Human Resources Business Partner

Human Resources Business Partner

Jefferson City, MO

Background & Purpose of the Job

The Human Resources Manager is responsible for delivering human resources activity and priorities within our North American Business. This will include, but not limited to, Talent Management / Succession Planning, Organizational and Leadership Development, Employee Engagement, Change Management, Employee Advocacy, Conflict Resolution, and Coaching & Counseling.

Who You Are & What You'll Do

  • Participate in business planning and ensure alignment of HR delivery with business goals within North America Finance. The HRBP establishes objectives and shapes/delivers HR strategy based on metrics for the attainment of the business strategy and the Unilever global Compass objectives.
  • Business partners to senior leaders, managers and teams in business delivery through enhancing their capability to deliver the Compass objectives, manage their people, implement change and build relations with key stakeholders (internal and external). Brokers HR solutions to meet business needs.
  • Leads complex change and transformation programs in alignment with business strategy.
  • Maintains an external perspective, anticipates people trends, and translates it into strategy.
  • Utilizes the talent development process and tools delivered by the Expertise Teams in order to provide and develop the diverse talent pipeline for both the short- and medium-term needs of the company.
  • Collaborates with the business for the creation a high-performance culture by implementing team and organizational design solutions, providing measurable performance indicators and improvement plans.
  • Maintains effective employee relations through regular connection with employees in their functional organization.
  • As an employee advocate, the HRBP plays an integral role in organizational success through knowledge about and advocacy of people. Fostering effective methods of goal setting, communication and empowerment through responsibility, builds employee ownership of the organization. The HRBP helps establish and build the organizational culture and climate.
  • Uses consultation skills to bring HR insight to bear on all people related issues (people, capabilities, organizational, leadership and culture).
  • Ensures and facilitates HR service delivery to the business.
  • Interfaces with many roles and support areas including: Legal, HR Services, HR Operations, HR Expertise Teams, etc.
  • Utilizes key HR tools, systems and processes, including PeopleSoft/Core HR Systems, Learning Management System, Talent Plus Online, Global People Survey, and other related HR processes and tools.

What You'll Need To Succeed

  • BA/BS Required. MBA or Master(s) is desirable.
  • 8+ Years' experience as HR Manager/HR Business Partner, preferably in a Consumer Packaged Goods setting.
  • Proven track record of successfully working in a complex, matrix organization.
  • Ability to work independently, taking ownership to positively influence the end result.
  • Action-oriented to initiate appropriate resources and tools to ensure delivery on key HR processes.
  • Continuous improvement / simplification mindset and experience.
  • Ability to impact and influence different areas of the organization.

What We Can Offer You

Culture for Growth | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach | Life at Unilever | Careers with Purpose | World Class Career Development Programs | Check Out Our Space | Focus On Sustainability


Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics by federal, state, or local law.For more information, please see Equal Employment Opportunity Posters

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