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Senior HR Business Partner, Washington, DC (US)

United States
Status interviewing
Tags Generalist HR


Date posted

12 Jan 2022

The Company

This internationally recognized company is over 100 years old with a unique global brand and international footprint with over 5,000 diverse employees ultimately working towards providing people and organizations with the latest innovations and expertise around critical business solutions such as sustainability. They have a proud heritage, and their focus on knowledge sharing, partnership with technologies is a competitive yet sustainable advantage. We are delighted to be helping this business as they look for an innovative and business focussed HR Business Partner who can help take their organization to the next level. The company has been traditional in the past and is now focussed on being creative whilst ensuring they retain a very strong standing of quality.

The Role

As part of the leadership team the Senior HR Business Partner will be responsible for supporting multiple stakeholders and serving as the strategic point of contact to implement the people strategy and HR vision for this rapidly growing business. The primary responsibility for this role is to help shape and influence the global people strategy for the business ensuring local market implications are taken into account. As the business continues to evolve this position will be responsible for driving change management initiatives that will help build an organization that has the skills and capabilities to deliver against the growth agenda. This is both a strategic and tactical role and requires someone who can pivot between the two and a great opportunity for those who enjoy working across an organization in a “hands on” capacity.  

The Individual

Required experience includes 15 years in progressively responsible HR leadership roles, experience working in the professional services sector and a preference for those who have worked in performance-based environments. You will be commercially astute, demonstrate strong business acumen and will be focused on adding value. With a global mindset and outlook gained from experience working across different cultural environments you will have been successful driving significant change management projects in a matrixed environment. You will be data driven and analytical by nature, a strategic thinker who can partner with senior level stakeholders, but equally able to get into the details and execute on projects. Resilient and agile, you will be solution oriented with the tenacity and focus to drive performance improvement.

At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Generalist HR
  • Industry
    Professional Services & Consulting
  • International Coverage
  • Global HQ
  • Global revenue
    US$1 Billion and under
  • Solid Report To
    Global Director, HR
  • Potential upsides
    This is a newly created role with the opportunity to build talent strategies and make impact. This is a highly regarded and visible role with the opportunity for career advancement. It is a leadership job with a focus on talent and raising the capabilities of the organization and will have a direct impact on the organic growth of the company.
  • Potential challenges
    There is a lot of change happening across the organization and this role requires someone who can work within ambiguity. It’s a performance driven company with a focus on results.
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