Provides operational and consultative support to one or more business units / staff offices. Provides strategic support to management, which includes: linking HR strategies to business unit strategies, coaching business units through organizational and business environmental changes and coaching managers to create and maintain a work environment with high morale and productivity.
RELATIONSHIP: Reports to Business Unit HR Leader or Director.
1. Supports HR directors and vice president in the management of assigned projects.
2. Participates as an active member of assigned Office Cabinet(s) providing input on decisions and setting of direction and procedures, resulting in HR and business strategies that accomplish the goals of the business unit(s) / staff office(s). Represents company on task forces, committees and project assignments.
3. Consults with line managers and brokers the services of center-led resources on succession planning, training needs, general employee relations issues, organizational structure, compensation, relocation and performance management, leading to the resolution of problems and delivery of services in these areas.
4. Actively consults with assigned management staff on business issues. Provides guidance and direction on workforce planning, which includes consultative partnership to recruiters and executive development for services to manage workforce, strategic planning and succession management.
5. Influences and coaches employees and managers to high performance to attain and exceed business objectives, and to successfully adapt to and manage organizational and business changes.
6. May be called upon to attend functional business meetings.
7. Conducts exit interviews, analyzes trends and makes recommendations for improving retention and employee relations.
8. Ensures adherence to all federal, state and local regulations governing the employment process.
9. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications & Requirements Education/Knowledge: Undergraduate studies in human resources, business administration or related field preferred. Professional human resources designation preferred or interest in furthering HR knowledge and expertise by pursuing certification. Solid foundation of human resources practices, performance management, change management, employee relations, legal compliance, strategic staff resources and one or more HR specialties. May require knowledge of business operations, including planning, administration and management of HR functions in accordance with approved policies and practices.
Experience: Eight or more years experience in human resources or business operations.
Skills: Highly effective interpersonal oral and written communication and problem-solving skills. Proven ability to set work priorities, analyze operational and personnel performance issues and reports for cause and effect and make recommendations or implement solutions. Ability to analyze trends (employment/placement, employee relations, salary administration, performance management) and make recommendations to business units. Proven ability to supervise and train employees in all aspects of human resources.
Overtime Eligibility: Exempt from overtime.
Working Conditions: Normal office environment. Travel to field offices, extended hours, evening and weekend work.
ADA: The above statements cover what are generally believed to be principal and essential functions of this job. Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties.