Human Resources Business Partner

Created: 10-06-2020

Deadline: 19-07-2020

Category: HR

Location: Baltimore, Maryland

The Human Resources Business Partner acts strategically across assigned business areas through the assisted development and execution of HR programs, policies, and solutions that help drive behaviors and attain business goals. Ensures policies and programs are implemented consistently across business groups. Partners with Leadership to provide strategic consulting on the most complex HR issues.  The position serves as a consultant to management on human resource-related issues. The HRBP acts as an employee champion and change agent. The role assesses and anticipates HR-related needs. Communicating needs proactively with our HR department and business management, the HRBP seeks to develop integrated solutions. The position formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflects the business objectives of the organization.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for day-to-day workforce relations to include ensuring that work environments and workplace practices promote a positive employee relations environment free of discrimination, harassment, or any form of unfair or unethical practice.
  • Think and act strategically. Assist the leadership team to drive initiatives and remain on the leading edge. Understand current environmental and economic issues and their impact on people.
  • Conduct investigations, site assessments, and IDRs (all related forms of complaints) that ensure objective evaluation and resolution of issues.
  • Provide management with collaborative consultation on sensitive or complex employee relations issues.
  • Review and monitor performance management process to ensure quality, timeliness and effectiveness for business.
  • Assist with the needs assessment and determination of management and leadership training for business area.
  • Provide management with collaborative consultation on sensitive or complex employee relations issues.
  • Partners with the Performance & Rewards leader to ensure competitive pay for internal and external hires as well as to manage the communication and execution of pay for performance methodology and other aspects of our compensation philosophy.
  • Partners with the Performance & Rewards leader to ensure competitive pay for internal and external hires as well as to manage the communication and execution of pay for performance methodology and other aspects of our compensation philosophy.
  • Partners with the Talent leader to implement appropriate change management, manager assimilation, team building and related tools and processes. Assimilate key talent into the organization.
  • Assist managers in the design of jobs and/or facilitate the identification of core competencies and skill requirements across the business area to ensure consistency.
  • Provide training and consulting in effective employee performance management practices including coaching, career development, and disciplinary actions.
  • Serve as confidante, resource, and sounding board to business managers and leaders.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of local legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partner with legal department as needed/required.

Something About You:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business, or similar field and/or equivalent professional experience
  • Minimum of 8 to 10 years' experience resolving complex employee relations issues.
  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, employee and union relations, diversity, performance management, and federal and state respective employment laws.
  • Previous successful management experience preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of human resources including organizational development, employee relations, litigation management and avoidance
  • Attention to detail, with strong organizational, analytic and problem-solving skills.
  • Must be able to maintain high level of confidentiality.
  • Responsive to employee needs while maintaining professionalism, respect and consideration of others.
  • Demonstrates flexibility and the ability to quickly adapt to change in the work environment.
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors work to ensure quality.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of human resources administration.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills and conflict management skills.
  • Ability and willingness to work required hours as needed.
  • Demonstrates consistent leadership courage
  • Ability to challenge business partners in a productive way, creating win-win solutions.

Travel Required: 10%

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