World Business Chicago (WBC) is a public-private, non-profit partnership that drives inclusive economic growth and job creation, supports business, and promotes Chicago as a leading global city.
WBC supports workforce development by engaging area corporate, civic, and local government leaders in identifying key workforce and human capital challenges for area firms and facilitating the development and innovation of projects, programs, and initiatives to improve the pipeline of Chicagoland’s workforce to meet the needs of area employers. The Talent and Workforce team works on the implementation of Chicago’s Recovery Task Force recommendations by creating a regional skills development and training plan that targets un- and underemployed workers. This equity-focused plan should create lasting infrastructure to connect workers with educational opportunities, training programs, and, ultimately, jobs that will provide a good sustainable standard of living.
The Talent and Workforce Manager, reports to the Director, Talent & Workforce Strategy. This role will need to understand the needs of the business as it pertains to identifying, screening, and referring talent in addition to being familiar with Chicago’s diverse neighborhoods and workforce development ecosystem. This role is a liaison between Chicago’s business community and Chicago’s workforce agencies and partners.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to: [email protected]