Global Human Resources Business Partner in Chicago, IL

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Aprimo   •  

Chicago, IL 60601

Industry: Enterprise Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 47 days ago

The GHRBP is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in designated business units. The position serves as a consultant to management on human resource-related issues. The successful GHRBP acts as an employee champion and change agent. The role assesses and anticipates HR-related needs while proactively communicating with the HR Team and Business Management, the GHRBP seeks to develop integrated solutions. The position formulates partnership across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflects the business objectives of the organization. The position may include international human resource responsibilities. The GHRBP maintains an effective level of business literacy about the business unit's financial position, its midrange plans, its culture, and its competition.


  • Conduct monthly meetings with respective business units
  • Consult with management, providing HR guidance when appropriate
  • Analyze trends and metrics in partnership with the HR group to develop solutions, programs, and policies
  • Manage and resolve complex employee relation issues
  • Conduct effective, thorough, and objective investigations
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance
  • Handle all HR transactions for responsible business unit(s) including: recruitment, hiring and onboarding, HR training, performance management, compensation management, employee relations, recognition, and termination activities
  • Business unit responsibility includes all global employees within a business unit
  • Partner with the legal department as needed/required
  • Provide day-to-day performance management guidance to management (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, and disciplinary actions)
  • Work closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention
  • Provide HR policy guidance and interpretation
  • Develop contract terms for new hires, promotions, and transfers
  • Assist international employees with expatriate assignments and related HR matters
  • Provide guidance and input on business units and individual executive coaching needs
  • Participate in evaluation and monitoring of training programs to ensure success. Following up to ensure training objectives are met
  • Additional responsibilities and duties may be assigned as required

About You

Preferred Experience:

· Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource Management or a related field or equivalent education, training, and experience

· Minimum of 5-8 years of experience resolving complex employee relations issues

Additional Preferred Qualifications

· SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) Certification

· PHR or SPHR Certification

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Self-starter mentality with the ability to work independently
  • Ability to communicate effectively and promptly
  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation practices, organizational development, employee relations, diversity, performance management, and federal and state respective employment law

Physical Requirements:

1. Must be able to remain in stationary position 50% of time

2. Must be able to move 50% of time

3. Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. on occasion

4. The worker is required to have close visual awareness to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.

5. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication at normal speaking levels

6. Must be able to convey detailed or important spoken instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly

7. This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.

Valid Through: 2019-9-25