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Senior HR Business Partner

Senior HR Business Partner2021-04-09T09:49:06-04:00<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">ThoughtWorks is not your average global IT consulting company; so don’t expect to find average people working here. As a Senior Talent Partner, you are going to help us stay this way. As a software service and consulting firm, people really are our business. Your job will be to create innovative talent management solutions and execute those solutions for the business.&nbsp;</span></p> <p><strong>RESPONSIBILITIES</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Senior Talent Partner position is responsible for assessing and anticipating people-related needs and driving strategic and scalable solutions to support Markets, Service Lines &amp;&nbsp; Functions. The position serves as a consultant to leadership on employee development, engagement opportunities, and challenges. A successful Senior Talent Partner acts as a coach, manager, connector and change agent. In order to be successful in this role, you must be able to create order out of chaos, be flexible and adaptable in your approach, ok with imperfection, and able to balance the need for structure and guidelines with the need to be creative and progressive.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">It is preferred that the Senior Talent Partner role is based in San Francisco, CA with the ability to travel up to 25% of the time (when travel is deemed safe in the future).&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Reporting into the North America Talent Development Lead, the </span><strong>4 primary responsibilities</strong><span style="font-weight: 400;"> for this position will include:</span></p> <ol> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Strategic Partner</span></li> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Create a vision for talent strategy in the market. Design/tailor Market-specific initiatives that better support the business.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Develop the next generation of leaders.&nbsp;</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Systemically resolve recurring pain points across the organization.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Influence/shape regional strategic talent initiatives.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Assess implications to people of strategic options.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Represent market talent interests within business.</span></li> </ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Employee Mediator</span></li> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Managing competing personalities and conflict between individuals and teams.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Account leadership team triage.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Respond to organizational changes.</span></li> </ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Responsive Support</span></li> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">First line of Employee Relations issues.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Just in time manager and individual support.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Survey action plans &amp; coordination.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Escalation point and employee advocacy.</span></li> </ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Operations Manager</span></li> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Performance Management Process.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Pay Review Process.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Keep Markets Informed on People Initiatives.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Track, Observe &amp; Report People Trends.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Execute Regional Change Plan.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Employee Information “Systems” Management.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Training Orchestration &amp; Facilitation.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Continuous process improvement.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Survey administration.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Recruiting &amp; Staffing support and&nbsp; partnership.</span></li> </ul> </ol> <p><strong>A successful candidate demonstrates the following attributes:</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Adaptable &amp; Flexible</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to positively adjust to new and changing conditions</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to multi-task</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Extremely comfortable working in environments that are culturally diverse, fast-paced, always changing, and light on structure/process.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Collaborative</span> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to solve complex, often ambiguous issues. In our experience, this is because you’re intuitively collaborative.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></li> </ul> </li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Communicative &amp; Influential</span> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Stakeholder management experience and confidence to challenge, influence, and persuade after gathering an appropriate level of context and data to support.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to coach a diverse population of leaders using various coaching techniques</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to influence through a suite of knock-your-socks off communication vehicles (written, verbal, presentations, facilitation, etc) You build rapport with all sorts of people.</span></li> </ul> </li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Change agent</span> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Enable and promote change to happen</span></li> </ul> </li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Positive attitude</span> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Sense of urgency, thrive in ambiguity, resourceful, resilient</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Can accept feedback and admit when you’ve made a mistake&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to make tough and sometimes unpopular decisions</span></li> </ul> </li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Results-oriented</span> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Incredibly strong organization, follow-through, time and knowledge management skills.&nbsp;</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Driven to create outcomes</span></li> </ul> </li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Problem solver</span> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to solve complex, often ambiguous issues, in creative ways. In our experience, this is because you’re knowledgeable of key business drivers, an expert in your craft, and intuitively collaborative.&nbsp;</span></li> </ul> </li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Driver/Initiator</span> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Takes initiative to get things done, doesn't need to be told what to do</span></li> </ul> </li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Strong business acumen</span> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Keen and quick to understand and deal with business situations in a manner that will lead to a good outcome, able to balance people and business needs appropriately</span></li> </ul> </li> </ul> <p><strong>BACKGROUND</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Knowledgeable of US employment law and expert in employee relations best practices. Can handle risky situations well.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">A knack for talent management and loads of experience:</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leading employees through performance management issues</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Coaching Leaders &amp; Executives</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Creating strategic Succession Plans and Leadership Pipelines</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Using data analytics to present trends and patterns in the business</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Design and executing change programs</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience working on and supporting distributed teams and individuals.</span> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Bachelor’s degree in a people or organization design-related field; or a foreign equivalent with 8-10 years of talent management experience, preferably in a large (10,000+ employees) people-centric, professional services environment</span></li> </ul> </li> </ul> <h2><em>A few important things to know:</em></h2> <div> <div> <h3><strong style="font-size: 14px;">While we’ve traditionally been a traveling consultancy, travel is not required for this role at the moment. We anticipate the need for travel to our client locations in the future when it’s deemed safe.&nbsp;</strong></h3> </div> </div> <div> <div> <p style="text-align: left;">Not quite ready to apply? Or maybe this isn’t the right role for you? That’s OK, you can stay in touch with&nbsp;<a href="https://www.thoughtworks.com/careers/access?utm_source=apply-jobs&amp;utm_medium=jd&amp;utm_campaign=access-thoughtworks">AccessThoughtWorks</a>, our learning community (click "<em><span style="text-decoration: underline;">contact me about recruitment opportunities</span>"</em>&nbsp;to hear about jobs in the future).</p> </div> </div> <div> <p style="color: #7f8c8d;"><em>It is the policy of ThoughtWorks, Inc. to provide a work environment free of discrimination. The Company will take affirmative action to ensure applicants and ThoughtWorks employees are treated without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender, national origin, ethnic origin, veteran or military status, family or marital status, disability, genetic information, age, sexual orientation,&nbsp;gender expression&nbsp;or gender identity. This also includes individuals who are perceived to have any of the aforementioned attributes. ThoughtWorks will adhere to all federal, state, and municipal laws and regulations governing employment.</em></p> </div>ThoughtworksSan Francisco, CaliforniaUSA