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HR Business Partner

Primary Location Santa Clara, California Additional Locations Date posted 07/15/2019
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About the Role:

  • Constant strategic and operational partnering with leadership to understand business objectives then develop, implement, and measure people strategies to ensure positive business outcomes.
  • Strengthen the senior leadership team by providing coaching and counsel to continually develop their leadership capability and capacity.
  • Ability to match effective HR strategies with business goals and articulate a practical vision for global change as well as the ROI for HR initiatives.
  • Strong analytical background with experience delivering data-driven presentations to key business leaders.
  • Work with the business leaders to identify, forecast and prioritize talent needs and develop/execute talent plans which enable business strategies, engage employees and achieve organization results.
  • Plan and facilitate talent reviews and succession planning with the senior leadership team and follow through on action plans
  • Partner with Talent Acquisition to develop & deliver recruitment strategies.  Serve as member of the interview team for key hires.
  • Be aware of key leadership openings, as well as talent ready to move to help facilitate leadership placements that can strengthen business results, build succession and develop careers.
  • Work with the leaders to identify and improve processes and practices which can translate to enhanced engagement, retention and revenue.
  • Provide support with new hire onboarding process, leadership excellence onsite training (vendor assistance), and participating in the diversity and culture council

About You: 

  • Must have a deep-rooted belief that to build a highly successful organization capable of delivering extraordinary results foundationally starts with people at heart of the business. This individual must be able to bring business acumen and the executional know-how of building and growing organizations globally through the ongoing development and support of its people.
  • Proven HR business partner/generalist experience in a large, technical company
  • HRBP experience in Organizational Design, Talent Management, Executive Coaching and Employee Relations required
  • In-depth knowledge of HR processes, programs, policies and systems and ability to communicate same to all levels of employees and management.  
  • Ability to thrive and execute with minimal structure; navigate within a fast-pace and at times ambiguous environment. 


  • The ideal candidate is self-motivated, results oriented, passion about program development and management and is strategically adept
  • High integrity, excellent judgement — you’ll have access to sensitive information and must treat it appropriately
  • Highly collaborative — you recognize the value of bringing people along
  • Intellectual curiosity — you're eager to learn new concepts; you're willing to admit you don’t know certain things, will ask for help, roll up your sleeves, and learn
  • Self-aware — you aren't complacent when it comes to personal growth; you’re receptive to feedback and eager to grow despite one's seniority
  • Sense of ownership — you have a mentality of “the buck stops with me” and always ask “what did I contribute to this situation?”
  • Low ego — you shouldn’t be prone to thinking that a job is too small
  • Brave, adaptable, calm under pressure — you’re unafraid to operate in high-pressure, chaotic situations


Shift 1 (United States of America)

Primary Location:

US, California, Santa Clara

Posting Statement:

McAfee prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

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