• Human Resources Business Partner

    Job Locations US-IN-Fort Wayne
    Posted Date 2 months ago(7/29/2019 8:56 AM)
    Human Resources
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The HR Business Partner (HRBP) position is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in designated Marketing Companies and Business Units within the Americas region. The position serves as a consultant to management on human resource-related issues. The successful HRBP acts as an employee champion and change agent. The role assesses and anticipates HR-related needs with a focus on continuous improvement of HR related systems. Communicating needs proactively with our HR department and business management, the HRBP seeks to develop integrated solutions. The position formulates partnerships across the business to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflects the business objectives of the organization. The HRBP maintains an effective level of business literacy about the business unit's financial position, its midrange plans, its culture and its competition.


    • Conducts regular meetings with internal departments.
    • Consults with managers, providing HR guidance when appropriate.
    • Analyzes trends and metrics in to develop solutions, programs and policies.
    • Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations.
    • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with the legal resources as needed/required.
    • Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to managers (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, training recommendations and disciplinary actions).
    • Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase employee engagement and retention.
    • Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation.
    • Leads recruitment efforts and develops contract terms for new hires, promotions and transfers.
    • Assists international employees with expatriate assignments and related HR matters.
    • Provides guidance and input on business unit restructures, workforce planning and succession planning.
    • Develop and implement programs to support talent management efforts.
    • Identifies training needs for business units and individual executive coaching needs.
    • Participates in evaluation and monitoring of training programs to ensure success. Follows up to ensure training objectives are met and makes recommendations for improvements.
    • May include support and interpretation of employee benefit programs, company vehicles, training development, etc.



    Education and Experience

    • Bachelors degree required, Masters degree preferred
    • Minimum 7 years work experience in Human Resources required
    • SHRM Certification a plus


    • Strong communication, analytical and presentation skills
    • Problem-solving mentality with a focus on continuous improvement
    • HR Expertise with sensitivity and discretion
    • Relationship management
    • Business acumen
    • Ability to consult and lead people
    • Global & cultural awareness
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

    Supervisory Responsibility

    This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities. However, it does serve as a coach and mentor for other positions in the department.




    As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disability status.


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