1+ months

Director, People Business Partners

American Airlines
Dallas, TX 75201

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08)   
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 63437 


Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

Why you'll love this job

  • The People Business Partner role is a trusted business, leadership, and employee advisor who creates value through forecasting talent challenges impacting business strategy, shaping and implementing people strategies and organizational change, delivering solutions, and promoting the right workplace culture that aligns with how the business goes to market.  Responsibilities include directing and implementing a full range of human resources/people policies and activities, including appropriate timely referral and handling of employee relations and investigation services.

What you'll do

  • Works with senior officer business leaders to develop and implement talent strategies, initiatives, and solutions that support business needs
  • Ensures alignment between business objectives and People programs
  • Serves as feedback channel between business and various People functions to ensure business perspective is understood
  • Partners with executives and departmental leadership to optimize organizational structures
  • Leads and implements talent development strategies including engagement, workforce effectiveness, and culture with frontline leaders and employees
  • Promotes and leads organizational change at all levels of the company
  • Coaches and guides leadership team on total rewards programs
  • Supports Team Member Relations & Investigation team with employee relations issues; and stays abreast of changes in the industry, laws, and regulations

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience; Advanced degree preferred
  • 10 years of prior work experience in human resources, including employee relations; airline experience preferred
  • 7 years of experience in leadership roles, as well as a demonstrated track record of progression

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Demonstrates the highest standards of personal ethics and integrity

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Strong analytical skills, with demonstrated ability to analyze data and make sound recommendations
  • Ability to consistently practice outstanding business judgment with unquestionable ethical practices
  • Demonstrated ability to work with the leadership team to identify, plan, and execute strategic initiatives
  • Demonstrated ability to be highly collaborative, form consensus, build relationships, and work productively with a broad range of experienced professionals throughout the company
  • Demonstrated ability to assess opportunities, structure solutions, and effectively execute project plans to meet goals
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage multiple large scale projects on an ongoing basis and adjust priorities, as necessary, to meet shifting deadlines in a dynamic work environment
  • Ability to influence and drive success by asking meaningful questions, challenging the status quo, and modeling teamwork and effective collaboration
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, changing, and complex environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with ability to effectively and clearly communicate a strategic and tactical vision to all levels within the organization, as well as with external agencies and business partners
  • Believes in and promotes the American Airlines five leadership attributes:
      • Caring – We care about all team members
      • Collaboration – We succeed as a team
      • Development – We build future leaders
      • Results – We drive to be the best
      • Future – We continually challenge the status quo

What you'll get

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer: 

  • Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.
  • Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more. 
  • Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.
  • 401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year.
  • Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more

Feel free to be yourself at American

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 63437 


Posted: 2022-10-12 Expires: 2023-04-23
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