Sr. Director- HR Talent Strategy

Capital One
McLean, Virginia
Jan 18, 2022
Feb 03, 2022
Full Time
Locations: VA - McLean, United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Sr. Director- HR Talent Strategy

Are you interested in joining a team of best-in-class HR consulting leaders who enable game-changing business results by providing programs and solutions that unleash greatness in our associates?

Here at Capital One, you have the opportunity to work in an environment in which the business truly values the strategic HR partnership. If you have a passion for shaping the overall people strategy for the business and want to be part of a winning team, then look no further!

Our HR team brings data, analytics, and insights to shape talent decisions and strategy at Capital One. The team is comprised of people with diverse skills and backgrounds including consultants and strategists, HR specialists, data analysts and engineers, product managers, data scientists, business analysts, economists, and IO-psychologists. Our team culture is start-up like (fast-moving, innovative) inside a Fortune 100 company.

Capital One provides a fast paced, dynamic environment where you can excel in your career while still maintaining a work life balance that others will desire. We nurture a work environment where people with a variety of thoughts, ideas and backgrounds, guided by our shared values, come together to make Capital One a great company - and one of the best companies to work for.

About this HRC opportunity

  • Provide strategic HR consulting to one or more client groups (led by MVP/SVP/EVP) to include organizational and job design expertise and local strategy development.
  • Responsible for HR strategy development, assessment of HR needs in the business, and partnership with business to deliver HR services to organization.
  • Knowledge of HR offerings and services and ability to influence the outcome of leader decisions.
  • Establishes credibility with clients and HR partnerships to allow for delivering valuable services to the business.
  • Coaches executives on skills and leadership styles within their Line of Business (LOB).

Ideal Candidate will:
  • Understand business strategy and create the appropriate HR plans to address business specific goals. Coordinate activities with HR partners to fulfill upon plans.
  • Implement core HR processes across a client group (performance management, associate survey, talent management, recruiting, associate relations).
  • Provide Executive coaching and counsel to senior leaders in the client group.
  • Manage others, projects and project managers to deliver customized HR solutions to provide value to the business.
  • Collaborate with other HR partners on development of HR strategy, processes and policies.
  • Provide innovative and creative solutions to senior executives with a willingness to push and challenge for transformative work
  • Work with cross-functional teams to shape talent strategy and products
  • Leverage data and analysis to solve complex business and talent problems
  • Influence partners and key stakeholders across the Enterprise
  • Develop strategic frameworks to frame business problems

Traits we seek:
  • Exceptional integrated thinking skills, using logical, structured and data driven approaches
  • Superior problem solving competencies leveraging data to inform, influence and drive to decisions
  • Well managed delivering high quality work, prioritizing ruthlessly and leveraging people, tools and technology to drive results
  • Leads others with empathy and compassion while caring deeply for people
  • Values innovation and obsessed with ways to create real impact and drive change
  • Growth Mindset; enjoys and seeks out new challenges that stretch them
  • Recognizes the value of diverse perspectives; relies on debate and discussion to challenge their own views and the status quo
  • Great people leader who motivates and elevates others

Basic Qualifications :
  • Bachelor's Degree or military experience
  • At least 10 years of client facing experience or at least 10 years of strategy consulting experience or a combination of both
  • At least 8 years of experience in project or change management

Preferred Qualifications :
  • Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA), Finance, Economics, Science, or Engineering
  • Professional Human Resources Certification or Senior Professional Human Resources certification or Coaching certification
  • At least 12 years of client facing experience or 10 years of consulting experience or a combination
  • At least 12 years of experience in Human Resources or Human Capital Consulting
  • At least 5 years of experience in people management
  • At least 5 years of experience in strategic consulting

Capital One will not consider sponsoring applicants for employment authorization for this position.

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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