Overview

Job Location:
Americas > US > Louisiana > Lake Charles

POSITION OBJECTIVE

A progressive HR professional who serves as a business partner to clients and is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management to include a broad range of HR services, leadership, change management, and organizational development to a diverse group regarding key business issues.  The HRBP will act as employee champion and change agent and must operate as a strong team player, leveraging relationship skills and business knowledge.  The HRBP will develop strong working relationships, communicating needs proactively with both the HR department and business management; the HRBP seeks to develop integrated solutions that reflect the business objectives of the organization.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Counsel and consult with managers and employees in a variety of human resources areas to include performance management, compensation, employee/team development, employee and labor relations, training, staffing and selection, HR policies and practices, talent management, and other issues that may impact the work environment.
  • Provide employee relations support (coach, counsel, and advice) to management on HR issues, such as problem identification, resolution, conflict management and proactive identification of improvement opportunities.
  • Act as a consultative resource, active member and collaborator and trusted advisor on the HR team.
  • Act as mediator in conducting investigations and conflict resolution
  • Liaison to employees regarding benefits, insurance and PTO
  • Responsible for recruiting initiatives for clients/departments they support
  • Implementing key people related strategies and initiatives.
  • Analyze trends and metrics in partnership with HR group to develop solutions, programs and policies.
  • Provide compensation support including the development of job descriptions and salary structures using the company’s compensation philosophy
  • Operating knowledge of HRIS is required.
  • Manage Drug and Alcohol Programs under FAA and FMCSA
  • Function as a coach to managers to enhance leadership abilities, relationships among teams/individuals, interpersonal communications and performance management.
  • Ability to influence others and manage change at all levels of the organization regardless of reporting structure.
  • Research best practices and employment law; and provide strategic recommendations based on data analysis and incorporation of appropriate metrics to measure outcomes.
  • Drive company-wide HR programs and initiatives for assigned groups including annual salary and performance review, workforce planning and development, and organization change.
  • Ability and desire to travel 20%

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills and ability to influence employees and managers at all levels in the organization including coaching and influencing senior business leaders
  • Previous experience partnering with the business in areas of workforce planning, employee engagement, change management, action planning, and talent management
  • Strong business and operational acumen
  • Experience leading complex projects and initiatives. A self-starter, capable of working under minimal supervision
  • Knowledge/experience working with compensation principles, full life-cycle recruiting processes, and training & development
  • Strong background in handling employee relations issues in exempt and non-exempt workforces; experience working with labor relations/unions is preferred
  • Demonstrated analytical skills with experience developing and/or tracking HR metrics
  • Experience in working with HRIS systems. Knowledge of Workday a plus.
  • Personal commitment, integrity and highest-quality standards.
  • High level of demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Suite to include Excel, Power Point and HR information systems
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner.
     

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS

Education and/or Training:

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources, or related field is required. High school diploma or equivalent required.

5-7 years of increasing experience in providing broad generalist HR advice.

Key Competencies:

  • Maintains a high standard of work and ensures accuracy
  • Works collaboratively within a team; ability and willingness to adapt to changing business demands.
  • Promotes tolerance and inclusion among diverse groups and recognition of multiple views
  • Maintains confidentiality, and communicates truthfully, respectfully, openly and honestly with others
  • Sets and achieves goals; Works to achieve the standards of excellence identified by management
  • Demonstrates a willingness to excel and be proficient in the position
  • Understands the financial implications and rationale for actions
  • Relates to others in an open and accepting manner by being friendly and approachable, demonstrating diplomacy and tact, and building rapport.
  • Identifies and constructively addresses interpersonal conflict, disagreements or confrontations and facilitates communication between involved parties to minimize personal impact.