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People (HR) Business Partner

Job Description

Date: Feb 3, 2020

Job Summary:

Our company, a standout performer within the Information, Communication & Technology industry, is seeking a highly skilled, business-minded, experienced HR practitioner. As a People (HR) Business Partner, you will own the tactical day-to-day HR activities, as well as the roll-out of our HR programs for our Santa Clara location.


The Ericsson people organization is transforming the business by partnering with the leadership team to drive a refresh of our culture, greater focus on diversity and inclusion, and innovative talent management practices. This impactful role gives you the opportunity to be part of a high-performing, dynamic team driving transformative change within the critical organizations hosted in Santa Clara.


The Opportunity:

  • Build a partnership with our leaders by providing consultation, guidance, metrics, support, and development to increase the effectiveness of their organization
  • You will both participate and lead special projects and best in class initiatives
  • You will be part of our collaborative People Business Partner model, partnering and providing support to our People Leadership Team, as well as our SME teams (Total Rewards, People Planning, Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, and Learning and Development) to deploy solutions directly to the business
  • You’ll work directly with our leaders on a variety of tasks ranging from employee relations, performance management and development, compliance with directives/local law, and driving the people strategy
  • Fully engage in multiple HR activities in a fast-paced, team environment
  • You’ll use your Project Management skills to lead projects and influence/obtain buy-in and drive execution and achievement of the desired results


You have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related discipline. Master’s degree preferred.
  • 7+ years’ experience in HR
  • Three years in professional services, preferably as an HR Business Partner in a hi-tech company is preferable
  • A track record of results, problem-solving and accountability in a highly matrixed and global organization
  • A track record of driving and supporting diversity, motivation and culture change
  • Deep and broad knowledge of HR practices, principles, and procedures based on working closely with colleagues across the HR function and internal partners (SME/COEs, Finance, etc.)
  • Advanced interpersonal, listening and communication skills, including presentation and facilitation skills



DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Therefore employees assigned may be required to perform additional job tasks required by the manager.

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