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CVS Health HR Business Partner, Lead Director in Hartford, Connecticut

Bring your heart to CVS Health. Every one of us at CVS Health shares a single, clear purpose: Bringing our heart to every moment of your health. This purpose guides our commitment to deliver enhanced human-centric health care for a rapidly changing world. Anchored in our brand — with heart at its center — our purpose sends a personal message that how we deliver our services is just as important as what we deliver. Our Heart At Work Behaviors™ support this purpose. We want everyone who works at CVS Health to feel empowered by the role they play in transforming our culture and accelerating our ability to innovate and deliver solutions to make health care more personal, convenient and affordable.

The Lead Director, HR Business Partner (HRBP) is an individual contributor and plays a key strategic role as a thought partner to executive-level Finance leadership. The HRBP is responsible for building successful relationships within all levels of the organization to proactively develop and execute human capital plans that will positively impact the company. Operating within an HRBP consulting model, the HRBP is directly, or in partnership with other HR Centers of Excellence (COE) and HR Shared Services (HRSS), responsible for key talent, organizational processes and workplace practices including workforce planning, talent acquisition, performance and change management, organizational design, manager/team assimilation, compensation, talent reviews and large-scale enterprise initiatives.

As a Strategic Partner you will have the ability to:

  • Support, in partnership with leaders, the development of business strategies and alignment and execution of the HR strategy to address the current and future direction of the Finance function

  • Deliver broad scale human resource consulting, coaching and human capital solutions to Finance leaders on key talent, organizational processes and workplace practices including workforce planning, talent acquisition, performance and change management, organizational design, manager/team assimilation, compensation, talent development, retention, and large-scale enterprise initiatives

  • Evaluate and advise on the impact of new programs/strategies and regulatory actions on the attraction, motivation, development, and retention of Finance colleagues.

  • Coach and develops leaders to optimize performance

  • Supports the development of rich talent pipelines needed to drive both current and future business needs

  • Support a capable organization that helps Finance colleagues to thrive in a constantly changing environment

  • Efficiently manage multiple and changing priorities and trends across multiple HR disciplines. Identifies and addresses implications of organizational change and policy/practice initiatives

  • Lead the development and implementation of workforce specific aspects of Finance business project plans which support business profitability, effectiveness, and growth

  • Partner with Talent Acquisition to support specific strategic staffing strategies to identify talent within and outside the corporation

  • Leverage technology, tools, and resources to optimize organizational effectiveness (people, process, policy)

  • Sustain leader focus on engagement of colleagues; provides insights on trends; designs and implements HR solutions to address engagement

    Required Qualifications:

  • 7+ years strategic human resources consulting experience or relevant work experience with demonstrated expertise influencing the business strategy and shaping the HR strategic direction

  • Experience leading and directing work of others

  • Talent retention/development experience

  • The ability to be onsite in RI or CT 3+ days per week (could include plane travel)

  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time as required per business needs (including plane travel)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • SHRM-CP/SCP or PHR/SPHR certification

  • Master’s Degree/Advanced Degree preferred

  • HRBP experience within a large corporation; Finance organizations

  • Proven record of accomplishment in creating and maintaining successful relationships and business partnerships across the organization

  • Demonstrated ability to consult using HR Standards of Practice and /or experience in multiple HR functions to include organizational design


  • Bachelor's degree preferred/specialized training/relevant professional qualification.

Pay Range

The typical pay range for this role is:

$100,000.00 - $227,000.00

This pay range represents the base hourly rate or base annual full-time salary for all positions in the job grade within which this position falls. The actual base salary offer will depend on a variety of factors including experience, education, geography and other relevant factors. This position is eligible for a CVS Health bonus, commission or short-term incentive program in addition to the base pay range listed above. This position also includes an award target in the company’s equity award program. In addition to your compensation, enjoy the rewards of an organization that puts our heart into caring for our colleagues and our communities. The Company offers a full range of medical, dental, and vision benefits. Eligible employees may enroll in the Company’s 401(k) retirement savings plan, and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan is also available for eligible employees. The Company provides a fully-paid term life insurance plan to eligible employees, and short-term and long term disability benefits. CVS Health also offers numerous well-being programs, education assistance, free development courses, a CVS store discount, and discount programs with participating partners. As for time off, Company employees enjoy Paid Time Off (“PTO”) or vacation pay, as well as paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Number of paid holidays, sick time and other time off are provided consistent with relevant state law and Company policies. For more detailed information on available benefits, please visit jobs.CVSHealth.com/benefits

CVS Health requires certain colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, religious belief, or other legally recognized reasons that prevents them from being vaccinated.

You are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status or apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment. Please note that in some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination or an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work.

CVS Health is committed to recruiting, hiring, developing, advancing, and retaining individuals with disabilities. As such, we strive to provide equal access to the benefits and privileges of employment, including the provision of a reasonable accommodation to perform essential job functions. CVS Health can provide a request for a reasonable accommodation, including a qualified interpreter, written information in other formats, translation or other services through ColleagueRelations@CVSHealth.com If you have a speech or hearing disability, please call 7-1-1 to utilize Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS). We will make every effort to respond to your request within 48 business hours and do everything we can to work towards a solution.