Human Resource Business Partner, Sales
HR
Full Time
Charlotte, Nc
2019-07-26

SUMMARY

Electrolux North America, Inc., a $5 billion manufacturing and sales subsidiary of AB Electrolux, is seeking a Human Resources Business Partner.  The HR Business Partner is a strategic and tactical role responsible for driving the implementation of Electrolux HR strategy in support of the North America Sales function.  The HRBP will coach, collaborate and partner with the management team to provide HR leadership and proactive solutions for business, people and organizational issues.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Business Partner: Understand and anticipate business priorities. Support the drive for performance and results

  • Understand business context, issues and challenges to provide coaching to managers
  • Use business knowledge to provide effective solutions that align with business goals
    Partner with the management team to understand key performance issues, objectives and drivers and their implications for people and organizational strategies

Change Champion: Embrace change and understand strategies to address and reduce employee resistance

  • Challenge the status quo, champion new initiatives and act as a catalyst for change that drives continuous improvement in business performance
  • Coach managers on leading change, engaging employees and effectively building capabilities 
  • Support delivery of the people strategy within the business sector and drive business results through the identification and development of targeted HR/OD interventions to deliver performance

Talent Manager and Organizational Designer: Select, retain and develop the right talent and capabilities 

  • Develop and implement proactive and innovative talent management solutions to deliver business results
  • Understand and analyze organizational capabilities to proactively develop and implement organizational design and structure improvements to support delivery of the business strategy
  • Coach, challenge and support managers in their role on people development and organizational related processes

Operational Support:  Implementation of initiatives, balancing both global and local needs, understand common global frameworks, share best practices, maintain flexibility to meet local needs

  • Support roll out of HR solutions to business unit, acting as a champion, engaging stakeholders, challenging and coaching managers to gain buy in
  • Develop tools in collaboration with Centers of Expertise and HR Services to maximize opportunities for economies of scale, global consistency and shared learning

Tactical HR Support: Provide and administer human resources plans and procedures for assigned client group

  • Guide and support leaders on performance management, including interim coaching, counseling, career development and disciplinary guidance
  • Administer compensation program, including annual merit and compensation processes
  • Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues by conducting effective, thorough and objective investigations
  • Provide guidance and interpretation of HR policies and procedures
  • Consult and assist the business in workforce planning efforts, including recruiting interviewing and selection


Minimum Qualification

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field, Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of 7+ years of relevant HR and business partnering roles, of which at least 3 years must be supporting a sales organization, preferably with field and national account groups
  • Strong understanding of HR rewards programs including sales recognition, compensation and commission programs

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Strong business acumen, understanding how the business agenda drives people imperatives and future organizational needs
  • Breadth of knowledge on HR practices, procedures and HR laws and regulations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; engages and builds effective relationships across the organization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization
  • Proven success in leading change initiatives
  • Action oriented with a focus on results
  • Managerial courage to challenge the status quo
  • Operates with the utmost integrity and trust 
  • High levels of resourcefulness, influence/organizational savvy, execution skills (strategy through implementation) 
  • Ability to balance the strategic and the practical with strong implementation and drive for execution. 
  • Sound judgement and decision making
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)