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Career Development & Succession Expert (1 opening/$51,500-$95,300)- Can Be Remote

Company Name: Kroger General Office
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: 8

Position Summary

Create all succession and career development processes, calendars and influence execution of this critical work. Responsible for training and developing human resources business partners (HRBPs) to effectively drive these behaviors across the businesses they serve. Partner with several colleagues across Centers of Excellence (COEs) and Shared Services in order to understand existing gaps, future needs and create solutions that will move the overall impact of talent across our business forward. Ensure key accountabilities are being met by tracking and coaching to succession and career development key metrics. Champion and educate others on internal and external development programs, awards, etc. that will support development and progression for employees across our enterprise. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Create succession and career development process, calendar, policies, tools and influence technologies aligned with and in support of business needs, vision and culture
  • Serve as a key partner to HRBPs to understand business specific career development and succession gaps, opportunities, wins, best practices etc. in order to create one best way solutions to enhance enterprise wide mobility, opportunities, placements, etc.
  • Track and report completeness of succession plans and career paths
  • Consolidate career pathing and identify cross-business unit or cross-function career pathing options to enrich associate mobility
  • Manage/create programs like mentoring, mobility, external development, board placements etc.
  • Partner with HRBPs to ensure effective execution and aggregates and analyzes succession and career development metrics to understand overall trends and ensure calibration
  • Train and coach HRBPs on the processes, tools, etc., that they will leverage to execute against expectations and expected outcomes
  • Ensure requirements are being met by tracking succession and career development key performance indicators and diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Minimum Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in business, HR, or related field
  • 5+ years of experience either as a HR generalist in a large complex organization comprised of exempt and non-exempt employees or as a career coach/consultant
  • Proven ability to influence and drive change via senior leader alignment, communicating a compelling vision, declaring measuring outcomes, training key stakeholders and driving effective and timely execution through others
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Any retail experience
  • Advanced degree in industrial/organizational psychology
  • Education Level: Bachelor's Required
    Required Certifications/Licenses: None
    Position Type: Full-Time 
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    Jobs at Kroger:  To support and reward our hardworking and friendly associates, we offer much more than just a paycheck. We strive to feed your future by offering the ingredients you need to create your own recipe for success at work and in life. Our associates receive a full plate of benefits that promote their physical, emotional and financial well-being, including access to competitive health care and retirement benefits, paid time off, mental health resources, associate discounts and opportunities to learn, grow and advance. Our associates also get to help us make a difference in our communities through our Zero Hunger | Zero Waste and Framework for Action: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion plans. Visit the to learn more about our work in the communities we serve and how our associates help us be a good neighbor.

    Below is a list of some of the benefits we offer our associates.

    Health and Well-being Benefits:

    • Health care benefits
    • Paid time off such as vacation, sick leave, and parental leave
    • Mental and emotional support resources through our Employee Assistance Program

    Financial Benefits:

    • Participation in a 401(k) plan, subject to certain eligibility requirements
    • Group term life insurance eligible
    • Eligible for an annual bonus based upon company performance
    • Associate discounts

    Growth and Development Benefits:

    • Tuition assistance, college scholarships and educational leave of absence, depending on varying criteria by location and subject to certain eligibility requirements
    • Robust internal training and development resources to grow your career

    We want the best for associates and our customers, and together, we strive to create a welcoming and engaging environment where you’ll love to work. If you are interested in becoming a valued member of our team, apply now. We look forward to getting to know you!

    Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.


     Posting Notes:  OH || Cincinnati || 1014 Vine Street || 45202 || Kroger General Office || [[mfield2]] || Human Resources || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

    Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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