Head of Talent Development

  • Location: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Salary: GBP90000 - GBP120000.00 per annum
  • Job Type: Full time

Seeking a Head of Talent Development for a greenfield site within a small fast paced business.

I am seeking a strong talent & learning professional for a Head of Talent Development position within the fintech sector. This role is a new role and will be a greenfield site where you can design and embed the talent and learning strategy for the 500 strong organisation, initially working on a stand-alone basis as the subject matter expert in this space.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with the Head of HR and senior business leaders to establish learning and talent development needs and embed appropriate talent management and learning solutions.
  • Ensure innovative and leading-edge learning and development interventions are applied to ensure a world class business that is a thought leader in this space.
  • Conduct training needs analysis and develop a blended firmwide learning curriculum.
  • Collaborate with senior leaders across the organisation to enable leaders in the business to manage effectively and support them to achieve the organisations strategic objectives and become a high performing team.
  • Lead on OD initiatives to aide company growth and organisational effectiveness.
  • Manage the performance management process including performance improvement processes.
  • Build effective succession plans to ensure the business can meet future objectives.
  • Keeping everyone informed and updated about new strategies through thought leadership.
  • Inspire new, creative thinking that through Thought leadership.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Educated up to Masters level preferably within Organisational Psychology or equivalent degree.
  • You will have deep technical knowledge of all aspects of Talent and Learning with a proven track record of success in this space.
  • The ability to drive talent, learning and OD interventions within a fast paced, lean environment at a tactical and strategic level.
  • Possess an extensive toolkit of learning and development interventions and psychometrics.
  • A proven track record of influencing people around them at all levels of an organisation.
  • Capable of working in fast paced environment and balancing multiple responsibilities at once.
  • Possesses operational and strategic dexterity to manage and deliver projects in a timely manner to appropriate audiences.


McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.