Human Resources Business Partner

| Chicago

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Partners with business leaders to ensure execution and prioritization of HR strategies, initiatives, goals and business plans.
  • Provides HR leadership and influence through deep relationships with assigned senior leadership teams.
  • Contributes to the business strategy by helping leaders identify, prioritize and build organizational capabilities, behaviors, structures and processes.
  • Provides proactive and strategic guidance and support for organizational planning and development initiatives that align the HR agenda in support of key business strategies and initiatives.
  • Proactively engages on talent management agenda including attrition, retention, recruiting, succession planning, professional development, performance, leadership development.
  • Builds strong, credible business relationships with senior stakeholders, their teams and managers and create a respected presence with employees.
  • Provides consultative guidance and coaching to managers and employees on human resources-related matters, ensuring alignment with corporate policies, goals, and objectives
  • Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation
  • Provides guidance and input on business unit restructures, workforce planning and succession planning
  • Supports company-wide organizational development
  • Provides Roundtable process management
  • Partners with the HR team to manage and resolve complex employee relations issues  
  • Partners with department leaders to develop goals and KPIs
  • Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to all leaders (e.g. coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions) and ensure the effective deployment of the company performance management policy and process
  • Works with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention
  • Fosters a positive team environment
  • Ensures confidentiality of internal and external data
  • Performs ad-hoc projects and other duties as assigned

 

   Professional Skills

  • Verbal Communication - Expert
  • Written Communication - Expert
  • Teamwork - Expert
  • Relationships - Expert
  • Negotiation - Advanced
  • Organizational Awareness - Expert
  • Learning Agility - Expert
  • Analysis - Advanced
  • Problem Solving - Advanced
  • Process Orientation – Proficient
  • Prioritization - Expert

 

Role Specific Skills

  • Ability to understand business structure and goals and recommend new approaches, policies and procedures to drive continual improvement in business outcomes and the development of the value of HR within the company
  • Proficient in MS Office suite and HR IT tools such as LMS and HRM systems

 

People Management Skills

 

  • Individual contributor role

 

Qualifications

 

    Minimum Qualifications

 

  • Completed Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • At least 10 years of human resources experience
  • Experience supporting hourly employee client groups
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook 

    

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in HRM or MBA preferred
  • PHR or SPHR certification

 

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Location

875 North Michigan Avenue , Chicago, IL 60611
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Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
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
Team workouts
SMS Assist's team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga, in-office fitness classes, and sponsored race teams.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

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

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