Reference # 19-00151 Title Human Resources Business Partner
Location Walnut Creek, CALIFORNIA
Position Type Contract
Experience Level Contract
Start Date / End Date 04-03-2019 --- 30-11--0001
Job Summary
Partners with business leaders and functional centers of expertise to drive and deliver company-wide programs and initiatives. Responsible for guiding the organization through HR related initiatives in the areas of talent management, organizational change, engagement, employee relations, performance management, compensation, leadership development, change management, and workforce diversity programs.

Essential Functions
" Interacts with senior management and executive levels on all HR related matters
" Understands the needs of the business; identify creative solutions and provide recommendations in alignment with HR strategies
" Deploys and guides company leaders on all HR cyclical programs
" Leads Employee Relations programs, improvement, design, and management training
" Identifies talent issues before they impact the business
" Guides the business through organizational structure design, implementation and change management
" Provides employee relations and performance management guidance to business leaders
" Conducts defensible investigations related to ethics violations, harassment, discrimination and retaliation.
" Provides consultation on corrective action, discipline, terminations, and reductions in force
" Provides HR Policy guidance and interpretation to business leaders and responds to employee complaints
" Monitors the workforce metrics, identifies trends that may impact business performance, escalate as appropriate
" Provides insight on change management strategies and program design based on knowledge of client needs
" Provide guidance and support on HR related programs and initiatives and the change management strategies in order to influence program design, timing, communication, tools, etc.
" Partners with senior management to consult, educate and implement diversity goals and strategies
" Consults legal counsel to ensure that policies comply with federal and state law

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
" General knowledge of the principles and practices of human resource administration; knowledge of sound techniques in all aspects of human resource management;
" Have led large groups through significant change utilizing effective project management and change management techniques and processes.
" A broad technical expertise in employee relations, engagement and retention, compensation, policy interpretation and application, learning and development, planning and other HR processes and programs.
" Possess excellent communication skills (written and verbal), conveying information with confidence and clarity
" Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships and partnerships with all levels in the business
" Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills; be flexible and available to interact with employees at all levels; be self-directed and motivated

Education, Work Experience, Licenses & Certifications

" BS/BA in Human Resources or related field
" 6+ years' experience and broad technical expertise in HR consulting, performance improvement methodologies, process excellence, and/or other human resource disciplines. Deep understanding of HR functions, industry and business leadership.

" Relevant industry experience a plus
" Broad knowledge of industry HR and business practices and operations desirable
" Possess and demonstrates solid working knowledge in diversity and inclusion