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Talent Manager for China & Region Functions

Date:  May 2, 2021

Shanghai, 31, CN

Company:  Goodyear

Location: CN - Shanghai   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Bon Jovi Oredeña Sinday  
Sponsorship Available:  No
Relocation Assistance Available: No 

The role has a dual responsibility as Regional Functions, PBU & China Talent Manager and as Regional Lead for Leadership Development across Asia Pacific Region. The incumbent will be responsible for all Talent Management activities for Regional Functions, PBU & China region as well as streamlining, improving & executing the Leadership Development Strategy for Asia Pacific Region.  


The Role:

  • Manages all aspects of the Regional Functions, PBU & China Talent agenda i.e. develops & executes an integrated talent strategy in partnership with the country HRD & Regional Talent Team. Achieves execution excellence in deployment of global talent tools and processes across Regional Functions & China. Leverages data & analytics to inform talent decisions and track progress.
  • Partners with HRD & HRBP’s to build line manager, associate and HR capability. Effectively identifies and deploys either global or custom programs that meet critical business needs.
  • Act as a consultant to HRBPs on Performance Development Process (PDP). Supports HRBPs with building managers and associates capability to have quality conversations and feedback sessions.
  • Is a trusted advisor and provides thought leadership to internal customers on all aspects of Talent Management incl. PDP, Succession, Leadership Development, Talent Assessments, Engagement, Change Management & Org Effectiveness Interventions.




  • At least 10 years of human resources experience, with at least 5 years focusing on talent management with a heavy emphasis in the areas of PDP, Succession Planning, Engagement, Leadership Development & Training & Org. Development & Effectiveness.
  • Must have talent management experience at all levels of the organization from executive leaders to hourly manufacturing associates.  
  • Exposure to industrial, consumer and/or customer-centric business is ideal, particularly those with a reputation for effective talent management processes. Experience is a matrix environment is critical.
  • Proven success in high-performing, relationship-driven cultures.
  • Additional experience as an HR Business Partner is a plus
  • Enthusiastic and high energy leader;
  • Able to to give practical support and guiding principles, not just theory or technical skills; 
  • Influence using expertise and credibility;
  • Collaborative and team-oriented (seeks success for the good of the whole);
  • Organizational agility;
  • Results-orientation and a commitment to excellence;
  • Hands-on leader – working at Goodyear is more than just directing others;
  • Humility and “low-ego” orientation;
  • Able to sell ideas and create “pull” in an organization;
  • Willingness to own the past and build on it
  • Passionate and curious.
  • Fluent in English.

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 62,000 people and manufactures its products in 46 facilities in 21 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

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