Human Resources Business Partner

| Chicago

Title: Human Resources Business Partner

Department: Human Resources

 

Summary of the Human Resources Business Partner

 

The HR Business Partner serves as a liaison between employees/managers of a business unit, division and the corporate human resources function. The role is critical in executing our people initiatives, providing great internal business support. This is a full time exempt position.

 

Responsibilities of the Human Resources Business Partner

 

  • Conduct weekly meetings with respective business units.
  • Provides consultative guidance and coaching to managers and employees on human resources-related matters, ensuring alignment with corporate policies, goals, and objectives. .
  • Conducts employee orientations and implements organizational development, workforce or succession planning, training, or performance management strategies as developed by the parent organization.
  • Assists in recruiting or administration of compensation and benefit programs.
  • Partners with HR group to manage and resolve complex employee relations issues.  Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations.
  • Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (e.g. coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions).
  • Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
  • Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation.
  • Provides guidance and input on business unit restructures, workforce planning and succession planning. 
  • Partners with business unit leaders to develop goals and KPIs.

 

Competencies of the Human Resources Business Partner

 

  • Demonstrate the ability to understand business goals and recommend new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in business objectives, productivity and development of HR within the company.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to drive strategic direction
  • Strong problem solving, critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Proven ability to build collaborative relationships
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment with high volume workload and strong deliverables.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

 

Qualifications for the Human Resources Business Partner

 

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Completed Bachelor’s Degree
  • 6-10 years of human resource generalist experience
  • Experience supporting hourly employee client groups
  • Proficient in: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Must be able to interface at all levels of the organization
  • Experience with rapid and complex changing work environment
  • Success in driving effective HR programs

 

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in HRM or MBA preferred
  • PHR or SPHR certification
  • Resume that shows steady progression in HR Management for the last 5+ years.
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Location

875 North Michigan Avenue , Chicago, IL 60611
875 North Michigan Avenue , Chicago, IL 60611

What are SMS Assist Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

Competitive Salary. Flexible Spending Plans. Prescription Drug Program. Free Fitness Center membership.

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