MassMutual Financial Group HR Business Partner in Springfield, Massachusetts

Since 1851, MassMutual’s commitment has always been to help people protect their families, support their communities, and help one another. This is why we want to inspire people to Live Mutual. We at MassMutual value diversity and inclusion. We’re people helping people.

A career with us means you will work alongside exceptional people and be empowered to reach your professional and personal goals. Our employees are the foundation of what makes MassMutual a strong, stable and ethical business. We seek and value unique and varied perspectives and experiences because we believe we are stronger when all voices are heard. We invite you to bring your bright, innovative ideas to MassMutual as we continue to help millions of Americans rely on each other.

Together, we’re stronger.




Lead the development and implementation of human capital strategy requirements to successfully execute client business strategy by providing human resources consultation and support to a designated business unit(s). Use knowledge of various human resources functions, including staffing, compensation, benefits, training and employee relations to provide tactical and strategic HR support to line managers. Consult with business unit management in the strategic planning process and development of human resources strategies that support the unit's business needs. 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.


  • Partner directly with senior management in the business to develop and implement HR strategies that align with business needs.

  • Develop holistic Talent strategy: Build actionable sourcing (internal / external), onboarding, development, engagement, retention plans for high potential, critical role talent

  • Build ‘Talent Mobility’ process to align top talent career growth & future state leadership needs

  • Ensure succession readiness with realistic, actionable development plans

  • Forecasting and Workforce Planning – Create strategy and contingency plans based on market trends and organizational needs

  • Coach and partner with leaders to create actionable plans to improve leadership effectiveness; influence team effectiveness

  • Partner to create and execute a diversity –focused action plan and culture of inclusion

  • Provide guidance and insight to establishing performance objectives, calibrating performance assessments and compensation planning.

  • Identify and mitigate risks associated with how we manage human resources including compliance with HR policies. Limit liability and provide solutions to mitigate negative employment actions

  • Promote One HR to leverage expertise and capability to achieve the greatest business impact. Collaborate effectively with COE partners to share business concerns, identify optimal solutions and programs.

  • Advocate effectively for business needs; help shape HR initiatives to address most important gaps in business and anticipate readiness and change management concerns.

  • Deliver change management interventions in partnership with Learning & Development.

  • Help protect the company‘s ethical reputation and mitigate liability related to employment practices.

  • Lead Human Resource projects and initiatives.


  • Bachelor’s degree and a strong foundation of experience in an HR Business Partner role.

  • Demonstrated effective consulting skills

  • Service and results oriented with strong customer focus and sense of urgency

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with proven ability to collaborate, influence and build trust, within complex organizational relationships

  • Flexibility, adaptability; able to effectively prioritize

  • Comfortable operating in a highly matrixed environment.

  • Ability to demonstrate excellent communication skills both verbally and written.

  • Experience partnering with senior business leaders on business strategy, organizational issues and talent optimization.

  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future .


  • MBA and/or PHR preferred.

  • 8+ years of progressive HR experience.

  • 5+ years project management and strategic planning experience.

Ranked No. 77 in the annual FORTUNE ® 500 Ranking (FORTUNE ® Magazine, June 2017) and recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere, MassMutual is guided by a single purpose: We help people secure their future and protect the ones they love. As a company owned by our policyowners, we are defined by mutuality and our vision to put customers first. It’s more than our company structure – it’s our way of life. We are a company of people protecting people. Our company exists because people are willing to share risk and resources, and rely on each other when it counts. At MassMutual, we Live Mutual.


Focus on the Customer: We understand our customers well and look for every opportunity to deliver an experience that is clear, easy, personal, human, empowering and trustworthy.

Act with Integrity: We deliver on our promises by being open, honest and humble and by adhering to the letter and spirit of applicable laws, rules, regulations and company policies.

Value People: We respect and learn from each other’s diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas. We engage and develop people to their greatest potential.

Work Collaboratively: We work together to achieve results by actively listening, seeking, understanding and creating solutions as a unified team driving toward one company, one culture, one brand.

Achieve Results: We focus on winning by exceeding expectations and getting better – everyone, every day.

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MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply.

At MassMutual, we’re fostering an inclusive and dynamic environment where our employees are valued for who they are and can build successful careers. For us, diversity and inclusion is more than a goal, it’s the only way forward.

• 100% rating on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (2018)

• National Association for Female Executives Top Company for Executive Women (2017)

• DiversityInc Noteworthy Company (2017)

• Disability Equality Index® (DEI) Best Place to Work for Disability inclusion (2017)

• Working Mother Media 100 Best Company (2017)

• Military Friendly Employer (2018)