Professional Development Manager

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Date: May 26, 2023

Location: Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, BR

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 87743 

Job Category: Consulting 

Location: Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil 

Join a company that is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. With more than 65 years of business and technical expertise in mining, energy, and infrastructure, our 10,000 colleagues in 150 countries tirelessly work toward bettering the industries in which we operate. With practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable, we think globally while acting locally. Our advisory and consulting experts support almost every project at Hatch, whether in metals, infrastructure, or energy.  Are you looking for an opportunity to join a diverse group of professionals who are committed to remaining exceptional? We look forward to hearing from you.


Hatch, a full-service consultancy, is currently seeking a highly motivated Professional Development Manager to join the Advisory group in Belo Horizonte. In this role, your primary responsibilities will be to manage South American staff professional development programs, coordinate resourcing and staffing plans, and oversee formal training programs.


As the successful candidate, you will:


1)    Manage Professional Development Programs
•    Manage the semiannual people review process for all advisory staff
•    Oversee the formal mentorship and development leader process for our global staff
•    Ensure development plans are in place for our staff, and understand advisory staff development needs and professional and personal challenges and help ensure we develop our people as fast as possible
2)    Coordinate Resourcing and Staffing Planning
•    Understand specific needs for each project and match them to the skills and development needs of our staff
•    Coordinate the project assignments for our junior and mid-level staff (analysts, specialists and engagement managers)
•    Maintain a staffing plan and identify potential staffing gaps early and work with the practice leaders to develop a plan to fill the gap
•    Coordinate with regional recruiters to maintain an up-to-date view on the recruiting pipeline as a potential solution to fill staffing gaps
•    Update the work in view and work in hand tools to ensure we have visibility on project and staff needs
3)    Oversee Formal Training Programs
•    Coordinate regional training courses (e.g. Advisory Foundations, Managing High Performing Engagements) and maintain training records for staff
•    Collect and update staff skillsets (functional e.g. transaction due diligence, sourcing, MOS etc.) and project experience records (e.g. Gold producer AISC cost reduction)
4)    Continuously Improve Programs
•    Maintain a 12-month improvement roadmap with enhancements and upgrading to each core responsibility.
•    Support the onboarding and roll-out of similar roles across other regions as program is rolled out


•    Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business Administration or related field. 
•    Minimum three or four years of experience in a professional consulting firm is preferred. 
•    Ability to adapt well to fast-paced environments with high growth, ambiguous and changing circumstances, direction, and strategy
•    True hands-on approach as well as demonstrated ability to partner and build relationships
•    Ability to diagnose problems and identify and drive appropriate solutions independently
•    Demonstrated written communication skills and ability to influence change in written form
•    Influencing skills and interfacing with senior members of the business.
•    Ability to show effective use of analytics and data
•    Ability to embrace the larger, broader picture, and use good judgment while also focusing on details and critical thinking
•    Demonstrated business acumen and leadership ability
•    Strong internal and external customer service focus


Why join us?

What we offer you?


  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


Don't meet every single requirement? You don't need to. At Hatch, we are building a diverse, inclusive workplace that fosters innovation. If you're interested in this role, we encourage you to apply even if your past experiences don't perfectly align with the skills we've listed.


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.


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