Director, People Practices

Location: Redwood City, California, United States

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Requisition Number: 156899

Position Title: Director, HR Business Partnership

External Description:

EA is looking for a dynamic, results-driven talent leader to join our People Practices team as a regional leader for our South West region. Our team is committed to driving an exceptional worker experience through strong advocacy and partnership to attract, grow and retain our talent.  This role will be a hands-on management role based in Redwood Shores, CA and will report to the Head of North America, People Practices.

The Challenge Ahead:  As a regional leader, you will help lead our HR transformation efforts across the region and amongst the wider People Experience (PE) organization. You thrive in an environment that requires you to wear multiple hats: change agent, project leader, coach, manager and business advisor.  You will have a passion for delivering simple, consistent and awesome people experiences.  Your success is rooted in driving process excellence, scaling organizational capabilities and establishing strong leadership and collaborative partnerships that enable you to influence the business and deliver HR programs, practices and support in meaningful and efficient ways.  You will also be responsible for site leadership responsibilities for day to day people initiatives.

What the Director, People Practices (HR) does at EA:

  • Develops effective partnerships with business leaders, People Experience leaders and management across client group(s)/region in support of a wide-range of people related activities that support delivery of business strategy and goals;
  • Leads a regional team of People Practices professionals to ensure consistent and streamlined practices and services across the business;
  • Actively works to improve the efficiency and impact of programs and practices while driving continuous improvements;
  • Provides regional leadership and oversight to your team as they prepare for, manage and communicate the key cyclical programs including: compensation planning, performance, talent and succession planning, team engagement surveys and action planning;
  • Partners with senior managers and team members to coach them on a range of activities including: leadership capability, performance management, and team effectiveness;
  • Partners closely with business leaders to drive manager accountability and improve individual and team capabilities through identification of training and ongoing workforce planning, and skills development opportunities;
  • Reviews and analyzes workforce data and key people metrics to improve the worker experience, assess gaps and opportunities and provides insights to help inform the right business decisions;  
  • Supports the organization’s ability to change by developing the capacity and readiness for change across the business/region and facilitates change initiatives for client group(s) including coaching management on planning and communications and ensuring change acceptance and sustainability;
  • Supports the ongoing development and career progression of team members through coaching, performance feedback and career discussion to foster meaningful career experiences while meeting the needs of the business;
  • Works with managers, employees and COEs to respond to employee relations issues and develop overall capability to foster a healthy, cohesive, collaborative, fun, fair and equitable workplace.

Our Director, People Practices at EA also needs to have the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field combined with over 12 years’ progressive experience as an HR business partner and people leader;
  • Ability to think strategically, execute tactically, and collaborate across regional and global stakeholder groups; 
  • Analytical mindset with proven experience using data and data-driven insights to support the business;
  • A business partner, who is equally a builder of HR solutions based on best practices, as well as, an astute business member who employs solutions that affect the current and future performance of the business;
  • Subject matter expert, with demonstrated experience in coaching and development, change management, and overall talent management;
  • Strong change management skills - comfortable with ambiguity and constant change, able to work through complex problems, set priorities and execute on commitments;
  • Outstanding project leadership and delivery experience; overseeing region-wide, high impact talent programs across the business;
  • Comprehensive understanding of regional/local employment legislation combined with the ability to gain a high-level understanding of regional employment customs and practices;
  • Has a passion for creating healthy organizations, driving transformation and helping culture be a competitive advantage.

EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

EEOText: EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Date Opened: 2019-08-01 19:26:54.043

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