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Duke Energy Manager- Talent Planning in Charlotte, North Carolina

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Position Summary

The Manager Talent Planning will oversee the company’s succession and talent planning processes, and partner closely with the business and HR Business Partners (HRBPs) to execute a continuous talent review process that provides insight into the company’s future leaders, creating a strong, diverse pipeline, and ensures successors for critical positions.


  • Develop the frameworks, timelines, and resources associated with high potential identification and succession planning.

  • Acts as a thought partner with HRBPs and HR Directors in the planning and implementation of talent strategies and programs.

  • Provides insight on succession depth, successor readiness for senior level critical roles, top talent movement and retention, as well as insights on a variety of strategic priorities.

  • Integrates talent planning outcomes with other talent data (i.e., employee engagement data and movement data) to provide talent analytics and insights.

  • Support executive-level succession planning and preparation for succession and talent topics for the Senior Management Committee and Board of Directors.

  • Works closely with key stakeholders to develop a keen understanding of business needs in order to create and implement seamlessly integrated talent solutions.

  • Responsible for operationalizing and implementing talent projects and programs.

  • Enables systems and reporting that support the processes owned by the Talent Management COE.

  • Oversee the company’s 360 leadership feedback program, including the management of outside vendors and tool platforms.

  • Lead and manage a team of approximately 1-2 full time employees in a highly collaborative, cross-functionally agile organization.

  • Acts as an ambassador to the company culture, ensuring our programs are driving the behaviors we value as a company. Ensuring all programs implemented have elements that will continually evolve values for inclusivity and a workforce that reflects the diversity of our internal and external customers.

    Required/Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree

  • In addition to bachelor's degree, six (6) years minimum of related work experience

  • In lieu of bachelor's degree, high school diploma/GED AND ten (10) years minimum of related work experience

    Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree

  • PHR or SPHR/SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP Certification

  • Demonstrated effective leadership and supervisory experience

  • Demonstrated ability to engage and develop employees, providing a vision for the future as well as bring others along. Ability to assess talent.

  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills required to analyze complex issues, develop logical conclusions and make appropriate recommendations

  • Demonstrated experience presenting analyses and recommendations to non-technical audiences

  • Demonstrated presentation skills and ability to facilitate large/small groups in an effective manner

  • Experience in creating, delivering, and evaluating programs centered around Diversity and Inclusion

  • Demonstrated ability in creating internal marketing plans to raise awareness of the function and our initiatives

  • Experience in a corporate or consulting environment

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple projects and serve as an effective project lead

  • Demonstrated ability of effective negotiating skills when dealing with diverse customer expectations

  • Effective interpersonal skills, e.g. collaboration and active listening skills

  • Ability to effectively influence at all levels, including executives

  • Ability to exercise independent judgment within broadly defined policies and practices

  • Ability to manage through difficult conversations while maintaining partnerships and reaching an optimal solution

Working Conditions

  • Hybrid mobility classification - work will be performed from both remote and onsite locations after the onboarding period. However, hybrid employees should live within a reasonable commute to Duke Energy Plaza.


Travel Requirements


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable) No

Represented/Union Position No

Visa Sponsored Position No

Posting Expiration Date

Saturday, June 15, 2024

All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.

Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.

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