Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Memphis


What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.Purpose:The HR Manager Information Technology position is located in Memphis, TN and reports directly to Business HR Manager for IT. The incumbent in this position will:• Provide direct HR support to the IT Technical Service organizations.• Provide leadership and functional knowledge in all aspects ofhuman resources management to assist leaders achieves business and functional goals.• Coordinate implementation and help evaluate effectiveness of HR strategic initiatives, to ensure a smooth transition to new practices and positive impact on business and functional goals and the work environment• Provide strategic impact in the areas of talent management, organizational effectiveness, leadership development, acquisition and redeployment of talent, performance management and change management.Key Accountabilities:• Institutes and executes HR programs and services which support the strategic direction set to achieve business and functional goals.• Educates, coaches and counsels leaders and employees on job performance, staffing, organizational design and development, employee development and diversity to build work teams which fully contribute to meeting or exceeding company goals.• Executes the leadership development model, succession planning and the Performance & Development Roadmap process to maximize employee growth and potential.• Identifies training opportunities, compiles or develops training materials, coordinates and/or delivers impactful training classes and workshops.• Coordinates with hiring leaders and Recruiting to build a staffing plan that meets the current and future needs of the organization. Must have a strong ability to identify and assess talent.• Embraces, champions and applies the concepts of diversity and inclusion.• Educates and coaches leaders on company policies, work rules, as well as applicable federal and state regulations, to ensure fairness and consistency.• Promotes and participates in the planning and implementation of communication strategies which deliver accurate, consistent and timely information on business issues and employee concerns.• Serves to facilitate resolution of employee disputes and interpersonal conflicts in a win/win manner whenever possible.• Partners with leaders to institute work system improvements that positively impact group capability, contribution, increase flexibility, reduce S&A and raise employee engagement.• Researches and introduces human resources best practice concepts and proactively considers new strategies.• Leads change and assists the organization to improve its capability to embrace change through effective use of the IP change methodology.Key Challenges:• Competitive external environment retaining and developing our talent• Agility to identify the opportunity for development new practices, policies and approaches• Must be driver for change management• Must have confidence to coach managers• Ability to use judgment, knowledge and interpersonal skills to solve problems• Ability to work independently• Ability to make educated, data-driven decisions quickly• Must have ability to address conflict directly and use judgment to seek common ground and resolve disputes objectively• Superior communications skills both written and verbal.Knowledge and Experience:Educational/Experience• Bachelor’s degree• 7-10 year’s human resources generalist experience• HR competency certification desired (i.e. PHR)• Proficient with Microsoft products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)Competencies Required:• Managerial courage• Sizing up people• Dealing with Ambiguity• Hiring and staffing• Interpersonal savvy• Customer Focus• Drive for Results• Comfort Around Top Management• Organizational Agility• Conflict Management• Standing Alone• Detail Oriented• Organizing• Priority Setting Functional/Technical Skills Required:• Working knowledge of HR policies, procedures and processes• Experience working with leaders and management teams to develop organizational effectiveness• Experience working with leaders in a consultative manner.• Experience implementing improvements via the change management process• Experience coordinating recruiting and staffing at all levelsInternational Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.Memphis TN 38197

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