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Senior Career Development Specialist

Company: Partners Healthcare System
Location: Somerville
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

About Us

As a not-for-profit organization, Mass General Brigham is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community by leading innovation across our system. Founded by Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Mass General Brigham supports a complete continuum of care including community and specialty hospitals, a managed care organization, a physician network, community health centers, home care and other health-related entities. Several of our hospitals are teaching affiliates of Harvard Medical School, and our system is a national leader in biomedical research.

We're focused on a people-first culture for our system's patients and our professional family. That's why we provide our employees with more ways to achieve their potential. Mass General Brigham is committed to aligning our employees' personal aspirations with projects that match their capabilities and creating a culture that empowers our managers to become trusted mentors. We support each member of our team to own their personal development-and we recognize success at every step.

Our employees use the Mass General Brigham values to govern decisions, actions and behaviors. These values guide how we get our work done: Patients, Affordability, Accountability & Service Commitment, Decisiveness, Innovation & Thoughtful Risk; and how we treat each other: Diversity & Inclusion, Integrity & Respect, Learning, Continuous Improvement & Personal Growth, Teamwork & Collaboration.

General Overview

The Senior Career Development Specialist will bring subject matter expertise and skill to the design, socialize, and implementation of the Mass General Brigham mobility and succession management process for leaders and employees across the system. The Senior Consultant will be instrumental in shaping processes and mapping implementation and execution to current and future organizational performance measures.

Reporting to the Director of Mobility and Succession, the Senior Career Development Specialist will partner with the Director in stakeholder engagements, relationship management, and communication campaigns. The ideal candidate can apply knowledge of data collection and analysis best practices to designing systems for operations and measurement. This individual will also partner in implementing and evaluating outcomes for the Job Architecture as aligned with mobility goals.

Collaboration is central to the Senior Specialist's success. It will work closely with HR leaders, business partners, and People & Organizational Development (Learning, Leadership Development, OD and Engagement and Project Management) colleagues to accomplish the work within the scope of this function.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Strategic Implementation

* Partner with the Director in the design, implementation, and facilitation of system-wide succession, Top Talent identification, review, and calibration processes to align with system strategic priorities.
* Lead the cascading of such efforts into different levels of the organization, ensuring cohesion and consistency across all practices and capability of comprehensive reporting and tracking.

Needs Assessment, Resource Planning and Development

* Lead in the design and development planning of Mobility and Succession tools and resources to support management practices and HR business partner support.
* Leads in developing deployment plans, conducting needs assessments, and identifying resources to roll out Mobility and Succession management successfully.

Metrics, Data Collection, Analysis

* Lead in the identification of relevant metrics per industry standards, organizational performance goals, and technological capability.
* Identify technologies and processes for data collection and analysis, designing presentation channels for Human Resources (system) tracking and stakeholder communications.

Subject Matter Expertise

* Provide thought leadership and innovative best practices to develop interventions that equip departments, managers, and individuals with solutions for mobility and succession and matters.

Mobility Process Improvement

* Provide analysis of survey and other feedback channel data to inform process improvement. Consult with adjacent departments - especially the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Talent Acquisition, and Workforce Development - to ensure consistency with enterprise mobility.

Department Support and Representation

* Provide expertise and consultation resources on mobility and succession to other members on the P&OD team for professional development and education on the models, approaches and outcomes.
* Represent the Mobility and Succession functional team as necessary on working groups and committees.
* Use/s the Mass General Brigham values to govern decisions, actions and behaviors. These values guide how we get our work done: Patients, Affordability, Accountability & Service Commitment, Decisiveness, Innovation & Thoughtful Risk; and how we treat each other: Diversity & Inclusion, Integrity & Respect, Learning, Continuous Improvement & Personal Growth, Teamwork & Collaboration
* Other duties as assigned


* 8 years of relevant experience required
* Master's Degree in field such as business, human resources or organizational development; or relevant work experience
* Preferred: Healthcare experience or extensive experience working in a large, matrixed organization
* A combination of education and experience may be substituted for requirements

Skills, Abilities and Competencies

As a subject matter expert, the Senior Specialist executes on the Mobility and Succession strategy and will be instrumental in identifying, defining, and communicating the current state of internal talent mobility, including critical needs and success factors for a system-wide model. This will require the Senior Specialist to be analytical, thoughtful, and informed on industry innovations to effectively support and communicate the organizational change necessary for goal attainment. Due to the various stakeholder audiences and their unique needs and perspectives, the Senior Consultant will identify their distinct issues and opportunities with solutions to address them. The Senior Specialist effectively translates strategy and tactics to achieve buy-in and support, utilizing evidence-based practices in talent management, and organizational and leadership development.

In advancing the Mobility and Succession strategy, the Senior Consultant will engage with leaders and employees at multiple levels across the organization. Excellent presentation, engagement, and interpersonal skills are necessary to reach diverse audiences. The role requires the ability to convey complex, translate relevant information per stakeholder interests and concerns. As a senior member of the team, collaboration is a crucial competency integral to working with adjacent departments and verticals, successfully negotiating and influencing many types of teams and partnerships to achieve outcomes and advance work. Through inclusive leadership and valuing others, the Senior Consultant will model and share insights on advanced and expert levels of skill and knowledge in mobility and succession for junior team members.

Keywords: Partners Healthcare System, Somerville , Senior Career Development Specialist, Other , Somerville, Massachusetts

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