Talent & Performance Manager

London, United Kingdom
18 Aug 2022
24 Oct 2022
Human Resources

At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.


You will;

• Manage the end-to-end performance management process from objective-setting to Year End Review
• Manage all performance-related activities including systems and communications to ensure a seamless performance cycle
• Drive global Career Development agenda
• Play a key role in managing stakeholder relationships across the business to continuously enhance and elevate our Global Performance and Talent approach
• Embed Diversity & Inclusion and our Leadership Standards throughout the Performance, Talent and Development processes


Performance Management:

  • Deliver a seamless end-to-end global performance management cycle including Year-End, Calibration, Objective-Setting and Quarterly Check ins
  • Partner with the Reward Team to ensure alignment on the Year End Review
  • Collaborate with the Systems team to review Connect to elevate and enhance the process
  • Project manage any changes to the process; identifying and making recommendations to mitigate any risks identified
  • Support in elevating leadership capability through developing tools and resources to equip line managers in having meaningful performance and development conversations
  • Create impactful communications including support resources for colleagues and people managers


  • Project manage the implementation of an enhanced talent management system to meet talent and succession requirements
  • Lead talent strategic projects
  • Responsible for the design, delivery and ongoing implementation of Burberry's career development offering including driving mentoring across the business and development planning
  • Lead the global Career Development agenda; partnering with leaders and HR Business Partners to embed across Burberry
  • Drive the deployment of Burberry's Leadership Standards across all colleague touchpoints


• Degree qualified, ideally in HR or Organisational Development.
• Ideally CIPD qualified (UK only)
• Experience in managing global projects
• Experience in managing talent and/or performance processes
• Experience of working in a fast moving, creative environment, where they can speak the language of the business
• Ability to build relationships with wider teams to achieve common objectives


Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || London || HR || CENTRAL TALENT || n/a ||

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