HR Client Partnership Sr Consultant

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Job Description

The Business HR Sr Consultant role supports the business by consulting with Business HR team members and other Human Resource Areas of Responsibility designing and implementing new programs, services or approaches and contributes to strategic decisions. This position also uses subject matter expertise to coach less experienced employees to anticipate and prevent potential problems.

This role supports relationships with client groups while working with business partners, Business HR and HR Centers of Expertise (COEs) to ensure that Business HR practices are understood and supported. Actively participate in the delivery of core talent initiatives aligned to enterprise or business priorities.

This position provides support to the HR Director and Business Partner for Allstate Financial, Enterprise Risk and Allstate Personal Lines Risk.

Key Responsibilities

Consulting - Aligning and delivering our work against the top company goals

  • Builds rapport and trust with clients and stakeholders
  • Establishes an understanding of business problems or challenges by reframing questions or asking and exploratory questions
  • Tailors approach to the needs and preferences of clients and stakeholders
  • Sells ideas to team members and clients
  • Tactfully speaks up and takes a stand on controversial or new issues and approaches without conflict.

Communication - Effective sharing information, listening, and building trust across stakeholders
  • Regularly seeks and provides feedback to others in a direct and professional manner
  • Influences people not under direct control

Business Acumen - Understands how Allstate's business and HR function works
  • Demonstrates broad working knowledge of HR function
  • Anticipates business/clients needs before requested

Critical Thinking - Disciplined process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, evaluating information, and demonstrating analytical decision making.
  • Understands how parts of a problem or an issue interrelate [understands the 'big picture']
  • Able to grasp broad concepts and apply them in practical ways in day-to-day activities

HR Analytics - Employing an analytic approach to address business priorities and challenges
  • Engages clients through relevant information, clear insight, compelling presentation, and a narrative that resonates with them
  • Utilize data in appropriate ways to address critical business questions

Collaboration - Ability to work with others, demonstrating backup support & mutual performance
  • Helps others who need direction or support
  • Establishes personal goals taking into consideration the needs of others.

Drive Results - Delivering excellence across the talent lifecycle and meeting business priorities
  • Relates specific assignments to organizational goals and objectives
  • Is a recognized expert in project management and in the techniques necessary to successfully manage a project. Often requested to manage critical projects by senior management.

Project Management
  • Demonstrates an end-to end mindset with regard to employee/client inquiries
  • Quickly adjusts to changing work priorities

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • 3-5 years of professional experience in Human Resources
  • Professional with strong organizational, communication and administrative skills
  • Intermediate project management skills
  • Advanced knowledge of the Microsoft Suite of business software preferred
  • Intermediate knowledge of SAP preferred
  • Ability to facilitate development workshops.
  • Ability to think conceptually, analytically and creatively
  • Advanced time management skills including ability to handle multiple projects, prioritize and organize
  • Strong oral and business writing skills
  • Ability to establish, manage and leverage relationships with internal and external partners
  • Ability to analyze data and apply it to problem resolution

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary - but that's just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you'll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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