HR Business Partner

White Plains, New York, United States | Contract | Fully remote


HR Business Manager - Remote

Our client is a global multi-billion-dollar Consumer Packaged Goods company, based in Westchester County, New York.  They are seeking an HR Business Manager.  This is a 100% remote role, but whomever is hired must be able to work EST hours.  The length of this assignment is expected to last about 6 - 7 months with the possibility of being extended.

Notes from the manager:

  1. Quick Learner and Culture fit
  2. Working on a new team called IBS
  3. Transformation experience and organization transformation experience
  4. HR Compliance and Legal experience desired
  5. Talent experience a plus
  6. Change management background would be helpful

About the Job:

The HRBP will be the primary HR point of contact for the Integrated Business Services team (approximately 200 employees) and will report to the SVP, HR Business Services.  The HR Business Partner's ultimate accountability is to build strategic organizational capability across the function. The Business Partner is responsible for collaborating with business leaders and HR to deploy talent management, organizational development and total rewards policies to drive the business strategy and breakthrough results. This work is executed in compliance with internal policies, laws and regulations. The HR Business Partner functions as an employee advocate, providing managerial coaching and challenging colleagues to stay committed to the business end game.  Strong collaboration between HR & the business stakeholders is required to be successful in this role. 

About You:

Business Strategy & Transformation:

  • Facilitate priority setting for the function in partnership with the team lead and tied to the overall company strategy
  • Experience in organizational design and development
  • Facilitate and drive overall governance/communication for the Leadership Team
  • Show curiosity and understanding of business strategy & dynamics
  • Proactive & collaborative in driving transformation with the team
  • Anticipate, build, and execute change/transformation planning
  • Flourish in change environment & embrace ambiguity
  • Experience influencing key stakeholders at all levels

Talent Management & Learning:

  • In partnership with the Talent and Learning teams, you will build, execute, and track overall talent strategy action planning, including succession planning and people moves across the function
  • You will partner with the Finance HRBP in maintaining and executing the Finance & Accounting Development Program (FADP) including the talent rotations & development planning associated with this program
  • Experience successfully driving key HR projects and initiatives and you will be key in driving these for the team
  • Partner with Talent Acquisition in posting and staffing of open roles, including tracking internal talent ready to move and interviewing/driving decision making on external hires
  • Collaborate with HRIS and HRSS teams on employee data management and statistics
  • Use data insights to anticipate needs and implement solutions for the function and partner with your colleagues in managing the HR Scorecard
  • Successfully execute all HR Cycle processes and ensure HR system updates are completed in a timely manner, including submitting workflows for HR Data Changes

Employee Advocacy & Engagement:

  • Show high levels of empathy, respect, and emotional regulation in handing employee relations matters for the function
  • You are a strong partner with business to create empowering environment within teams
  • Demonstrate confidence, care, and courage in making decisions
  • You are an ambassador for the business & HR, ensuring adequate levels of proximity & collaboration
  • Have a background and strong expertise in employee relations

Must Haves:

  • Act from the principle that employees are at the heart of all decisions
  • Bachelor's degree is preferred; MBA, MS in Human Resource is a plus
  • Minimum eight (8) years of relevant HR experience in supporting diverse client groups
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation and relationship building skills
  • Strategic, resourceful, & creative individual who is a proven hands-on leader that thrives in a team environment
  • High organizational agility with strong ability to navigate ambiguity
  • Collaborative leadership style – able to mobilize and influence in a matrixed organization
  • Ability to flex between strategic thinking and detailed focus & tasks
  • Authentic, genuine leader who values transparency, openness, and drives accountability
  • Exceptional Microsoft Office knowledge
  • Ability to travel as needed (10-20% travel on average throughout year)