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Managing Director, Global Talent Management

Greystar Real Estate Partners

Charleston, South Carolina 29401
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**This position must sit in our Headquarters in Charleston, SC.

The Managing Director, Global Talent Management partners with Greystar Investment Management and other functional leaders of the Global Support Team to establish and implement a global investment management platform of institutional and best practices, processes, standards, and programs that support achievement of the company’s global investment management strategy, and promote and preserve the Greystar brand, identity, and culture.  

The position acts as the senior Talent Management leader to guide, direct, provide input to, and lead initiatives and strategies related to the acquisition, development, retention, and performance of human capital for the global investment management regional businesses.  


Key Responsibilities:


  1. Acts as the Talent Management leader on the Greystar Global Investment Management Support Team and as the primary Talent Management resource to the HQ/US Investment business, and partners with the key business leaders to develop, implement, and manage a platform of best practices, programs, systems, and processes that support the execution of the company’s global investment management strategy.


  2. Provides guidance and input into the organizational structure, staffing, competency, and compensation requirements related to the human resources function within the regional investment management businesses, assists in recruiting, interviewing, and selection of in-country HR leaders, and facilitates the onboarding and integration of new HR team members into the local country business.


  3. Works with the Greystar Investment Management leadership to identify and define critical Greystar human resource practices, philosophies, programs, policies, and systems that are important to preserving and promoting the Greystar brand, culture, and identity, and establishes methods for ensuring their implementation at a global level.


  4. Collaborates with and supports the country HR and business leaders in implementing HR policies, processes, and practices to achieve goals related to recruiting and acquiring talent, managing team member performance, providing competitive and cost-effective compensation and benefits programs, complying with legal and regulatory requirements, and promoting overall team member engagement and satisfaction.


  5. Works with Greystar’s Team Member Development and country-based learning and development experts to plan for and implement core leadership and team member development programs, initiatives, and other learning and development strategies throughout the global investment management business groups, and provides input and guidance on talent development, promotion, and succession planning decisions.


  6. Consults with managers to address and resolve employee issues, respond to employment claims and lawsuits, and oversee the interpretation and application of Greystar’s HR policies and employment-related laws and statutes.


  7. Collaborates with the LEAD Committee and other advisory groups to seek input, recommendations, and ideas around programs and strategies that promote workforce diversity and team member retention, and accesses Talent Management and other internal business groups as appropriate to develop and implement initiatives that make Greystar the employer of choice.


  1. Leads the development and oversight of the company’s global mobility program and policies as one talent management and resource strategy, and works with country leaders and appropriate HR and other teams within the company to effectively plan for and manage the end-to-end global assignment.


  2. Establishes and implements methods for monitoring and reporting on the performance and progress of the in-country HR teams, evaluating team member and business leader satisfaction with the HR key services, providing feedback to country HR leaders, and ensuring action plans are implemented to address issues and optimize performance.


  3. Accesses internal and external talent management experts, systems, service providers, and others resources as needed to enhance support, promote consistency of Greystar’s core philosophies, policies, and programs across the entire global investment management platform, and control and/or reduce costs of services.



  • College degree (post-graduate degree and/or certifications preferred) or equivalent 7-10 years of experience leading and overseeing a human resources or organizational development function, with experience in organizational design and performance, employee relations, staffing and recruiting, compensation, and learning and development.


  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build collaborative and trusting relationships with team members at all levels, and to establish partnerships and alliances with functional and senior-level/executive level leaders to accomplish results.


  • Experienced and demonstrated success in building, leading, and managing people, identifying and developing talent, and getting results through others.


  • Strong communication skills to create and develop presentations, policies, programs, project plans, memos, reports, and other documents for a variety of audiences and purposes. Excellent skills in word processing, spreadsheet, and data management applications, and comfortable with internet based applications and software and technologies.


  • Proficiency in developing and executing complex short- and long-term project plans and strategies, including designing communication and implementation plans, developing and proposing cost projections and proposals, identifying, selecting, and contracting with vendors and service providers, and organizing and leading project teams through project implementation.

  • Must be nimble, flexible, learn quickly and adapt easily to change. Ability to respond quickly to changes in priorities, business strategies, and demands, while maintaining composure.  


  • Good working knowledge of financial concepts and terms and ability to create and manage a budget and/or P&L. Experienced in identifying, selecting, and contracting with outside service providers, and managing internal and external resources.


  • Experience working in a global/international business, preferably in the investment banking, real estate, or other related services-type business is strongly preferred.   Must be able to demonstrate an understanding and appreciation for diversity and cultural differences.


  • International and domestic travel required (about 30%).


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