Overview
  • The primary function of the Sr. Specialist, HR Business Partner is to provide administrative support to the Human Resource function as needed, including record-keeping, file maintenance and HRIS entry. S/he is also responsible for performing various HR-related duties related to performance management, training, on boarding, policy implementation, recruitment/employment, employment law compliance and HR special projects. The incumbent ensures consistent practices are followed to help mitigate risk and promote a professionally ethical work environment.
  • Job DescriptionJob Description

    Job Family: Human Resources

    Designs, implements, and monitors human capital programs and policies including total rewards, talent management, learning and development, recruitment and employee relations. Anticipates and plans for long-term people-related needs and trends. Ensures current employees have the necessary skills for future requirements. Maintains HR information systems.

    Job Function: Business Partnering

    Develops and executes strategy for business units or functional groups supported and ensures alignment with overall business and people strategy. Plans, administers and reviews activities across HR. Strategically partners with business leaders to provide strategic counsel and to ensure that HR policies, procedures and programs are aligned with business needs. Establishes or maintains partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflect the company’s business objectives.

    Summary of Responsibilities:

    The primary function of the Sr. Specialist, HR Business Partner is to provide administrative support to the Human Resource function as needed, including record-keeping, file maintenance and HRIS entry. S/he is also responsible for performing various HR-related duties related to performance management, training, on boarding, policy implementation, recruitment/employment, employment law compliance and HR special projects. The incumbent ensures consistent practices are followed to help mitigate risk and promote a professionally ethical work environment.

    Essential Functions:

    • Creates and/or updates various presentations to support the HR Business Partner team
    • Manage multiple projects and drive those through to completion
    • Develops, prepares, and analyzes reports with exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
    • Works collaboratively across the HR team to support the roll out of programs including yearly appraisals, salary planning, employee engagement activities, talent management and various business line projects
    • Manage business as usual reporting and analytics for presentations and business reviews
    • Provide HR business support, helping clients navigate HR systems, processes and deliverables
    • Provide support to the HR Business Partners by anticipating and recommending value-add data and material

    Other Functions:

    • Other duties as assigned.

    Requirements:

    • Education –
      • Bachelor’s Degree: in HR, business, or equivalent field.
      • or equivalent work experience
    • Experience –
      • 3-5 years HR / Business experience.
    • Skills & Abilities –
      • Ability to handle sensitive information with the highest degree of integrity and confidentiality
      • Demonstrated knowledge of employment/labor laws and regulations.
      • Ability to interact and communicate with all levels of the organization, mindful of the culture and diversity of the audience
      • Ability to prioritize tasks and handle numerous assignments simultaneously
      • Ability to work with diverse range of personalities and express their thoughts concisely/professionally
      • Ability to prioritize in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment
      • Detail oriented with the ability to work on a team or individually
      • Technology savvy with Microsoft Office Suite, especially PowerPoint and Excel
      • Strong learning and inquisitive skill set
      • Ability to problem solve and adapt quickly to changing circumstances
      • Solid verbal communication, writing and interpersonal skills
      • Team player mindset with actively take initiative and have a strong work ethic
      • Have a “customer service” orientation with ability to escalate issues when appropriate
      • Demonstrated use of analytical skills – both using tools (ex. Excel, Business Objects, etc.) and problem solving/critical thinking skills
    • Licenses & Certifications –
      • PHR/SHRM-CP

    Competencies:

    • Change Orientation – Flexibility:
      • Proficient – Applying and Executing
        • Adapts quickly to change and makes suggestions for increasing the effectiveness of change
        • Appropriately shifts attention and refocuses on new goals as a result of changes in priorities or competing work demands
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    • Change Orientation – Support for Change:
      • Proficient – Applying and Executing
        • Understands rationale for change and adjusts schedules and tasks to make things work
        • Anticipates and plans for changes in work schedules and assignments
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    • Collaboration – Conflict Management:
      • Proficient – Applying and Executing
        • Establishes rapport with all parties in an attempt to diffuse tension
        • Confronts the issue, not the person
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    • Collaboration – Relationship Management:
      • Proficient – Applying and Executing
        • Knows who to reach out to inside and outside of one’s team to get work done
        • Takes action to enhance working relationships needed to achieve seamless work flow
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    • Execution – Accountability:
      • Proficient – Applying and Executing
        • Follows through to meet commitments to others
        • Takes responsibility for achieving strong results, despite balancing multiple complex demands
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    • Influence – Awareness:
      • Proficient – Applying and Executing
        • Takes the time to draw out and understand the underlying interest, concerns and agenda of other parties
        • Presents logical, data-based arguments to convince others
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    • Risk Management – Knowledge of Risk Management Policies, Regulations, Processes and Procedures:
      • Proficient – Applying and Executing
        • Executes risk management process and procedures without management direction, and demonstrates awareness of expected results
        • Knows the relationship and impact of actions and results
        • Has an understanding of regulations impacting area supported
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    Working Conditions:

    • Frequently: Minimal physical effort such as sitting, standing, and walking.
    • Occasional moving and lifting of equipment and furniture is required to support onsite and offsite meeting setup and teardown.
    • Physically capable of lifting up to fifty pounds, able to bend, kneel, climb ladders.

    Employer’s Rights:

    • This job description does not list all the duties of the job.  You may be asked by your supervisors or managers to perform other duties.  You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description.
    • The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time.  This job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.