HR / Talent Business Partner
About the position
The Vice President, Talent Business Partner will serve as the human resource/talent leader for Porter Novelli’s West coast offices – including offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles. The ideal candidate has a collaborative working style, executive presence, and experience working within a professional service organization with multiple locations.
The position will report directly to the SVP, Porter Novelli Talent Leader with a dotted line to the offices’ Managing Directors.
What you will be doing
- Lead the delivery of all fundamental HR services and support and promote company values and culture in Porter Novelli’s West Coast offices
- Continue to build employee engagement and strong employee relations
- Partner with senior leaders to define and execute the business and talent agenda
- Provide knowledgeable counsel and coaching to senior leaders in their roles and cultivate mid-level and up-and-coming managers to evolve to leadership thinking and actions
- Collaborate with the global Porter Novelli Talent/HR team and contribute to the ideas and execution of our global talent strategies. Lead and/or participate in projects at the corporate level to drive consistent HR/Talent strategy across all Porter Novelli offices specifically around integration, talent management, talent acquisition and retention
- Work in partnership with the wider Porter Novelli HR/Talent Team and the Global Training and Development Leader to advance learning and development programs
- Propel and foster a learning environment through an insightful understanding of current needs and analysis of future possibilities
- Bring about conflict resolution and/or negotiations around employee issues
- Guide senior management on employment law, compensation, benefits, and company policies
The experience that will contribute to your success
- Broad knowledge of HR practices including compensation and employee rewards, performance management, recruitment, employee relations and employment law
- Organizational development experience including proven ability to influence and drive change with executive teams
- Experience coaching and counseling senior executives
- Established expertise handling sensitive employee issues
- Strong business acumen and proven ability to develop HR tools and programs to achieve the organization’s business goals
- Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and with ease, so you must be organized and detail-oriented
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including an ability to work in a team environment; give and receive direct, honest feedback.
- Ability to effectively present information to leadership, and internal and external groups
- Bachelor’s degree and 10-years-experience carrying out above key responsibilities
Porter Novelli is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in any aspect of employment against any person on account of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam era or other eligible veteran, age, marital status, veteran status, or physical or mental handicap unrelated in nature and extent to an individual's ability to perform a job or any other characteristic protected by the employment discrimination laws in any state or political subdivision in which Porter Novelli does business.
Job Code: 1011