Aetna Sr HR Partner, Specialty Business in Dallas, Texas

Req ID: 42759BR


The Senior Human Resources Partner provides broad strategic HR partnership for senior business leaders in Aetna's Specialty Businesses as a member of the management team. The Senior HR Partner will be instrumental in identifying and implementing short and long term talent strategies required to achieve and exceed our business goals within this progressive and rapidly evolving industry. Key elements include anticipating and building for future organizational needs, delivering on talent requirements and ensuring a competitive edge through our people. This senior HR Partner role will support multiple leaders and levels within or across Specialty Businesses.

Fundamental Components:

-Serves as strategic business advisor to leader(s) to ensure organizational effectiveness, talent development and management practices that are well aligned with business goals

  • Develops the talent strategy required to successfully align structures, costs, metrics and rewards, with high performing talent capabilities.

  • Drives workforce planning and actions that build organization capability aligned with the larger organization and specific to local strategies.

  • Builds ongoing talent review practices that build depth and breadth of bench strength by consulting on selection, onboarding, development, movement/rotation, performance assessment, pay and rewards/recognition.

  • Establishes and monitors organization and talent metrics aligned to business strategy; coach and consult with leadership on how to leverage data indicators and inform progress against goals.

  • Provides insights and alignment to Aetna's enterprise talent strategy, including assessment of talent gaps, needed areas of expertise, and the creation of a strong general manager pipeline for senior leaders.

  • Provides management development/coaching that aligns behaviors with Aetna's leadership competencies and drives business outcomes.

  • Partners with leaders and HR colleagues to drive organizational transformation through ensuring a high performance culture, including diversity and inclusion initiatives.

  • Provides support in identification of change management implications as well as provides consultation on planning, tools and resources and communications.

  • Consults with leaders on resulting compensation decisions and practices that drive and reward desired behaviors

  • Provides actionable information through data and analysis in order to guide management plans, make informed decisions and optimize resources

  • Drives HR Business Advisory practices through the organization as part of the larger Business Advisory Services HR team.

  • Establishes HR practices within assigned business unit(s) to ensure management accountability for their responsibilities, including guidance to subject matter experts or use of HR resources (broker HR services)

  • Leverages best practices, external HR and industry trends to inform a consultative approach and offer alternatives.

  • Collaborates with HR Centers of Expertise, HR Consulting peers and Shared Services experts in the development, implementation, measurement, and evaluation of broad-based HR initiatives

    This position could also work out of our Dallas, TX Pittsburgh PA or New York NY offices


  • 10+ years strategic human resources consulting experience with demonstrated expertise influencing the business and shaping HR direction.

  • Experience in coaching and influencing senior leadership teams

  • Demonstrated experience in organizational design/development and change management

  • Ability to utilize all HR levers, along with business knowledge, to drive achievement of goals


    The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


    Functional - Human Resources/HRBP - Leadership Coaching/More Than 10 Years

    Functional - Human Resources//More Than 10 Years

    Functional - Human Resources/HRBP - Organization Design/More Than 10 Years

    Functional - Human Resources/HRBP - Business Strategy & Plan Development/More Than 10 Years


    Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

    We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

    Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

    Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

    We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

    Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

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Job Function: Human Resources