Talent Development Program Manager

People & Culture (HR) San Jose, California


Talent Development Programs Manager 

Location: San Jose, CA  

Zscaler is enabling the work-from-anywhere transformation by revolutionizing the world of networking and security. The Talent Development and Employee Experience Team, within our People & Culture organization, enables Zscaler’s success by "Engage, drive and develop a high-performing team that delivers sustained maximum results through a seamless, consumer-like, employee experience." Key focus areas for the team include Leadership & Organizational Effectiveness, Talent Development, Engagement & Experience, and Performance Management.  

This role is responsible for coordinating the talent development roadmap (i.e., what lands, when) and partnering with program owners to drive program adoption. This role will be a key contributor to the design and build of key engagement, development, and performance management programs at Zscaler. 

What You’ll Do

  • Design and implement progressive talent management solutions and processes that deliver on business outcomes through an exceptional customer experience.  
  • Design, operate and package program communications and enablement strategies that drive adoption of processes and tools and, bring them to life in an inspiring, meaningful, and consumable way.
  • Gather and analyze performance, engagement, and development data and stakeholder data to identify trends/opportunities and work across the People & Culture Team to design and implement solutions, continuously evolve and refine. 
  • Prioritize in a fast-paced (i.e., rocketship) environment with multiple and changing objectives. 
  • Utilize strong written and oral communication skills to prepare polished collateral that influences outcomes and decisions.
  • Consult and collaborate cross-functionally to story-tell the core messaging, positioning of program objectives, and talent value proposition.
  • Work alongside core communities to enhance engagement in talent programs, including  the Zscaler Senior Leadership, Zscaler People Managers, and the Zscaler People & Culture Team 

What You’ll Need

  • Ability to energize, develop, and build rapport with leaders at all levels within a high growth, global, SaaS organization
  • Ability to lead, manage and influence cross-functional and cross-business teams without “authority” 
  • Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent experience, in relevant area (e.g., MBA, MHR, IO Psychology)
  • 4+ years of experience in designing data-driven talent management solutions
  • Subject matter expertise in program management, talent development, engagement, performance management, and/or analytics 
  • Experience leading large scale, global strategic talent initiatives requiring analytical insights
  • Outstanding writing and editing skills; ability to communicate using a broad spectrum of media and adapt for various audiences

Ideal Profile

  • Business & Intrapreneurial minded
  • Visionary and excited by the opportunity to design and create
  • Builds via a “Design Thinking” approach and involves others  
  • Scrappy and inspired by the challenge, live a Growth and Beginner’s Mindset (i.e., "In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert's mind there are few". - Shunryu Suzuki)

Why Zscaler?

People who excel at Zscaler are smart, motivated and share our values. Ask yourself: Do you want to team with the best talent in the industry? Do you want to work on disruptive technology? Do you thrive in a fluid work environment? Do you appreciate a company culture that enables individual and group success and celebrates achievement? If you said yes, we’d love to talk to you about joining our award-winning team.

Learn more at zscaler.com or follow us on Twitter @zscaler. Additional information about Zscaler (NASDAQ : ZS ) is available at http://www.zscaler.com.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.