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Manager, Talent Management - Talent Operations

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Ovative Group

Ovative Group is one of the only firms in the country uniting strategy, media, and measurement under one roof to drive enterprise results. Our teams work together to drive business impact for clients such as General Mills, United Healthcare, Lane Bryant, Facebook, and more. Recognized four consecutive years on Star Tribune’s list of Top 150 Workplaces and the past two years on Inc.5000’s list of the fastest growing private companies in America, we pride ourselves in always overdelivering for our clients, our teams, and our communities.

About the Role

The Manager, Talent Management is a truly unique opportunity to take on a role at a fast-growing company that has the highest standards for talent, client success and fun.  The ideal candidate demonstrates a high degree of emotional intelligence, great project management, strong detail orientation, an acumen for analytics, strong written and verbal communication and models extreme discretion.  This role is pivotal to help us achieve our vision of creating future industry leaders by fearlessly unlocking the potential of our team through exceptional performance management and development.

Responsibilities of  Manager, Talent Management:

  • Talent Planning & Performance Management
    • Partner closely with team leaders throughout the organization on team member performance during the onboarding process and providing tracking, analysis and recommendations to support the successful acclimation of new hires
    • Manage Talent Planning processes and discussions to track development needs, opportunities and promotional readiness
    • Think strategically to connect the insights uncovered within Talent Planning to other actionable avenues to support such as Training & Development and establishing an internal pipeline for open positions
    • Manage the quarterly performance review process, analyze performance trends and provide actionable insights to the appropriate audience
    • Be an active voice in our culture of feedback – coaching individuals for frequent, relevant, and clear feedback at all times.
    • Support all team members through timely follow-ups with respective templates, tools, discussions
  • Human Resources General Support
    • Manage updates and communication regarding Ovative Employee Policies
    • Support all team members through timely follow-ups with respective templates, tools, discussions – lean in to coach and lead when necessary
    • Manage employee data completeness and accuracy and provide analyses as requested
    • Provide guidance and support on Visa sponsorship for team member and organization
    • Manage the Onboarding & Offboarding key tasks and processes for team members
  • Team Survey Management
    • Manage external vendors and internal team members to execute individual and team surveys
    • Analyze and synthesize the findings in partnership with leadership to create actionable plans


  • Bachelor’s degree and 4+ years of experience in a Human Resources role
  • Strong conceptual and pragmatic problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Proven track record of project management, detail orientation, and analytical acumen
  • Proficient in Excel, MS Office and PowerPoint
  • Can lead self, operating independently and manage multiple assignments and stakeholders simultaneously

Benefits of working at Ovative Group

We provide strong, competitive, holistic benefits that understand the importance of your life inside and out of work.


Culture matters and we’ve been recognized as a Top Workplace three-years running because of it. We demand trust and transparency from each other. We believe in doing the hard and complicated work others put off. We’re open in communication and floor plan. We’re flat – our interns sit next to VPs, our analysts work closely with senior leaders, and our CEO interacts with every single person daily. Put together, these elements help foster an environment where smart people can support each other in performing to their highest potential.

Compensation and insurance:

We strive to hire and retain the best talent in the Twin Cities. Paying fair, competitive compensation, with a large bonus incentive, and phenomenal health insurance is an important part of this mix. We’re rewarded fairly and when the company performs well, we all benefit.

Tangible amenities we enjoy:

  • Flexible paid vacation policy
  • 401k match program
  • Free parking and on-site fitness center with locker rooms
  • Sabbatical program
  • Charitable giving via our time and a financial match program
  • Shenanigan’s day

Working at Ovative won’t be easy, but if you like getting your hands dirty, driving results, and being surrounded by the best talent, it’ll be the most rewarding job you’ll ever have. If you think you can make us better, we want to hear from you!

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