HR Business Partner

at HNTB in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

What We’re Looking For

At HNTB, you can create a career that is meaningful to you while building communities that matter to all of us. For more than a century, we have been delivering solutions for some of the largest, most complex infrastructure projects across the country. With our historic growth, it is an exciting time to join our team of employee-owners.

This opportunity entails being an HR Business Partner to an office or multiple offices, providing support and guidance to the business in all areas of Human Resources and may include talent management, employee relations, benefits, compensation, and HR data analytics and reporting. This position serves as the primary point of contact for the business unit leaders and employees, providing expertise in HR policies, procedures, and best practices to drive business performance.

What You’ll Do:

+ Partners with business leaders to understand their needs and align HR strategies and solutions with their goals. Develops positive working relationships and business partnerships in the designated offices and throughout the company.

+ Provides guidance and support to business units on HR policies, procedures, and best practices.

+ Partners with the HR departments to implement, administer, educate, and deliver on HR services, programs, training, and policies and/or practices that support the business units and HR objectives. Provides guidance and support to managers on performance management and coaching.

+ Manages employee relations including investigation and developing solutions that result in fair and timely conflict resolution.

+ Supports talent management initiatives, including workforce planning, succession planning, and leadership development. Collaborates with office leadership teams to identify employee development and training needs, creating, and implementing a plan to address those needs.

+ Partners with the business to routinely analyze compensation and provide guidance to maintain or support external competitiveness and internal equity.

+ Ensures compliance with HR-related legal requirements, including labor laws and regulations.

+ Analyzes HR data and metrics to identify trends and opportunities for improvement. Regularly evaluates data and provides analytics to assigned groups.

+ Conducts exit interviews, analyzes turnover trends, and works with leadership to develop strategies to increase engagement and retention.

+ Participates in the development and implementation of HR programs and initiatives.

+ Provides regular status updates to HR leadership on the HR Business Partner’s progress and impact on the business units.

+ Performs other duties as assigned.

What You’ll Need:

+ Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business or relevant field and 5 years of relevant human resources experience

What You’ll Bring:

+ Has in-depth knowledge of the HR function and HNTB processes.

+ Seeks to understand the operations of the business, how the business generates revenue and how work gets done within HNTB.

+ Able to react quickly to solve problems and execute essential day-to-day HR activities.

+ Partner with leaders to identify and execute organization changes and communication plans.

+ Engages with business leaders to understand the talent needs required to support future growth (e.g., staffing plans).

+ Interprets basic data visualizations (charts, tables, etc.) to make comparisons and draw conclusions.

+ Identifies and delivers data that is most critical to stakeholders’ priorities.

+ Recognize patterns and trends and able to recommend adjustments to existing plans.

+ Ask probing questions and effectively discover symptoms and root causes of problems.

+ Report and manage risks that have been identified through internal operations or the external market.

+ Understands how work is distributed within the HR function (e.g., between COEs and HRBPs) and effectively utilizes and supports COEs

+ Must have the ability to travel up to 30% of the time

What We Prefer:

+ 5 years of HR Business Partner experience consulting with leaders on strategy and administration of programs

Additional Information

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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Chicago, IL, Milwaukee, WI (East Wisconsin Avenue)















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Job Type: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full time

Job Category: Human Resources Group

ReqID: R-20623

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Job Posting: JC260160463

Posted On: May 22, 2024

Updated On: Jul 12, 2024

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