Vice President - HR Business Partner

at Global Atlantic Financial Group
New York, NY

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COMPANY OVERVIEW

Global Atlantic Financial Group is a leader in the U.S. life insurance and annuity industry, serving the needs of individuals and institutions. Global Atlantic is a majority-owned subsidiary of KKR, a leading global investment firm that offers alternative asset management across multiple strategies and capital markets solutions.

Global Atlantic is looking for a diverse team of talented individuals who reinforce our culture of collaboration and innovation. We are dedicated to the career development of our people because we know they are critical to our long-term success. Join our team and come grow with us. 

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JOB SUMMARY:

At Global Atlantic, the role of VP, Human Resources Business Partner is an integral part of the business leadership team.  In NYC, the HRBP role will be responsible for driving the alignment of business, HR strategies and initiatives for assigned business units.  Reporting to the Head of Human Resources Business Partners, you will work closely with leadership to improve business performance, prepare the talent of the future, and further the culture of Global Atlantic.  The expectation of our organization is that the HRBP will act as a trusted advisor and coach to the assigned teams.  As both a strategic partner and a hands on and detail driven expert, they will provide insights, counsel, and change leadership to the business on how to effectively move the business forward. Building partnerships across the HR function, the HRBP will proactively share information and develop integrated solutions in response to business demand.  Using HR metrics, the HRBP will drive recommendations that improve performance, retention, and employee engagement in close partnership with the broader HR functions. The HRBP is expected to develop strong business acumen about our business, its financial position, its midrange plans, its culture, and its competition.  Close partnerships with our Executives as well as their direct report teams will allow the right person an ability to operate at a senior level having significant influence on the direction of our organization.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Proactive and thoughtful development and design- having a seat at the leadership table and setting strategic direction to move our business forward. As a change manager, the expectation is that you will coach and facilitate organization structure, job design, staffing models, goals and more.
  • Working closely with our Talent team, you will have responsibility to coach business leaders on leadership behaviors and practices, employee communication, development and performance management strategies and tactics to promote engagement and a culture of continuous growth and development, including employee engagement / acting as a culture carrier throughout our offices.
  • Use key metrics to influence and drive positive change as your share emerging trends in staffing, engagement, retention, and efficiencies.  Proactively partners across Global Atlantic’s HR team to make recommendations for programs and other enhancements.  You will use various sources of data to drive decisions and make recommendations.
  • Strong connection with Global Atlantic’s compensation team to ensure clear and effective linkage between goal setting, performance measurement and recognition/ reward.
  • In partnership with the Employee Relations lead, coaches’ managers on managing and resolving employee relations issues.  Maintains working knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks, and ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Coaches line managers on how to communicate changes, monitors, and shares employee feedback.
  • In partnership with business leaders and the Talent team, you will support talent management strategy for designated client groups including plans and execution around development and succession.  Works with business leader and HR leadership to improve business performance by identifying talent/skill gaps and organizational issues that may limit the performance of the business.  Collaborates within HR to define and develop career paths based on future business and talent goals. 
  • Acts as a liaison between Talent Acquisition and business leaders to ensure the workforce meets business demands.  Provides guidance and insight into talent needs and recruitment challenges, assists with job design and organizational benchmarking. Participates in executive level selection process providing insight into competencies and organization development needs.  Assists in staff planning and forecasting while supporting overall engagement and inclusion efforts.
  • Work remotely with client groups that are in other locations.  25% or less travel may be required. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience. 
  • Minimum 15 years of Human Resources experience with specific experience as an HR Business Partner or generalist experience supporting senior leaders
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills and experience leveraging data to diagnose problems and drive solutions. Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills are imperative to moving the business forward.
  • Ability work both independently and as an active member of both business and HR teams, both as a strategic advisor and hands on contributor.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCES

  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Professional designation in HR a plus
  • A combination of HR experience in the following areas: Organizational design, succession planning, performance management, diversity and inclusion, business consulting, compensation and rewards, recognition programs, employee engagement, coaching and development, Talent management, conflict resolution, talent acquisition, data analysis, and employee relations.
  • People leadership experience
  • Strong commercial acumen and ability to work well across different functions in order to integrate HR and business strategies
  • Proven record of impact and influence at the senior leadership level and demonstrated ability to build positive trusting partnerships with all levels of employees
  • Proven ability to diagnose issues, drawing on both professional experience and strategic thinking skills to drive appropriate solutions
  • Exceptional listening skills and ability to relate to, influence, consult with and coach all levels in the organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication; high quality document preparation and presentation skills

Various jurisdictions have passed pay transparency laws that require companies provide salary ranges for any positions for which they are accepting applications. Global Atlantic has offices in Atlanta, Batesville, Bermuda, Boston, Des Moines, Hartford, Indianapolis, and New York City. The base salary range posted below is inclusive of the lowest cost of living geography to the highest in which we have a Global Atlantic office. 

Global Atlantic’s base salary range is determined through an analysis of similar positions in the external labor market. Base pay is just one component of Global Atlantic’s total compensation package for employees and at times we hire outside the boundaries of the salary range. Other rewards may include annual cash bonuses, long-term incentives (equity), generous benefits (including immediate vesting on employee contributions to a 401(k), as well as a company match on your contributions), and sales incentives.  Actual compensation for all roles will be based upon geographic location, work experience, education, licensure requirements and/or skill level and will be finalized at the time of offer. Compensation for our more senior positions have a larger component of short-term cash bonus and long-term incentives.  The base salary range for this role is $110,433 to $262,786.

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TOTAL REWARDS STATEMENT  

Global Atlantic’s total rewards package is reflective of our corporate values, particularly diversity, excellence and innovation, with a focus on inclusion, pay equity, and flexibility. We are proud to support your personal and professional growth and well-being through programs such as educational assistance, virtual physical therapy, remote/onsite fitness reimbursement, a medical second opinion program, pet insurance, military leave, parental leave, adoption assistance, fertility and family planning coverage. We strive to foster a culture of total well-being through community outreach and charitable giving programs.

We are active in our communities-

  • New York: Red Hook Conservancy, Girls Who Invest and The Bowery Mission
  • Boston: Cradles to Crayons, Project Bread, Let’s Get Ready, Rise Against Hunger, Salvation Army and many other local volunteer organizations in around the Boston area
  • Hartford: Habitat for Humanity, Foodshare, Humane Society, Hands on Hartford, Mercy Shelter and Dog Star Rescue
  • Indianapolis: Elevate Indianapolis, Gleaners Food Bank and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Batesville: American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Angels of Giving, Margaret Mary Health Foundation, Ripley County Community Foundation, Safe Passage, Batesville High School Sponsorships, local area youth sports and food pantries, as well as many others
  • Des Moines: United Way, Central Iowa Shelter & Services, Junior Achievement of Central Iowa and Make a Wish Foundation
  • Berwyn: Food drive and will be planning an event to help a local family over the holidays
  • Atlanta: Packaged Good Organization, which helps the most vulnerable community members with providing personalized care packages for people in need including the elderly, our armed forces, the homeless and hospitalized kids
  • Bermuda: Sponsor of a weekly feeding program operated by The Hamilton Seventh-Day Adventist Church

Social platforms provide an environment to collaborate with others and participate in friendly competitions towards achieving physical, emotional and financial well-being. Our highly competitive health, retirement, life and disability plans can be tailored to best suit your needs and those of your whole family.

Global Atlantic is committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can meaningfully contribute to our success. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate in employment on any basis that is prohibited by federal, state or local laws.  More than that, we strive to be inclusive of all backgrounds and experiences, which we feel gives us a competitive advantage in the market and within our firm.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

Employees who require an accommodation to perform the essential functions of their job will participate in an interactive process which may include providing documentation. If you are hired and require an accommodation for any protected status, please email benefits@gafg.com.

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