WAWA – Wawa, Inc. – Corporate Office
The HR Business Partner provides strategic consulting to the Sr. Directors, Directors of Corporate Functions and their leadership teams, serving as a trusted advisor and partner who integrate s human capital strategy with business strategy . This position works with leaders to define departmental people strategies and are responsible for the results of their execution.
The HRBP is a dedicated strategic partner. They are a student of the business who translates their business knowledge into appropriate people strategies and actions. They are accountable for the organizational health of their partners’ departments and must think through the multiple needs and perspectives of the departmental, company, and People strategies. They diagnose needs, advise leaders, and link People Team services/solutions with the business to grow great leaders, engage our associates and develop a productive culture.
In collaboration with the People Leadership Team and functional areas, represent a holistic and integrated People function to the business.
Provide coaching and guidance to leaders and support in the effective prioritization and delivery of an engaging associate experience.
Architect departmental People Strategies, drive solutions, guide the allocation of People initiatives to the business, and consult and facilitate on the delivery of talent management processes (e.g., strategy, growth, talent management, succession planning, leadership development, organizational effectiveness, etc.).
Assist in the development of key talent by advising leadership of opportunities such as job rotations, mentoring, special educational experiences, and coaching. Ensure focused and customized development strategies and plans are executed and monitored.
Collaborate with management in the planning, implementation, and monitoring of workforce plans to meet the needs of the business and the strategic intent of the organization.
Monitor Talent Management system operations and objectives against the execution of workforce plans to ensure plans are aligned with corporate goals, values and competencies.
Participate and facilitate new Area Manager and Area Supervisor onboarding plans.
Facilitate ILS/OCS/360 surveys and review results with the leaders.
Advise, counsel, and provide strategic insights, ensuring all business initiatives include a culture, talent, and people perspective. Collaboratively influence and/or challenge perspectives when appropriate.
Provide initial diagnostic level advice to business leaders and know when to engage People Team functional areas as necessary.
Understand and articulate business area perspectives to the People Leadership Team and functional areas, to provide relevant insights that ensure matters are appropriately considered in strategy and priority plans.
Utilize relevant indicators and People Team metrics, to gain insight on people issues, and recommend the appropriate people related initiatives.
Review information from engagement survey to understand the issues in order to develop solutions that will advance the training of Managers to increase engagement of associates.
Prioritize solutions that will deliver the most benefit to the business and partner with People Team functional leads and delivery resources to bring the appropriate solutions and support.
Understand changes in the business unit and consult on tools required to advance the organization development of the department (career frameworks, org design needs, change management needs, etc.).
Thought leadership and credible influencing skills.
The ability to be a trusted strategic advisor, who can solve business issues by facilitating collaboration amongst others and negotiating the alignment of agendas.
Ability to leverage People data to create effective strategies
Ability to develop broad Wawa business acumen and a detailed understanding of the department’s business, as well as related touchpoints with other units
Demonstrated coaching and consulting skills
High Emotional Intelligence and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated ability to facilitate and manage change
Self-motivated with action and results delivery orientation
Strong written/verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of business
Excellent talent building and leadership coaching skills
Ability to inspire and motivate others
Effectively create and leverage internal and external networks
Ability to work with little or no supervision and handle multiple projects simultaneously
10+ years of business experience in Human Resources or Organization Effectiveness
Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience.
Advanced training and/or degree in a related field a plus.
Previous experience managing the business/HR relationship and partnership preferred
Working knowledge of all key HR skill areas and using HR levers to drive business performance
Demonstrated experience in workforce planning and development
Working knowledge of employment law and its practical application
Wawa will provide reasonable accommodation to complete an application upon request, consistent with applicable law. If you require an accommodation, please contact our Associate Service Center at [email protected] or 1-800-444-9292.
Wawa, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Wawa maintains a work environment in which Associates are treated fairly and with respect and in which discrimination of any kind will not be tolerated. In accordance with federal, state and local laws, we recruit, hire, promote and evaluate all applicants and Associates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, familial status, marital status, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Unlawful discrimination will not be a factor in any employment decision.