Senior Consultant - Human Resources

  • Location:
    Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Area of Interest
    Human Resources
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id
What you’ll do:

Cisco HR is inspiring today’s talent for tomorrow’s Cisco. We are developing HR strategies that accelerate capability in Cisco’s business and our employees by transforming Cisco’s talent, leadership, culture, and organization. The successful candidate will thrive on working in a fast-paced, highly matrixed environment. They will be excited about the opportunity to be part of a large international corporate transformation where we embrace new ways of doing HR, Inclusion & Diversity.

Who you’ll work with:
The Team
The Leadership and Team Intelligence team in Human Resources is seeking an innovative and adaptable individual to join our APJC regional team in support of accelerating team success across Cisco. Cisco is focused on building great teams - Business/Technology focus on customers and people strategy focus on our people at cisco and the place they overlap is our teams. If we think about how we serve customers, we always do it in teams. The complexity that we navigate for our customers, is often a team endeavor. If you think about what creates the experience of the enterprise, it’s the experience of your teams. If your team experience is great, then your experience at cisco is great and vice versa. That’s why teams is the emphasis here. In this role you will work directly with local business leaders, human resources professionals and employees to enable a culture of effective teams across the region. This role reports to the Senior Manager of APJC LTI team and will be part of a dynamic team focused on APJC.

Role & Responsibilities

• Act as a partner and trusted advisor to key region/site business stakeholders and HR Leaders, consulting on team success across functions.
• Engage with internal clients to identify and intervene on change management initiatives to foster positive team dynamics
• Facilitate focus group discussions to understand the key issues within the team
• Provide an analysis of existing team dynamics and make recommendations to improve the performance of the team
• Work with internal clients to monitor progress of the interventions and to make relevant decisions
• Consult, plan, orchestrate & promote team success in major sites
• Actively collating, analyzing and reporting both business impact metrics and anecdotal examples of how the team success is providing tangible value to key business partners

Extended Team Focus

• Participate in region/site planning with local business and HR leaders.

• Collaborate with regional/global team ensuring close alignment and agreement on strategies and approach.

• Partner across the LTI organization and the broader HR ecosystem (client facing, centers of excellence, and global business services) to ensure successful business outcomes.

Mobility - 50% of the job will require regional travel.

What You Are:

Minimum Qualifications

BS/BA degree or equivalent and 15+ years' experience in human resources, program management, career coaching, and/or learning & development. It is preferred that applicants have direct experience in working directly with/managing employees, at Cisco or in a prior role in the IT industry.

Desired Skills

To be successful in this position, an individual must have demonstrated the ability to build and manage a talent-related business function, and also possess the personal attributes to influence, collaborate and execute engagements with internal clients and HR leaders and peers.

Executive Engagement, Establishing Credibility, Managing Expectations, Objection Handling, Business Acumen.

Presentation Skills, Negotiation Skills, Influencing Skills, problem solving and strategic planning ability

Customer Analysis, Portfolio Positioning, Budget Planning and Tracking, Business Metrics

Earning Trust, Working Across Boundaries, Envisioning Opportunities, Innovation & Risk Taking, Demonstrating Passion, Managing Conflict, Problem Solving & Decision Making

Analytical skills to design team performance improvement strategies; Client-focused, with the ability to work with business leaders;  Awareness and understanding of business environments


Why Cisco:

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. 

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.


We are Cisco

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