Human Resources Business Consultant

November 9, 2019
November 9, 2019
Malvern, PA, US
Job Requisition #127649

Vanguard has an exciting new opportunity for a Human Resources Business Consultant (HRBC) to join our dynamic HR team in Malvern, PA. You’ll assist with business transformations and core HR processes for select subdivisions within the Retail Investment Group Division (RIG). You’ll also work with HR Business Partners on strategic human capital initiatives and assist with divisional and enterprise HR rollouts related to career pathing, performance management, employee engagement, and career development. Come join a dedicated and very cohesive team of professionals that drive impactful business outcomes.

In this role you will:

  • Support HR Business Partners (HRBPs) in executing strategic HR initiatives and projects.
  • Support HRBPs in advocating for the HR agenda with senior business leaders, aligning the business with global HR policies and programs, and providing rationale for current policies and procedures and for changes as they occur.
  • Support the enterprise by acting as a human capital liaison for the aligned business area across the functional areas of HR, including culture and inclusion, workforce strategy and planning, people analytics, organizational effectiveness, employment branding and recruiting, training, leadership development, goal setting, performance management, total rewards, and crew relations and compliance.
  • Coordinate with the Workforce Planning Lead to input the divisional / regional workforce plan. Gather planned and historical headcount information, organizational data and business trends across workforce segments.
  • Assist the HRBPS and the business in identifying critical workforce segments and figuring out future talent pipeline.
  • Manage and track metrics to measure workforce planning and ensure alignment with the workforce planning process and guidelines as determined by the center of excellence (COE).
  • Partner with COEs for knowledge of global, regional and local policies and regulations and identify implications for the business.

What it takes:

  • An undergraduate degree or equivalent combination of training and experience. Advanced degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of five years business experience. Three years human resources experience.
  • Experience in client relationship management.
  • Experience in a strategic role within the business preferred.
  • Experience in providing consultative services.
  • Experience in a global organization preferred.
  • Strong consultative, relationship management, and facilitation skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to organize and present information in a clear and concise way to business and senior audiences.
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills.
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills.

About Vanguard

We are Vanguard. Together, we’re changing the way the world invests.

For us, investing doesn’t just end in value. It starts with values. Because when you invest with courage, when you invest with clarity, and when you invest with care, you can get so much more in return. We invest with purpose – and that’s how we’ve become a global market leader. Here, we grow by doing the right thing for the people we serve. And so can you.

We want to make success accessible to everyone. This is our opportunity. Let’s make it count.

Inclusion Statement

Vanguard’s continued commitment to diversity and inclusion is firmly rooted in our culture. Every decision we make to best serve our clients, crew (internally employees are referred to as crew), and communities is guided by one simple statement: “Do the right thing.”

We believe that a critical aspect of doing the right thing requires building diverse, inclusive, and highly effective teams of individuals who are as unique as the clients they serve. We empower our crew to contribute their distinct strengths to achieving Vanguard’s core purpose through our values.

When all crew members feel valued and included, our ability to collaborate and innovate is amplified, and we are united in delivering on Vanguard’s core purpose.

Our core purpose: To take a stand for all investors, to treat them fairly, and to give them the best chance for investment success.

November 9, 2019
November 9, 2019
Malvern, PA, US
Job Requisition #127649

Vanguard has an exciting new opportunity for a Human Resources Business Consultant (HRBC) to join our dynamic HR team in Malvern, PA. You’ll assist with business transformations and core HR processes for select subdivisions within the Retail Investment Group Division (RIG). You’ll also work with HR Business Partners on strategic human capital initiatives and assist with divisional and enterprise HR rollouts related to career pathing, performance management, employee engagement, and career development. Come join a dedicated and very cohesive team of professionals that drive impactful business outcomes.

In this role you will:

  • Support HR Business Partners (HRBPs) in executing strategic HR initiatives and projects.
  • Support HRBPs in advocating for the HR agenda with senior business leaders, aligning the business with global HR policies and programs, and providing rationale for current policies and procedures and for changes as they occur.
  • Support the enterprise by acting as a human capital liaison for the aligned business area across the functional areas of HR, including culture and inclusion, workforce strategy and planning, people analytics, organizational effectiveness, employment branding and recruiting, training, leadership development, goal setting, performance management, total rewards, and crew relations and compliance.
  • Coordinate with the Workforce Planning Lead to input the divisional / regional workforce plan. Gather planned and historical headcount information, organizational data and business trends across workforce segments.
  • Assist the HRBPS and the business in identifying critical workforce segments and figuring out future talent pipeline.
  • Manage and track metrics to measure workforce planning and ensure alignment with the workforce planning process and guidelines as determined by the center of excellence (COE).
  • Partner with COEs for knowledge of global, regional and local policies and regulations and identify implications for the business.

What it takes:

  • An undergraduate degree or equivalent combination of training and experience. Advanced degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of five years business experience. Three years human resources experience.
  • Experience in client relationship management.
  • Experience in a strategic role within the business preferred.
  • Experience in providing consultative services.
  • Experience in a global organization preferred.
  • Strong consultative, relationship management, and facilitation skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to organize and present information in a clear and concise way to business and senior audiences.
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills.
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills.

About Vanguard

We are Vanguard. Together, we’re changing the way the world invests.

For us, investing doesn’t just end in value. It starts with values. Because when you invest with courage, when you invest with clarity, and when you invest with care, you can get so much more in return. We invest with purpose – and that’s how we’ve become a global market leader. Here, we grow by doing the right thing for the people we serve. And so can you.

We want to make success accessible to everyone. This is our opportunity. Let’s make it count.

Inclusion Statement

Vanguard’s continued commitment to diversity and inclusion is firmly rooted in our culture. Every decision we make to best serve our clients, crew (internally employees are referred to as crew), and communities is guided by one simple statement: “Do the right thing.”

We believe that a critical aspect of doing the right thing requires building diverse, inclusive, and highly effective teams of individuals who are as unique as the clients they serve. We empower our crew to contribute their distinct strengths to achieving Vanguard’s core purpose through our values.

When all crew members feel valued and included, our ability to collaborate and innovate is amplified, and we are united in delivering on Vanguard’s core purpose.

Our core purpose: To take a stand for all investors, to treat them fairly, and to give them the best chance for investment success.

Our commitment to equal employment opportunity

Vanguard is an equal opportunity employer. Vanguard is committed to providing all crew members a working environment that is free from discrimination, prejudice and bias. Through this Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy, Vanguard reaffirms its commitment to equal employment opportunity for all applicants and crew members without regard to race, color, national origin or ancestry, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, veteran or military status. In addition, Vanguard prohibits discrimination based on genetic information, as well as any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Vanguard. Please inform careers@vanguard.com if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.

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