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Lead Human Resources Business Partner

  • Human Resources
  • Full time
  • R-379987

The Role

Partners with the senior leaders to develop and implement HR strategies that result in the improvement of the business unit’s performance, and deliver value-added client focus and service in all aspects of human resources. Lean more about the career areas and lines of business at wellsfargojob.com.



  • Develop strong relationships with internal groups and functions to achieve strategic business and HR goals
  • Maintain an open dialogue with internal clients and line managers regarding HR programs, policies and procedures to ensure they satisfy business needs.
  • Assess overall needs and gaps to coach and advise business unit leaders
  • Drive the performance management process and utilize the results as a basis for establishing specific, measurable and achievable objectives and development plans

HR Compliance:

  • Responsible for ensuring compliance required by country-specific law and local governing bodies
  • Implements the administration of HR policies and procedures within the business unit and ensures compliance with local laws

Strategic HR:

  • Collaborates and interfaces extensively to obtain input and recommendations regarding strategic HR direction to increase organizational effectiveness
  • Leads and participates in discussions regarding the implementation of change management strategies with the senior leadership team
  • Through effective communication, ensures alignment of the business unit talent planning process with strategic initiatives
  • Acts as an advocate for colleagues and business units to ensure HR services meet or exceed expectations
  • Leads the implementation of new HR policies and programs within the business unit
  • Provides unbiased perspectives and solutions after obtaining additional knowledge regarding issues and concerns that have been escalated

HR Data & Technology Management:

  • Partners with centralized HR functions to leverage HRIS data mining and reporting capabilities
  • Presents reports to leadership teams regarding key performance indices to support decision making

Problem Solving:

  • Works on more or unusually complex problems that range broadly in scope; adopts a global perspective
  • Engages/leads and collaborates with cross-functional teams to assist in the process of problem solving
  • Identifies and recommends solutions and alternatives to resolve problems


  • BA or BS degree, preferably in a subject related to Business or Human Resource Management
  • 5- 7 years of HR consulting experience across multiple disciplines Proven organizational consulting skills
  • Demonstrated management development skills
  • Effectively model and coach senior leaders on use of self as instrument, competence, credibility, sense of relevance/ urgency, etc
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, highly matrixed organization
  • Written and oral fluency in English and may be other Asian dialect
  • Proficiency with Microsoft office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
  • HR Professional Skills:
    • Adaptability: Strong ability to maintain effectiveness when experiencing major change in work tasks or the work environment; able to adjust effectively to work within new work structures, processes, and requirements, or cultures
    • Communication: Able to clearly convey information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals and groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message
    • Personal Leadership: Effectively uses appropriate interpersonal styles and techniques to gain acceptance of ideas or plans; modifies one’s own behavior to accommodate tasks, situations, and individuals involved
    • Problem solving: Able to identify and understand issues, problems, and opportunities; compares data and draws conclusions; uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; takes action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences
    • Teamwork/Building Relationships: Proven ability to develop, use, and promote collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals

Posting End Date: 

22 Sep 2024

*Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants.

We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit’s risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in US: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in Canada: Applications for employment are encouraged from all qualified candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, aboriginal peoples and visible minorities. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process.

Applicants with Disabilities

To request a medical accommodation during the application or interview process, visit Disability Inclusion at Wells Fargo.

Drug and Alcohol Policy


Wells Fargo maintains a drug free workplace.  Please see our Drug and Alcohol Policy to learn more.

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