Director, Human Resources

  • Competitive
  • Merrimack, NH, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Fidelity Investments
  • 15 Dec 17 2017-12-15

Director, Human Resources

The Director, Human Resources position is part of the Line HR team aligned with senior leaders in Asset Management's Technology and Investment Operations organizations, which operate across a global footprint in the US, UK, Hong Kong, Ireland and India.

The Expertise We're Looking For

  • Strong business acumen
  • Experience working in global organizations and corporate functions preferred but not required
  • 10 years of HR generalist/business partner experience
  • Bachelor's degree; Master's degree preferred

The Skills You Bring

The capabilities and experiences most critical to success in this role are:
  • You must demonstrate strong business acumen and know how HR strategies can drive business results
  • You have experience partnering with senior level executives and performing as part of a senior leadership team
  • You have experience driving change initiatives and crafting strategic workforce plans
  • You are a natural collaborator who easily builds relationships with HR colleagues and business partners to deliver results
  • You have proven experience in challenging, influencing and coaching senior leaders on strategic issues and decisions that influence the operating environment, and have demonstrated the ability to provide sophisticated solutions to complex issues
  • You are comfortable working in a geographically dispersed, highly-matrixed, fluid and fast-paced environment
  • You are a problem solver and have demonstrated independence, autonomy and accountability when executing your work, even in the face of ambiguity or limited precedent
  • You have the ability to master new concepts quickly and simplify complex ideas into easily understood concepts
  • You enjoy working on initiatives and programs that often extend beyond the local organization and business unit
  • You are a strong project manager and have an ability to think end-to-end about the work to be implemented
  • You are well-versed in change management and understand key points of engagement, communication and influence
  • You are capable of analyzing data and recognizing trends and themes, and are able to provide consultative coaching that translates into the real environment

The Value You Deliver

A summary of primary responsibilities follows:
  • Develop, align and execute short & mid-term HR programs and initiatives in support of the business strategy for assigned clients. Programs range across business unit-specific, functional and/or enterprise in nature.
  • Drive the integration of performance and business management processes to ensure clarity of goals and expectations for business results, align performance with rewards, and drive a culture of accountability for results
  • Assess organizational effectiveness from multiple views of impact and either develop or consult on the development of solutions to support business strategy
  • Manage and implement organizational design solutions, and is often accountable for leading a work stream
  • Use data, measures and workforce analytics to provide key insights and influence organizational and talent decisions
  • Identify organizational capabilities and associated talent needs to deliver business results; and create a plan to address using talent management tools and resources.
  • Partner with business units to develop flexible workforce plans that identify future skills and plans to acquire, develop and leverage talent to meet the future needs of the business
  • Manage and implement change management initiatives, and may be accountable for leading a work stream or portion of a larger change management strategy
  • Facilitate and execute talent management initiatives to identify, assess, develop, engage and reward associates
  • Ensure development solutions are in place to close gaps and build capability & bench strength necessary for future leaders of the business
  • Help to coordinate staffing/sourcing strategies and selection process for key roles
  • Advise and coach business leaders on performance management issues and their business implications
  • May assist, as required, in inquiries regarding complex ER issues, working with legal, risk, compliance, and security

H ow Your Work Impacts the Organization

In this role, you'll work in a highly collaborative HR service model to help the business drive organizational and talent initiatives in support of Asset Management's strategy and goals. The position has key accountability in managing HR's relationship with the business, and works directly with senior leaders and their direct reports (SVPs and VPs) to develop and drive key components of the HR strategy, including organizational design and workforce planning; performance and change management; as well as staffing, compensation, engagement and development programs.Company Overview

At Fidelity, we are focused on making our financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want. We are a privately held company that places a high degree of value in creating and nurturing a work environment that attracts the best talent and reflects our commitment to our associates. For information about working at Fidelity, visit

Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer.