Sr. HR Business Partner

Welcome to the Volvo Group. We provide the products and services that enable a thriving local and global economy. At Group Truck Technology, we develop Research and Development solutions to these global challenges in alignment with our mission to drive prosperity through sustainable transport solutions. We aim to be the most desired and successful transport solution provider in the world and seek to achieve this in accordance with environmental and sustainability objectives.
Our North American Group Truck Technology (GTT) R&D Division is core to the development of these transport solutions and talented, capable colleagues are fundamental to our success. We seek an experienced Sr. HRPB to help establish the strategic HR model to better enable our business success through core areas of organizational effectiveness, talent acquisition, development and retention, and a vibrant performance culture. This role is based in Greensboro, NC.
The Senior Human Resources Business Partner is an integral member of the Group Trucks Technology (GTT) HR Team and local Division leadership teams and is responsible for aligning the talent agenda to support the business strategy.
Responsibilities:
At the cross section of the functional and business matrix, the position is accountable for ensuring strategic Human Resources partnership to the Greensboro GTT Teams. This position must be a respected, capable, trusted advisor to advocate the people agenda within the business unit. The different areas of responsibility are delineated by the role’s stakeholders and clients and fall within the following areas:
  • Workforce Planning
    • Define the capabilities, experience and timing needed to achieve the short and long term technology strategies.
  • HR Rhythm of the Business
    • Oversight and ownership of annual HR business processes as aligned with the Volvo Group HR function
  • Talent Management and Planning
    • Participate in the Volvo talent and succession planning process to identify key talent, business critical positions and ensure internal and external succession pipelines. Key to success is the ongoing championing of these processes to ensure they are valid and valuable.
    • Understand, advocate and leverage the Volvo Group University offerings to ensure appropriate investment in the development of talent pools, leadership and key areas of talent
  • Total Rewards:
    • Partner with identified resources to ensure the compensation strategy and framework fit with the market and technology areas from which we seek to attract and then retain talent
  • Leadership Partnership
    • Coach and advise leaders regarding HR matter for their teams
  • Culture and Volvo Values
    • Embed the Volvo values through leaders and employees in GTT by supporting the ongoing culture elements and focus on the new desired culture
  • Change Management, Projects and other work
    • Implementation sound change management process to organizational changes to help ensure the success of new initiatives and concepts.
  • Metrics and Insights
    • Own the talent metrics to enable lagging and leading insights to help leverage talent as a business enabler
Experience/Capabilities:
  • Minimum of 10 years related experience
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree, in a related field required.
  • Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Must be/have:
    • Ability to work within a matrix org; managing between local and global needs
    • Strong business acumen (financial/operational business drivers, competitor landscape)
    • Strong Generalist/Functional HR knowledge with experience collaborating across HR disciplines including compensation, recruiting, employee relations and talent management
    • Ability to effectively consult, enable and align at leadership and organizational level (client group and HR)
    • Strong change management experience and adaptability; ability to lead change management efforts and facilitate
    • Ability to influence and effectively communicate across all levels of organization
    • Ability to work independently and prioritize work effectively
    • Analytical and interested in using data for insights
    • Proactive, solutions driven mentality
    • Authentic and ethical approach, understanding when to exercise discretion and keep confidences
    • Must be trustworthy and understand the importance of role-modeling the Volvo Values
    • Collaborative peer on a team of HR colleagues
Must be experienced in MS Office Suite, including Office365. HRIS experience, preferably SAP and a cloud based system.

About Us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Trucks Technology provides Volvo Group Trucks and Business Area's with state-of-the-art research, cutting-edge engineering, product planning and purchasing services, as well as aftermarket product support. With Volvo Group Trucks Technology you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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