18 days old

Human Resources Chief of Staff

The Dow Chemical Company
Midland, Michigan
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift
The Dow Chemical Company has a new and exciting opportunity for a Human Resources Chief of Staff to be located in Midland, Michigan.
With the Future Dow standup and spin, and the digitalization of our enterprise, we are rebuilding HR and our whole organization. We are therefore in the search of a new role, a Chief of Staff to the CHRO. As a strategist, consultant and implementer, the successful candidate will ensure streamlined activities within the organization based on the priorities of the CHRO and the HR function. The HR Chief of Staff will handle strategic and tactical matters that will contribute to the value HR delivers, and the  long-term success of the company.
Examples of Chief of Staff Responsibilities:
In partnership with the CHRO, the incumbent will support and enable our business growth, driving Dow’s established business agenda and long-term growth.
  • Act as an adviser and sounding board to the CHRO.
  • Support the CHRO and HR senior leaders with coordination of people priorities and talent decisions.
  • Lead, manage and coordinate the execution of strategic and operational initiatives.
  • Assist in developing presentations, speaking engagements and other internal and external communications.
  • Participate in regular meetings with the different bodies of the HR organization, ensuring connectivity and alignment.
  • Collaborates with key partners and stakeholders outside of HR as it relates to coordination of priorities and initiatives impacting Dow.
  • Assess inquiries directed to the CHRO, determine proper course of action.
  • Ensure progress through proactive actions and measures.
  • Assist the CHRO in facilitating effective decision-making.
  • Leadership of Dow’s HR Development Program, an early career rotational program for HR professionals.



The Skills & Required Qualifications:
  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field is required.  A Master's degree in one of these fields is preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years of  senior level experience is required. 
  • Impeccable managerial and interpersonal skills; flexible and collaborative.
  • Proven track record of effectively interacting with senior management.
  • Ability to work strategically and collaboratively across departments.
  • Effective, versatile, well organized and action-oriented.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States.  No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.
The Traits:
Being a facilitator and enabler is how the incumbent should perceive the responsibilities. The foundation of this role is trust. Gaining the respect of the organization and trust among colleagues will allow the incumbent to make the role into hers or his own. The incumbent should also possess the following attributes as they are key in enabling the future HR Model: hyperawareness, fast execution, and informed decision making. 

Other essential traits include:

  • Trust
  • Critical Thinker 
  • Multi-tasker
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Efficient with prioritization of resources
  • Confident in managing up and down
  • Ability to comfortably dive into any area of the businesses, functions, and geographies
  • Professional HR certifications such as SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP are preferred.


** Domestic relocation benefits are available with this position **


About DowDuPont

DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at www.dow-dupont.com.


The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process. 


Dow Offers:

  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits
    • An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company
    • Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings
    • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment
    • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth
    • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world
    • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others
    • Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at http://www.dow.com/en-us/contact-us, you may call us at 1+800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1+989-636-3674.


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