Global Talent Manager

Belgium - Antwerp


The global Talent Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of processes for talent acquisition and talent development in accordance with the overall human resources strategy and the long-term company objectives, and to ensure long-term people engagement.

This position is also responsible for the day-to-day execution, together with his/her small team.


Homework location can be St Petersburg Russia or Antwerp Belgium.

Your profile

  • Master degree in psychology, sociology, economy, HR management or  requalification according to the position based on a university degree in other areas
  • At least 5-year experience of working in the domain of Talent Acquisition and/or Training & Development
  • Communication skills and skills of interaction with key stakeholders
  • Experienced with talent acquisition process and methods
  • Coaching skills
  • Able to translate company strategy into actionable and specific talent acquisition/talent development actions.
  • Knowledge of Russian is nice to have.
  • Flexible to travel up to 20% of the time.
  • International mindset: experience in CIS and/or Western Europe is required and openness to different cultures is key.

Key Responsibilities

Recruitment strategy:

  • Translate the strategic plan of the company to proactive resource planning and a related effective and sustainable recruitment policy.
  • Develop and optimize new and existing recruitment and selection methods like employer branding, talent pools, sourcing, assessment, internal development, mobility etcetera.
  • Ensure a good introduction, onboarding of employees to maximize the employee experience.
  • Execute this in the daily work, with the help of the small team.

Talent development:

  • Define, manage and execute succession planning for critical roles in the organization.
  • Identify training and development needs within the organization.
  • Develop training & development policy for managers and employees.
  • Develop and roll-out of leadership development plans.
  • Organize workshops and training.
  • Facilitate and support career development for our employees.

Budget ownership:

  • Prepare, monitor, and optimize the budget for talent acquisition and the training budget.

People management:

  • Inspire, lead and coach the small Talent Management team.
  • Detect drivers, talents, and training needs to guide the teams optimally.
  • Define measurable goals and KPIs that support the strategy of the company and ensure close follow-up.

Continuous improvement:

  • Ensure to be aware of best practices and trends within the market of strategic talent acquisition, talent development, and HR technology/HR digitization
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the policies, the candidate experience, the employee experience and optimize where possible

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