Share this Job

Manager, Talent Management

Date: Jan 17, 2019

Location: Novi, MI, US

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 114450 

Additional Work Location(s) ​​​​​:  

Job Title:  Manager, Talent Management, NA

Manager:  Director, Talent Management

Division:  Connected Car

Location: Novi



Job Description

A Career at HARMAN

We are ONE HARMAN. We are greater than the sum of our divisions or brands. We proudly talk about our many iconic brands and describe how our technologies are transforming the car, the workplace and everywhere in between.  We work hard. We create useful, playful, beautiful things. We strive for excellence and we aim to win as a team. No matter the position, every employee at HARMAN is expected to demonstrate our core competencies:  leadership, change-orientation, collaboration, judgment and a results-driven mindset.  At HARMAN, we expect brilliance.  You can expect a career full of brilliant possibilities. 


Position Summary:

The Manager, Talent Management North America incumbent will act as a strategic partner for strengthening the talent and leadership pipeline through talent identification, development, and succession planning within the Connected Car North America organization.  This role will oversee the CC North American people cycle activities and will manage, roll-out and monitor the execution of several talent development programs to create a high performance work culture.


Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement talent development programs, development centers and trainings aligned with the overall business strategy.
  • Facilitation of trainings, workshops and moderations with regards to Talent Management topics especially HARMAN people cycle processes.
  • Coordination of Talent Management projects.
  • Oversee and provide leadership on development programs and support of global HARMAN-wide programs.
  • Drive HARMAN people cycle processes for Connected Car North America including Target Setting, Performance Management and Succession Planning.
  • Build a mentoring program and support organizational and individual development actions (360° feedback, personality or team evaluation tools etc.)


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or other HR related disciplines.
  • At least 8 years of relevant HR experience (with a minimum of 3 years in Talent Management), HRD Consulting, People and/or Organizational Development experience in a global matrixed company preferably within engineering, tier 1 automotive or technology.
  • Passion to work with people and drive Talent Management projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, take initiative and perform effectively in a fast-paced global matrixed environment.
  • Proven track record in designing and executing talent development programs.
  • Must have positive and professional verbal and written communication skills, strong presentation skills and maintain excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Intercultural awareness and ability to work with all levels of a global matrixed team and organization.
  • Capable of handling multiples projects / initiatives simultaneously and executing to completion.
  • Working knowledge and experience with MS Office, SuccessFactors and experience preparing executive PowerPoint presentations.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters degree.
  • Certifications for 360° feedback, team or personality tools.


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel 10% of the time.
  • Willingness to work in an office in Novi, MI.
  • Willingness to submit to a background screen and a drug test.
  • HARMAN will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.


HARMAN ( designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things.  With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status.  HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN!  (




Nearest Major Market: Detroit

Job Segment: HR, Manager, Consulting, Engineer, Human Resources, Management, Engineering, Technology, Automotive