Global HR Business Partner

  • Full Time
  • colombo


Company Description

IFS is a billion-dollar revenue company with 6000+ employees on all continents. Our leading AI technology is the backbone of our award-winning enterprise software solutions, enabling our customers to be their best when it really matters–at the Moment of Service. Our commitment to internal AI adoption has allowed us to stay at the forefront of technological advancements, ensuring our colleagues can unlock their creativity and productivity, and our solutions are always cutting-edge.

At IFS, we’re flexible, we’re innovative, and we’re focused not only on how we can engage with our customers but on how we can make a real change and have a worldwide impact. We help solve some of society’s greatest challenges, fostering a better future through our agility, collaboration, and trust.

We celebrate diversity and understand our responsibility to reflect the diverse world we work in. We are committed to promoting an inclusive workforce that fully represents the many different cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints of our customers, our partners, and our communities. As a truly international company serving people from around the globe, we realize that our success is tantamount to the respect we have for those different points of view.

By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to be part of a global, diverse environment; you will be joining a winning team with a commitment to sustainability; and a company where we get things done so that you can make a positive impact on the world.

We’re looking for innovative and original thinkers to work in an environment where you can #MakeYourMoment so that we can help others make theirs. With the power of our AI-driven solutions, we empower our team to change the status quo and make a real difference.

If you want to change the status quo, we’ll help you make your moment. Join Team Purple. Join IFS.

Job Description

Our team Global HR Business Partner support a specific function or cluster of functions within the IFS Organisation; they work closely with management and employees across the world ‘on the front line’, providing hands-on and strategic input, insight, and advice on people-related issues: talent management, employee relations, compensation, conflict management, and organizational development.

The Global HR Business Partner plays an essential role in establishing and driving HR programs/talent initiatives forward within the business unit(s) / functional areas they support, while maintaining close partnerships with regional and country HR teams globally and ensuring they align with company’s business objectives.

This role is to join the team assigned to: GCO, our Global Customer Organisation and contains for example Sales, PreSales, Business Operations and Channel.

Key duties & responsibilities:
• Partner with your assigned business areas and ensure a deep understanding of business strategy and implement high-quality HR practices
• Working as a strategic partner with business leaders to manage global teams on a broad range of talent & people matters
• Drive business processes/analysis in workforce planning, performance management, succession planning, leadership and employee development, employee assessment, including talent reviews, and organizational designs
• Provide proactive and reliable advice & support to the organization
• Champion best practice data and systems management and contribute to continuous improvement of our HR systems and practices
• Help to ensure timely data reporting and analytics generation for the business stakeholders
• Work in close partnership with HR CoEs (eg. HR Shared Services, Rewards, Talent Acquisition, Learning & Development), Country and regional HR teams, and other corporate support functions
• Hands on approach to tackle everything from administration to coaching conversations at all levels whilst we transform the HR organization
• Talent Management & succession planning
• Work in collaboration with Regional and Country HR teams on implementation of HR strategy by function and change management/transformation programs
• Understand the link between talent, HR initiatives, and business strategy and recommend new approaches and processes that support optimal employee engagement and performance
• Champion change, as we lead the way as a business, you play a vital part in embracing change across your business areas as well as in the HR community

• Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field (Master’s degree preferred).
• Fluent in English (both verbal and written)
• A minimum of 6 years of experience in an HRBP or HR Generalist role, preferably with a strong background in an IT or technology-driven organization.
• Thorough knowledge of HR principles, practices, and understanding of legal regulations
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships at all levels
• Exceptional analytical skills and proficiency in HR data analysis with attention to details
• Problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
• Proven leadership skills, including team leadership, and experience working with cross-cultural teams
• Proactive & agile work practices
• Ability to work effectively in a multi-national, matrix environment
• Awareness & ability to navigate cultural nuances
• Track record of managing multiple projects simultaneously with competing priorities
• Self-starter, proactive, responsible, and results oriented
• Able to think outside of the box and connect the dots

Additional Information

We believe that coming together as a community, in person, is important for innovation, connection and fostering a sense of belonging. Our roles have the right balance of remote and in-office working to enable flexibility for managing your life along with ensuring a real connection with your colleagues and the broader IFS community

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