Our client, Ericsson, presents an outstanding opportunity for a talented Senior People Business Partner – Head of People Customer Units and Support Functions. Based in Bellevue, Washington, the individual in this role will lead the People strategy, develop and deploy solutions to enable the business, and advise on a wide range of both strategic and day-to-day People matters for approximately 85 members of the T-Mobile group. The Senior People Business Partner will contribute to the business strategy by helping the Customer Unit Leader identify, prioritize and build organizational capabilities, behaviors, structures, and processes. The newcomer will also identify needs, develop solutions, and execute on programs that enable workforce planning, workforce engagement, culture transformation, retention, and diversity and inclusion, to name a few.
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related discipline, a Master’s degree preferred; a minimum of eight years’ experience in Human Resources or related field; at least three years in professional services, preferably as a People Business Partner, supporting sales, in a hi-tech company; a track record of results, problem-solving and accountability in a highly matrixed and global organization; a track record of driving and supporting diversity and culture change; plus, a deep and broad knowledge of People practices, principles, and procedures based on working closely with strong collaboration.
The ideal candidate will offer proven experience providing functional leadership and expertise to a company’s People processes, programs, and policies. The individual in this role must be a high-energy team player who is action-oriented and eager to take on new opportunities alongside an amazing team; a change-driver that is open-minded and supportive of new ways of working, focusing on addressing the intent and need; as well as a connector with people on many levels, with a proven ability to create trust, handle conflict resolution, build strong relationships and influence throughout the organization.
With over 100,000 employees across 180+ countries, Ericsson promotes a culture that respects and supports its employees’ ambitions, in alignment with its values of Respect, Professionalism, Perseverance and Integrity. Ericsson is extremely focused on learning and development, supports mobility and a flexible, hybrid working model. The company is committed to diversity and inclusion and to being a responsible and relevant driver of positive change. Ericsson offers terrific benefits, amazing career development and training programs to provide an empowered career in a connected world.