Director, Human Resources and Talent Management Lead

The Estée Lauder Companies - Markham, ON (30+ days ago)

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This is a great opportunity to join our growing Canada Operations which has grown to become the largest producer of units globally within The Estee Lauder Companies. The HRBP Director is part of the Canada Supply Chain & Research & Development HRBP team and will have 3 direct reports. This role reports to the Executive Director, HRBP (Canada Lead) for Supply Chain & Research & Development, and is the most senior HRBP role on the team. The critical role is accountable for partnering with the broader Canada Supply Chain Operations and Functional Leadership teams it supports to develop strategies and initiatives designed to enhance organizational effectiveness and support business growth. This role will be directly responsible for executing the people pillar of our Canada 2020 strategic transformation initiative which will drive the modernization and expansion of our Canada Operations in support of our future growth plans and leading the HRBP function for our 263,000 square foot manufacturing facility located in Markham, Ontario. This role is required to have a strong strategic and tactical capability and is relied on for counsel, leadership, execution, innovation and results that fully enable the Canada operations and functions to meet their strategic and organizational priorities.

The HRBP Director will serve as an advocate for employees in the Canada Supply Chain and will develop and implement change initiatives designed to enhance employee engagement, and talent development. This role is a unique blend of strategic thought leadership and execution, allowing the right individual to have a significant and meaningful contribution to the business results and the employee experience.

Support strategic transformational projects including being the People Pillar lead for our current Canada 2020 Strategic Transformational Supply Chain Project to expand our Canada Operations
Build positive, trusting relationships with the Canada Supply Chain team and offer thought leadership and provide strategic advice and counsel regarding organizational and people-related strategies
Talent Management Lead for the Supply Chain & Research & Development Sites in Canada and working in partnership with the HRBP team to drive our talent management programs including recruitment, onboarding, talent assessment, succession planning, talent development and movement, and career pathing
Managing, coaching and developing a team a 3 (including 2 HRBP Generalists, and 1 Talent Acquisition/Recruitment Coordinator)
Provide insightful data to guide decision making and provide proactive solutions
Solve problems and get to the root cause of any issue, no matter how simple or complex, and design and quickly implement solutions, even those beyond people and organizational issues
Develop HR/people oriented programs to positively impact change and employee engagement; understand and solicit employee opinions and anticipate their needs and concerns
Partner with business leaders and HR colleagues to identify and set short and long-term HR metrics based on business plans and local business goals
Drive change by developing and strategically leading large-scale people and/or change management initiatives including business transformations, organization design/evolution/development
Partner with business leaders and HR colleagues in the creation of communication strategy, including drafting communications
Assess training needs aligned with business needs and partner with business, cross-functional and HR colleagues to develop and implement virtual and in person training to foster staff development and maximize employee engagement
Promote HR process standardization and process improvement based on feedback from leaders, managers, and employees
Provide expertise in performance management, coaching, data analysis, employee relations, learning and development, recognition programs and strategic development


Experience and Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree required with 8 + years of years of experience in a strategic HR role
Experience leading or having strong participation in a major change or transformation projects and organizational design changes
Demonstrated strong project management skills with multi-tasking abilities
Strong background in creating and executing HR strategy, organizational design, employee relations, and talent management programs (onboarding, workforce planning, talent acquisition/recruitment, talent assessment, talent planning and succession, talent development and movement, and career pathing
Proven record in management and navigation in a complex matrix organization and in building collaborative relationships with all levels of leaders and employees in both a corporate and non-corporate setting
Experience leading a team
Excellent written and oral communication skills; excellent presentation skills
Passion for learning, motivated by change, and working as part of a team
Aligned with the Estee Lauder Mission, Vision, Values and Culture
Collaborative leader and relationship builder who believes is the power of a positive work environment
Curious with a desire to learn new ways of doing things
Strong interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills; loves building and maintaining relationships with people at all levels in the organization
Situational leadership
Ability to engage, inspire, and influence people
Ability to recognize trends and develop recommendations based on data analysis
Critical thinking and ability to handle complexity
Leadership courage
Takes the work seriously, but not self seriously
Ability to leverage a diverse workforce and create an inclusive high touch employee experience

Job: Human Resources
Primary Location: Americas-CA-ON-Markham
Job Type: Standard
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: 1st (Day) Shift
Job Number: 1910284

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available on request.