Human Resources Business Partner
Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune(R) magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague. Robert Half's client is searching for a Human Resource Business Partner for their global client. Our client is headquartered in Baltimore, but operates over 10 facilities globally - many of which are in Europe. Guide leadership on People and Organizational needs * Determine / advise on individual development interventions * Coach client leadership on change management challenges and people implications * Own full HR life cycle activities consistent with global HR strategy o Drive annual and mid-year global talent review process o Actively support succession planning activities o Support all performance management related activities o Champion the employee engagement agenda * Support regional and global harmonization projects o HR matters of governance ranging from policy, standardization, sustainability and compliance Talent Management * Global Talent Review and support implementation o Annual and mid-year implementation (from site to Business Unit level) o Ensure personal accountability and tracking of commitments made o Help re-assess current offerings o Determine future needs (content; curriculum; partnerships) o Internal branding / deployment * Global engineering development program: be a principal lead in a multi-year program o Drive engineering talent regeneration in concert with local HR leadership o Open / deepen University / Technical college relationships; o Ensure engineering numbers (targets types) are achieved and assimilated o Help create best in class development program along with global cross functional team o Drive global partnerships eg with LinkedIn; Glassdoor o Focus on building talent pipeline in technical, finance and commercial areas o Determine future state recruitment eg creation of a center of excellence Requirements Personal attributes * Reliability and discretion - you will often learn of confidential matters * Conscientious - highly organized; detail driven * Energy - has high levels of personal and emotional energy / maturity; a good sense of humor * Agility- is resourceful as necessary * Communications - is precise, clear and effective * Impact - has a 'can do' attitude and their customer's success in mind * Engagement - can build positive internal and external relationships as necessary * Influencing - can persuade others based upon thoughtful engagement and compelling reasoning, * 7+ years HR experience with a significant record in HR partnering * Bachelors or Masters' degree in HR /OD / Organizational Psychology / Labor Relations ideal * International HR operating environment exposure ideal * Demonstrated capacity to forge collaborative partnerships * Track record in leading key projects through to successful completion * Experience navigating organizational complexity (matrix environment) - cultural awareness is key * Is business focused and consequently commercially aware * Bi-lingual ideal (not necessary) - French or German, All applicants applying for US job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.