Director, HR Business Partner

Job ID 2022-0768

Human Resources Stamford, Connecticut


Position at Conair LLC

At Conair, we innovate to enhance the lives of our customers, community and employees. As the HR Business Partner, you will be responsible for translating Conair's strategy into a people and organizational plan for the US Commercial Divisions.

Working closely with key stakeholders you’ll anticipate and define the future talent needs of our company, assess our readiness to compete in the future, and establish talent strategies to shape our talent investments for the future. This role reports to the CHRO and is both hands-on and strategic and provides expertise in the areas of talent management, organizational design, coaching/development, workforce planning, performance management. The right candidate will have a passion for developing talent within the organization and will help to implement the vision and directives of our strategic plan. You energize others with your vision of the future and bring them along on the journey. You’re highly analytical and understand how to link data with the strategy. You know how to flex your style to the person and situation. You can consider issues from multiple perspectives and connect the dots on seemingly disconnected ideas.

What You Will Do:

  • Understand the strategies of our business and the impact of emerging products, market shifts, and workforce changes to identify talent needs for the future
  • Establish a strategy to ensure the right mix of talent to support core business priorities and overall business performance.
  • In partnership with the CHRO, contribute to the development of a world class talent management strategy
  • Partner with the business to build engaged, high-performing teams
  • Work with the business to develop effective organizational structures and on specific job design and leveling to drive organizational health.
  • Lead organization changes within assigned areas providing strategic input on business direction, resource planning and internal communications
  • Leverage internal and external data, trends, analytics, and insights to assess talent gaps, forecast resource needs, and model future scenarios to accurately identify and prioritize talent risks and opportunities.
  • Implement and regularly update CHRO, HRLT, business, and functional stakeholders on an end-to-end workforce planning process that ensure our success for the long term, including design, plan, and deployment of the workforce strategy with relevant tools and frameworks.
  • Proactively identify opportunities and assess improvements to the employee experience and partner with management to develop and implement innovative and lasting solutions.
  • Advise, mentor/coach and guide all levels of management to develop positive employee engagement capability and leadership skills.
  • Support Conair’s culture by modeling collaboration, operating with integrity, demonstrating a strong and innovative work ethic, practicing openness to learning and growth, flexibility, and kindness


Our Successful Candidate Will Have:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Human Resources, Organization Design and Development, Organizational Management, or similar and/or comparable skills, certifications, or experience. HR Certification strongly preferred
  • At least 5 years of talent strategy, HR and/or organizational development experience; Deep experience supporting C-suite leaders on long-term, strategic talent initiatives within diverse organizational contexts and is a significant plus
  • At least 5 years of previous experience as a people manager
  • Strong discernment, understanding the business and financial conditions, able to link HR and business strategy, and identify ways to improve business performance
  • Skilled at identifying and assessing current organizational capabilities- building what’s required, crafting and supporting culture, and aligning programs.
  • Able to anticipate challenges, see context, make connections quickly, and problem-solve effectively
  • Proven ability to cultivate relationships through listening for what matters, quickly developing rapport, earning the respect and trust of others, build trusting relationships, persuade others, and can guide leaders to collaborate and act on decisions and recommendations.
  • Experience leading organizational change with empathy
  • Demonstrable track record to tailor communication style and deliver content both verbally and in writing to work well with partners at all levels in the organization; effective at influencing and facilitating
  • Ability to be flexible and forward-thinking within a changing organization and to pivot quickly to respond to emerging challenges or dynamics
  • Demonstrable experience in articulating the case for change, evaluating change readiness, building and implementing partner plans and transition activities, and leading sustained change and transition
  • Experience leading during moments of uncertainty, ambiguity, or complex, difficult and emotional issues. including