Job Description

Experience Level: Experienced Hire


  • Corporate Services


  • 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich Street, New York, New York, 10007, US
  • 1414 S Tryon Street, 7th Floor, The Railyard Floors 5-8, Charlotte, North Carolina, 28203, US

At Moody's, we unite the brightest minds to turn today’s risks into tomorrow’s opportunities. We do this by striving to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels welcome to be who they are—with the freedom to exchange ideas, think innovatively, and listen to each other and customers in meaningful ways.

If you are excited about this opportunity but do not meet every single requirement, please apply! You still may be a great fit for this role or other open roles. We are seeking candidates who model our values: invest in every relationship, lead with curiosity, champion diverse perspectives, turn inputs into actions, and uphold trust through integrity.

Moody’s People team is in the midst of a dynamic and exciting transformation, committed to focusing on serving and developing the company’s most important asset - its team members, enabling the business to meet and exceed its goals through its people. The Vice President - People Business Partner will facilitate and shape this change through their support of the Talent strategy for Moody’s Technology groups globally. This individual will serve as a partner and coach to managers and employees on People strategy and solutions for complex tech organizations, translating business requirements into People services, programs and initiatives. This role will demonstrate the ability to think critically in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate the ability to manage and drive projects across the entity; responsibilities include:

  • Business Advisor: Builds relationships with global senior managers to understand business priorities in order to align People strategies to business objectives and key results (OKR’s) for the Technology groups in Moody’s Investor Services and Shared Services. Partner closely across subject matter experts, cross-functional teams and people services & solutions team to deliver advice and counsel to leaders, makes recommendations, and is a trusted advisor to senior managers on full range of People business issues.
  • Contributes to the creation of programs that drive higher levels of employee performance and engagement.
  • Organizational Development & Design: Helps identify, facilitates, and supports the implementation of change management and organizational design and development initiatives. Partners with the People Business Partner Team, Leadership & Centers of Expertise to execute on solutions to business challenges.
  • Talent Management: In partnership with the Centers of Expertise and the People BP team, advises management to implement a framework for assessing and developing talent. Supports talent assessment processes including succession planning, executive assessments, high potential identification and development, and building management bench strength.
  • Staffing and Selection: Works with Talent Attraction team on staffing needs globally. Participates in recruitment for key positions.
  • Rewards and Recognition: Supports senior management, compensation and finance in the annual salary plan and incentive compensation processes.
  • Workforce Analytics: Reviews internal and external metrics to draw hypotheses and conclusions that help the business make more informed decisions about its workforce. Uses metrics to make recommendations to address particular issues.
  • Project Management: Supports global projects and partners with various People functions to resource project teams as directed. Participates in cross-functional and technical projects as appropriate.
  • Risk Management: Proactively mitigates risk by working with management, Legal, Compliance and Employee Relations (ER) to ensure employment law-related risks are managed appropriately. Maintains a positive, productive and cohesive work environment by dealing with workplace conduct, conflict resolution, counselling, and employee engagement.


  • Bachelor’s Degree. Advanced degree and/or certification in HR specialties.
  • Minimum of 8 years as an HR generalist with additional experience in at least one other HR function.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, with the ability to incorporate metrics and analysis into delivery.
  • Outstanding verbal and communication skills, with poise and confidence to interact with all levels of management and ability to build trusted relationships with senior managers in order to influence.
  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to manage high volumes of work and navigate through change.
  • Strong team player operates with humility, kindness, curiosity, collaboration, open mindedness.
  • Excellent Excel skills to analyze data and tell numerical stories.
  • Executive level PowerPoint skills
  • Willingness to travel: Travel to Charlotte or NY would be at minimum once a quarter, preferably once a month


For US-based roles only: the anticipated hiring base salary range for this position is [[$160,100 - [[$232,100, depending on factors such as experience, education, level, skills, and location. This range is based on a full-time position. In addition to base salary, this role is eligible for incentive compensation. Moody’s also offers a competitive benefits package, including not but limited to medical, dental, vision, parental leave, paid time off, a 401(k) plan with employee and company contribution opportunities, life, disability, and accident insurance, a discounted employee stock purchase plan, and tuition reimbursement.

Moody’s is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender, age, religion, national origin, citizen status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Moody’s also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities or based on a sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable laws. If you need to inquire about a reasonable accommodation, or need assistance with completing the application process, please email This contact information is for accommodation requests only, and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For San Francisco positions, qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

This position may be considered a promotional opportunity, pursuant to the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.

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Candidates for Moody's Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody’s Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.

For more information on the Securities Trading Program, please refer to the STP Quick Reference guide on ComplianceNet

Please note: STP categories are assigned by the hiring teams and are subject to change over the course of an employee’s tenure with Moody’s.

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