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Principal, Performance & Talent Partner

Company: LinkedIn
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network, built to help members of all backgrounds and experiences achieve more in their careers. Our vision is to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce. Every day our members use our products to make connections, discover opportunities, build skills and gain insights. We believe amazing things happen when we work together in an environment where everyone feels a true sense of belonging, and that what matters most in a candidate is having the skills needed to succeed. It inspires us to invest in our talent and support career growth. Join us to challenge yourself with work that matters.

Job Description

This role will be based in Sunnyvale, San Francisco, Chicago, New York, Washington DC, Omaha, or Detroit.

At LinkedIn, we trust each other to do our best work where it works best for us and our teams. This role offers both hybrid and remote work options, meaning you can work from home and commute to a LinkedIn office, depending on what's best for you and when it is important for your team to be together, or this role can be performed remotely in most locations in the country of employment.

We are looking for a Principal, Performance & Talent Partner to join the LinkedIn Talent Management team to reimagine, redesign and implement a progressive performance management approach. Specifically, this role will oversee LinkedIn's Performance Management, goal and feedback processes in line with LinkedIn's talent priorities.

Reporting to the Senior Director of Talent Management, this position will lead the redesign of a future-focused, hybrid-suitable, equitable and inclusive performance management strategy and roadmap to ensure we develop and retain exceptional talent at LinkedIn. The final design and execution will create long-term career opportunities for our employees while driving organizational performance. Key the success of this role will be designing and driving adoption of a globally consistent process and operationalizing the approach.

As a senior member of Talent Management Center of Excellence team, this person will contribute to the global talent management/development strategy for LinkedIn.
Define our multi-year, integrated strategic vision and roadmap for Talent Management/Performance Management (TM/PM) taking into account contemporary future of work evolutions, hybrid workforce and management needs and inclusive/DIBs principles to drive systemic change and enhance equity-first talent processes.
Develop robust performance management solution to refine, manage, motivate, and unleash the full potential of our employees in a globally consistent manner.
Assess and determine appropriate tools/technology for performance and internal mobility. Partner with GTO and engineering technology leads to configure and deploy.
Build and maintain strong partnerships and partnership strategies across Compensation, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging (DIBs), HRBPs, People Analytics, Technology, business stakeholders and external thought leaders. All solutions require cross-functional partnerships to develop systemic, holistic "One LinkedIn" solution that fosters inclusion and appreciation of our employees' unique differences and talents
Evangelize the TM/PM vision, philosophy and foundations with key stakeholders and partners, integrate roadmaps across intersecting Talent Management initiatives.
Determine talent analytics that align with overall Talent Management/Talent Development outcomes, and establish KPIs of systematic programs to determine impact and a success and adjust according to insights.
Align and support our goal-setting and feedback processes
Support the development and implementation of career principles that enable employees to take action on designing their own careers.
Work with HRBPs and regional /functional Talent Development/Management partners to activate performance and internal mobility
Manage talent analytics to assess the impact of local talent programs and adjust action plans based on insights.
Partner on the development and implementation of tools and resources that help People Leaders mentor, coach and support their employees in actioning and progressing their career mobility plans in partnership with Talent Development Leadership/Management COE
Operationalize and scale all solutions
This role will also support key components of our Talent Management practices (promotions, assessment, career development etc). There is a strong component of understanding future skills that will need to be determined and aligned through all performance management.


Basic Qualifications:
8 + years of experience in human resources or equivalent
5 + years of talent/performance management; organization development experience
Experience developing and implementing programs focused on career development of employees.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with OD/Talent/HR consulting (internal or external) highly preferred
Demonstrated passion and commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Experience with and passion for leading on performance management practices.
Comfort working in dynamic, fast-paced environments.
Knowledge of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging values and best practices
Ability to program manage and juggle multiple priorities.
Passion for and the ability to thrive in a highly collaborative environment, working closely with internal partners at all levels across various functions of the organization.
Effective relationship builder in organizations
Strong data analytical ability to translate data into meaningful and actionable insights and develop ideas leading to action plans based on those insights.
Passion about solving for today's Talent challenges with data, insights and our products.
Experience in developing new offerings and leading transformation
Passion about helping shape the future of work, DIBs and how HR works in the new world of work and hybrid environments
Significant business acumen and insights to how to drive adoption and success within LinkedIn
5+ years in workforce, learning and/or talent transformation through emerging technologies.
5+ years of leadership experience.
5+ years of global workforce experience.

LinkedIn is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices.

As required by C.R.S.
8-5-201(2): (Colorado only) The minimum pay for this role is $125,000. Actual compensation packages are based on a wide array of factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, years & depth of experience, certifications and specific office location. This may differ in other locations due to cost of labor considerations.

The total compensation package for this position may also include annual performance bonus, stock and benefits. For additional information, visit:

Additional Information

Equal Opportunity Statement

LinkedIn is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. LinkedIn considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. LinkedIn is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer as described in our equal opportunity statement here: Please reference the following information for more information: Please reference the following information for more information: and for more information.

LinkedIn is committed to offering an inclusive and accessible experience for all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. Our goal is to foster an inclusive and accessible workplace where everyone has the opportunity to be successful.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening, apply for a position, or participate in the interview process, connect with us at and describe the specific accommodation requested for a disability-related limitation.

Reasonable accommodations are modifications or adjustments to the application or hiring process that would enable you to fully participate in that process. Examples of reasonable accommodations include but are not limited to:
Documents in alternate formats or read aloud to you
Having interviews in an accessible location
Being accompanied by a service dog
Having a sign language interpreter present for the interview

A request for an accommodation will be responded to within three business days. However, non-disability related requests, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

LinkedIn will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by LinkedIn, or (c) consistent with LinkedIn's legal duty to furnish information.

San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, LinkedIn will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

As a federal contractor, LinkedIn follows the Pay Transparency and non-discrimination provisions described at this link:

Global Data Privacy Notice for Job Candidates

Please follow this link to access the document that provides transparency around the way in which LinkedIn handles personal data of employees and job applicants:

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