Job Title: Manager, HR Business Partner
Job Code: 107745Job Summary
The HR Business Partner (HRBP) Manager develops and leads the execution of an HR strategy that advances NiSource’s business priorities. The incumbent serves on the leadership team of the functions / teams that they support, with direct accountability for talent and organizational outcomes for his/her assigned business areas and teams. The HRBP builds strategic, influential partnerships with the business leaders and other HR centers of excellence (COEs) such as Employee and Labor Relations, Compensation, I&D, and Talent Management, to prioritize, plan and deliver a proactive people agenda, leading to improved talent, culture and business outcomes.
This role would likely be assigned to partner with senior level leader(s) and his/her team(s).
Key ResultsTalent and organization strategies to drive business results and targeted people outcomesExecution of performance and talent management processesActionable plans that drive culture and engagementEnhanced leadership team effectivenessAchievement of future state organization, talent, capabilities, structures and workforceAdvanced inclusion and diversity culture, initiatives and resultsCollaborative partnerships with HR colleaguesContributions to Human Resources function successStrengthened HR performance and capabilities
Principle Duties & Responsibilities
Business Partner & Trusted AdvisorServes as a trusted advisor and coach to leadersSupports the business with advice and counsel to ensure integration of the HR strategy with the business strategyDevelops and implements a talent strategy by translating the unit’s business priorities into a comprehensive people agendaLeverages talent data and metrics to understand key issues, inform decision making and monitor progress of plansPartners with the business to implement the people agenda, using metrics to check progress and adjust plans along the way
Talent ManagementAssesses future talent needs and identify capability and key succession gapsProactively develops workforce plans to anticipate future workforce needsPlans for and delivers annual talent management processes such as goal setting, performance discussions, succession planning and rewardsChampions NiSource’s Talent Philosophies and educates leaders to ensure consistent applicationUses metrics and data to measure progress across the talent lifecyclePartners with officer and high-potential talent and their leader(s) to ensure effective development plans are in place and progress is made toward career readiness goals
Organizational DevelopmentProvides change leadership and expertise, driving implementation of organizational planning by assessing capabilities, structures and workforces, with fostering continuous improvement mind-sets and behaviorsEnsures leaders are implementing and delivering engagement action plans based on culture assessments as well as measuring and communicating progress of those plans and holding leaders accountableUses a data-driven approach to assess culture and working environment, partners with centers of expertise to apply interventions designed to advance culture and business performanceProactively partners with business leader and their leadership team to achieve high team performance
Leveraging Human Resources Partners with Centers of Expertise to ensure HR support is allocated and prioritized for most critical and impactful business needsLeverages talent from Centers of Expertise to deliver upon people agendaIdentifies continuous improvement opportunities and suggests/owns improvements; shares key learnings with appropriate resources and peers
Required Qualifications for PositionBachelor’s degree5+ years’ experience in a role demonstrating execution of Human Resources and/or Organization Development theory, practices and techniques in support of business objectives2+ years managing and developing direct reports and teamsAdvanced knowledge and abilities in talent management, culture development, team effectiveness, leadership assessment, change management, engagement, organization design, capability development, and coachingEffective project management skills to drive effective executionProven accomplishments implementing business segment goals across multiple functions, regions or geographiesUses insight about the business environment to improve talent and business outcomesLeverages data to support business decision makingExperience interacting and partnering with senior business leadersDemonstrated leadership ability in a fast paced, high stress business environmentAnticipates and prevents future problems, takes charge to bring about change, and taking initiative within roleExcellent oral and written communication skillsProven, successful results on assignments requiring collaborative work across organizational boundariesUses networks in strategic activities to drive better talent outcomesAbility to persuade and influence business leaders and other key stakeholdersStrong ability to manage conflicts and diffuse tensions in a matrix business environmentSeeks new opportunities to learn new and necessary skills and knowledge to perform work effectivelyTravel requirements: 5-20% dependent on base location
Preferred Additional Qualifications for PositionBachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business or Organization DevelopmentMaster’s degree in Human Resources, Business, Organization Development or related fieldExperience in specialized centers of excellence such as Labor Relations, Compensation, Organization Development, Change Management, and Talent ManagementPrior experience in the energy industry, utilizing business acumen and knowledge of the business to influence outcomesAdvanced degree
The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the position.
Inclusion & Diversity
Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others perspectives/convictions, engaging others opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.
Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.
Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.
Equal Employment Opportunity
NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.
By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities.
Promote a safe work environment by actively participating in all aspects of our employee safety program. Report any unsafe conditions and take actions to prevent personal injuries. Support our interdependent safety culture by ensuring the safety of your co-workers. Stay focused on the task at hand and promote productivity through good work habits.
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