Sr. Manager, Human Resources
McGraw Hill Financial - New York, NY

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Provide strategic HR direction and consultation to client group. Direct and help drive the client group’s HR strategy in order to achieve its business plan and drive organizational effectiveness. The role will assist in the management of workforce planning derived from the business strategy to insure alignment of resources and capabilities with business priorities. Knowledge of all functional HR areas is required for success. This person must have the ability to partner with senior business leaders, COE’s, global shared services and external resources to drive human capital plans and programs in a complex environment.

Develop and operationalize human capital plan to achieve business goals: define needs, identify solutions, and mobilize resources needed for execution. Adjust plans in response to changing internal and external business environment.

Partner with business on strategic workforce design including organization, needed competencies and expense objectives. Draft all business rationales for organization restructure. Collaborate with all COE’s to identify current and future leaders. Meet diversity objectives and ensure competitive and equitable compensation practices and programs.

Partner with COE’s to ensure performance management system in place drives business results. Provide senior management with consultation on organizational issues.

Partner with Total Rewards COE to ensure total rewards compensation strategy is aligned with business objectives.

Have a prominent role in change and culture management initiatives that result from acquisition or divestiture, restructuring, employee engagement survey or other change initiatives.

Provide solid HR metrics and value-added analysis of these to client group management. Use metrics to understand trends and make recommendations to business leaders.

Partner with Talent Development COE to develop leadership talent to meet the growth objectives of the business.

Partner with Talent Development COE on talent assessment, review and succession planning processes. Identification of high potentials, emerging leaders and critical positions to support changing organization needs.

Manage overall employee relations environment by partnering with Employee Relations unit to ensure fair, timely resolution of all employee issues and complaints.

Play a communications role for the employment brand, talent strategy and change management. Play a lead role in all human capital initiatives within business.


Ability to anticipate trends, changes and repercussions; bring HR point of view to business decisions

Must be a relationship builder and business ally with an ability to influence senior management on Human Resources and business issues and decisions and transfer it to HR strategy and results.

6+ years of operational knowledge in the areas of staffing, rewards, talent development, organization development. Good business and financial acumen.

Strong communication, influencing, facilitation and presentation skills are necessary to actively communicate with all levels of management, staff, outside agencies and customers to drive business results.

Strategic planning, creative and innovative thinking skills, along with high intellect and sound judgment.

Solid project management skills and the ability to execute projects in a complex, matrix global environment while maintaining focus on the business and its customers. .

Have a global mindset and an understanding of culture and change management and how to integrate talent management into an organization’s strategic objectives.

Bachelor’s degree required in an HR or business-related field. Advanced degree preferred.

Demonstrated ability to use metrics for fact based decision-making.


Regular full-time employees of McGraw Hill Financial routinely receive the following benefits:

Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, Flexible spending accounts with company contribution

401K with company matching, long-term and annual incentives, stock purchase program

Many work/life benefits such as low-cost emergency child- and elder-care, parental leave for birth or adoption, flexible work arrangements, volunteer opportunities, employee assistance programs, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts, and much more

About the Company

The companies that make up what will be the new McGraw Hill Financial - a leading provider of content and analytics to global financial markets - include the best in class brands Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, S&P Capital IQ, S&P Dow Jones Indices, J.D. Power and Associates, Platts, McGraw-Hill Construction and Aviation Week. In September of 2011, The McGraw-Hill Companies announced its intention to separate into two companies: McGraw Hill Financial and McGraw-Hill Education. Additional information is available at


McGraw Hill Financial is an equal opportunity employer. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment. For special accommodation due to disability, please email webmaster -at- and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate individual.



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