Human Resources Business Partner

Job Description


Basic Function: Responsible for employment and training related processes and activities necessary to support each business unit's goals, strategies and initiatives, including recruitment, employee relations, and training and development. Essential Functions:

  1. Staffing: Assures the filling of present and future manpower requirements through selection techniques and the development and implementation of effective recruiting methods to include designing recruiting materials and ads. Recruits, screens, and interviews candidates; coordinates drug testing and background checks; participates in job fairs; communicates pay systems and benefits to prospective employees; composes written letters of offers, job acceptance letters; and new hire documentation. Handles all temporary agency recruitment, negotiates pricing, researches agency options, verifies and pays bills. Coordinates and processes temporary employees hired by the company and not through any agency.  

  2. Employee Relations:  HR/Employee Liaison - Acts as frontline liaison between employees and Human Resources.  Coaches and counsels managers and supervisors on effectively and legally managing employees throughout the employment cycle, to include recruiting, training, development and termination.  Answers employee questions and responds to employee concerns and complaints. In conjunction with Director of HR, manages and resolves complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations.

  3. Training: Develops and facilitates training based on business needs and identifies gaps in the organization.  Provides employees with information regarding training opportunities and company benefits.  Researches and coordinates offsite courses for employee development upon request of management. 

Interpersonal Competencies:

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written for audiences from all levels within the organization and externally.  Ability to speak and write clearly and effectively so others will understand.  Ability to build rapport with employees, potential employees, customers, and vendors. 

  • Active and attentive listening skills. Giving full attention to what others are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.  Aware of other's reactions and understands why they react as they do.

  • Ability to lead by motivating, developing and directing people as they work. 

  • Ability to influence and negotiate throughout the organization and with external contacts as well.

  • Ability to monitor and assess performance, make improvements or take corrective action.  Focus on detail and thoroughness in completing tasks and reviewing the work of others.

  • Demonstrates honesty and ethical behavior. 

Self-Management Competencies:

  • Customer Focus is essential.

  • Strong project management and organizational skills.

  • Ability to display a friendly, calm and professional demeanor in high stress situations.  Ability to maintain composure, controlling emotions, and avoiding aggressive communications and behavior, even in very difficult situations.

  • Attention to detail is required.

  • Strong problem-solving skills.  Applies general rules to specific problems Strong analytical skills.  Uses logic and reasoning to identify issues, solutions, conclusions or approaches to produce answers and/or results that make sense.

  • Strong analytical skills.  Uses logic and reasoning to identify issues, solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Technical or Functional Competencies:

  • Extensive knowledge of principles and processes of Human Resource management. 

  • Required knowledge of federal and state labor laws and regulatory compliance.

  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar. 

  • Strong personal computer, Microsoft Office skills and the knowledge or ability to learn other software systems as required.

Training, Education, Certifications, and Work Experience:

  • SHRM-CP or SRM-SCP or Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification preferred.

  • Bachelor degree in Human Resources, Business, Psychology, or related field and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 5 or more years' experience in all the key accountability areas listed above.

  • Strong previous skills in the training administration and strong knowledge of training processes and procedures

  • Strong facilitation skills

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