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HR Business Partner

Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1114635
Corporate Positions
Human Resources
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Sep 13, 2023

HR Business Partner, Marketing and Creative

J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

Plano, Texas

Are you a strategic and hands-on HR professional who is passionate about driving business results? Do you want to be a catalyst for change in a fast-paced and innovative environment? If so, then this HR Business Partner role at JCPenney is for you!

As an HRBP, you will be the primary HR partner for multiple departments, including Marketing and Creative. You will play a key role in developing and implementing HR strategies that align with the company's overall business goals. You will also be responsible for providing day-to-day HR support to your client groups, including talent acquisition, performance management, employee relations, and more! If you are a highly motivated and results-oriented individual with a strong understanding of HR best practices, then we encourage you to keep reading!

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide HR solutions support, process knowledge advice, and consultation to functional leaders in the Marketing and Creative organization.
  • Proactively work with management and leadership by building credibility and developing positive relationships to identify organizational needs and build action plans to address them.
  • Mentor managers in assigned business unit/client groups on issues including application of HR programs, policies and processes, associate relations issues, change management, inclusion & diversity, performance management, organization development and design, in order to strengthen overall organizational capability.
  • May coach employees on people management, career development, and personal leadership.
  • Partner with management to understand business goals and people implications.
  • Collaborate with business leaders to develop and implement talent strategies, initiatives, and solutions that support business needs.
  • Plan and operate independently when making decisions for client groups, use Sr. Manager as sounding board and partner for complex issues and approvals when required.
  • Participate in the broader HR Business Partner Home Office team to drive HR solutions such as process improvement as well as lead or be part of other broad scale HR projects and initiatives.
  • Conduct Associate Relations investigations and provide recommendation for resolution where appropriate.
  • Drive recruitment efforts with the Recruiting COE. Partner with managers in establishing hiring and compensation strategies, and ensure a positive onboarding experience.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of succession planning and talent reviews that identify top talent, expose talent gaps and builds marketing capabilities.
  • Monitor engagement and continuously looks for creative solutions to improve engagement through HR initiatives. Conducts stay and exit interviews to track trends, and provide key insights.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on HR projects as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Minimum of 5-8 years' experience in an HRBP and/or HR role providing strategic advice, coaching, and counsel to leaders and associates in a highly complex and dynamic business setting.
  • Comfortable working with ambiguity
  • Ability to collaborate and leverage network
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrates personal awareness and desire for continual learning, personal development, as well as being structured, resolved, and with a positive 'can-do' demeanor
  • Honors commitments at all times by exhibiting candor and courage, not being afraid to establish visible presence and point of view, engaging in constructive dialogue, and holding others accountable
  • Validated project and time management skills with ability to thrive in a fast-paced matrix environment and balance multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience.
  • SPHR or PHR certification preferred.

What you get:

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 health clinic, pharmacy, daycare and preschool, full cafeteria service, a 24-hour fitness center and free garage parking.

About JCPenney:

JCPenney is the shopping destination for diverse, working American families. With inclusivity at its core, the Company's product assortment meets customers' everyday needs and helps them commemorate every special occasion with style, quality and value. JCPenney offers a broad portfolio of fashion, apparel, home, beauty and jewelry from national and private brands and provides personal services including salon, portrait and optical. The Company and its 50,000 associates worldwide serve customers where, when and how they want to shop - from jcp.com to more than 650 stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. In 2022, JCPenney celebrates 120 years as an iconic American brand by continuing its legacy of connecting with customers through shopping and community engagement. Please visit JCPenney's Newsroom to learn more and follow JCPenney on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Job Title: HR Business Partner
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1114635

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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