HR Business Partner
Position Overview: The HRBP supports assigned business office or field facility by promoting, communicating and implementing human resources strategies and initiatives. Build and maintain influential relationships by being a strategic partner with management and an employee advocate. Provide guidance on employment law, coordinate performance management, and resolve employee relations issues. Act as experts on human resources policies and procedures such as payroll, benefits, compensation, employee development, and recruiting. The HRBP maintains an effective level of business literacy about the business unit’s financial position, its midrange plans, its culture and its competition.
- Recruits key talent and participates in all talent acquisition activities for the organization.
- Consults with staff and management, providing HR guidance when appropriate.
- Analyzes trends and metrics to develop solutions, programs and policies.
- Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations.
- Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance.
- Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions).
- Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
- Provides HR policy creation, guidance, and interpretation.
- Provides guidance and input on department restructures, workforce planning and succession planning.
- Identifies training needs for departments and field facilities and individual coaching needs. Participates in evaluation and monitoring of success of training programs.
- This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
- Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Creates accurate and punctual reports, delivers presentations, shares information and ideas with others, has good listening skills.
- Problem Solving: Identifies problems, involves others in seeking solutions, conducts appropriate analysis, searches for best solutions; responds quickly to new challenges.
- Business Acumen: Ability to develop and administer budgets with a strong bottom-line mentality. Understands the levers that make the biggest impact. Can develop and deliver influential presentations.
- Project Management: Initiates, plans, and executes project management processes from inception to completion. Must be able to understand the goal of the project and then deliver all of the necessary results.
- Personal Effectiveness/Credibility: Delivers promised results and builds effective relationships and establishes a reliable track record.
- Initiative: Takes charge before others do. Leads by example in the office with a positive, solution-oriented attitude.
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree and relevant industry experience.
- Minimum of 8 to 10 years’ experience resolving complex employee relations issues.
- PHR or SPHR Certification preferred.
- Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation, organizational diagnosis, employee relations, performance management, and federal and state respective employment laws.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office, HRIS and payroll systems.
- Excellent verbal and written communication and negotiation skills.
Work Environment: This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.
Travel: Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.