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LEAD HR BUSINESS PARTNER
CenturyLink | Charlotte, North Carolina
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Job Description

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting, and operates more than 55 data centers in North America, Europe and Asia. The company provides broadband, voice, video, data and managed services over a robust 250,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 300,000-route-mile international transport network.

Job Overview
The HR Business Partner is responsible for proactively supporting all aspects of strategic and tactical HR support.  This includes providing strategic and operational HR advice, coaching, development and support to the functional businesses; acting as the single point of contact for the leaders; and serving as a point of contact for all people related issues.  The HRBP will have responsibilities covering a broad spectrum of HR activities such as employee relations, performance management, advice related to policies/processes, career development and coaching, talent management and change management.  The HRBP understands the business beyond the HR function and influences the overall organization to ensure superior operations and business outcomes.  The HRBP coordinates and implements HR policies, practices and procedures to support business goals. Communicates and educates all local staff on HR programs and policies.

 

Essential Responsibilities

Business Results
Facilitate and support business change and performance across supported groups through the implementation of an effective people strategy; influence significant business decisions through a close partnership with a team leader and his/her leadership team.

Workforce Planning
Assist business unit with determining skills needed to achieve optimal results; providing leadership in helping organizations develop their employees, facilitate succession planning and acquire top talent; conduct organizational effectiveness assessments and design workforce models that build organizational capability; and recognizing industry trends and applying/creating "best practice" solutions. Performance Management .

Effectively administer the performance management process, including: compensation planning, calibration sessions, and facilitating line manager excellence in managing low performers, recognizing high performers, and ensuring that employee have objective plans.

Employee Engagement and Relations
Partnering with the business unit leaders to ensure that employees are treated in an equitable and consistent manner and Company policies and practices.

Find the right balance between the business need and employee advocacy. Provide consultation to managers on employee engagement strategies with their teams.

Coaching

Provide guidance and coaching to business unit management that will enable them to be more successful as they lead their teams. Demonstrate the ability to challenge appropriately.

Organization Capability

Partner with business leaders to understand current and future skill and capability needs. Develops and links key competencies to all HR functions and tools including job requirements, selection systems, development programs and evaluation tools. In conjunction with Talent Acquisition, partner on recruiting and attraction strategies, executing these plans in local areas.

Assist with retention strategies for key talent. Support the development of employees through the execution of succession planning and talent review.

Talent Management
Partnering with the Talent Management to deliver talent management practices that attract and develop high-potential, diverse talent for the business unit. Employee & Team

Effectiveness
Support employee engagement strategies in response to business needs and employee survey feedback. Partners with management to ensure proactive and effective performance management and follow through. Manages required employee relations investigations and other sensitive employee matters.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree Required
  • Master's Degree Preferred
  • Minimum 5-7 Years Experience as an HR Generalist or HR Business Partner in a fast paced environment
  • Large company experience
  • Experience supporting sales organizations
  • Proven success interfacing with Executive business stakeholders
  • Experience managing performance management
  • Experience managing succession planning
  • Experience in talent management
  • Experience in compensation
  • Experience in employee relations
  • Experience in employee engagement

Alternate Location: US-Louisiana-Monroe; US-North Carolina-Charlotte

Requisition #: 11208

Company Statement

CenturyLink is an industry-leading provider of communications, high speed Internet and entertainment services from coast to coast.  Our combination of business and residential service solutions - including home and wireless voice solutions and digital television - provide innovative solutions to our customers.  CenturyLink is proud to be a participant in the U.S. General Services Administration Networx program, the largest communications services contract in the world.  CenturyLink offers you the opportunity to develop and cultivate your career as we lead the communications industry into the future.

Disclaimer:

The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.

About CenturyLink

Company Description

CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States. The company provides broadband, voice, wireless and managed services to consumers and businesses across the country. It also offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLink™ Prism™ TV and DIRECTV brands. In addition, the company provides data, voice and managed services to enterprise, government and wholesale customers in local, national and select international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic network and multiple data centers. CenturyLink is recognized as a leader in the network services market by key technology industry analyst firms, and is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises through Savvis, a CenturyLink company. CenturyLink's customers range from Fortune 500 companies in some of the country's largest cities to families living in rural America. Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations.

Mission & Values

Our Unifying Principles represent the fundamental values upon which CenturyLink was built, and they will continue to serve as the foundation upon which we continue to grow and prosper, conduct our business and relate to one another, as well as to our customers, shareholders, business associates and the general public. We are committed to these principles, which unify our beliefs into a cohesive philosophy that guides our actions in all matters.

Read more about how CenturyLink employees are living the Unifying Principles in Above & Beyond. The Unifying Principles are:

Fairness – The Golden Rule
We will strive to:
•    Exercise fairness in all dealings with customers.
•    Treat business associates fairly in all transactions.
•    Compensate and promote employees in an equitable manner.
•    Be fair in efforts to meet and exceed the expectations of our shareholders.
•    Treat others as we would like to be treated.

Honesty and Integrity
We will:
•    Be truthful in all dealings with customers, employees, shareholders, business associates and the general public.
•    Strive to conduct ourselves in a manner that will merit the respect of customers, employees, shareholders, business associates and the general public.

Commitment to Excellence
We will strive to:
•    Provide high-quality services and products in an efficient manner.
•    Deliver the best possible customer experience.
•    Provide favorable long-term value to our shareholders.

Positive Attitude
We will strive to:
•    Emphasize the positive in all dealings with customers, employees, shareholders, business associates and the general public.
•    Approach every task in a positive manner with energy and enthusiasm.

Respect
We will strive to:
•    Maintain genuine concern for fellow employees, customers, shareholders and business associates.
•    Recognize and respect each employee, each customer, each shareholder and each business associate as an individual.

Faith
We will strive to:
•    Maintain confidence in our abilities as individuals to fulfill our assigned responsibilities.
•    Trust in the capabilities of our company leaders and fellow employees.
•    Have confidence that the strength of our combined, collaborative efforts will lead us to fulfill our company mission.

Perseverance
We will strive to:
•    Continue to work toward our mission, goals and objectives in spite of obstacles and in a manner consistent with our Unifying Principles.

Benefits

In exchange for your talent and dedication, our company will provide a wide range of health and wellness benefits. This combination unites two very similar corporate cultures that share a strong commitment to their customers and the communities they serve. Benefits vary across our businesses. If you receive an offer, please review your benefits with Human Resources as there may be variances.

  • Medical Coverage and Prescription Drug Programs
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Service Plan
  • Health and Wellness Programs/Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Retirement Plans and 401(K)
  • Health Care and Dependant day care spending accounts
  • Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Career Development Programs