HR Director

Reston, VA
Aug 06, 2018
Aug 17, 2018
Executive, Director
Full Time
Are you a transformational HR leader who wants to be part of an organisation whose mission is to empower every person and every organisation on the planet to achieve more? The era of the intelligent cloud and intelligent edge represents a tremendous opportunity for Microsoft and for our customers. As governments and businesses around the world undergo massive digital transformation, they are looking for a trusted partner to help them unlock the power of technology across every aspect of their organizations. This requires deep partnership and a relentless focus on ensuring our customers' success. Our success lies in their success. Some of the most important industries we serve in the United States - Public Sector, Healthcare and Financial Services - are at a crucial inflection point. They are embracing the cloud and AI to increase their competitive advantage and maximize human capital while balancing unique security and compliance requirements. To help our customers thrive in this new era, we need to accelerate our own transformation by intensifying our industry capability in the field. To capture this opportunity, we have brought these 3 industry segments together in the US under a new overall leader and we are seeking a HR Leader to partner with them and their leadership team to help redefine our future strategy, establish a new rhythm and bring together this newly formed leadership team to accellerate our growth across these pivotal segments As a HR leader you will create value by driving the people agenda with business leaders and, as the hub between the business and COEs, bring the full capability of Microsoft HR to bear in achieving talent, organization and business outcomes. As a business leader, whose specialization is HR, you will envision not only what will or may happen but translate this future state into present talent and organizational choices. You will create clarity, generate energy and deliver success, and ensure Microsoft continues to develop an evolving culture with a growth mindset The most critical priority areas will be: Talent Management - In partnership with the Talent Management lead, the HRBP enables the business to attract, retain and develop world changing talent to achieve business results today and in the future, with a core focus on Diversity & Inclusion * Lead end-to-end talent management processes and practices to identify and respond to gaps in building forward-looking talent capabilities all-up * Acquire, develop, retain and reward diverse and pivotal talent, in partnership with business leaders * Partner with GTA on an end-to-end talent acquisition strategy to address current and future business needs * Connect externally with networks & communities to bring in world class talent and practices Organizational Effectiveness - Partner with and enable leaders to develop high-functioning orgs to achieve business goals and build culture * Partner with and enable leaders to develop high-functioning orgs to achieve business goals and build culture * Develop holistic org and people plans for individual leadership teams in support of Microsoft people priorities and HR strategies * Leverage business acumen, competitive insights, external benchmarking, data, and best-in-class OD resources to inform decisions on org structures, processes, communication, and similar levers * Ensure that diagnostics of org challenges are accurate, effective, and take a holistic view of the organization * Design and implement well-thought through change plans that account for durable effect Leadership Effectiveness- Identify, develop and align leaders that can shift culture and drive business transformation and impact * Partner with leaders to diagnose, coach and provide solutions to enable our leaders and leadership teams to collaborate and continuously transform themselves and their teams/org to deliver business results * Take accountability for ensuring capable leaders with the right skills are in the right roles * "Hold up the mirror" to hold leaders and teams accountable for behaviors and actions that drive the new culture * Partner with leaders to build inclusive environment within their organizations * Minimum 7-10 years in related HR roles * BS/BA degree required, MBA or advanced degree in HR preferred * Ability to deal effectively with ambiguity and lead change, recognize trends and identify systemic approaches to solving problems in a fast-paced dynamic environment * Experience partnering with senior executives, and teams within a complex, matrixed environment * Strong business and people acumen, curiosity, learning agility, and learning/growth mindset. Ability to assess and translate business strategy, workforce implications and identify relevant solutions * Competence in organizational development, organizational design, talent management, coaching, compensation management and the ability to deal effectively with ambiguity * Deep knowledge and application of data analytics, org design and development principles, strategic planning and change management methodologies with proven ability to turn data and analysis into insigt * Ability to design and implement HR strategies in alignment with both business and HR functional objectives. Examples may include diversity programs and key talent retention programs * Passion for HR as a driver of business results with proven business acumen, sound judgement and the ability to identify key issues and apply knowledge to drive solutions. * Highly collaborative approach with a proven track record of driving alignment and teamwork within a team, department and across organizational boundaries