Sr. Director, Global Human Resource Business Partner

Job Locations US-NC-Cary HQ
Requisition ID
20049012
Category
Human Resources
Visa Sponsorship
No
Travel Requirements
25%

Are you a problem solver, explorer, and knowledge seeker – always asking, “What if?”

If so, then you may be the new team member we’re looking for. Because at SAS, your curiosity matters – whether you’re developing algorithms, creating customer experiences or answering critical questions. Curiosity is our code, and the opportunities here are endless.

 

What we do 

We’re the leader in analytics. Through our software and services, we inspire customers around the world to transform data into intelligence. Our curiosity fuels innovation, pushing boundaries, challenging the status quo and changing the way we live.

 

What you’ll do

We are looking for a Senior Director of Human Resources to lead a world-class team of HR Business Partners.  In this position, you will help your business leaders develop and execute HR priorities that enable business priorities and foster the SAS experience while ensuring the company is IPO-ready. This will require strong leadership and global collaboration, as you will advise and work across multiple C-Level Executives on strategic matters related to global HR functions while building organizational capability to increase speed and agility.

 

We are looking for a seasoned professional who will partner with the HRBP leadership team and business leaders on strategic HR initiatives.  You must have a history of diagnosing issues and influencing long term solutions and outcomes. You must be able to collaborate across groups, influencing at all levels of the organization. You should be comfortable rolling up your sleeves and engaging on a hands-on basis with individuals and teams, as well as operating strategically with leadership teams. You will need strong business acumen, executive coaching skills, excellent communications skills, strategic thinking, and planning/project management skills. You will be an ambassador for the company values and will keep people anchored to the SAS purpose, while directing a high-quality employee experienced focused on delivering business growth.  This will require you to balance competing priorities and conflicting opinions to facilitate the best decisions for employees and the business in an environment of ambiguity and rapid change.

 

In collaboration with our Centers of Excellence (COEs), you will provide consulting expertise and action plans in areas such as performance coaching, talent management, organizational design, diversity and inclusion, career planning, leadership development, talent acquisition, and total rewards/compensation.  You will be critical in driving and coaching leadership that creates and supports a values-based culture and effectively leading HR teams in a globally matrixed organization.

 

You will:

In collaboration with our Centers of Excellence (COEs), you will provide consulting expertise and action plans in areas such as performance coaching, talent management, organizational design, diversity and inclusion, career planning, leadership development, talent acquisition, and total rewards/compensation.  You will be critical in driving and coaching leadership that creates and supports a values-based culture and effectively leading HR teams in a globally matrixed organization.

 

What we’re looking for

  • 15+ years of professional human resources experience involving client support in the following areas: talent management, employee relations, recruitment, compensation, change management activities, leadership development, performance coaching, policy interpretation and knowledge of the laws that govern these areas.
  • 9+ years of experience in a leadership role including 5 years in a formal management role.
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Excellent consultative, influencing, conflict management/facilitation, written, oral, interpersonal communication, analytical, organizational, and diplomacy skills.
  • Strong project management skills including creation of communication plans.
  • Experience influencing executive leadership and building trust with global employees and management teams.
  • Demonstrated history of drawing from extensive HR related experiences to develop and recommend action plans, guide managers through appropriate protocol and lead new initiatives.
  • You’re curious, passionate, authentic and accountable. These are our values and influence everything we do.

The nice to haves

  • Experience working in a gloabl technology company
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills with an ability to use data to drive strategic objectives and priorities
  • Experience and training in organizational design principles and leading teams through organizational design exercises
  • Experience providing strategic HR guidance pertaining to pre/post IP readiness
  • Experience with HRIS, Workday
  • PHR/SPHR/GPHR Certification
  • MSc/MA/MBA

 

The other knowledge, skills, and abilities needed

  • Strong customer focus, creative problem solving, interpersonal and diplomacy skills
  • Ability to respond appropriately in a fluid environment and to maintain flexibility when strategies change
  • Strong business acumen with the ability to participate in and contribute to various business decisions
  • Ability to operate as a team player juggling multiple priorities while employing strong consultative and influencing skills
  • Ability to create innovative solutions to complex business problems
  • Project management skills
  • A proven track record in the areas of aligning HR programs with business strategies and applying data analysis and technology to HR initiatives

 

Why SAS

  • We love living the #SASlife and believe that happy, healthy people have a passion for life, and bring that energy to work. No matter what your specialty or where you are in the world, your unique contributions will make a difference.
  • Our multi-dimensional culture blends our different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Here, it isn’t about fitting into our culture, it’s about adding to it - and we can’t wait to see what you’ll bring.

Additional Information:

To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status. SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Read more: Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law. Also view the supplement EEO is the Law, and the Pay Transparency notice. 

 

Equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered in place of the above qualifications. The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience. Resumes may be considered in the order they are received. SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process.

 

All valid SAS job openings are located on the Careers page at www.sas.com. SAS only sends emails from verified “sas.com” email addresses and never asks for sensitive, personal information or money. Should you have any doubts about the authenticity of any type of communication from, for, or on behalf of SAS, please contact us at Recruitingsupport@sas.com before taking any further action.

 

In order to work at SAS, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If there is a medical or religious reason preventing you from receiving an available COVID-19 vaccination, and you are selected as a candidate for consideration, we have an accommodations process in place to evaluate those requests. 

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