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Overview

The HR Lead, People Operations and Design will be responsible for actively integrating the business strategy with people management practices through a strategic partnership with the business, ensuring HR has a seat at the table by providing strong contribution to business success. This includes participating in the development of strategic planning and design of HR strategies that align with the business, as well as contributing to the organization’s values, and mission. This role will also help shape and drive new business strategies, through the lens of HR, supporting and guiding leaders through the creation phase of a new business venture in the tech space. The HR Lead, People Operations and Design will also drive support to the business by leveraging specialized Centers of Excellence (CoEs), with specific HR expertise like, performance management, compensation and benefits, talent acquisition, learning and development and more. This individual will connect business challenges to HR activities and outcomes as well as drive stakeholder management, planning, coordination and operational activities that help drive business success. 

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Translates the strategic and tactical business plans into HR strategic and operational plans.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of the organization’s HR initiatives/programs to support the strategic business objectives.
  • Assists in the creation and execution of organization design, staffing, on-boarding, performance management & development, associate relations and associate exits. Recommends changes and improvements to these processes.
  • Helps in the design and maintenance of the organizational structure that meets the company needs and assists with the development of and updating job requirements, job classifications and job descriptions for the business.
  • Assists in the development of progressive and proactive compensation programs that drive successful attraction of key talent and provide motivation, incentive and reward for effective performance.
  • Facilitates in the creation of a compensation strategy; recommending, planning, educating and implementing associates on pay structure and incentive compensation programs.
  • Establishes credibility throughout the organization to be an effective listener, problem solver and coach as it pertains to people issues

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Human Resources, Business or related field
  • 5-7 years of relevant experience
  • A good understanding of the business and business priorities - Strong business acumen, business sense, or business savvy. The keenness and quickness in understanding and dealing with a business risk or opportunity in a way that leads to a good outcome. This includes knowing the business you’re in, including sources of competitive advantage, market value, competitors and their unique selling points, market share, and development, as well as understanding the marketplace, the role of technology, and a deep understanding of all relevant stakeholders.
  • Excellent stakeholder management - Understanding the political landscape is a critical competency in this role. That means being aware of what others are aware of, and the interests and focus area of different business and HR leaders.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills - To manage stakeholders effectively and to support the business through value-adding initiatives, the HR Lead, People Operations and Design needs excellent communication and presentation skills. The HR Lead, POD is the connection between HR and the business. Picking up key signals will allow for the right level of strategic support. 
  • Effective at dealing with resistance - In line with stakeholder management and communication skills, the HR Lead, POD should be effective in dealing with resistance. Once opportunities for HR interventions are identified, HR and the business should work closely together to implement these as good as they can.
  • Able to operate on a tactical and strategic level - Many of the above competencies require one to operate on a tactical and strategic level. Competencies like stakeholder management, dealing with resistance, and communication skills involve more tactical level skills while understanding the business, connecting business challenges to HR activities, and having a deep understanding of the business and being able to look at problems from multiple perspectives are more strategic skills.

 

Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule

The company offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization! For immediate consideration for this exciting position, please click the Apply Now button.

 

How To Apply

Click the Apply Now button and follow the instructions on each page. When you have completed the application, click the submit button.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

The company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records City & County of San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

 

 

 

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At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

Physical:

  • Health Insurance
  • Wellness Fairs
  • Flu shots
  • Fitness & Nutrition Programs
  • Ergonomic Support
  • Return-to-Work Programs

Emotional:

  • Mental Health Benefits
  • Support Programs

Work-Life:

  • Location Events & Activities
  • Onboarding Plan & 'Buddy'
  • Recognition & Rewards Programs
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Paid Holidays (as applicable by business unit)
  • Paid Time Off

Financial:

  • Retirement Programs
  • 401(k) Match
  • FSA/HSA Pre-Tax Benefits
  • HSA Match
  • HRA Funding
  • Discounts/Perks
  • Life/Disability Plans

Community:

  • Charitable Giving
  • Volunteering & Mentorship

At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

Emotional:

  • Employee Assistance Programs

Community:

  • Associate Resource Groups focused on Diversity and Inclusion

As the working world continues to evolve, so are we. Shifting from an office supplies retailer to a business services platform is not a simple task, nor is it one we take lightly. It requires the diverse talents and contributions from each and every associate – all driven by our 5C culture of Customer, Commitment, Change, Caring and Creativity. We’re working together to make a difference, challenge the status quo, and be the trusted experts that help our customers manage their businesses. We’ve got 40,000+ associates to date – and we’re always looking to add great talent to our team. The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help transform our company to fuel the businesses and communities around us is knocking. Start your #LifeAtDepot and discover how you can be a part of the transformation.

  • Description

    Overview

    The HR Lead, People Operations and Design will be responsible for actively integrating the business strategy with people management practices through a strategic partnership with the business, ensuring HR has a seat at the table by providing strong contribution to business success. This includes participating in the development of strategic planning and design of HR strategies that align with the business, as well as contributing to the organization’s values, and mission. This role will also help shape and drive new business strategies, through the lens of HR, supporting and guiding leaders through the creation phase of a new business venture in the tech space. The HR Lead, People Operations and Design will also drive support to the business by leveraging specialized Centers of Excellence (CoEs), with specific HR expertise like, performance management, compensation and benefits, talent acquisition, learning and development and more. This individual will connect business challenges to HR activities and outcomes as well as drive stakeholder management, planning, coordination and operational activities that help drive business success. 

     

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Translates the strategic and tactical business plans into HR strategic and operational plans.
    • Assists in the development and implementation of the organization’s HR initiatives/programs to support the strategic business objectives.
    • Assists in the creation and execution of organization design, staffing, on-boarding, performance management & development, associate relations and associate exits. Recommends changes and improvements to these processes.
    • Helps in the design and maintenance of the organizational structure that meets the company needs and assists with the development of and updating job requirements, job classifications and job descriptions for the business.
    • Assists in the development of progressive and proactive compensation programs that drive successful attraction of key talent and provide motivation, incentive and reward for effective performance.
    • Facilitates in the creation of a compensation strategy; recommending, planning, educating and implementing associates on pay structure and incentive compensation programs.
    • Establishes credibility throughout the organization to be an effective listener, problem solver and coach as it pertains to people issues

     

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelors Degree in Human Resources, Business or related field
    • 5-7 years of relevant experience
    • A good understanding of the business and business priorities - Strong business acumen, business sense, or business savvy. The keenness and quickness in understanding and dealing with a business risk or opportunity in a way that leads to a good outcome. This includes knowing the business you’re in, including sources of competitive advantage, market value, competitors and their unique selling points, market share, and development, as well as understanding the marketplace, the role of technology, and a deep understanding of all relevant stakeholders.
    • Excellent stakeholder management - Understanding the political landscape is a critical competency in this role. That means being aware of what others are aware of, and the interests and focus area of different business and HR leaders.
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills - To manage stakeholders effectively and to support the business through value-adding initiatives, the HR Lead, People Operations and Design needs excellent communication and presentation skills. The HR Lead, POD is the connection between HR and the business. Picking up key signals will allow for the right level of strategic support. 
    • Effective at dealing with resistance - In line with stakeholder management and communication skills, the HR Lead, POD should be effective in dealing with resistance. Once opportunities for HR interventions are identified, HR and the business should work closely together to implement these as good as they can.
    • Able to operate on a tactical and strategic level - Many of the above competencies require one to operate on a tactical and strategic level. Competencies like stakeholder management, dealing with resistance, and communication skills involve more tactical level skills while understanding the business, connecting business challenges to HR activities, and having a deep understanding of the business and being able to look at problems from multiple perspectives are more strategic skills.

     

    Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule

    The company offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization! For immediate consideration for this exciting position, please click the Apply Now button.

     

    How To Apply

    Click the Apply Now button and follow the instructions on each page. When you have completed the application, click the submit button.

     

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

    We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records City & County of San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

     

     

     

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  • Benefits

    At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

    Physical:

    • Health Insurance
    • Wellness Fairs
    • Flu shots
    • Fitness & Nutrition Programs
    • Ergonomic Support
    • Return-to-Work Programs

    Emotional:

    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Support Programs

    Work-Life:

    • Location Events & Activities
    • Onboarding Plan & 'Buddy'
    • Recognition & Rewards Programs
    • Flexible Work Schedules
    • Paid Holidays (as applicable by business unit)
    • Paid Time Off

    Financial:

    • Retirement Programs
    • 401(k) Match
    • FSA/HSA Pre-Tax Benefits
    • HSA Match
    • HRA Funding
    • Discounts/Perks
    • Life/Disability Plans

    Community:

    • Charitable Giving
    • Volunteering & Mentorship
  • Benefits Part-Time

    At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

    Emotional:

    • Employee Assistance Programs

    Community:

    • Associate Resource Groups focused on Diversity and Inclusion
  • About Us

    As the working world continues to evolve, so are we. Shifting from an office supplies retailer to a business services platform is not a simple task, nor is it one we take lightly. It requires the diverse talents and contributions from each and every associate – all driven by our 5C culture of Customer, Commitment, Change, Caring and Creativity. We’re working together to make a difference, challenge the status quo, and be the trusted experts that help our customers manage their businesses. We’ve got 40,000+ associates to date – and we’re always looking to add great talent to our team. The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help transform our company to fuel the businesses and communities around us is knocking. Start your #LifeAtDepot and discover how you can be a part of the transformation.

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