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Senior Human Resource Business Partner in Southfield, MI at AF Group

Date Posted: 5/7/2018

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Job Description



SUMMARY:



Responsible for delievering a full spectrum of HR delieverables 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.



RESPONSIBILITIES/TASKS:




  • 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 engagment 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.



    EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS:



    EDUCATION OR EQUIVALENT

    EXPERIENCE:



    Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management, Business, Finance or related field required. Master's preferred. Progress towards, or completion of, PHR/SPHR and/or industry-recognized professional designation highly preferred. Continuous learning, as defined by the Company's learning philosophy, is required. Certification or progress toward certification is highly preferred and encouraged.



    EXPERIENCE:



    Minimum seven to ten years of relevant human resource experience which provide the necessary skills, knowledge and abilities. Qualified candidate must have a proven track record in achieving successful results, exceeding customer expectations, being a team player and strong relationship builder, be highly motivated, and have a comprehensive understanding of multiple HR disciplines. Experience working in a collaborative labor/management environment highly preferred. Previous experience working with HRIS required.

    ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE OF SR. BUSINESS PARTNER:

    Ten years of relevant human resource experience which provide the necessary skills, knowledge and abilities. Proven experience operating as a strategic business partner, understanding how to add value through a dual focus on the business operation and HR required.



    SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES (SKA) REQUIRED:




  • Thorough knowledge of the core aspects of the business.
  • Proficient in all aspects of HR, including but not limited to employee and labor relations, selection and recruiting, documentation, performance management, payroll, compensation and benefits.
  • Knowledge of federal and state laws, statues and regulations related to HR practices including but limited to FLSA, OSHA, FMLA, ADA, recordkeeping, EEO and Civil Rights.
  • Ability to create metrics, and provide sound HR system and process knowledge, and apply project management techniques.
  • Ability to create strategic relationships and form partnerships built on mutual respect, credibility, and trust.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion as a key part of our culture.
  • Ability to increase value by providing insight, influence and accountability.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and problem resolution skills with the ability to present to both large and small audiences effectively.
  • Ability to effectively exchange information clearly and concisely and to present ideas, report facts and other information and respond to questions as appropriate.
  • Ability and proficiency in the use of computers and company standard software.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Displays and demonstrates integrity and ethics.



    WORKING CONDITIONS:



    Work is performed in an office setting with no unusual hazards. Minimal travel with overnight stays.

    The qualifications listed above are intended to represent the minimum education, experience, skills, knowledge and ability levels associated with performing the duties and responsibilities contained in this job description.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity is valued and we will not tolerate discrimination or harassment in any form. Candidates for the position stated above are hired on an "at will" basis. Nothing herein is intended to create a contract.



    EDUCATION OR EQUIVALENT

    EXPERIENCE:



    Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management, Business, Finance or related field required. Master's preferred. Progress towards, or completion of, PHR/SPHR and/or industry-recognized professional designation highly preferred. Continuous learning, as defined by the Company's learning philosophy, is required. Certification or progress toward certification is highly preferred and encouraged.



    EXPERIENCE:



    Minimum seven to ten years of relevant human resource experience which provide the necessary skills, knowledge and abilities. Qualified candidate must have a proven track record in achieving successful results, exceeding customer expectations, being a team player and strong relationship builder, be highly motivated, and have a comprehensive understanding of multiple HR disciplines. Experience working in a collaborative labor/management environment highly preferred. Previous experience working with HRIS required.

    ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE OF SR. BUSINESS PARTNER:

    Ten years of relevant human resource experience which provide the necessary skills, knowledge and abilities. Proven experience operating as a strategic business partner, understanding how to add value through a dual focus on the business operation and HR required.

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled