Human Resources Business Partner Director - Schools Segment

Sodexo - Gaithersburg, MD3.8

30+ days agoFull-time
Sodexo's Schools segment is in search of a Human Resources Business Partner Director to lead strategic HR business partnerships in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast operating regions; to include CT, DC, DE, MA, MD, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, and VA.. This HR professional will support two Regional Vice Presidents, 12 District Managers and 4,400+ unit based teams in our Schools Community. The ideal candidate will reside within the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions.. The ideal candidate must have easy access to a major airport and be willing to travel up-to 50%.

This HR leadership role will primarily be responsible for workforce development, talent development, succession planning, and business growth development, while working in conjunction with recruitment. This region will support exempt and non-exempt employees. The successful candidate will have directed human resource functions similar in scope & having Schools HR experience is a PLUS! Seeking bi-lingual candidates (preferred); the ability to communicate in Spanish will assist in managing this workforce. Reports directly to the Segment VP, HR and supports senior operations within the region.

Responsibilities and Duties:
Executes the 3-5 year human resources plan to ensure strategic growth and retention for the region
Designs and develops HR processes that encompass workforce planning, talent development, and growth (to include both business and employee development).
Builds and promotes partnership with Talent Acquisition Group to ensure a strong foundation of sourcing both internal and external candidates across the Market.
Promotes a client/customer-centric operating culture that strives to exceed client goals, objectives, requirements and expectations
Acts as an active strategic partner for leading HR segment for sales processes , as well as new sales, cross-sales and rebids
Ensures consistency with compensation plan administration.
Monitors and oversees the implications of HR policies and practices as it relates to legal repercussions and expense.
Resolves client problems and concerns with agility and professionalism; utilizing influencing and negotiating skills
Provides timely, accurate, and complete operational metrics and reporting in consultation with RVP and finance teams. Leads the Human Resource process for the Region that measures and evaluates progress against goals for the organization
Prepares the Region’s culture to adapt to and embrace ongoing, fundamental changes that will enable the business to grow and prosper, as a change champion.
Leverages Sodexo’s commitment to diversity and inclusion to extend Sodexo’s reach in Regional communities.
Educates managers and employees on HR policies, plans, programs, practices, processes, and tools.
Advises and counsels during complex employee relations' interventions (e.g., performance improvement process) and monitors progress.
Participates in creating HR plans, programs, policies and procedures in accordance with Sodexo policy.
Ensures that personnel comply with all Federal, State, and Local regulations, as well as Company and customer/client policies and procedures.
Implements and ensures compliance with Sodexo employee relations program.
Manages and administers HR programs.
Ensures that personnel comply with all Federal, State, and Local regulations, as well as Company and customer/client policies and procedures.
Advocates for diversity and inclusion within segment and works closely with corporate diversity to identify issues and potential improvements.
Monitors market and industry trends, competitor strategies, and Sodexo strategies and adapts workforce plans and programs to address trends.
Devises plans to retain key talent within the business, diagnose causes of staff turnover and implement interventions.
Identifies learning and training gaps; coordinates with Learning and Performance to prioritize needs, develop and implement programs
Partners with Employee Relations Services on critical investigations and in identifying and resolving segment employee relations trends.
Acts as a business partner between area operations leadership and internal/external clients.
Supports HR administration activities, as necessary (data validation requests; budgets; vehicle allowances)
Promotes a culture that drives growth, embraces changes, and delivers outcomes.
Promotes and support division and enterprise-wide diversity initiatives.
Participates in the creation of long-term HR to ensure sustainable capabilities to deliver on strategy.
PHR or SPHR – Strongly preferred. #LI

Your Human Resources future is here at Sodexo where we make everyday a better day!

As a strategic partner, advises management on the formulation and administration of human resources (HR) programs for a significant segment of business. Coaches and counsels management on a broad range of HR topics focused on driving employee performance, strategy and workforce planning to strengthen overall business performance. Ensures alignment of HR policies in new business development and acquisition activities and facilitates effective onboarding and new unit opening processes. Leverages HR and workforce analytics to designs and implement human resources programs to align with and achieve business objectives. Fosters and ensures partnerships across HR functions to engage expertise required to both predict human resource needs and diagnose emerging trends. Maintains a deep understanding of the business including financial position, mid and long range plans, key environmental factors and competitive indicators.

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree
Basic Management Experience - 5 years
Basic Functional Experience - 5 years Human Resources experience

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.