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Human Resource Business Partner at 091 Cigna Health & Life Ins. Co. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

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Cigna Technology Services

As a critical enabler, and a core asset, technology will play a critical role in supporting Cigna's desire to create competitive differentiation through next generation integration, becoming the partner of choice and delivering a superior experience – across the numerous stakeholders.  This transformation will be accomplished through the EvolveIT Strategy. Execution across this strategy will result in improved business strategy alignment, increased velocity, stronger integration, improved transparency and greater optionality.  

Role Summary:

Cigna is seeking an HR Business Partner to join the team to support the Global Technology organization with a specific focus on the Data and Analytics area.

This role will be located in Bloomfield CT, Philadelphia PA or New York City. Travel will be required for the role, about 20%.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Talent and Capability Development

  • Partner and coordinate with functionally aligned HR Business Partners and Center of Excellent (COE) resources to identify requirements and execute actions in support of building talent and capabilities across all functions in the market.

  • Responsible for partnering closely with the client-aligned human resource business partner and business leaders in the development, management and delivery of functional and/or local market strategic workforce plans

  • Drive facilitation, development and ongoing execution of strategic workforce planning deliverables

  • Will coordinate and drive broader strategic workforce planning process and execution across IT and the markets to ensure focused delivery on action plans.

Project Management

  • Responsible for project managing HR work streams associated with existing and future delivery system alliance engagements (i.e., acquisitions, joint ventures, etc)

  • Assist in the design, delivery and execution of the initiatives in support of the Localization program team

  • May also participate in enterprise-wide special project initiatives

Business Partnership

  • Provides strategic HR consulting and problem-solving solutions on the most complex issues to business leaders

  • Assists in the creation of development plans for high potential employees and identifies high potentials at all levels for current- and future-state critical roles

  • Deliver solutions to improve processes, team dynamics, etc. to optimize organizational effectiveness

  • Provide thought leadership and drives execution of business strategy, goals and priorities

Leadership Effectiveness and Key Talent Management

  • Develops effective leaders within the organization, focusing on leadership needs and key themes identified as part of the business strategy and organizational and talent review processes. Initiatives include working with leaders to create strategies to close talent gaps, developing a highly effective leadership team; developing bench strength for succession and talent management. Encourages building strength through diversity.

  • Designs and implements retention strategies focusing on key leaders and individuals with core competencies or skills critical to the organization. Coach leaders on their personal efficacy and leadership impact.

Employee Involvement and Engagement

  • Identifies through elements of the work environment strategies to increase productivity, employee performance, and employee satisfaction and design metrics to track the effectiveness of these initiatives.

  • Creates processes and solutions in partnership with management which support a positive employee relations environment through effective communications, policies and practices.

Change Leadership

  • Acts as a change agent to client groups, partners and project teams to drive organizational change through the application of a common framework, process and set of best practice tools, which prepare employees for ongoing change and transformation.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Masters preferred from a progressive Human Resources and/or business program.

  • Minimum of 10+ years of experience in a HR Business Partner / generalist or talent acquisition role demonstrating increased levels of responsibility.

  • Strong proficiency and proven success leading human resource organizations to further business strategies and create competitive advantage; global experience preferred

  • Proven track record of leading large, complex, organizational changes

  • Ability to think strategically and transform strategy into action

  • Strong business acumen with the ability to understand, discuss and work with leaders on Cigna's business strategy and human capital implication

  • Credibility as a trusted advisor and confidant to senior leadership

  • Knowledge of, and proven capability in organizational development techniques and performance management

  • Experience leading organizations through change management

  • Strong business acumen project management skills, successful teaming with colleagues, and a strong results orientation

  • A highly effective communicator with the ability to clearly and concisely articulate ideas, concepts, and proposals

  • Capable of quantitative analysis, with a proven ability to work with numbers and financial data

Critical Success Factors

  • Strong business acumen

  • Broad Human Resource functional expertise

  • Strong project management skills

  • Successfully led change management

  • Designed organizational processes, structure, and/or systems

  • Large capacity for work; high work ethic

  • Politically savvy; able to navigate and influence

  • Ability to "move the needle" and leadership toward accomplishment of the strategy

  • Passion for a talent mindset and driving performance

  • Capacity for influence across multiple stakeholders

  • Courage to take a stand and conviction to take risks

  • Commitment to inclusion and diversity

  • Proven collaborative style

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex (including pregnancy), childbirth or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

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