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McKinstry Strategic Talent Partner in Seattle, Washington

Strategic Talent Partner

Location WA - Seattle

Job Family Human Resources

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At McKinstry, we’re proud to be a diverse and passionate ( group of innovators and problem-solvers, builders and engineers, mentors, and students. We believe the world needs curious, forward-thinking, solutions-oriented people who want to make our planet better. We are committed ( to strengthening our diversity through recruiting, developing, and retaining professionals from all backgrounds, and we believe that promoting diversity, equity, and inclusivity is an integral component of our continuing quest To Build a Thriving Planet. ( If you are looking to leave a purposeful mark on the world, then McKinstry is the place for you.

McKinstry is a national leader in designing, constructing, operating, and maintaining high-performing buildings. We provide a single point of accountability across the entire building lifecycle, from new construction and ongoing operations to adaptive reuse, energy retrofits, and advanced renewable energy systems. We work with school districts, universities, municipalities, hospitals, and private companies nationwide to build a thriving planet. McKinstry has been around for 60 years and has grown to support a large and diverse group of professionals here in the US.

Our culture is upbeat, fast-paced, innovative, fun, and philanthropic. We believe that people come first, that you should be constantly curious, that building trusted partnerships helps you listen to understand, strive to make a positive difference, and advocate for the next generation. If this philosophy resonates with you, then McKinstry might be the right fit for your career.

Here's where you come in:

We are looking for someone who loves building connections with others. That enjoys strategizing, consulting, and creating new programming for our employees across different departments. To be successful as a Senior Talent Development Partner, you must have 8-10+ years of experience in HR and Talent, Learning, and Development. A bonus would be experienced in instruction design and expertise in operations or project management.

As a consultant to the business, you will work closely with business leaders to understand their needs. In this role, you will advise customers through the evolving talent development initiatives. As a member of our Human Resources department, you will strategize daily with business and HR leaders to solve day-to-day problems. The Senior Talent Development Partner also leads all phases of the talent transformation project lifecycle from its design to deployment.

In partnership with the Talent Development team, you will make an impact by creating new projects like the design of multi-level leadership development programs. You will then develop and facilitate the instructional materials for training designs and participant materials for live, e-learning, and virtual training.

What we would like to see from you:

  • 8-10+ years experience in HR and Talent, Learning, and Development

  • Agility and ability to quickly adapt to changing demands/environment

  • Exceptional consulting, advising and influencing capabilities

  • Strong customer service orientation

  • Strong decision making and sound judgment

  • Ability to design and implement training curriculum, desired

  • Must have strong MS Office skills and be above average in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Must have exceptional communication skills including written and verbal with an ability to draw discussions to a conclusion, this includes speaking in front of a group as well as interacting with senior leaders within the company

The McKinstry group of companies are equal opportunity employers. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, race, color, creed, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to employment, advancement, assignment, and training. This commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity is made equally as a social responsibility and as an economic and business necessity.

McKinstry is a drug-free workplace. Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment drug and alcohol test, complying with the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act and a Confidentiality Agreement, in addition to successful outcomes of background and reference checks.

Applicants for this role will only be considered if they possess current US Work Authorization, and do not require employer-sponsored VISA support to begin or remain in this role.