Human Resources Business Partner

Location: New York, NY
Date Posted: 05-07-2018
We have been retained by a growing Education Technology company to search for a talented Human Resources Business Partner to join their team.   

The HR business partner (HRBP) will report to the Chief Human Resources Officer.  The position is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in designated business units. The position serves as an expert on human resource-related issues and will work with the executive leadership team on developing strong Human Resource team.

The successful 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. The position may include international human resource responsibilities. The HRBP maintains an effective level of business literacy about the business unit's financial position, its midrange plans, its culture and its competition.

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  1. Conducts weekly meetings with respective business units.
  2. Consults with line management, providing HR guidance when appropriate.
  3. Analyzes trends and metrics in partnership with the HR group to develop solutions, programs and policies.
  4. Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations.
  5. Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with the legal department as needed/required.
  6. Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions).
  7. Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
  8. Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation.
  9. Develops contract terms for new hires, promotions and transfers.
  10. Assists international employees with expatriate assignments and related HR matters.
  11. Provides guidance and input on business unit restructures, workforce planning and succession planning.
  12. Identifies training needs for business units and individual executive coaching needs.
  13. Participates in evaluation and monitoring of training programs to ensure success. Follows up to ensure training objectives are met.

Requirement:
5 + years of experience as a human resources business partner 
Bachelor's degree required, Master's Degree preferred.  
Experience working with the executive team of growing companies.  
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