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Senior Director - HR Business Partner

Company: M&T Bank
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Responsible strategic direction and management of the Human Resources Business Partner Center of Excellence (COE) within the Human Resources (HR) function.Primary Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO) and other key HR leaders, develops actionable HR strategies and tactical plans to support the achievement of enterprise-wide goals. Works cross-functionally to achieve business outcomes and improve organizational effectiveness.
    • Lead Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) team including setting of annual team strategy and goals, prioritization of activities, implementation of programs to increase skills and development of HRBP team.
    • Ensure collaboration amongst HRBP team, other HR COEs and bank-wide businesses and corporate functions.
    • Ensure consistent service delivery model for the HRBP team.
    • Provide strategic human capital planning and engagement advice to senior leaders throughout the bank.
    • Provide oversight of critical annual processes required of employees and managers across the bank including annual objective setting, performance management, compensation cycle, required training programs and talent review processes.
    • Provide insight and advice to the CHRO on various topics related to programs and people management.
    • Provide leadership and expertise for bank-wide and large-scale initiatives.
    • Oversee HRBP efforts to support employee initiatives that foster an engaging environment throughout the bank, including Employee Engagement, Recognition, Performance Management, and diversity initiatives.
    • Provide leadership as it relates to change management initiatives to include input on - communications to articulate and support a clear, compelling vision for the use and adoption of the tools, policies, and processes.
    • Exercise usual authority of a manager concerning staffing, performance appraisals, promotions, salary recommendations, performance management and terminations.
    • Understand and adhere to the Company's risk and regulatory standards, policies and controls in accordance with the Company's Risk Appetite. -Identify risk-related issues needing escalation to management.
    • Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the M&T Bank brand.
    • Maintain M&T internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal and external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators as applicable.
    • Complete other related duties as assigned.Scope of Responsibilities:Be a highly trusted advisor to the Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO) and partner with leaders on the most strategic, complex and ambiguous scenarios, including organizational design, scaling, retention strategies, leadership development, manager effectiveness, performance, engagement and culture transformation.Collaborate on and lead various talent management and engagement projects/initiatives and support efforts to shape a culture of engagement and foster and maintain strong internal relationships with business leaders.Partner closely with other functions and HR COEs including Talent Acquisition, Learning & Development and Total Rewards to design, pilot and scale high impact and innovative programs (e.g. performance and talent management, compensation planning).Managerial/Supervisory Responsibilities:Responsible for HRBP COE (35+ FTEs) with direct management responsibility for team of HRBP Directors and Managers.Education and Experience Required:Bachelor's degree in Business, Human Resources, Psychology or applicable field. 12 years' Human Resources or other relevant experience, or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 16 years' higher education and/or work experience.6 years' management experience.Strong management, leadership, interpersonal and facilitation skills.Excellent verbal, written, and presentation communication skills.Excellent problem-solving skills to coordinate various HR functions and to respond to changes in the regulatory arena.Sound analytical abilities and judgment to recommend policies and procedures to conform with state and federal laws/regulations and to research HR policies and practices to achieve Bank's goals.Ability to interact and collaborate with all levels of personnel with tact and diplomacy.Strong negotiating skills.Ability to handle conflict from varying parties, up to and including senior management.Strong organizational and resource management skills.Applicable assessment tool certifications i.e. Benchmarks Assessment (360), FIRO-B or Myers Briggs.Education and Experience Preferred:Master's Degree.PHR/SPHR designation.LocationBuffalo, New York, United States of America

Keywords: M&T Bank, Buffalo , Senior Director - HR Business Partner, Executive , Buffalo, New York

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