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Human Resources Business Partner in Lansing, MI at AF Group

Date Posted: 11/18/2018

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Job Description

Responsible for delivering a full spectrum of HR services that align with the businesses' strategic goals - through interaction with various leaders and/or designees from business units, this position will manage and support the organization's talent management strategy to attract, develop and retain top, diverse talent. The incumbent will serve as a primary consultant to leaders in maximizing business results through the use of sound HR practices under the leadership of the Vice President of HR. The incumbent will provide reliable business direction and counsel on HR related issues and/or services while ensuring consistency and compliance with corporate policies and applicable regulatory requirements.


  • By partnering with business leaders and ensuring alignment with the Enterprise and business unit's strategic direction, provides sound human resource support to each assigned business unit to forward their business strategy.
  • Displays a depth of understanding of the Enterprise and the operating units including key business functions,processes, results and scorecards.
  • Engage in and support strategy discussions. Proactively identify opportunities to reach business goals, assess scope, and identify where challenges may exist.
  • Develop and execute a plan to brand, market and increase employee awareness of, and engagement in talent management programs. Applies expertise in workforce planning and internal/ external trends to create leading programs.
  • Develop and implement strategies to recruit best talent and ensure engagement through outstanding on-boarding programs.
  • Design and execute leadership assessment methodologies and talent management strategies and programs including development of Individual Development Plans for potential successor candidates.
  • Manage organizational development strategies and processes and assess organizational development needs. Lead the design, development and implementation of programs, policies and strategies.
  • Deliver innovative programs, tools and processes that enable leadership to identify, develop and retain talent. Develop project plans, solutions for opportunities, support implementation process and measure, track and report results/performance.
  • Assist and/or advise leadership in creating succession plans, sound organizational structures, personnel forecasting, and/or deployment solutions.
  • Effectively counsel leadership in the areas of recruitment and selection, succession planning, performance management, compensation and benefits, employee development, and health promotion.
  • Serve as advisor for management and employees on aspects of employee-related issues, including manager/employee issues, policies & procedures, investigations, terminations, reorganizations, EEOC claims, etc., by partnering with labor and employee relations team, General Counsel and union leadership, if applicable,
  • Partner and integrate service delivery with HR enterprise counterparts to ensure consistency in philosophies and alignment with business goals.
  • Conduct analysis, provide insightful reports and analysis of essential HR data to management with recommended appropriate course of action providing the most efficient and cost-effective business solution.
  • Ensure compliance and consistency to HR practices, and adherence to applicable regulatory requirements at the federal and state levels.
  • Manage transactional requests, edit and/or create policies, procedures and/or programs that aid in the provision of HR related services and/or solutions
  • Help guide and develop the HR team that is constantly seeking innovative approaches and solutions to advance the organization.
  • Foster and cultivate a positive work environment, across the Enterprise, including a focus on employee engagement and an inclusive culture that will distinguish us as an employer of choice.
  • Contributes to special and cross-functional projects, as needed.

This position description identifies the responsibilities and tasks typically associated with the performance of the position. Other relevant essential functions may be required.


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