Textron Manager, Culture and People Development in Fort Worth, Texas

Manager, Culture and People Development


At Bell, thinking above and beyond is what we do best. For more than 80 years, we’ve been reimagining the experience of flight – and where it can take us.

Above all, our breakthrough innovations deliver exceptional experiences to our customers. Efficiently. Reliably. And always, with safety at the forefront.

The H.R. Manager, Culture and People Development , reporting directly to the Director, Talent Management, will be responsible for leading the development and execution of Bell Helicopter’s talent programs to drive culture change, such as succession planning and performance management to support the achievement of the strategic business goals of the company.

Primary responsibility is to manage a team responsible for driving organizational performance through effective and consistent utilization of programs, processes, and resources to support growth through the employee lifecycle.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Leads the team which develops and implements Bell Helicopter’s talent strategy and integrates Textron’s enterprise talent objectives.

  • Oversees the design and implementation of people strategies, including the annual company-wide talent review process, monthly talent focus with executive leaders, succession planning, performance reviews, and related systems.

  • Works with leaders to align programs and processes to build the organization’s capability through effective talent development and change management.

  • Consult and advise on engagement and retention efforts across the organization.

  • Builds partnerships with business leadership and HR partners to increase consistency and capability to align our talent strategy and manage change effectively.

  • Ensures successful implementation of coaching, team building and assessment programs

Creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels welcomed is important to our company value, Lift Each Other Up.


A successful candidate will have strong human resources talent management leadership experience and business acumen. They will possess a blend of general business and organizational change strategy competencies, proven talent development leadership, and leadership coaching skills.

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in HR or related field required (e.g., Organizational Development, Organizational Behavior, or related discipline).

o Master’s Degree preferred

Experience Requirements:

  • At least 8 years’ experience leading a talent management to include organizational development and change management within a global or matrix organization.

  • Demonstrated success in building trusting relationships at all levels of the organization, including senior executives.

  • Strong organizational skills with ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.

  • Possess the ability to maximize the potential of the team, effectively organizing the team’s efforts, investing in the team’s development, and creating a compelling vision inspiring outstanding performance.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Human Resources

Primary Location US-Texas-Fort Worth

Recruiting Company Bell Flight

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Manager with Direct Reports

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 264528