People Development & Engagement Specialist


Full Time
Houston, TX
Posted 4 weeks ago

People Development & Engagement Specialist

  • Houston, TX, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

CGG ( is a global technology and HPC leader that provides data, products, services and solutions in Earth science, data science, sensing and monitoring. Our unique portfolio supports our clients in efficiently and responsibly solving complex digital, energy transition, natural resource, environmental, and infrastructure challenges for a more sustainable future.

Our specialized HPC and digital technologies support our advanced and secure cloud-based workflows, expert geoscience data transformation and AI, machine learning and data science services. Today, our HPC supports over 700 users with 300 petaflops of computing power.

Job Description

Join our global Human Resources team as a People Development & Engagement Specialist!

We are looking for a driven individual who is passionate about fostering employee engagement and supporting learning opportunities within our organization to achieve our business goals. Reporting to the People Development, Talent, and Engagement Director, you will play a critical role in managing various learning programs, projects, and initiatives to advance employee development and enhance employee engagement.

Core responsibilities:

  • People Development Program Manager for several programs including Coaching, Mentorship, 360, and select Management & Leadership programs in collaboration with HR colleagues, external vendors, and other stakeholders. Engage with participants, review and evaluate program metrics and KPIs for continuous improvement.
  • Supporting company-wide engagement survey process in partnership with Engagement Director to drive actionable improvements and initiatives. Participate in survey planning, execution and action planning; prepare and/or deliver reports, presentations and communications as applicable.
  • Designing and implementing training and development programs as applicable, in collaboration with HR and the business. Assessing learning needs, identifying skill gaps, and implementing targeted solutions.
  • Leveraging and evolving internal learning resources to provide adapted solutions and development; via learning management system (LMS) and/or partnering with external training providers and institutions.
  • Managing budget for assigned programs, as well as relationships and contracts with external vendors and institutions for program deliveries.
  • Reviewing and evaluating training programs, workshops and learning resources in alignment with global strategy.
  • Supporting the People Review process to identify and develop Talent across the organization.
  • Workday Phase 2 team member including participating in the design, implementation and change management focused on evolving Talent and Performance Management within the organization.
  • Partnering with the Communications team for relevant campaigns.


  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, Organizational Psychology, Sociology, Business Administration or related field.
  • 5 years + as an HR generalist or specialist; experience in L & D, Talent Management, and employee engagement preferably in a corporate environment will be a plus.
  • Demonstrated program management experience.
  • Good judgement, team player, ability to collaborate and build relationships at all levels.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to build a remote network, working within a global and culturally diverse HR team.
  • Self motivated and agile; ability to learn quickly and work autonomously.
  • Experience with Workday will be considered an asset.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.

Additional Information

  • Fast paced promotions and career progression
  • 3 weeks’ vacation to recharge, 3 personal days and 8 sick days for you to use when you need it the most
  • A hybrid and flexible work schedule
  • Relaxed dress code policy
  • Excellent 401k match program (we’ll match your 5% contribution up to 7%!)
  • Parental leave program – CGG offers eligible moms and dads paid time off to bond with their new child
  • Medical, dental, vision, supplemental benefits available and so much more
  • CGG wants our employees to be the best versions of ourselves. We offer a Wellness Program as well as a state-of-the-art Fitness Center

We see things differently. Diversity fuels our innovation, we value the unique ways in which we differ, and we are committed to equal employment opportunities for all professionals.

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