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HR Consultant - Strategic Projects

Location: Plano, TX
Job # 11424509
Date Posted: 09-28-2018
As an HR Project Consultant for JCPenney, you will use your knowledge of and experience with HR strategy, capability, and service delivery to optimize business results and customer experience. You will work closely with cross functional teams to deliver project results and lead workstreams that contribute to the overall project success. Maintain a hands-on role to ensure deadlines are met and key deliverables are always accurate. Improve HR quality and customer satisfaction by planning, overseeing the execution of, and reporting on all strategic projects that are occurring within HR. Enjoy the opportunity to forge strong relationships with both the client and project team that will contribute to your growth and development.
Key Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with stakeholders across the organization including HRBP’s, Recruiting, and other key Business Leaders to execute projects that lead to continuous improvement.
  • Establish organizational dashboards to assess performance of strategic projects.
  • Manage portfolio of strategic projects.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of programs/ processes and recommend improvements.
  • Support strategic work on complex projects that involve the coordination of multiple resources.
  • Maintain an enterprise HR perspective while supporting HR business projects.
  • Leverage analytics, dashboards, reporting tools to identify trends and apply best practices to business matters.
  • Provide strategic ideas and input to assist the HR division in developing initiatives to drive business growth.
  • Project focus areas may include: succession planning, career planning, and organization structure/design
  • Strong Critical thinking skills, ability to generate new ideas and creative solutions
  • Intense work ethic and passion for retail, customer service and a career in HR
  • Highly confidential, trustworthy and discreet
  • Excellent project management skills, successful track record of achieving goals and successful outcomes
  • Proven time management skills – ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects, execute in a fast-paced environment, understand priority, urgency and know when to escalate
  • Results-driven continuous learner, curious with strong business acumen
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and embrace change
  • Interfaces effectively with all levels of teams and executives, both internal and external
  • Ability to collaborate and be a team player, open and approachable, builds strong relationships
  • Can effectively manage conflict, not afraid to have a tough or difficult conversation with others
  • Readily shares recognition and appreciation with others to celebrate success and engage teams
  • Excels when working both independently and with a team
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Highly professional, organized and calm under pressure
  • Ability to take direction and feedback to make improvements
  • Proficient in PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Visio and Excel
Education: Bachelor’s degree required
Our corporate office, located within the exciting new development of Legacy West in Plano, Texas, supports JCPenney stores and supply chain facilities nationwide.  We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise.  On-site campus amenities include Concentra health clinic, Walgreens pharmacy, Bright Horizons daycare and preschool, full cafeteria services, Subway, Starbucks, a 24-hour fitness center and free garage parking.
For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.
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