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Sr. HR Business Partner- AWS

Reference ID: 445043
Human Resources
Full Time
Vancouver, BC     

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Job Description:
We are looking for a Sr. HR Business Partner to work with the senior Technology management team in the Amazon Web Services group based in Vancouver to drive results increasing organizational effectiveness and efficiency. This includes implementing annual HR programs such as performance reviews, promotions, succession planning, and action plans resulting from employee surveys.
You will partner with your clients throughout the planning and execution for these programs, tying them back to the business strategy. You will also work to improve organizational design and structure, provide change leadership and management coaching, as well as design and deliver management training. You will lead and participate in cross group and companywide projects such as creation of new job families and career paths for Amazon's technical employees, development of internal processes and policies, plus recognition and retention programs. This role will have business partner responsibility for multiple clients within AWS.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Work with senior management and the HR Tech team to develop and implement HR plans and solutions.
• Partner with business on organizational design, workforce planning, succession planning, and skills assessment and development.
• Provide management coaching to front line managers and senior leaders.
• Assess business unit's HR training needs and conduct 1:1 and group training sessions as appropriate.
• Review and analyze business metrics including data on retention and employee experience in order to recommend systemic improvements.
• Partner with the business to lead both annual and mid-year review processes which focus on performance management and talent development.
• Provide compensation support including salary planning, approval of salary actions, promotions and job re-leveling.
• Work with line managers and employees to address all types of employee relations issues, fairly representing all interests.
• Work with business groups to assess, create and implement innovative solutions for a variety of employee engagement initiatives within the client group.

Critical Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to influence and partner with different levels of the organization to achieve results.
• Strong business and HR acumen, including strong problem solving skills, critical thinking, and analysis.
• Experience working in a high-tech, entrepreneurial environment requiring strong multi-tasking abilities.
• Excellent communication and presentation skills.
Knowledge of employment laws such as ERISA, COBRA, ADA, and other federal and state laws covering discrimination and equal opportunity employment

Basic Qualifications • Bachelors Degree required in Human Resources Management or related field. Master's Degree in Human Resources Management or related field is preferred.
• Candidate should have at least 8 years of experience in an HR leadership role with broad knowledge and experience in human resource management.

Preferred Qualifications • Able to travel, as appropriate.
• Experience in the development and administration of HR compensation plans.
• Experience assessing management and executive talent.

Posted: December 3, 2016
Closes:January 25, 2017
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Launched in 2006, Amazon Web Services (AWS) began exposing key infrastructure services to businesses in the form of web services -- now widely known as cloud computing. The ultimate benefit of clou...