Talent Management & Competency Modeling

North American Finance & Control Function Designs Integrated Human Capital Strategies to Recruit, Develop and Retain its Talent

Company Profile:

  • North American business unit of one of the world’s largest food companies with more than 8.5 billion dollars in sales and 15,500 employees nationwide
  • Finance & Control department with approximately 400 management and staff spread across the U.S.

Business Challenge:

  • To assess current human capital strategies and design an integrated talent management approach for the Finance & Control department to more effectively manage its people
  • This organization’s corporate policies and programs needed to be assessed and tailored to more specifically meet the department’s unique needs

Talent Management and Change Management solutions provided include:

  • Assessed current human capital strategies and future business requirements and designed an integrated approach for talent management
  • Utilized a high-employee involvement approach to develop enhanced competency models and job descriptions for all major job roles within the function
  • Created a competency-based job rotation program for further developing new talent
  • Supported and coordinated the delivery of an inaugural intern program at multiple corporate, manufacturing, and distribution sites across the U.S.
  • Designed and executed customized implementation plans to roll-out new performance standards, including targeted communications and training programs for 450 employees
  • Developed and helped facilitate employee communications, including Senior Finance Team meetings and all-hands working sessions, across the department to engage the employee community and functional leadership in this process

Key Business Results:

  • Assessed and redesigned various recruitment, selection, and on-boarding processes to enhance employee integration efforts
  • Improved the organization’s ability to recruit, develop, and retain talent through clearly-articulated, highly-relevant, and transparent performance expectations
  • Implemented a customized on-boarding process for this Finance function that will now be adopted by HR as the foundation for all other companywide programs

Client Success

"First and foremost, Plus Delta’s team helped us develop a complete human capital strategy so we could better manage our people. They then successfully designed and implemented numerous business-critical programs across the entire employee life-cycle."
- Director, Change Management-Finance