HR Business Partner Sr. Manager

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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What you do at AMD changes everything 

At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible.  We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center. 

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results.  It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world.   If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.

Human Resources Business Partner Sr. Manager

The Role:

AMD is a fast-paced, results-focused, highly innovative company built upon a legion of forward-thinking people with a passion for winning technology.

We are searching for a Human Resource Business Partner Sr. Manager to support several key executives in our Compute & Graphics business unit. This is a superb opportunity for a passionate HR professional who has shown strong execution and end to end ownership to make a difference and have an impact in a highly vibrant environment.

The Person:

The successful candidate will advise and collaborate with AMD senior executives on a variety of human capital strategies, provide business insights through org and talent analytics, and drive key change and talent initiatives. Those who thrive here seek out clarity in the face of ambiguity, take risks when confronted with the unknown, are motivated by solving problems and do what they say, and own what they do.

Key Responsibilities:

Business, Financial, and Industry Acuity

  • Know how businesses work; knowledgeable in current practices, trends, and information affecting his/her business and organization.

Interpersonal, Communication, and Advising Skills

  • Guide and influence the business to identify, develop, and drive key human capital initiatives such as leadership development, organizational planning, global recruiting, and rewards and recognition.
  • Partner and team with colleagues inside and outside of HR to innovate, improve, align, and drive the efficiency of enterprise-wide HR programs and initiatives.
  • Strategically drive pay-for-performance including salary planning, promotions, resource planning, and talent calibration.
  • Facilitate or chip into business conversations that drive the people strategies to enable a positive business impact.
  • Act as an advisor to business leaders on issues relating to policy interpretation and employee relations.

Organizational Diagnostics, Analytics, and Problem Solving

  • Analyze and communicate insights using the HR Dashboard and the key talent metrics to provide guidance to the business.
  • Analyze and interpret engagement survey results - identifying trends and collaborating with leaders to identify and implement action planning.
  • Capture information, find patterns, understand independencies, and tackle problems or find innovative solutions in support of business objectives.

Organizational Change

  • Assist people and the organization in moving to new ways of thinking and/or operating.
  • Drive communication and organizational change plans that ensure appropriate pre-wiring and alignment with key partners and are thoughtfully executed to mitigate risk and drive positive employee engagement.

Preferred Experience:

  • Diversified knowledge and application of HR processes and programs such as organization development, organizational change, workforce planning, performance management, employee relations, compensation & rewards, training, and recruitment.
  • Proven track record to analyze and use metrics to influence action.
  • Exposure to executive coaching frameworks, tools, and approaches.
  • Confirmed operational and project leadership skills.
  • Proven ability to work optimally in a sophisticated, global, matrixed organization.
  • Ability to work effectively on a distributed team, productively handle conflict, and build trust.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to influence others.
  • Validated capacity to work independently, take proactive action, and deliver results.
  • Experience working in a Technical/Engineering company a plus.

Academic Credentials:

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR preferred


Austin, TX



Requisition Number: 81783 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Human Resources


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