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VP - Talent Management
Leadership | MO-SSM Health Woodfield | Saint Louis, MO | Req #: R28587
  • Job Posting Title
    VP - Talent Management
  • Job Description Summary
    Reporting to the CHRO, the VP of Talent Management will have system responsibility for the integrated functions of learning & development, performance and competency management, succession planning, team member experience and organizational effectiveness. In partnership with senior leadership, HR leaders, and other system leaders, this position will ensure that talent processes and practices are innovative and contemporized, incorporate principles of change leadership and management; integrate diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) concepts; and align with the Ministry's talent philosophy and system priorities. The position will lead teams in assessing, designing, implementing, measuring, and evaluating organizational and leadership development strategies, talent management, and experience strategies to empower optimal system performance and effectiveness.
  • Job Description


    • Demonstrates knowledge of best HR/OD practices and promising, futuristic and innovative learning and organization behavioral trends.
    • Exhibits effective and appropriate communication, consultative, and coaching skills through excellent relationship building and business partnering with key stakeholders at all levels across the Ministry.
    • Effectively collaborates with internal/external business owners and/or partners to identify business goals and performance gaps.
    • Evidences digital fluency via mastery of virtual environments, effective instructional design, and content delivery within a variety of learning platforms and systems.
    • Displays analytic acumen by which disparate data/data sets are translated into meaningful insights upon which critical decision-making can be reliably based.
    • Ensures diversity, equity and inclusion concepts and principles are integrated into the leadership culture and fabric of the Ministry and its teams via learning, organizational development and performance, and experience strategies.
    • Leads high-performing, cross-functional, diverse teams in developing a portfolio of enterprise-wide solutions in conjunction with the Ministry's current and future talent needs.
    • Exhibits agility and adaptability in ambiguous situations, assumes calculated risk-taking, and leads forward despite environmental uncertainty.
    • Demonstrates proven success in delivering business-impacting outcomes and results from learning, development, performance, and experience strategies, initiatives, programs, and/or efforts.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    • Master's degree or equivalent years of experience and education


    • Ten years' experience, with five years' in leadership


    • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
    • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
    • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
    • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
    • Frequent keyboard use/data entry.
    • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting and gripping.
    • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
    • Rare climbing

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Executive Talent Acquisition
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Executive Talent Acquisition

Why SSM Health

At SSM Health, we are driven by a singular Mission: Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God. It's a higher calling that binds us. Here, we work together, system and providers alike, to heal the body, mind and spirit of our patients. We are united by a shared commitment to serve through faith, humanity, compassionate care and exceptional medicine.

Employment Benefits

  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement savings plan
  • CME stipends and time
  • Adoption reimbursement
  • And more!
Why SSM Health

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

At SSM Health, diversity, equity and inclusion are integral parts of who we are and a reflection of our Mission and values. We believe that workplace diversity is essential to our success. We seek to foster awareness and appreciation of diversity among our patients, employees, physicians, providers, customers and communities.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

Awards & Recognition

SSM Health continues to expand our heritage of healing. We strive to be system-driven by our Mission and a pursuit of continuous improvement. Through this commitment, we’ve established ourselves as a leading integrated health care system in the Midwest — recognized by prestigious regional and national accrediting bodies with awards for performance excellence, quality, technology, safety and patient experience.

Quality of Life

Missouri - Eastern

From the famed Gateway Arch in St. Louis to Kansas City, Missouri is one of the most livable states in the country. The metropolitan area features a large variety of neighborhoods and communities. With an affordable housing market, trendy neighborhoods, and the booming economic landscape this one of the most attractive areas for professionals. Smaller cities like Jefferson City, our capital, and Columbia, home of the University of Missouri, offer vibrant communities buzzing with activity, yet free of the hustle and bustle of larger metropolitan areas.