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VP People Business Partner - Digital & Technology

Full Time
Real Estate Field
  • General Management / C-Suite
Postal Code
United States

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Plans and directs the effectiveness of human capital through the development, communication, implementation and measurement of human resources (People) initiatives and policies. Will lead and coordinate People across all regions and centers of excellence to support the Digital & Technology (D&T) business globally. Will serve as the People single point of contact (SPOC) across the globe for our D&T line of business with senior management as primary business partners reporting to the SVP Business Partner for all Corporate Functions and matrix reporting to the Chief Data & Technology Officer.


Leads by applying a combination of strong relationship and trust building, innovative People practices, and inspiring teams and leaders towards outstanding people outcomes.

Responsible for providing strategic direction, guidance, training and support for human resources issues.

Provides People leadership for a designated area of responsibility through the implementation and interpretation of policies and programs, coordination of information flow, and marketing of People strategy.

Links overall People strategy into business plans for all lines of business within assigned line of business /area of responsibility. Understands the business and is closely aligned with the business leaders.

Acts as the liaison between corporate People and the regional operations.

Responsible for managing all People personnel and assets within an area of responsibility. Implements required initiatives and best-demonstrated human resources practices in conjunction with management.

Provides direction and leadership to staff of People professionals across countries.

Provides strategic and tactical People insight into operational issues, goals and initiatives, forming a strong working partnership with relevant finance and operations team members is particularly important in this regard.

Assists leadership in areas of responsibility in developing the employees; manages the training and development for the area of responsibility. 

Ensures compliance with the corporate policies and procedures.

Provides interpretation of corporate policies and procedures; i.e. guides managers in handling sensitive issues regarding performance management and other employee relations matters.

Enhances employee and management performance by identifying training and development needs, offering and evaluating appropriate training programs, ensuring effective utilization of performance management feedback systems and processes.

Implements required initiatives and best-demonstrated People practices in conjunction with management.

Ensures employees are trained on topics including sexual harassment, selection, motivation, office productivity, performance management and diversity.

Provides People insight into operational issues and goals.

Receives monthly reports for analysis and interpretation on employee level detail. 

Uses data to make educated decisions and suggestions to management.

Prepares and audits data to ensure appropriate business decisions are being made within the areas of responsibility. 

Uses data to make educated decisions and suggestions to management.

Assists management in identifying, analyzing and resolving human resources issues.

Coordinates and counsels management on the proper handling of all reductions in force.

Supervises, and sometimes leads, investigations of possible employee misconduct within the assigned area of responsibility.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Manages the planning, organization and controls for a major functional area or department. May be responsible for a mix of direct and matrix reports. Approves subordinates' recommendations for staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action and termination. Effectively recommends same for direct reports to next level management for review and approval. Monitors appropriate staffing levels and reports on utilization and deployment of People. Leads and supports staff in areas of staffing, selection, training, development, coaching, mentoring, measuring, appraising and rewarding performance and retention. Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from 4-year college or university and a minimum of 10 years of related experience. 

Masters degree (MA/MS) a plus.




Ability to comprehend, analyze and interpret business documents. 

Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive issues and to maintain confidentiality. 

Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees. 

Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees and client groups to take desired action.


Requires knowledge of basic financial and accounting terms and principles. 

Ability to manage the departmental budget. 

Ability to perform basic mathematical functions and prepare complex spreadsheets using Excel functions.


Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. 

Requires strong analytical and quantitative skills.

Intermediate Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel skills required. 

Knowledge of PeopleSoft.

Ability to perform work that requires in-depth analysis, judgment and resolution in complex situations and circumstances. 

Assignments are broad in nature with little or no direct supervision.


Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to People department.

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans

Job Functions

  • General Management and C-Suite
  • Operations

Job Sector

  • Alternative Investments



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