The Israel GSMO HR Leader creates value by driving the people agenda with GSMO business leaders and, as the hub between the business and COEs, bringing the full capability of Microsoft HR to bear in achieving talent, organization and business outcomes.
The GSMO HR Leader is a business leader, whose specialization is HR, they envision not only what will or may happen but translate this future state into present talent and organizational choices. You will create clarity, generate energy and deliver success, and ensure Microsoft continues to develop an evolving culture with a growth mindset.
In this role you will be accountable for delivering on our HR Priorities, including talent management, leadership development and organizational effectiveness. This senior HR role will serve as a member of the GSMO Israel senior leadership team, the One Israel HR Leadership team and MEA HR leadership team working together to build the Microsoft culture and deliver results. You will also be part of a Global HR team, leveraging and deploying HR best practices, exchanging insights with HR stakeholders at the regional and global level.
Talent Management - In partnership with the our Talent Management & Talent Acquisition leads, the Israel GSMO HR Lead enables the business to attract, retain and develop world changing talent to achieve business results today and in the future
Lead end-to-end talent management processes and practices to identify and respond to gaps in building forward-looking talent capabilities all-up
Acquire, develop, retain and reward diverse and pivotal talent, in partnership with business leaders
Partner with GTA on an end-to-end talent acquisition strategy to address current and future business needs
Connect externally with networks & communities to bring in world class talent and practices
Organizational Effectiveness - Partner with and enable leaders to develop high-functioning orgs to achieve business goals and build culture
Partner with and enable leaders to develop high-functioning orgs to achieve business goals and build culture
Develop holistic org and people plans for individual leadership teams in support of Microsoft people priorities and HR strategies
Leverage business acumen, competitive insights, external benchmarking, data, and best-in-class OD resources to inform decisions on org structures, processes, communication, and similar levers
Ensure that diagnostics of org challenges are accurate, effective, and take a holistic view of the organization
Design and implement well-thought through change plans that account for durable effect
Leadership Effectiveness- Identify, develop and align leaders that can shift culture and drive business transformation and impact
Partner with leaders to diagnose, coach and provide solutions to enable our leaders and leadership teams to collaborate and continuously transform themselves and their teams/org to deliver business results
Take accountability for ensuring capable leaders with the right skills are in the right roles
“Hold up the mirror" to hold leaders and teams accountable for behaviors and actions that drive the new culture
Partner with leaders to build inclusive environment within their organizations
OneHR Approach - Partner with the full One Israel HR LT and the MEA HR LT to achieve broad business goals and build culture across Israel:
Support the Israel and MEA HR LT in planning and delivery of all Israel and MEA HR People Plan and Priorities, identifying synergies across the Subs and delivering projects across One HR.
Support the HR LT in the identification, building and delivery of a structured set of HR Readiness activities to support HR Team learning and development.
Help support change and drive a culture of growth mindset across the HR team.
Growth Mindset – responding positively to challenges and continually seeking new and better ways of approaching things
Collaboration: Drives alignment and teamwork within a team, department, or across organizational boundaries. Combines resources and joins efforts to achieve company-wide goals
Customer Focus: Anticipates customer needs, and proactively meets and exceeds customer expectations. Recognizes the issues that customers want to resolve, and creates, or facilitates the creation of, products and services to address customer needs.
Drive for Results: Tenaciously pursues positive outcomes, using effective approaches to solve problems. Delivers on commitments and seeks increasingly challenging work. Takes responsibility and holds others accountable for actions, decisions, and goals.
Influencing for Impact: Communicates and networks effectively. Successfully persuades and influences others.
Business Acumen: Applies an understanding of how Microsoft’s business operates, financially and strategically, within the industry. Analyzes key business drivers, and integrates insights into priorities and plans.
Trusted Advisor: Conveys professional depth and breadth, and builds strong client relationships. Effectively influences clients.
Develop and Attract Talent: Identifies skills that are missing in the team and creates a plan to address them. Effectively attracts and recruits talent for the team. Provides ongoing feedback that helps direct reports improve their performance. Provides support for career growth and long-term development.
Deliver Results Through Teamwork: Effective at planning and prioritizing the team’s work. Effectively communicates the business strategy and how work aligns to broader goals. Holds team and individuals accountable for results. Encourages and recognizes collaborative behavior across the team.
Role Model Microsoft Values: Works through others, and across teams to deliver business results. Builds and maintains a motivated, productive team by prioritizing, balancing workloads, providing clear direction, assessing performance, then rewarding the right results.
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field AND 7+ years of
work experience with Human Resources or related processes (e.g., hiring, training,
performance management) involving applicable employment laws and policies
9+ years of work experience with Human Resources or related processes
(e.g., hiring, training, performance management) involving applicable
employment laws and policies
Additional or Preferred Qualifications
Master's degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field
Human Resources Professional Certification (e.g., PHR, SPHR, SHRM
Hebrew & English Speaker
10 years + Generalist HR experience with a breadth of HR knowledge and experience in Israel (and potentially Regionally)
Proactive, tenacious and strong ability to prioritize
Collaborative and a strong communicator.
Proven project management capability
Ability to deal with ambiguity and multiple complex priorities
Ability to engage at all levels of the organisation.
Stakeholder management expertise
Able to move ideas to implementable action plans
Joins the dots for self and others and can articulate the bigger picture
Comfortable with data analytics and curious about trends and insights