Partners with the Head of People for a Citadel business on multiple aspects and topics such as: performance,
growth, development, management, leadership, successes, challenges, etc.
Spends vast majority of time (~80%) working directly with individuals and teams to coach them for growth, peak
performance and team effectiveness
Drives performance expectation of firm in balance with predisposition of individuals and team
Develops and maintains very close respect-based relationships with team members, and is first point of contact for
mid- and junior-level colleagues for variety of performance-related topics
Interviews junior prospective hires in final recruiting stages, interviews exits for lessons learned
Structures information, develops hypotheses and recommendations and strategizes with Head of People, COOs
and CPO frequently
Receives resources (e.g. tools, frameworks) and support from Growth & Development team
Assists Head of People on critical people processes such as year-end performance reviews
Delegates traditional administrative HR topics to People Operations team, who handle them end-to-end
Your Skills & Talents
Rigorous academic background and training in leadership and development coaching and counseling, performance
management and team effectiveness.
Direct experience building strong teams and coaching on team effectiveness, collaboration, and conflict resolution.
Able to establish credibility and rapport with finance professionals and advise on high-impact topics.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong client-support orientation, and the ability to work
effectively with all levels of the organization and with a wide range of clients, individually and in groups.
Effective decision making skills and judgment (effectively gather and analyze facts, weigh risks and make
decisions/recommendations that are right for the business, the people and our culture).
Strong communication and interpersonal skills including conflict management and negotiation skills.
Exceptionally strong operational experience and exposure and ability to execute flawlessly under pressure.
Experience working in an extremely dynamic, fast-paced, results-oriented environment.
Strong business acumen and ability to connect individual and team goals with strategic objectives of the business.
Take ownership; able to establish oneself as the ‘go-to’ resource for client organizations.
Work experience in Financial Services is a plus, but not necessarily required
**Required Education: Doctorate (or Masters) Degree in Psychology or related field from a top University (1-3 years out of school)
Citadel is a global investment firm built around world-class talent, sound risk management, and innovative leading-edge technology. For a quarter of a century, Citadel’s hedge funds have delivered meaningful and measurable results to top-tier investors around the world, including sovereign wealth funds, public institutions, corporate pensions, endowments and foundations.
With an unparalleled ability to identify and execute on great ideas, Citadel’s team of more than 675 investment professionals, operating from offices including Chicago, New York, San Francisco, London, Hong Kong and Shanghai, deploy capital across all major asset classes, in all major financial markets.