Senior HR Business Partner

WEX Inc   •  

South Portland, ME

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


8 - 10 years

Posted 30 days ago

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WEX Inc. is a leading and growing global provider of payment processing, information management and fleet card payment solutions.

We hire people who share our passion for continuous innovation and client service that is unparalleled in the industry. If you are looking for a growing career – come be part of WEX today! Great Place To Work-Certified.

WEX is seeking a self-driven, motivated professional to join their corporate HR Team located in our new facility, downtown Portland, Maine. This is a senior level role that is both operational and strategic, in nature. Reporting to the VP of HR in finance/corporate development/emerging markets, the Senior HR Business Partner will be responsible for talent strategy, organizational design, change management, analyzing data, and managing programs, be a Workday Champion, and act as a liaison to the HR Centers of Excellence.

Performance Objectives:

The ideal candidate will have the opportunity to:

  • Align strategically with the finance, and corporate development departments and proactively provide support to help drive achievement of business results.

  • Imbedded within business unit provide HR solutions in the realm of strategic project management, merger and acquisition support, employee relations, leadership development, compensation, organizational development, and talent management.

  • Develop, leverage and implement HR solutions to improve the utilization, performance, and retention of WEX’s talent resources.

  • Provide objective and solutions-based advice and guidance on effective management practices related to workforce relations and change management.

  • Recommend actions appropriate for conflict resolution by providing performance management guidance to managers including coaching and counseling - which may include executive level performance guidance and related development.

  • Consult with management to provide expertise and guidance in facilitation, planning and execution and strategy development of employees to drive organizational effectiveness.

  • Ensure consistent application of employee relations, practices, and strategies.

  • Partner with HR Centers of Excellence in areas including recruiting, compensation, benefits, HRIS, and L&D to build, roll out and supportHR programs and best practices within the business.

  • Work with minimal supervision, manage and resolve complex employee relations issues.

  • Conduct formal investigations and compliance reviews relating to disputes and employee complaints/concerns.

  • Assist with developing and delivering individual and/or group training presentations on a variety of employee relations and HR topics.

  • Facilitate meetings/committees and lead projects as needed to include possible merger and acquisition activities.



  • Minimum of 7 years and prefer 10 years of proven success in a medium to large corporate setting, with national presence.

  • Bachelor’s degreerequired.
  • Demonstrated attention to quality and strategic orientation to work.
  • Understanding of Google Suite, Excel, HRIS systems (Workday ideal).
  • Demonstrated experience with business operations, strategy and HR project management.

  • Proven ability to work with, coach and impact change across all levels of an organization.

  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication, partnering, collaboration and negotiation skills.

  • Demonstrated flexibility, grace under pressure, and respect for the highly confidential nature of the work.

  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously and effectively to meet frequently changing business-driven timelines.

  • Must be available to travel 5%

At WEX, we reward innovation, hard work and excellence.

Benefits include:

· 401(k) Plan

· Adoption Assistance

· Bonus Plan

· Dental Insurance

· Dependent Life Insurance

· Employee Assistance Program

· Employee Referral Award Program

· Expedition - WEX’s Sabbatical Program

· Extended Parental Leave

· Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical and Dependent)

· Health Insurance

· Life Insurance/AD&D

· On Site Fitness Facility in South Portland location

· Pet Insurance

· Paid Time Off(PTO)

· Short- and Long-Term Disability Programs

· Tuition Reimbursement

· Vision