Talent Specialist - Global Graduate at Avangrid

Posted in Other 16 days ago.

Location: Orange, Connecticut

Job Description:


Job Title: Talent Specialist - International Graduate
Hiring Manager: Director - Talent Development
Location: Hybrid. Home location: Orange CT, Rochester/Binghamton NY, or August/Portland ME


The 2-year Global Graduate development program is designed to develop critical skills by providing participants an opportunity to experience a range of placement assignments as they establish broad experience within Human Resources. These carefully structured experiences will expose participants to a view of the "big picture" and capabilities in areas important to people development. There will be three rotations, with one six-month rotation in Madrid, Spain and the other two in the US within Talent Planning and Strategy and Early Career Development.

For each assignment, individual will be required to meet specific outcomes and execute project plans that help drive and embed the talent management and development strategy of the Company. Ensure consistency within talent management processes and outputs across all US Companies. Support and coordinate with colleagues locally and globally regarding talent information and analysis as well as the implementation of development programs and initiatives.


  • Support development, its models and processes; the talent review process; employee development; and diversity and inclusion program support
  • Support talent planning processes including identification of talent and succession planning throughout the business.
  • Support the implementation and development of the talent pipeline through early career programming.
  • Support the implementation of talent and learning modules in Workday
  • Ensure an understanding of development needs and requirements, supporting the coordination of additional development initiatives
  • Stay updated with latest developments in field of leadership, development, and talent through research and benchmarking/best practice activities; exploring synergy opportunities for the wider Group.
  • Enable continuous improvement through both technical innovations and process improvements to automate complex tasks and minimize manual work

  • Competencies

    • Develop Self & Others

    • Empower to grow

    • Collaborate and Share

    • Be a role model

    • Focus to achieve results

    • Be agile

    • Technical Skills

    Skills and Requirements

    • Knowledge of HR best practices related to learning & talent development.
    • Possess excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Demonstrate excellence in active listening; influence and persuasion; negotiation; consultation; and facilitation.
    • Demonstrate strong analytical and personal organizational skills.
    • Exhibit a collaborative work style within a multi-national company.
    Preferred experience:
    • Have a track record in supporting the design and delivery of new programs; proven project management skills.
    • Have experience working with external consultants and/or vendors.

    Mobility Information

    Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country

    Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions. This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

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    AVANGRID's employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link

    If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at 203-499-2777 or careers@avangrid.com
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