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HR Business Partner/Talent Consultant in Charleston, SC at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 5/3/2019

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Job Description

Job Number: R0052924

HR Business Partner/Talent Consultant

Key Role:
We are looking for an experienced HR Talent Consultant to provide HR subject matter expertise, thought leadership, and consulting to our business leaders. 

More specifically, as a HR Talent Consultant you will:

-Serve as an internal consultant to business leaders

-Work with stakeholders to evaluate business challenges, identify opportunities for influencing and implementing change initiatives, and build ongoing support for talent solutions that meet the changing needs of the business

-Leverage business acumen and analytics to tell a story and articulate “the why”

-Travel to sites regularly to scan the business environment, facilitate staff focus groups, drive increased engagement, assess risks, and follow up to ensure issue resolution/closure

-Partner with business leaders to understand team/individual performance concerns, recommend strategies to improve performance, and monitor for improvement

-Identify, resolve and/or escalate barriers and risks in a timely manner

-Serve as a champion of change and drive adoption of new approaches, programs and technologies and diversity and inclusion tactics

-Develop and maintain strong relationships with business leaders, frontline managers and colleagues (other business partners, COEs, etc.)

-Contributing to the strategic direction, formulation, and implementation of corporate-wide HR policies, procedures, systems, and initiatives (e.g. Workday adoption, performance management, risk identification/mitigation, etc.)

As a HR Talent Consultant, a typical day might include:

-Meeting with business leaders to understand the business environment and help drive greater engagement

-Facilitating focus groups to obtain feedback and understand what’s working well and where there are opportunities for improvement. This might be at a team level or for an entire location/site.

-Advising leaders regarding risk issues in local environment

-Working collaboratively with COEs to drive strategies to address opportunities/issues, and following up to ensure successful resolution/closure (e.g. compensations analysis, capacity management, crisis management, etc.)

-Serving as a change champion to drive adoption of new approaches, programs, and technologies (e.g. FLSA, Workday, and Job Profiles)

-Articulating business insights obtained from data analytics and trend analysis leveraging Workforce Analytics

-Communicating critical messages to leadership, including issues, risks and mitigation strategies

Our ideal candidate can demonstrate:

-Advisory/Consultative skills; ability to solve complex people related challenges

-Business acumen, analytical thinking, and ability to develop and articulate business case/story

-In-depth HR functional expertise, including policies, procedures, training, compensation, benefits and performance management

-Leadership engagement and influence

-Understanding of labor market trends and the competitive environment

-Understanding and assessment of business challenges

-Change management – supporting change initiatives and talent solutions that meet the needs of the business and employees

-Risk identification, management and resolution to address and inform key HR strategies

-Problem solving, conflict resolution, & decision-making

-Effective communication skills - ability to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings, can get messages across that have the intended impact; effective at building and briefing presentations with large and small groups with peers, executives; able to change tactics mid-stream if needed

To be eligible you must have:

-8+ years of applicable experience, including HR and consulting 

-Strong understanding of HR Technology (HRIS/Workday)

-Proven track record of solid performance with no issues

-Experience using facts and analytics to understand trends and develop solutions that lead to measurable impact on an organization

-Demonstrated comfort and confidence in leading through change

-Ability to be results driven and positioned yourself as a trusted advisor to leaders, peers and employees

-A Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, organizational development, or a related degree required

-Ability to travel 25%-50% - to include both our Charleston locations as well as our Atlanta location

-Ability to be based at our Charleston, SC office

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.


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