AVP - HR Business Partner
AVP - HR Business Partner
AVP - HR Business Partner

AVP - HR Business PartnerMoody's

The Role / Responsibilities

The HR Regional Partner is responsible for providing HR advice and counsel to local business managers, for translating business requirements into local HR services, programs and initiatives, and for delivering HR services to the business.
This role will mainly focus on Lithuania, Spain, Czech Republic, the Nordics and Eastern Europe.

  • HR Advisor: Builds strong relationships and provides trusted advice to senior managers with teams in the above countries on the full range of HR programs, such as: talent management, performance management, and employee development, HR policies and processes, employee relations, employee reward and recognition; employee survey findings, etc. Builds knowledge of business strategies of client groups.
  • Employee Relations and Social Relations: Manages local employee relation matters. Leads Works Council meetings and activities for Lithuania. Supports the Lithuania Management Team with the preparation and the organization of monthly and ad-hoc meetings with the Works Council.
  • Local Policies: Guarantees adherence to local legislation, communicate and implement company policies and procedures locally. In partnership with Legal implements any required action to ensure local legal requirements are met.
  • Talent Management: Leads talent planning for the above countries. Provides support to local managers in executing talent assessment and performance management processes. Ensures workforce plans are in place the above-mentioned local markets.
    Local Project: Participates in and leads country related HR cross-functional projects as appropriate.
  • HR Processes/ HR Governance: Regularly reviews HR processes for the country/ies and ensures it best support the local needs. Implements standardized HR processes with local client groups. Works effectively with HR Centers of Excellence and the regional HR Connect team. Ensures HR Governance for the above countries.
  • DE&I and Employee Experience: Enhances the rollout of DE&I and Learning & Development programs. Ensures programs are localized and maximize employee engagement and performance. Drives the strategy and execution for the country employer brand aligned to local markets.
  • Rewards and Recognition: Reviews local compensation recommendations when required. Partner with the Benefits team on any updates or changes required of local benefits.
  • Workforce Analytics: Monitors key workforce metrics – e.g., turnover, exit interview, BES country results – to identify “early warning” signals for the above-mentioned countries. Provides recommendations and partner with local Management on any required follow-up actions.
  • Risk Management – Works with local Senior Management, Legal, Compliance, the Global HR Business Partner Leads and the Employee Relations (ER) to ensure employment law-related risks are managed appropriately. Maintains a positive, productive and cohesive work environment by dealing with workplace conduct, conflict resolution, counselling, employee engagement, and other employee relations activities.


  • Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree. Advanced degree and/or certification in HR specialties.
  • Strong experience as an HR manager supporting Lithuania. Any HR/ employment law knowledge of Spain or Czech Republic in addition to Lithuania would be beneficial but not mandatory.
  • Strong experience of leading Employee Relations matters, Works Council meetings in Lithuania.
  • Strong knowledge of Lithuania employment regulations and law. Knowledge of Spain or Czech Republic employment regulations and law highly desired.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, with the ability to incorporate metrics and analysis into HR delivery.
  • Outstanding verbal and communication skills, with poise and confidence to interact with all levels of management.
  • Ability to manage high volumes of work, execute flawlessly, and understand HR processes.
  • Motivated self-starter, confident, and able to navigate through change and through a complex international matrix organization.
  • Strong team player, problem-solver, commercial, and client-centric.
  • Strong personal credibility with the ability to build trusted relationships with senior managers in order to influence.
  • Outstanding organizational and time-management skills.
  • English and Lithuanian required. Any other language such as Spanish or Czech would be an advantage.
  • Competent in using existing HR technology and tools, and MS Office software suite including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.