Sr. HR Business Partner
Avnet, Inc.

Phoenix, Arizona

Job Summary:

Provides consultative leadership to designated business, functional organization and/or geography to drive business success through people development. Responsible for implementation, design, and administration of high-value, quality human resources programs, practices and procedures, often encompassing several areas of human resources including employee relations, talent acquisition, talent management, compensation, benefits, and training, etc.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Consults with management to define and execute HR initiatives in support of business strategy.
  • Provides support to business/functional leaders in the areas of workforce planning and assessment.
  • Serves as a business partner, change agent, and may serve as a member of the line leadership staff.
  • Ability to partner with Center of Excellence (COE) consultants and Service Delivery Center (SDC) resources to provide advanced consulting and support in talent acquisition and management, learning and development, diversity and inclusion, compensation, and benefits.
  • Engage with COE HR functions to collaboratively implement HR programs and policies.
  • Participates in or leads HR projects.
  • Analyzes business challenges and HR programs to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Participates in roll-outs of company-wide HR initiatives.
  • Manages escalations and dispute resolutions through company programs and policies.
  • Applies governmental regulations to the development of HR programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Level Specifications:
  • Mastery knowledge of industry best practices and disciplines. Considered a subject matter expert within the organization and contributes to the development of new concepts, techniques and standards.
  • Develops solutions to highly complex and uniquely challenging situations. Assignments require extensive evaluation of alternatives and variables. Expected to make improvements to policies and procedures.
  • Works independently toward long-range goals and objectives. Assignments are often self-initiated using independent judgment and discretion. May act as informal team lead and/or coach less experienced team members.
  • Serves as consultant to management and/or internal/external spokesperson for the organization on major initiatives related to policies, plans and long-range objectives.
  • Actions may impact the organization and its reputation. Effects of erroneous decisions may be long-lasting, influence the future course of the organization and/or require the expenditure of extensive additional resources.

Work Experience:
  • Typically 8+ years with bachelor's or equivalent.

Education and Certification(s):
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience from which comparable knowledge and job skills can be obtained.

Distinguishing Characteristics:
  • SPHR preferred (in U.S.)


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills.

Avnet is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy of non-discrimination also applies to religious dress and grooming practices. Avnet will accommodate employee religious dress standards and grooming practices that do not result in undue hardship for the Company. If you are interested in applying for employment with Avnet and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position contact our Human Resources Service Center at (888) 994-7669.

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