A global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, Capgemini is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50 year heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. It is a multicultural company of over 200,000 team members in more than 40 countries. The Group reported 2018 global revenues of EUR 13.2 billion.
About Infrastructure Services :
The Cloud Infrastructure Services Global Business Line is Capgemini's consulting and infrastructure build-and-run provisioning offering, and supports the group's cloud-based services. As part of the integrated cloud offering from Capgemini, Cloud Infrastructure Services delivers a broad range of cloud services to build and support the hybrid cloud estate by encompassing the leading public cloud players and leading private cloud technologies. With EUR 1.5 billion annual revenue, Cloud Infra Services helps clients virtualize and optimize their IT estates through infrastructure outsourcing services such as data center, helpdesk, network support, and service integration and service maintenance support. Our other services also include infrastructure transformation services-helping clients consolidate and migrate entire workloads and data centers.
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Role: HR Business Partner
Business Area: Cloud Infrastructure Services
Working Pattern: Full Time
As a strategic HR leader, you will be accountable for partnering with the NA CIS business, together you will develop, direct and drive NA CIS people agenda, incorporating both local and global priorities. CIS is part-way through a transformation programme that is moving from a more traditional Infrastructure model to become a more digital and agile player in emerging new technologies including Cloud, Cyber, etc. People transformation is a huge part of this story.
Main purpose of the role:
The role reports to the Chief HR Officer for the Cloud Infrastructure Services (CIS) Global Business Line (GBL), based in the UK. The primary purpose of the role is to develop a strong relationship with and become a trusted advisor to the President, CIS NA and work, as a peer, with the executive leadership team. The HRBP must understand the business strategy in order to translate it to a clear people agenda, focusing on priorities today and the longer-term strategy and then deliver on it. In addition, the role is accountable for ensuring efficient and effective delivery of the HR processes and other critical initiatives.
More about the role:
The role is strategically focused, but with operational responsibilities, in the areas of talent management, performance management, skill & capability development and employee engagement.
An ability to lead and participate in business transformation is necessary such that the HR function supports business growth and evolution whilst mitigating risk of external and internal claims or exposure to unfair and inconsistent application of process and policy.
The Capgemini organization is a matrixed organization. This matrix impacts this role as well. There are programs and initiatives that are driven by the NA organization (across all of NA) and programs and initiatives that are driven by the CIS organization. There is also an HR Services organization, some focused only on NA and others with a global focus, that partner with the CIS NA HR teams on various initiatives and provide some support. Efforts/Initiatives are often aligned from a focus or purpose standpoint but there may be some areas of differentiation that need to be managed carefully. The art of negotiation and influence without authority will be critical skill sets for the incumbent to ensure the multiple stakeholders are be effectively managed.
There is leadership support both in NA and at the global level for the person in this role. The successful incumbent should, however, be able to work autonomously, focused on the unique needs of the CIS NA organization.
Build effective and long-lasting, trusted relationships with key business stakeholders including senior leadership, Centres of Excellence (recruiting, compensation, HR Services, etc)
Develop and deliver the people agenda for the NA CIS business, ensuring alignment with the Group and CIS HR strategy and the North American region as a whole. Key priorities at the present are:
Creating a diverse organization, from the employee makeup standpoint to delivering programs that go beyond the traditional, attracting and retaining employees who mirror our clients and the markets within which we are based
Reducing attrition through effective compensation and skill development strategies
Focused skills development, ensuring that reskilling becomes a part of the management vocabulary
Key Responsibilities (continued):
Support and drive the transformation agenda of CIS. This includes such initiatives as:
Talent Development creating formal and information programs related to upskilling, reskilling and the development of agile skill sets, providing new and unique employment experiences for our people
Succession Planning understanding the critical roles today and within our target organization, and ensuring that we have/are developing/recruit the right people to lead the organization in the future
Leadership Skills Inventory understanding the critical skills for organizational success, highlighting the gaps and developing plans to nurture those skills in our existing and future leaders
General Skills Inventory investigating the critical skills in the sales and delivery arenas, understanding where they might be weak, and working with the leadership to implement programs to strengthen capability and comfort
Ownership Mindset reinforcing, with the direct support of the business, the ownership that every employee has relative to driving success for CIS NA
Coach and develop the HR BP team in NA in order to grow capability and improve HR delivery and their influence on the organization
Engagement with and input to the sales and bid and rebadging/onboarding processes running the people streams where appropriate and participating in customer presentations
Supporting acquisitions and transfer of employees as appropriate
Skills and Behaviours:
Relationship/Stakeholder Management engaging in a positive way with multiple stakeholders who might have different focus at the same time
Strategic thinker the ability to determine the impact of an action today, tomorrow and beyond
Agility - ability to work with a degree of ambiguity, in a matrixed environment and adaptable to rapid change
Change Management leading change while coaching others through it
Creative thinker finding solutions that may not be common but address the challenge and fit the organization
Strong on execution and drive to achieve
Strong networker, influencer and team player
10+ years of HR experience, at least 3 of which has been at a senior level, with a seat at the table
Business acumen/Commercial awareness
Excellent communication skills
Structured and logical
Very flexible and fully mobile
Capgemini is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.
This is a general description of the Duties, Responsibilities and Qualifications required for this position. Physical, mental, sensory or environmental demands may be referenced in an attempt to communicate the manner in which this position traditionally is performed. Whenever necessary to provide individuals with disabilities an equal employment opportunity, Capgemini will consider reasonable accommodations that might involve varying job requirements and/or changing the way this job is performed, provided that such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship.
A global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, Capgemini is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50 year heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. It is a multicultural company of 200,000 team members in more than 40 countries. The Group reported 2018 global revenues of EUR 13.2 billion.
Visit us at . People matter, results count.