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MassMutual HR Business Partner in Boston, Massachusetts

The HR Business Partner (HRBP) will join the HR Consulting team and lead the development and implementation of human capital strategy requirements to successfully execute client business strategy by providing human resources consultation and support to select corporate function organizations. You will use your knowledge of various human resources functions and disciplines, including staffing, compensation, benefits, learning, DE&I, talent management, organizational effectiveness and employee relations to provide tactical and strategic HR support. You will consult with business unit management in the strategic planning process and development of human resources strategies that support the unit's business needs. You will engage other human resources functions when necessary. Advanced knowledge in a variety of concepts, practices, and procedures within HR body of knowledge with demonstrated expertise in influencing business strategy and shaping HR strategic direction will ensure success. This role will be assigned to support at least three business leaders that report directly to the company's Executive Leadership Team and be a critical partner to the enterprise's actuarial talent program.

Investing in the Organization

· Active participant and influencer in the business strategy & planning process

· Leverage internal and external data to influence and advise on all aspects of the talent ecosystem

Brokering Knowledge

· Engage, advocate and partner with HR COE’s to help business leaders achieve their goals

· Consistently share strategic business updates from client group with HR community to build broader business acumen

Talent Management

· Contribute to development of holistic BU/CU talent strategy and apply to SBU as appropriate by leveraging Talent Management’s standardized tools and practices

· Drive on-going dialogue around talent pipeline to ensure top talent for both now and the future to support business goals

· Partner with leaders on driving intentional talent mobility – within and across BU/CU’s

Organizational Effectiveness

· Lead organizational design discussions to ensure appropriate processes, rewards, structure, and people are in place to deliver on strategic priorities

· Partner with leaders to create plans based on feedback from stakeholders for increased engagement and organizational effectiveness

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

· Integrate diversity & inclusion as an intentional topic and priority across all talent touch points

· Build cultural competence and be a sought-after partner and advisor to business leaders

· Role model and champion inclusive leadership to support our cultural journey

The Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Experience working in HR, including HRBP experience

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Proactive leader with an agile mindset and an eagerness to lead transformation

  • Must be eligible to work in the US without sponsorship

The Ideal Qualifications

  • Experience supporting corporate functions and/or non-U.S. organizations

  • 8 years’ experience working in HR, with at least 5 years HRBP experience

  • Strong communication skills, work ethic, passion for learning, resilience, self-motivation and self-awareness

  • Experience in executive level presentations, influencing and leading through change

  • Understanding of complex and high value compensation plans

  • Ability to work in the US without sponsorship

What to Expect as Part of MassMutual and the Team

  • Regular meetings with the HR team supporting MMUS

  • Focused one-on-one meetings with your manager

  • Access to mentorship opportunities

  • Networking opportunities including access to Asian, Hispanic/Latinx, African American, women, LGBTQ, Veteran and disability-focused Business Resource Groups

  • Access to learning content on Degreed and other informational platforms

  • Your ethics and integrity will be valued by a company with a strong and stable ethical business with industry leading pay and benefits


MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.

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At MassMutual, we focus on ensuring fair, equitable pay by providing competitive salaries, along with incentive and bonus opportunities for all employees. Your total compensation package includes either a bonus target or in a sales-focused role a Variable Incentive Compensation component. For more information about our extensive benefits offerings please check out our Total Rewards at a Glance. (