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New Jersey, NJ Full Time Posted by: ZS Associates Posted: Wednesday, 9 June 2021


The HRBP is responsible for collaborating with key business leaders and the broader HR team to align people strategy to business objectives for designated stakeholders. The HRBP will act as a trusted partner to business leaders on all people matters. The HRBP anticipates and assesses people priorities through the business/people planning process, needs assessment, and action planning in collaboration with business leaders. The position successfully navigates and collaborates with the broader HR team to provide expertise-based recommendations and value-add solutions. The HRBP maintains a high level of business acumen through a strong understanding of firm and stakeholder priorities (clients, business strategy, financials, practice areas, etc.).


Advisory Role

Serves as the strategic partner for assigned business leaders to support people strategy and initiatives across varied HR domains for various business line (office, client, practice area, etc.) in close consultation/collaboration with broader HR team
Provides insights and advice, not just data, to support decision making and leads change when necessary
Collaborates across broader network of HR experts (engagement, performance, learning, etc.) to provide well rounded advice and comprehensive solutions and/or deliverables
Influences decisions by building strong stakeholder relationships and partnerships
Participates and contributes in leadership, financial and business planning meetings
Workforce Management

Understands business landscape and capacity (supply/demand) to serve as an advisor in relation to utilization and headcount planning through close collaboration with HR deployment team
Provides information and insights to relevant stakeholders around managing effective utilization, ensuring the right team structures and right distribution of skills to support growth
Supports team sizing, alignment and succession planning
Maintains an understanding of business pipeline through strong connection with business leaders, HR deployment and finance team
Provides recommendations on team structure and hiring needs based on headcount imbalances
Supports business unit Manager alignment and succession planning
Serves as a champion for the EVOLVE (career planning) Program
Is a resource for HR deployment team on large scale staffing dilemmas and intervenes on utilization outliers
Keeps HR deployment team aware of important account strategy initiatives or impending large scale account changes
Consulted on employee transfer cases (domestic & international)

Partners and advises on content for learning as specifically required to support stakeholder in close collaboration with Learning team
Performance & Coaching

Provides expertise and partners with the business leaders and performance management team to validate performance information, promotion recommendations and coaching activities
Supports leadership sessions and communications about performance and promotions
Is a sounding board/expert for stakeholders on coaching needs that derive from the annual planning and performance management processes
May lead performance management follow ups for Managers and junior team members
Is a champion to create a culture of ongoing feedback and high performance
Professional Development Coaching & Mentorship

Advises and supports business leaders and broader HR team on selection, onboarding and training of Coaches and Mentors
Engagement & Culture

Keeps a tab on the pulse of the people by leveraging various sources (HealthCheck, pulse surveys, exit interviews, etc.) and drives effective programs that continue to improve engagement and the ZS people experience'
Advises leaders on ways to reinforce and strengthen culture, community and engagement
Partners with business leaders on issue identification, action planning, and office engagement initiatives
Participates in and supports recognition programs and communications
Serves as a culture ambassador
Oversees employee relation issues which may include: intake, investigations, conflict resolution session(s), and actioning any next steps
HR Team and Processes

Liaises across HR or Enterprise teams to support stakeholders with specific issue area (mobility, reporting, orientation, people guidelines, etc.)
Develops and communicates people guidelines, policies and procedures
Works with other HRBPs and cross hub teams to create and maintain best practices that drive shared outcomes and deliver strong impact/positive customer experience
Participates in and contributes to HR team meetings
Provides mentorship, coaching and guidance to broader HR team
Serves as a change management agent/champion

Bachelor's degree required (Master's degree preferred)
8 to 10 years relevant work experience, multinational/global professional services required
Demonstrated ability to establish key relationships with business leaders and develop strong credibility
Sound analytical acumen and ability to interpret business metrics
Experience working in a fast-paced and changing environment
Strong mental agility and problem-solving skills
Ability to proactively and continually collaborate with the business and broader HR team to bring the best' to your client'
Experience in interfacing with international audiences and cross-office teams
Strong project management and communication skills; ability to effectively communicate and work across all levels of the organization
Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality and work with highly sensitive data and information
Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task while working against tight timelines
Attention to detail and commitment to get things done, and getting them done well
Sense of humor appreciated!

New Jersey, NJ, United States of America
ZS Associates
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6/9/2021 11:47:09 PM

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