand that designs, manufactures and markets hand-finished jewellery made from high-quality materials at affordable prices. Pandora is sold in more than 100 countries through 7,400 points of sale, including more than 2,700 concept stores, supported by corporate offices that deliver exceptional products to our dedicated consumers.

Pandora Australia/New Zealand are looking for an experienced Talent Manager!

Your primary objective will be to lead and build the talent plan for Australia & New Zealand to ensure the internal supply of diverse talent within the organisation.



  • Ensure robust development of and succession for senior personnel in line with Global direction
  • Support employees development requirements for managers deploying global concepts/tools
  • Own the local talent plan driving key capability metrics and directing requirements
  • Lead upgrade activity with local leaders in line with Global direction
  • Deliver learning culture & activity in support of performance outcomes
  • Ensure the planning, projecting, implementation, supervision, appraisal and improvement of all the Talent and Learning Development activities.
  • Propose, develop, launch and collect the feedback for the Talent and Learning Development projects (e.g. People Management, Performance Appraisal, Leadership, Coaching, etc.) and, where relevant, is involved in the creation and/or delivery of digital learning.
  • Support and coordinate the production of training materials for in-house courses and the execution of Talent and Learning Development projects.
  • Work closely with other departments and actively cooperate in order to identify the employees development needs, the talent discovery and growth in the organization through job analysis, appraisal schemes, individual learning plans and regular alignment with business managers.
  • Support the annual implementation of the employees’ appraisal process identifying relevant Talent and Learning Development needs and follow-up.
  • Ensure that statutory Talent and Learning Development requirements are met.
  • Monitor training effectiveness and ROI, review the progress of trainees through questionnaires and discussions with managers and, if needed, revise L&D programs in order to adapt them to changes occurring in the work environment.
  • Facilitate and deliver face 2 face classroom session, workshops for population at a different level.
  • Support in managing the relevant budget, checking the monthly budget consumption in the areas of responsibility aligning to the given business objectives and quarterly revise forecasts.
  • Handle internal and external reporting.
  • Act as a business partner with the local HR teams, sharing best practices related to the specific areas of responsibility.



  • At least 5/8 years of previous experience in the role within an international retail organization.
  • Preferred education in HR, Communication, Psychology, RTL, Business Administration/Management
  • Excellent knowledge of L&D best practices.
  • Familiarity with traditional and modern training methods (mentoring, coaching, on-the-job or in classroom training, e-learning, workshops, simulations, etc.).
  • Learning and interpreting pre-written training packages for presentation.
  • Proficient in Excel and Power Point



  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, those enable to work with people at all levels, motivate others and change people's attitudes when necessary.
  • Solid problem-solving, business acumen and negotiation skills.
  • Service and team oriented.
  • Tutoring and coaching
  • Change Management
  • Initiative and ability to offer new ideas
  • Fast learner
  • Ability to share knowledge, confident talking and presenting in public, in an engaging and informative style
  • Good time-keeping skills to enable you to effectively manage training schedules
  • Good organizational and planning skills, ability to deal with situations where multitasking is frequently required
  • Demonstrable project management skills
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail



PANDORA team members enjoy a range of fabulous benefits including a generous product discount, regular massages, onsite yoga classes and the day off on your birthday, just to name a few!

If you are interested in this position and feel you have the relevant skill set then we’d love to hear from you! Click on this link to apply: