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Business Partner 5, Human Resources (Sales and Marketing)

Human Resources & Talent Acquisition
JR-0000053265 Requisition #

Western Digital®


The next big thing in data is you!

  • Maintains direct client responsibility on all aspects of HR and bridges the connection between HR work and business objectives
  • Takes a proactive approach with the business/clients on anticipating needs, suggesting improvements, and driving the success of the organization
  • Leads organizational design/alignment activities with clients
  • Works with business leaders on workforce planning (in partnership with Staffing).Delivers HR related training and takes part in development of employees and managers; guides managers on establishing development plans
  • Applies organizational development tools and principles to identify needs and develop interventions, including team effectiveness sessions
  • Partners with OD on succession planning
  • Management coaching to include executives
  • Coaches managers and employees on performance improvement/corrective action
  • Provides conflict management facilitation
  • Works with clients on employee retention, both proactive and real-time
  • Partners with managers on employee engagement; understands and represents both the employee and management viewpoint to strengthen employee engagement
  • Implements and administers HR programs and services (Annual Compensation Review, Short term and long term incentive planning, performance management process, Talent Review Board process, etc.); ensures staff members are meeting objectives
  • Facilitates change management
  • Accurately explains company policies & procedures and suggests changes as needed
  • Educates managers re: employment law, good management practices, ensures compliance with all laws
  • Assists and educates managers with job scoping process, job descriptions. development of career paths , compensation  and promotion decisions
  • Works with the HR leadership team (and site leaders if applicable) to develop and execute employee communications as needed
  • Provides HR data for business leaders to inform business decisions
  • Participates in process improvement activity within HR and across the organizationInitiates projects and initiatives that provide support to business objectives
  • Manages large or cross-functional projects (e.g., acquisitions, company-wide alignment, etc.)Exhibits and promotes company values
  • Actively seeks out self-development – keeps up with employment law, trends; gains  new skills/tools
  • Global responsibilities (staff and clients located in many different countries all with different laws  and practices)   
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s or equivalent experience preferred
  • Years of Experience (General Guidelines): 12 years or more
  • Experience supporting High-tech industries
  • Demonstrated experience supporting global clients and navigating in a global HR workforce
  • SPHR and/or certification in MBTI, DiSC, and other programs preferred
  • Knowledge of sales compensation and sales programs a huge PLUS.
  • Outstanding communication skills both verbal and written to present complex/controversial ideas and recommendations in a clear and concise manner
  • Skills in counseling, consulting, and negotiating to interact effectively with all levels of employees throughout the organization
  • Able to deal with problems involving several concrete and abstract variables in non-routine situations
  • Able to perform substantive analysis regarding complex issues and recommend feasible solutions
  • Able to partner with, build relationships and effectively influence and coach senior management
  • Able to create and assess comprehensive reports
  • Exhibits personal initiative and drive for results; tenacity
  • Ability to make appropriate judgments about prioritization and correlation between effort and value achieved from the effort
  • Experience creating and maintaining collaborative and consultative business partnerships with senior management, HR business partners, and HR colleagues; political savvy
  • Ability to facilitate  Advanced knowledge about federal and state employment laws
  • A breadth of knowledge in employee relations, organizational development, compensation, staffing,  and training
  • Grasps business fundamentals; sound business acumen
  • Seeks to understands the business and client challenges, strengths, and needs
  • Applies business analytics to decisions
  • Excellent project management skills and ability to work to deadlines, often with short notice, while successfully managing multiple business-driven corporate initiatives and management responsibilities.


The future. It’s on you. You & Western Digital.

We’ve been storing the world’s data for more than 50 years. Once, it was the most important thing we could do for data. Now we’re helping the world capture, preserve, access and transform data in a way only we can.

The most game-changing companies, consumers, professionals, and governments come to us for the technologies and solutions they need to capture, preserve, access, and transform their data.


But we can’t do it alone. Today’s exceptional data challenges require your exceptional skills. It’s You & Us. Together, we’re the next big thing in data.


Western Digital® data-centric solutions are found under the G-Technology™, HGST, SanDisk®, Tegile™, Upthere™, and WD® brands.


Western Digital is an equal opportunity employer.


Western Digital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming standards), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender (including a person’s gender identity, gender expression, and gender-related appearance and behavior, whether or not stereotypically associated with the person’s assigned sex at birth), age, national origin, sexual orientation, medical condition, marital status (including domestic partnership status), physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected medical and family care leave, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. We also prohibit harassment of any individual on any of the characteristics listed above. Our non-discrimination policy applies to all aspects of employment. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law" poster.

Federal and state laws require employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job.  Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. If you need any accommodation or assistance with our career site, please contact us at staffingsupport@wdc.com.

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