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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.
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.
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
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.
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.
If you require an accommodation based on your physical or mental disability please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.