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Career Development Specialist Featured Urgent

San Diego, California
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Career Development Specialist
San Diego CA
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We are a global broadband services and technology company that securely connects consumers businesses governments and military to the internet anywhere in the world whether on the ground or in-flight. Imagine contributing to award-winning innovations in high-capacity satellites secure ground infrastructure and satellite and Wi-Fi communications services. Thats what enables Viasat to extend the reach and accessibility of broadband internet globally and if that excites you you might be the right fit for our growing team.
As a Career Development Specialist you will support business area partners and leadership teams in execution of the global people strategy providing expertise in coaching focusing on increasing impact driving talent development and movement and aligning business needs with a focus on our diverse community of professionals and high potential talent.
+ Develop and implement a global strategy to promote and encourage a culture of career growth and talent mobility across the organization
+ Design a coaching intake process and follow-up metrics to measure success
+ Work with employees to help them identify the next steps in their careers
+ Coach managers and team leads on best practices to help them support the career development of their teams
+ Perform regular skill gap analysis at the organizational level to identify critical skills and competencies that will be needed for performance success currently and in the future
+ Work closely with talent leaders to help grow the Viasat Mentorship Program
+ Provide coaching workshops and online tools to assist employees at all levels of the organization navigate performance success and grow in their careers
+ Collaborate with People and Culture counterparts and business leaders to create innovative programs to help onboard integrate develop mentor motivate engage Viasat talent on a global scale
+ Stay abreast of open requisitions help prioritize critical roles to be filled and be a catalyst for actively moving high potential internal talent into open roles
+ Partner with the other People and Culture functions to support our internship and new grad growth programs to build early career talent pipelines
+ BA or BS degree
+ 5+ years of experience in a coaching advisor and/or corporate Talent Development role
+ Experience with Microsoft Office including PowerPoint Excel and Word
+ Ability to travel as required
+ Ability to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders
+ Excellent communication skills
+ Ability to make quick positive connections with many people at all levels of the organization
+ Proven experience in project management
+ Analytical problemsolver with a focus on data
+ Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal
+ Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations.
+ Proven track record coaching and mentoring others
+ Ability to work collaboratively within a complex global business environment
+ Experience designing and building a corporate career development and/or coaching program
Our corporate headquarters in Carlsbad is just a hop and skip away from the beautiful Pacific Coast. The campus feeling and entrepreneurial spirit can be felt in the hallways as well as the sand volleyball courts.
Drive your career to ViaSat where every day you know your expertise makes a difference to the company your team and our customers! If you are excited by this opportunity submit your resume. It only takes a few minutes and could start you on your new path to a fulfilling career at ViaSat.
ViaSat is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residence status may be required for certain positions. For positions requiring U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Resident status verification of such status will be required upon accepting employment.

ViaSat is in the business to connect the world. As a global broadband services and technology company, we are connecting international communities to the internet by offering residential internet service; enabling passengers and operations crews to stream high-bandwidth media, applications, and content when traveling globally on commercial, business or government aircraft and maritime vessels; and empowering international warfighters on the front lines of battle with real-time, secure internet-based intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance for high-requirement missions. We deliver and protect information – when and where it is needed most with our trusted communications ground systems, infrastructure, and services.

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