General Electric Sr HR Staff Manager - HR Business Partnership in East Cleveland, Ohio

Role Summary:

The Sr HR Staff Manager will be the primary point of contact for client group leaders, developing & executing HR strategy in support of the client’s business objectives, & is a connected partner for business leaders. You will provide expertise & guidance in the areas of culture and change management, strategic coaching, talent assessment and development, succession planning, performance management, & organizational design. The role requires deep expertise in the Product / Function / Region.

Essential Responsibilities:

Additionally, as the Sr HR Staff Manager, key responsibilities will include:

  • Partner with client managers to develop and execute both long-term and short-term HR strategies that directly support and enable business objectives

  • Partner with client managers to develop and embed a contemporary organizational culture, leverage change acceleration techniques to assist in driving broad change

  • Act as an organizational & simplification champion coach who builds organizational capabilities, reduces complexity and partners with clients to maximize team performance

  • Strategically partner with client managers to design and implement the most effective organizational structures and manage transitions

  • Provide timely, effective and direct coaching to client group managers, assisting in the development of strong, contemporary leadership skills

  • Provide strategic coaching to business leaders and key talent related to succession planning, career path development, and performance management

  • Lead leadership assessment in the organization, identifying key employee strengths and development needs in order to recognize, select, retain and develop key talent

  • Lead succession planning and talent development strategies for the organization, identifying critical roles and preparing potential talent and pipelines mentoring, training, etc.

  • Partner with HR team to ensure high quality implementation of critical HR operating rhythms such as Session C, salary planning and performance management, leveraging assistance as appropriate

  • Develop and oversee strategies to attract, develop, engage and retain strong and diverse talent

  • Work with leaders and employees to create a positive and contemporary work environment

  • Provide HR team with appropriate coaching, mentoring and development opportunities including exposure to HR Business Partner skills and experiences Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree In Human Resources, Business Administration or related field from an accredited university or college {Or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 8 years of work experience in a Human Resources, Employee Relations, Business Administration and/or related area(s)}

  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience in a Human Resources, HR Specialist/Generalist, Business Administration field / role ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT :

  • Ability and willingness to travel as required (limited) Desired Characteristics:

  • Master’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field from an accredited university or college

  • PHR / SPHR certification

  • Strategic mindset with strong business acumen resulting in the ability to connect dots and drive HR agenda with proactive thought leadership

  • Demonstrated experience in making sound strategic HR decisions & assessing executive leadership talent

  • Strong presence, seen as influential & respected by leadership

  • Strong ‘storytelling’ ability; crafts a clear and engaging message

  • Ability to work in changing environments, see through complexity and strategically promote an inclusive/diverse workforce

  • Confidence to voice opinions & ideas and willingness to deliver tough feedback / coaching to leadership

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to assess situations make judgments based on practice or previous experience

  • Excellent collaboration, project management, organizational and change agent skills

  • Ability to energize and lead in complex, matrix, goal-driven organizationsAt GE Lighting, we’re leading a global lighting revolution. In developing innovative energy-efficient lighting products, systems, and solutions for today and the future – such as world-class LED, fluorescent and ceramic metal halide light sources -- GE Lighting teams around the world are dedicated to leading a global lighting revolution to deliver innovative solutions that change the way people light and think about their world. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic atmosphere working with the most talented people in the industry in an open, developmental environment with abundant opportunities to learn, grow and advance within the organization. At GE, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. If you’re a driven, independent problem solver who brings leadership and enthusiasm to everything you do, then join GE in creating the next generation of products that will improve the lives of consumers for generations to come. Visit to learn more about being part of the GE Lighting team. About Us: At GE Lighting, we’re bringing the future to light through a new generation of lighting that is as different from Edison’s first light bulbs as smartphones are from the first telephones. We’re innovating ultra-efficient, high-quality and affordable LEDs for every socket and every room in the home. Plus, we’re unleashing the ultimate living experience through a suite of connected lighting products that enable homeowners to do more, be better and connect simply. C by GE/Connected: GE’s C by GE brand unleashes the ultimate living experience through a suite of connected products that enable homeowners to do more and be better. Part of the GE Lighting portfolio, C by GE products build on the company’s century of innovation, invention and imagination at work. Our deep understanding of the home and our expertise in the connectivity of things results in simple, connected designs to help people thrive.In the US, GE continues to be the most recognized, respected, trusted and preferred lighting brand.GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Locations: United States; Ohio; East ClevelandGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.