Director, People Business Partner
Posted on Apr 6, 2021 by Barneys New York
The Director, People Business Partner will support the Saks Fifth Avenue corporate team based primarily in NYC. In this role, the Director, PCompany will be responsible for leading the PCompany team in the execution of all People functions such as organization design, employee relations, talent management, change management and compensation. The Director will also serve as a forward-thinking leader, responsible for identifying, developing and implementing key human resources initiatives that will sCompanytantially enhance the success of our business.
The Director will demonstrate sound moral character and judgment decisions come from a fact-based and informed position. S/he will possess outstanding skills of influence and diplomacy and shall be challenging, provocative, courageous and inspiring. Key to success in this role is an eye for innovation and an adaptable and nimble approach.
As The Director, People Business Partner, you will
Key Partner to the Saks Fifth Avenue Leadership team through organizational development and change management initiatives including recruiting, organization design, evolution, development, restructuring, etc.
Identify strategic initiatives and provide direction to the PCompany team regarding design and execution of solutions.
Be available and responsive; provide customer service in a timely and efficient manner.
Build relationships with internal People partners as well as key cross-functional partners
Ensure top-level strategy is integrated into line-level actions through innovative learning and development opportunities.
Diagnose opportunities for learning and development programs; develop and facilitate organization-specific training sessions; assess training effectiveness through evaluations.
Partner with management to resolve employee relation issues; provide coaching and counseling to management and staff; collaborate with legal counsel on issues as appropriate.
Direct the talent review process to ensure consistent and fInstitute decisions are made in regards to compensation; provide training and counseling on the overall talent process.
Provide coaching to all areas of the organization regarding compensation strategy, levels and market data.
Recruit for critical positions and direct overall headcount and staffing plans
You Also Have
Bachelor's degree and 8+ years of Human Resources experience in a creative, retail, or brand-focused environment.
Strong generalist foundation (employee relations, compensation, training and development, coaching/counseling, change management, recruiting etc.).
Experience and success leading a team
Demonstrated business acumen intellectually curious about organizational systems and structures, cutting edge business strategies, and informed about emerging industry trends.
Verifiable track record of success partnering with senior leaders, serving as a credible and trusted resource.
Demonstrated strategic thinking able to envision, distill, communicate, develop and implement short and long-term human resource/change management initiatives.
Outstanding interpersonal skills; demonstrated influence and diplomacy at all levels.
Self directed with a passion for delivering results.
Technologically astute with strong computer proficiency Word, Excel, Power Point web browsers and tools.
Strong project management skills with the ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
Flexible and adaptable to changing business requirements.
Creative problem-solving abilities.
Effective in dealing with ambiguity.
Unwavering commitment to service and quality.
Your Life and Career at Saks Fifth Avenue
Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner-operator!
Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from IT to Human Resources, Merchandising to Finance.
A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance