VP, Talent Development Partner

Tory Burch
McDonough, GA, United States
28 Jul 2021
16 Oct 2021
Human Resources

The VP, Talent Development Partner serves as the primary partner to the SVP Logistics & Distribution, VP DC Operations, VP Transportation and the 0perations and transportation teams based at the McDonough distribution center and corporate offices in New Jersey/New York. This person will be a trusted thought partner for leadership and will create customized talent objectives and organization diagnosis and design. There is a significant focus on employee engagement, retention, performance management and succession planning and talent acquisition. The role is responsible for all aspects of the employee experience, serving as a trusted and objective ambassador for the Company, leaders and employees alike, keeping a pulse on key issues, effectively balancing different perspectives and providing coaching and solutions as needed. This role reports directly to the Chief People Officer, based in NYC.


  • Provide strategic organizational perspective to leaders and partner to ensure we keep a pulse on key issues, diagnose and focus on what will drive employee engagement and business results and ensure a feedback-rich, open, collaborative and talent-centric mindset
  • Develop people oriented programs to positively impact change and employee engagement; understand and solicit employee opinions and anticipate their needs and concerns
  • Drive change by developing and strategically leading people and/or change management initiatives including business transformations, organization design/evolution/employee development
  • Provide expertise in performance management, coaching, data analysis, employee relations , learning and development, recognition programs and strategic development
  • Design customized talent development plans based on individual business needs, and work with leaders to ensure we have the right structure, capabilities, processes and team dynamics to get the most out of our people and achieve our business goals.
  • Stay engaged with leaders, managers, supervisors, team leads and teams; understand talent strengths and gaps and help formulate career growth and succession plans that will retain and engage key talent and build bench strength for the organization.
  • Own all talent processes for respective teams (including performance management & development process, talent reviews & action planning, talent acquisition, and all other facets that impact the employee experience.)
  • Be a present, objective and respected thought partner to all teams you support while proactively building relationships


Please note any education or experience requirements* needed to do the role

*Note that those who do not meet the requirements based on their resumes/applications will be screened out automatically in some cases
  • Strong background in creating and executing a talent strategy, talent planning, organizational design, workforce planning, employee relations, talent acquisition, learning & development
  • Proven record in management and navigation in a matrix organization and in building collaborative relationships with all levels of leaders and employees in both an operational and corporate environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; enjoys building and maintaining relationships with people at all levels in the organization
  • Ability to engage, inspire, and influence people
  • Experience leading or having strong participation in a major change or transformation project
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; excellent presentation skills
  • 10+ years of progressively responsible HR and 5+ years of experience managing people or teams
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience required
  • Experience managing teams in matrix environment

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Tory Burch LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's age, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) or sexual orientation, gender expression, military status, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, disability or membership in any other protected class under applicable law. Likewise, we will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Ordinance No. 184652. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment.

Disability Accommodation

Tory Burch is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. If you require assistance or an accommodation with the hiring process, please contact talent@toryburch.com .