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Lead HR Business Partner - #222150

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Principal Financial Group San Diego , CA 92140

Posted 5 months ago

Job Area: Human Resources

Business Area: Human Resources

Location: TX - Austin;TX - Dallas;OK - Tulsa;IL - Chicago;OH - Columbus;IN - Indianapolis;MO - Kansas City;WI - Milwaukee;MO - St. Louis;CA - San Francisco;CO - Denver;MN - Minneapolis;AZ - Phoenix;PA - Philadelphia;PA - Pittsburgh;NC - Raleigh;IA - Des Moines;NE - Omaha

Career Category: Experienced Professional

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Date Posted: 2018-08-29

Finding the right job is all about finding the right fit

At Principal, we believe how we do things is every bit as important as what we do. We're guided by our commitment to do the right thing for customers, employees and the environment. And we're not just jumping on the bandwagon that's been part of our culture since we were founded all the way back in 1879.

We're proud of consistently receiving several recognitions as a top workplace for employees... In fact, Principal made the cut in Forbes' first-ever list of "America's Best Employers!" And the best part? It's our employees who gave us a thumbs-up.

But don't take our word for it; see what employees at Principal have to say by checking out our employee stories on our career site. Another great way to get the inside story is connecting with employees via LinkedIn -- learn more and get a sense of the culture.


As the lead Human Resources consultant for Principal International and Principal Global Services, you will solve organizational challenges through people-related solutions and serve as an integral member of the business's senior and/or executive leadership team to understand every aspect of the business. As a thought leader on human capital and organizational topics, you'll leverage this knowledge to create and implement the end-to-end human capital strategy driving the business to meet its goals.


  • Bachelor's degree required and 10+ years related work experience required.

  • Experience in large global financial services organizations strongly preferred but not required.

  • Experience consulting with business partners on people-related strategies/programs.

  • Experience in directly managing/influencing teams of people.

  • Experience managing the HR function for Latin America locations, preferably Mexico, Chile, Brazil Leadership experience working as an HR Director or equivalent in support of leaders at a global company(s).

  • Strong leadership skills, including the ability to translate vision into action, manage multiple priorities, improve operations, and maintain positive and productive relationships while delivering results

  • Strategic vision, with the ability to see where the business is headed, define opportunities, develop programs proactively, and to look across the HR function and the company to determine intersections and hand-offs.

  • Exceptional communication skills, with the ability to break down complex concepts and clearly explain them to people in a variety of roles, and to bring people along and drive change throughout the organization.

  • Skill as a business leader who is respected for your understanding of the business and willing to contribute outside of your role.

  • The ability to consider multiple audiences, manage concurrent projects, and prioritize work according to strategic goals while meeting requirements and deadlines with a positive attitude.

  • A proven ability to work effectively and creatively with limited resources and function well in a fast-paced environment.

  • A willingness to take risks and experiment with new ideas and technologies.

  • Effective consulting and coaching skills, with the ability to build relationships with senior leaders and a complex set of stakeholders to drive organizational change.

  • Domestic and International business travel 10-20% is required.


This position is open to locations across the United States including the ability to work from home based on qualifications, experience, and skillset. If located outside of Des Moines, IA, significant travel to Des Moines would be a part of this role.

Additional Information

Benefits designed with you in mind.

Because each employee is unique, our benefit packages give you lots of choices. We offer comprehensive benefits that helps contribute to the healthy, fulfilling life and gratifying work experience you deserve, at an affordable cost. Click here to see just a few benefits you'll receive once you join our team.

Work Authorization/Sponsorship

At this time, we're not able to consider candidates who would need sponsorship now or in the future or those needing work authorization for this role. (This includes students on F1-OPT, F1-CPT, J-1, etc.) However, we'd hope you continue to keep us in mind for other potential opportunities in the future.

Principal is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to of age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic partner status, military status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Lead HR Business Partner - #222150

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Principal Financial Group