Talent Management & Retention-Remote Position in Secaucus, NJ at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 10/18/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    500 Plaza Drive
    Secaucus, NJ
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/18/2021
  • Job ID:
    req66879

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Sr. Manager, Retention Strategies is part of Quest’s Organizational Effectiveness team and will have the opportunity to partner with various leaders within HR and in the business.  The incumbent will develop and manage key approaches, programs, and projects that enhance the organization’s ability to retain the best talent at Quest Diagnostics.  Key initiatives will focus on the reduction of turnover, particularly for frontline roles, and include the implementation of solutions that leverage predictive analytics, support effective onboarding approaches, employee engagement, and promotion of Quest’s Employee Value Proposition.  The incumbent will have the opportunity to make a significant positive impact on the organization and its employees.

Job Responsibilities:

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited, to the following:
Gather data/feedback from the business, HR business partners, employee engagement survey data, and the Data Analytics team to understand the key drivers causing the highest turnover of frontline employees
Develop near and long-term, multi-faceted strategy to retain the best talent for Quest Diagnostics, particularly for high-turnover frontline roles
Partner with various internal departments to advance the objectives of the strategy
Assess onboarding needs of new employees that are most critical to employee retention
Design and implement, along with key partners, onboarding curriculum and programmatic approaches that best promote employee engagement and retention
Implement approach to consistently measure factors that most significantly impact retention (organization-wide and locally) and design actionable approaches/programs (e.g. stay interview process, mentoring, educational opportunities, other tailored solutions)
Develop and track success metrics and keep key stakeholders informed of progress
Partner with Data Analytics to measure impact of the programs/changes implemented aligned to the overall strategy and develop predictive analytics tools that leverage historical turnover patterns to predict future risk
Performs other duties as assigned by management to help align our Organizational Effectiveness impact with business priorities/opportunities

Supervisory Responsibilities:
This position does not have direct reports. 

Job Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree is required. B.A degree in Human Resources or related field. MBA, Masters in Org. Development, Human Resources or related field preferred
8+ years relevant experience in Human Resources
Experience in managing Talent Management/HR programs/projects
Strong project management, change management, communication, collaboration, and influencing skills
Strong program design and evaluation skills
Thinks creatively about how to address problems.
Experience executing employee retention strategies/programs
Strong data analysis and presentation skills
Actively takes initiative / self-starter
Highly detail oriented and consistent on follow through
Builds trusted partnerships across all levels
Strong Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills are required

[All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.]