Leadership Experience Acceleration Program, Human Resources Associate

HARMAN International - Stamford, CT

Requisition Id : 116105

Additional Work Location(s) :
Ready to explore a world of opportunities? If so, the Leadership Experience Acceleration Program (LEAP) is just for you. At HARMAN, we invest in the future talent of our organization by developing early career professionals. Over the two-year program, you will rotate through various roles within the HARMAN Group. The program consists of 3 rotations, including one international assignment. You will participate in a mentoring program, gain access and exposure to HARMAN University professional courses, in-person group learning, virtual and self-paced programs while developing a strong peer and global network. You can also expect opportunities to build connections globally by participating in a multi-day Global Seminar where you will have exposure to senior leaders who represent diverse areas of the business.

Are you driven to solve complex problems? Do you thrive in a results-oriented environment? Are you seeking an opportunity that strikes your creative and technical abilities? If yes, then LEAP is for you!

Supervisory Responsibilities:
This position does not have direct reports

Job Responsibilities:
Lead and support organization-wide HR initiatives that create a positive impact on business results.
Collaborate with key stakeholders and cross-functional teams across global divisions to transform and connect enterprise wide HR strategy to business outcomes.
Participate in a program curriculum that will fast-track the development of critical leadership skills, enhance HR and business acumen, and provide opportunities to impact the future of the organization.

You will have the opportunity to complete rotation roles in some of the following areas:

Global Talent Management – Leadership Programs

The Global Talent Management team designs, implements, and manages leadership development programs that provide high-potential talent with enriched skill-building opportunities needed to support business growth. Programs include employees at all levels across the organization, from early career to senior leaders, and focus on providing robust opportunities that include mentoring, innovation, strategy development, and networking. The rotation assignment will consist of leading and managing a variety of program initiatives, such as planning & implementing program learning components, events, and communication plans, while liasing with internal stakeholders to ensure execution excellence.

Diversity & Inclusion

The Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) team drives business alignment through integrated talent management processes that enable HARMAN to attract, develop and retain top diverse talent. They will leverage key internal and external relationships, processes and guidelines to strengthen HARMAN’s policies, programs, practices and measurement systems to enhance diversity and inclusion in the workpace. This rotation role will lead and assist with mission-critical programs that enhance the D&I strategy by partnering with global stakeholders to support organization-wide initiatives such as providing metrics, training, and resources to build a creative, supportive and inclusive culture.

Global Rewards

The Global Rewards team is responsible for ensuring a division or country’s rewards program attracts, retains, motivates and rewards employees while maintaining internal equity, external competitiveness and governmental compliance. The rotation assignment will provide analysis and oversight on various rewards programs, policies and processes to support alignment and consistency of the overall global business strategy.

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelors or Masters degree in Psychology or concentration in Human Resources
Minimum GPA of 3.0
Willingness to travel (up to 20%) and commitment to the rotations over the length of the program
Ability to relocate outside of home country for one rotation (typically no longer than 6-8 months)
Strong work ethics and principles
Team player with positive attitude to succeed
Strong aptitude for Digital with broad knowledge of Information Technology

Preferred Qualifications & Desired Competencies:
Leadership: Demonstrate character, clarity, courage and commitment to high-performance

Build environment of trust, high performance and engagement by establishing clear goals and a commitment to feedback, development and recognition

Change Orientation: Champion a better, faster and simpler way of doing things

Apply original thinking and continuous improvement to processes, products, systems or services and manage change to better serve customer needs

Collaboration: Connect, engage and communicate with others

Encourage open expression of ideas; communicate effectively at all levels and build strong relationships

Judgment: Make sound decisions

Demonstrate critical thinking to take appropriate risk and make sound and timely decisions

Results-Driven: Deliver extraordinary results

Take initiative to achieve superior, quality results against internal or external standards of excellence

Eligibility Requirements:
Willingness to travel
Willingness to work in an office initially in Stamford, CT.
Willingness to relocate to any HARMAN office in the future
Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen
HARMAN (harman.com) designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things. With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status. HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN! (www.harman.com)