Talent and Organizational Development Manager






Director of Human Resources and Operations



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Job Summary

The Talent and Organizational Development Manager is responsible for the acquisition, retention and professional development of the talent at Hypothesis. In this role, the Talent and Organizational Development Manager works closely with the HR & Operations Director, Managing Director and senior leadership team to set the talent strategy for the organization and ensure we have the best talent who are well prepared in their roles as both client consultants and coaches / managers of other consultants. Other aspects of the role include managing the performance and salary review process, training and development, and performance management.


Summary of Essential Job Functions


Recruiting. Develop a robust recruitment strategy that will ensure a steady stream of qualified candidates for all positions in both the Los Angeles and Seattle.

Partnership with Recruitment Agencies. Develop and maintain productive relationships with recruitment agencies and recruitment consultants.

Interview process. Manage the interviewing process and provide guidance on best practice interviewing skills/ techniques to hiring managers.

Hiring. Negotiate offer packages and draft offer letters for selected candidates.

Workforce/Pipeline Planning. Develop an ongoing pipeline of candidates, at every level, to proactively address needs.

Candidate Identification. Understand what an ideal resume and candidate looks like for each position at Hypothesis. Screen candidates before presenting them to managers.

Job Descriptions. Ensure job descriptions are always complete, up to date and accurate.

External Communications. Manage the Hypothesis brand as an employer. Initiate strategies for leveraging our website, LinkedIn, Glassdoor, and other resources to promote our career opportunities.



Employee Engagement. Develop and maintain a relationship with each employee. Keep a pulse on how they’re doing and what needs to be done to keep them happy, engaged and motivated. Anticipate problems and proactively offer solutions.

Career Path. Help employees to understand their career path at Hypothesis and how to move along it.

Employee training. Work with managers and employees to identify key development needs. Initiate training programs and professional development opportunities to address those needs. Proactively plan and schedule that training.

On-boarding. Champion the on-boarding process, seek feedback on the process and continually improve and refine it. Coordinate seamlessly with the rest of the HR & operations team to ensure a superior new-hire experience.

Performance management. Ability to coach and mentor using positive reinforcement; providing clear feedback and follow through to reinforce changes in performance.

Coach managers and employees. Provide sound recommendations and point-of-view on any employee issues/challenges that arise, coach managers in providing constructive feedback

Talent Review. Lead a yearly strategic talent review session with the leadership team. Evaluate how our team can be optimized to meet our company goals.

Culture Advocate. Get to know the Hypothesis culture, then actively maintain and enhance that culture. Develop a set of practices for how Hypothesis can socialize its culture (both internally and externally).

Supports Senior management by providing human resources advice, counsel, and decisions



Abilities Required


  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment; able to work quickly and be flexible as priorities change
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude and enthusiasm for Hypothesis
  • Takes an empathic approach, but not afraid of conflict
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; able to communicate directly and diplomatically
  • Highly collaborative, with ability to work in partnership with HR team, Managing Director, and other senior leadership
  • Able to work effectively under pressure, and to organize, prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks under daily deadlines
  • 5+ years of Organizational Development and Talent Acquisition
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or Business Administration




We're productive, but we know how to balance work and play. We work in a beautiful DTLA office that's right at the 7th and Metro stop. Dress is casual. Employees are offered a benefits package, 401k with matching, paid vacation, parking on-site or metro reimbursement, and social activities. 

Hypothesis is an Equal Opportunity Employer