HR Business Partner


Petersburg, VA


Job Description

This individual will act as a strategic partner for leaders and will have a business-focused approach to help translate objectives to workforce strategies. The role will serve as a key member of the team on planning and delivering HR programs and services to the business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Organizational Development.
    • Lead the site’s cultural transformation efforts through effective change management and communication.
  • Strategic Advisor.
    • Serve as integrated part of the business, working with and advising leaders in assigned functions, to accomplish broader strategic objectives.
    • Employee Relations.
    • Build strong management capabilities and address employee issues.
    • Build people leader capabilities and skills that promote a positive colleague experience.
    • Work with people managers and employees to address all types of employee relations issues ensuring a balanced perspective.
  • HR Programs & Services.
    • Partner to ensure seamless HR delivery to client group.
    • Identify the need for HR programs or strategies to support business goals.
    • Provide management with an interpretation of HR policies.
    • Facilitate the training of managers and individual contributors on HR programs and policies.
    • Develop and conduct presentations to employees and managers on HR subjects.
    • Design programs in accordance with company-wide human resources policies, procedures, and initiatives.
  • Talent Development & Inclusion.
    • Drive training needs and identify training solutions to build capability.
    • Ensure that this resource is known as an opportunity to improve career and performance.
  • Talent Acquisition, Assessment and Development.
    • Serve as a strategic business partner to support efforts to attract, develop and retain the best talent in the industry.
    • Analyze business unit data to recommend solutions to improve performance, retention, engagement, and employee experience.
    • Drive comprehensive talent management processes, development planning, and programmatic succession planning.

Basic Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Human Resources or related field required. Master is preferred.
  • Minimum 8-10 years of progressive Human Resource experience.
  • Solid expertise in HR technical proficiencies and core HR competencies with experience in coaching and driving process improvements.
  • Project management, facilitation and problem-solving skills, continuous improvement experiences a plus.
  • Good consulting skills, ability to coach and build strong relationships with different people across the organization.
  • Ability to discuss the fundamental issues of the HR functional areas (training, compensation, benefits, etc.) with management.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent active listening skills that encourage employee trust
  • Professional and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to understand business goals and translate them into HR priorities
  • Strong conflict management and resolution skills
  • Strong track record of developing solutions to a wide range of highly complex problems
  • Proficient knowledge of employment laws, principles, policies, and procedures
  • Experience exercising judgment and independently determine and take appropriate action within the construct of HR policies and procedures

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