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HR Business Partner in Mount Olive Township, NJ at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 11/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The HR Business Partner is responsible for the development, implementation and coordination of the organization’s human resource strategies across a multi-state region. The HRBP aligns human resource objectives with employees and management at the field level. The HRBP anticipates, manages and delivers value-added services that impact the organization’s goals in the areas of recruitment, training and development, performance management, employee relations and compliance. This position will collaborate with the HR Leadership Team, recruiting partners, talent management, HR SSC members, and other HR Partners to deliver exceptional customer service to the business.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES / JOB DUTIES 
- Serves as the HR subject matter expert to managers and employees and establishes HR as a credible and trustworthy resource
- HR Representative for the New Jersey and Northeast Branches. Serve as go-to for employee relations, separations, hiring, acquisitions, etc.
- Ensures HR is providing customer-oriented service to the business including talent management and organizational effectiveness
- Manages programs, policies, and procedures to support the organizational culture and effectiveness
- Fosters a positive, diverse and inclusive culture through education, communication, and initiatives
- Coaches managers and others to achieve maximum potential of coworkers
- Facilitates performance management through coaching, systems and processes
- Develops and coordinates learning and development plans to provide career growth
- Conducts assessments to identify personnel issues and partners with managers to implement solutions
- Communicates and applies policy and procedures across organization and recommends changes to support business needs
- Conducts investigations of workplace policy violations and mediates difficult employee relations issues
- Serves as a team leader for organizational initiatives and implements change
- Gathers and reports HR metrics including key performance indicators to assess and improve HR service

Job Requirements

Educational Background 
- Demonstrated understanding of effective human resource management 
- Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline required
-Experience supporting Unionized sites under guidelines outlined in CBA’s
- 5 years related work experience required, 
- 3 years strategic HR experience supporting a multi-state matrix organization preferred
- Experience providing HR support to executive clients required 
- Professional certification in human resources preferred (PHR, SPHR, etc.)
- Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal and presentation communication skills.
- Valid Driver’s License required 

Specific Job Skills 
- Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Google Drive and Google Docs 
- Experience with applicant tracking systems, Taleo preferred
- Ability to develop spreadsheets and modify formats in order to complete assignments and ability to recommend improvements.
- General knowledge of varying types of Health and Welfare plans.
- Human Resources Information System (“HRIS”) or other related mainframe systems. 
- ADP and SuccessFactors experience strongly preferred. 
- Must demonstrate a passion for excellence in customer service.
- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of personnel, as well as external suppliers and organizations.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive data.
- Excellent organization and time management skills to handle multiple tasks in an environment with large volumes of data and paperwork. Significant attention to detail required.
- Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment.

Work Experience 
- 5 years related work experience required, 
- 3 years strategic HR experience supporting a multi-state matrix organization preferred

Work Environment
Typical office environment including heavy computer usage and sitting for long periods of time. A fast-paced, varied environment and occasional overtime are expected with this position. Domestic, overnight travel estimated to be 50% with frequent trips to sites in MA, NJ, NY.