Strategy & Planning Lead, Human Resources

New York, New York, United States

Ref#: POS-4457

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We are recruiting for an experienced Strategy Lead to join our HR Strategy & Planning team. This newly created role reports to HR's Head of Strategy, Analytics & Operations and will help drive decision-making processes while ensuring operational excellence throughout the organization. The ideal candidate for this role will have exceptional analytical skills and the ability to clearly present information to executives. We’re looking for someone who loves solving problems at a high level but can also roll up their sleeves, execute, and dive into day-to-day details. This individual will establish deep cross functional relationships throughout Talent, Performance & Reward, Employee Relations and University Relations assisting the team on a range of special projects including but not limited to:  project management, capability and gap analysis, goal setting and measurement, and budgeting and resourcing.


  • Ensure effectiveness of the HR operating model. Analyze data and perform  diagnostic  assessments to identify and assess complex problems and deliver sustainable solutions.
  • Assist the Strategy & Operations Lead execute the most critical and high impact cross-functional projects
  • Support inter-and-intra HR collaboration efforts to ensure alignment between strategy programs and operations.
  • Work closely with Human Resources to generate and execute innovative solutions

Requirements Include:

  • 6-8 years of experience in management consulting, business intelligence or in-house strategy; high-growth company experience a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree from a highly accredited university with strong academic performance.
  • Explorer mindset. The ability to manage ambiguity, investigate and get the data we require will make you much more effective in this role.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills. Must be able to lay out data and analyses to tell a compelling story and advocate for solutions.
  • Balance attention to detail with swift execution. We need to do things quickly, and we need to do them well. Balancing both can be challenging, and this should be a strength.
  • HR Strategy experience preferred. Financial services experience not required
  • Collaborative attitude. This person must be a team player.

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