At Amazon, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people.
If you'd like to help us build the place to find and buy anything online, this is your chance to make history. We are looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter to join the People Experience and Technology (PXT) Ops International Central and Support Functions (ICSF) as a Principal HR Partner.
If you thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment, this is the place for you. The person in this role must be able to work independently, take a hands-on approach, and interface effectively with professionals at all levels.
You will need excellent communication, professional interpersonal skills, and the ability to function in an innovative environment.
You will need strong analytic skills and the ability to translate your clients' business plans and goals into the human resource capabilities needed to achieve outstanding results.
Amazon is seeking an exceptionally talented, innovative, extremely hands-on, customer-obsessed PXT leader with a passion for establishing and developing first-class PXT strategies to join our highly professional PXT department.
Key Responsibilities :
Own and manage the relationships with client group business leaders, including Directors.
Develop and own the delivery of the strategic PXT plan for each business supported, ensuring consistency with EU and global PXT goals.
Act as a consultant to your client groups and provide input on the PXT implications of strategic and operational decisions and plans, acting as an integral member of each group’s management team.
Maintain a strong focus on employee relations, performance management, engagement and retention activities, including an understanding of compensation and benefits and development activity.
Support and develop line managers in driving a performance culture through coaching, facilitating talent assessments and succession planning meetings.
Provide expert input to your client groups as well as the ICSF team in terms of employment legislation, policies and practices.
Support the design and delivery of appropriate training and development programs.
Deliver on business-critical PXT related projects
Ensure alignment of PXT related programs by partnering with peers and colleagues in Seattle and other EU locations and also
across both the Operations and Corporate business units.
The successful candidates will demonstrate :
The ability to understand business goals and recommend new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in business objectives, productivity and development of Commercial HR within the company
A true hands-on approach as well as the ability to successfully monitor the "pulse" of the employee and corporate group to ensure a high level of employee engagement
Proven knowledge and practical application of PXT practices and employment laws
Experience with rapid and complex changing work environment
Coaching and mentoring experience at management level
Success in creating and driving effective development, employee relations, retention and reward programs
Will be an enthusiastic team player with a strong drive to create a positive work environment
For us, the Culture fit is non-negotiable - you will have high energy and flexibility, fantastic communication skills and huge amounts of drive
You will be comfortable with high volume workload and not be afraid to "roll up your sleeves"
You will have a strong solutions focus and be comfortable working in an environment which demands strong deliverables.
Ability to identify problems and drive appropriate solutions
Strong internal and external customer service focus
Ability to develop strong working relations at all levels
Talent to manage multiple priorities simultaneously; orientated on results - while retaining all relevant information
Bias for action, strong work ethic, and desire to achieve excellence
Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
In return, we will offer you an attractive package including base salary, stock units, and other excellent benefits including healthcare.
You will also have the opportunity to develop a rewarding career with one of the world's leading online retailers.
Experience of operating as a strategic Business Partner with demonstrated success in meeting exceptionally high standards in a high volume, fast-paced, hands-on environment
Fluency in written and spoken English essential
Some knowledge of European employment law
Additional fluent European languages
Bachelor's degree in business administration, Human Resources or related field
Demonstrated ability to motivate others and influence work behaviours
Proven ability to prioritise, meet deadlines, make best use of limited resources
High dependability be there to support the business
Decision Making / Complex Problem Solving- proactively gathers the right data from appropriate sources; conducts root cause analysis;
refers to long term plans and goals; acts decisively, promptly and confidently; complex analysis
Possesses intellectual curiosity; brings insight into the team / business, especially in a multicultural and multi-location environment
Negotiation and influencing skills; able to listen to and persuade others based on sound logic
Proven presentation and communication skills