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Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) Sr. Manager HR Business Partner - Trade Marketing in Winston Salem, North Carolina

Sr. Manager HR Business Partner - Trade Marketing

Date:Nov 7, 2019

Location:Winston Salem, NC, US


Reynolds American Incorporated is positively transforming the tobacco industry. We’re a family of companies that strives for success in everything we do. The future inspires us because our people are igniting the breakthroughs that are redefining the ways adult tobacco consumers enjoy tobacco in the 21st century.

When other companies talk about growth, they only talk about size. At RAI, we focus on the growth of our people. We take pride in each other’s growth and well-being throughout our careers. We invest in your career and total well-being because we know our companies succeed when our people thrive.

At the RAI companies you’ll have the opportunity to work on iconic brands and revolutionary products by collaborating with visionary, principled and passionate people every day.

This position is within Reynolds American Services Company—a subsidiary that provides support services, including compliance, HR, law, finance, information management, and more to all of the subsidiaries of RAI.

The Human Resources Function is pleased to offer an employment opportunity of aSenior Manager HR Business Partner (HRBP). The HRBP serves as a strategic partner to the Trade Marketing (Sales) Function of the business to create best in class employee engagement and a high performing culture. The HRBP advises and partners with Senior management to align business objectives and create and execute strategic initiatives, leadership development plans and recruitment strategies to further strengthen the talent pipeline and succession plans across all levels of Trade Marketing. The HRBP role will partner with key stakeholders to deliver diversity and inclusion programs, employee retention and engagement strategies.

The HRBP serves as a partner with field sales management and provides functional support as it relates to HR programs, policies, practices and processes. In addition, a key responsibility of this role will be to assist with the management of various projects as assigned. The HRBP for Trade Marketing is a dynamic, hands-on partnership with a best in class Sales organization as they strive to transform an industry. This job provides the opportunity for domestic travel throughout the assigned Sales Areas and reports to the Vice President of HR US Commercial.


  • Lead HR Business Partner to an area Vice President Trade Marketing supporting over 300 employees.

  • Proactively identify team and organizational needs, evaluate options and develop solutions.

  • Build effective partnerships with Senior managers and employees within the Trade Marketing function by spending time in Market with individuals

  • Consults with line management on coaching and feedback efforts, people and performance decisions, employee engagement, communications, talent management development, organizational change initiatives and program rollouts

  • Drive change management initiatives through a focus on shifts to culture, leadership and management requirements

  • Facilitation of annual Talent Review Meetings and Performance Review Panels


  • Bachelor’s degree

  • HR business partnering experience supporting a Sales organization

  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to adapt to change quickly and multi-task assignments.

  • Proven strong project management skills

  • Strong analytical skills, ability to critically assimilate and assess data.

  • Strong leadership and influencing skills; ability to drive to consensus where appropriate

  • Global mobility is a plus

Compensation/Targeted Bonus

  • Competitive Annual Salary

  • Targeted Annual Bonus

  • Relocation assistance available for those who qualify.

Benefit Summary

Our company offers very competitive compensation and benefit plans, including:

  • 401(k) plan that offers opportunity to save on pre- and post-tax basis up to 50 percent of eligible compensation. Company matches 100 percent of employee pre-tax/Roth (401k) contributions up to six percent

  • Comprehensive health- and welfare-benefits package

  • Eleven paid company holidays annually, plus a generous paid vacation plan based on length of service

  • Company-paid sick and personal days, funeral leave and jury duty leave

  • Confidential personal financial counseling service

  • On-site health clinics and fitness centers

  • A matching grants program that enables employees to direct and double their donations to qualifying charitable organizations of their choice

  • Health-care advocacy service

  • Volunteer service opportunities

  • Federal credit union membership through Allegacy Federal Credit Union

  • Extensive training opportunities


Reynolds American Inc. is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of British American Tobacco p.l.c., and the U.S. parent company of R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc.; American Snuff Company, LLC; Niconovum USA, Inc.; Niconovum AB; R. J. Reynolds Vapor Company; Lorillard Licensing Company, LLC; and Reynolds Brands, Inc..

Reynolds American Inc. and its affiliated companies is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Our organization offers a level of challenge, responsibility and creativity for motivated employees that stands apart from the crowd.

We are also committed to employing a diverse workforce and valuing different perspectives, experiences and talents to maximize the company's potential for successfully achieving its business objectives.

Onlyapplicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly.

Email: TalentAcquisition@RJRT.com

Nearest Major Market:Winston-Salem

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