Global People Services HR Specialist- Team Lead

Careers at Bloomberg

New York, NY

Posted May 10, 2018 - Requisition No. 67046

Who we are:

Global People Services (GPS) provides easy, efficient solutions to our customer needs that both recognize and care about our customers and their experience, and solve problems in a timely, accurate and efficient manner. From on-boarding new hires into the company, to coordinating global mobility and working closely with external vendors, our aim is simple: to provide a seamless, platinum level of support to our colleagues and businesses. Our team is tight but our culture is wide open, just like our spaces. We challenge and support each other. We work fast, in partnership with other HR partners to support Bloomberg’s 20,000 employees collectively in more than 150 locations day in day out.

We're the calm voices and cool heads in a rapidly changing environment, but we understand urgency, work hard, have commercial acumen and are customer service driven. We build relationships; connecting with all employees, including business leaders, in a meaningful way - communicating knowledgeably, clearly and correctly. We pride ourselves by owning our processes and resolving our customers’ problems; by being able to understand and pre-empt as well as deliver personal value and assistance. We leverage technology, self-service options and process efficiency to provide these services in a cost-effective and scalable way.

GPS is an exciting next step for somebody who excels at problem solving and process management, has strong networking skills, and who enjoys working directly with people across a range of backgrounds. A real passion for technology and the ability to build a strong internal network within Bloomberg is essential to be successful. You'll never stop learning...we'll invest in your career, and coupled with our unique approach to career development, we will help you expand your skills and opportunities.

Who you are:

You are a team leader with exemplary judgment who is able to find that perfect balance between professional and personable. You work well under pressure and you thrive in a team environment. You’re accountable and relied on for mitigating difficult situations often leading by example. You're see the bigger picture, a solution-provider and want to be on the front-line handling HR issues. You love building and developing collaborative team environments that foster creativity and place a high value on providing quality customer service. Striving for excellence in both team productivity and customer happiness is at the heart of this position.

What's the Role?

As a GPS team leader in New York you will lead a team of HR professionals responsible for delivering end to end HR processes to all Bloomberg employees in the United States, Canada and Latin America, including onboarding, employee life-cycle events and off-boarding. Exhibiting an "all hands on deck" attitude, you'll support our employees through taking inquiries while also acting as a point of escalation for team members. This is a "player/manager" role where you lead by example and strive for the team to provide the exceptional customer service that Bloomberg is renowned for. As a Team Leader, you're responsible for hiring, on-boarding, evaluation, continued development and career pathing of your team.
Reporting to the Global Head of the department, you will take a lead on helping to identify opportunities to enhance the impact we make on Bloomberg employees and helping to implement change throughout our GPS organization. You'll regularly partner other with HR leaders to ensure the team handles appropriate consultation to employees on topics that cover a full range of HR-related policies, including relocations, flexible work arrangements and leaves of absence.

We'll trust you to:

  • Drive forward excellence in quality and customer service for Bloomberg employees
  • Empower your team to innovate and challenge traditional thinking on how to best tackle client issues
  • Use data analysis to ensure your team is working effectively and that appropriate quality standards are met as well as implementing new and innovative ways to track team performance, resourcing, efficiencies and streamlining
  • Suggest additional ideas for drivers and removing obstacles in our delivery
  • Foster an environment of teamwork and collaboration across regions and departments
  • Create scheduling models for guaranteed coverage while ensuring customer satisfaction
  • Develop, lead and motivate the team through tailored coaching; influence them to use judgment, take action and accountability for their work
  • Build strong cross-functional meaningful partnerships with HR partners and our businesses
  • Be a resource center and point of escalation for team members
  • Act as a subject matter expert - assisting guidelines, trainings, best practices relating to changes in policies or procedures, projects, software enhancements, etc
  • Drive business critical projects in Global People Services such as mitigating risk, running scheduled audits, quality control etc
  • Handle sensitive data with discretion

You'll need to have:

  • Solid HR or customer service experience; ideally in a leadership role
  • Good judgment on a range of people issues and the confidence to influence employees and stakeholders
  • Demonstrated people management and change management skills
  • Extraordinary level of customer service
  • Extensive people and stakeholder/relationship management experience in a rapidly changing environment
  • Strong project management skills
  • Experience working with enterprise HR systems- ideally Workday
  • Knowledge of HR policies, procedures and best practices particularly in a central service-delivery model
  • Ability to multi-task with strong organizational and analytical skills necessary
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are. In the meantime learn more about us

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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