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Succession Planning Coach

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



Position Summary

Create all succession planning 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 planning 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 planning 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
  • Manage/create programs like mentoring, mobility, external development, board placements etc.
  • Partner with HRBPs to ensure effective execution and aggregate and analyze succession planning 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 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
  • 3+ 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

  • PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification
  • Any retail experience
  • Advanced degree in industrial/organizational psychology

    Education Level: Bachelor's Required
    Required Travel: Up to 25%
    Required Certifications/Licenses: None
    Position Type: Full-Time
     Regions: General Office- Cincinnati


    Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. As the largest traditional grocery chain in the U.S. and one of the world's largest retailers, we employee more nearly half a million Associates across 35 states. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.


    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

    Job Segment: Equity, HR Generalist, Finance, Human Resources

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