Talent Development Associate

Austin, USA
May 18, 2022
Jun 15, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Us:

We are PIMCO, a leading global asset management firm. We manage investments and develop solutions across the full spectrum of asset classes, strategies and vehicles: fixed income, equities, commodities, asset allocation, ETFs, hedge funds and private equity. PIMCO is one of the largest investment managers, actively managing more than $2.2 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 3,070 employees in 22 offices globally. PIMCO is recognized as an innovator, industry thought leader and trusted advisor to our clients.

PIMCO is one of the world's premier fixed income investment managers with thousands of professionals around the world united in a single purpose: creating opportunities for our clients in every environment. Since 1971, we have brought innovation and expertise to our partnership with the institutions, financial advisors and millions of individual investors who entrust us with their assets. We aspire to cultivate performance and leadership through empowering our people, diversity of thought, and a commitment to an inclusive culture that engages in our global communities.

Position Description:

At PIMCO, we focus on developing robust talent development practices that align with the professional development needs of our employees and business strategies. We place an emphasis on attracting and retaining exceptional talent and identifying and developing future leaders to ensure we have a leading and driven footprint in the global marketplace.

In this role, the Talent Development Associate will work within the Talent Development team to support a holistic Talent and Performance Management cycle throughout the employee lifecycle. This includes delivery of processes such as goal setting, talent reviews, mid-year and year-end performance, promotion, learning and succession planning.

In this role you will work closely with the Talent Development partners, and various HR and business stakeholders, to ensure the delivery and exceptional execution of a fully integrated talent development strategy that facilitates the opportunity for our employees to perform, learn, lead and handle effectively.

This role reports to the Talent Development Delivery Manager.

Act as functional Talent & Performance super user to manage and deliver processes supporting the annual Talent Cycle. Responsibilities include:
  • Configure & update process templates
  • Test & launch business processes; continuously and proactively evaluate and implement efficiencies and process improvements
  • Deliver system demonstrations to HR and Business partners to support business understanding and adoption; understand key stakeholder nuances and provide flexible solutions
  • Partner with Workday HR team to deliver functional enhancements and test new functionality
  • Manage on demand and live training content and logistics
  • Create and send firm wide process communications; tailor communications to the audience
  • Track completion and provide status updates to HR and business partners
  • Maintain and update user guides, intranet pages and system announcements

Contribute to the Talent Development team's management of programming, inquiries and day-to-day responsibilities:
  • Support additional and/or new Talent Development systems including Workday Learning
  • Measure and report on impact and effectiveness through return on investment metrics, KPIs and data analytics
  • Support Talent Development commitment to continue refining processes and programs with Inclusion & Diversity considerations as a critical component
  • Proactively and accurately respond to inbound communications and requests to the Talent Development Team's general email mailbox and Service Now tickets
  • Maintain and ensure content is up-to-date and new content is added to various department platforms (e.g. intranet site, training catalog, learning management system)

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or equivalent work experience
  • 1-3+ years of HR experience
  • Working knowledge of talent tools. Experience with PeopleSoft, Success Factors, ADP, Oracle helpful. Workday experience a strong plus.
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Power Point
  • High attention to detail, accuracy, and has immaculate follow up, and strong organizational skills
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team; intuitive, quick learner - willing and able to handle steep learning curve
  • Thoughtful and demonstrates good judgment and strong decision-making skills; ethical
  • Ability to prioritize; work on and complete multiple projects simultaneously
  • Has strong ability to handle confidential information professionally with discretion and maturity
  • Open to embrace new HR technologies and changing processes
  • Proactive, results driven, open to feedback and overall a collaborative teammate


PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Benefits vary by location but may include:
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance and travel coverage
  • 401(k) (defined contribution) retirement savings, retirement plan, pension contribution from your first day of employment
  • Work/life programs such as flexible work arrangements, parental leave and support, employee assistance plan, commuter benefits, health club discounts, and educational/CFA certification reimbursement programs
  • Community involvement opportunities with The PIMCO Foundation in each PIMCO office

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