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Human Resources Business Partner

Date Posted: 4/17/2024

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Job Description

We are seeking a Human Resource Business Partner for a client project in Kankakee, IL.

The Opportunity:

Reporting to the HRBP Agile Regional Lead Americas, as the Industrial Relations HRBP (Americas), you will hold a twofold accountability, it is on one hand a subject matter expert for the countries for the HRBP Agile Team on Industrial Relations within your respective region (AMER, APAC, EMEA) and on the other is a senior HRBP member of a given Squad in a given geographical area, holding a cohort of clients. The purpose could be summarized as follows: Industrial Relations: Deliver on Industrial Relations queries across by partnering with key stakeholders to provide professional, timely and accurate advice, resolution and/or representation.


  • Build strong partnerships with the Regional Business, Site & HRBP Agile Squad Leads to develop short- and long-term view, support planning, development and implementation of industrial relations roadmap and problem-solving approaches with key stakeholders that represent employees in the countries assigned within the region.
  • Be the subject matter expert, deliver operational excellence in all assignments and projects allocated to the area of Industrial Relations so that the relationships with unions, work councils and other employee representative committees are consistently aligned to both Values and core business objectives across their countries assigned.
  • Analyze insights from employee populations affiliated to employee representative committees across their remit, monitor/bring insights of employment conditions in their region in order to formulate proactive inputs to people programs or policy that may drive positive outcomes.
  • Lead/participate in projects/efforts focused on continuous improvement of the Industrial Relations approach within the respective region.
  • Be a member of their Industrial Relations Community of Practice.
  • Contribute with their specific regional insights to Global HRBP Agile projects as required
  • (e.g., Organizational Design).
  • Collaborate with Employee Relations team where ER matters that may have an IR component or any other consultation/notification/partnership requirements.
  • Lead the strategy setting as a Subject Matter Expert for the respective collective agreement negotiations, contribute to the execution in partnership with the respective HR Site Lead.

Human Resources Business Partnering:

  • As an HRBP for the provided Squad, build relationships with business leaders for their respective customer group (Manufacturing, Operations, EF, Commercial, R&D) within their geographical region (AMER, APAC, EMEA) that enable the creation of an HR Operational Plan that outlines the key priorities to focus to achieve business results whilst aligning with One HR imperatives.
  • As one of the most senior members of the Squad, the position holder is expected to bring forward people solutions, and deliver on the day-to-day management people processes, programs and initiatives that drive forward business outcomes and contribute an exceptional employee experience.
  • Act as a true partner for the business by advising people leaders and team members on
  • individual, team and organization related matters.
  • Help shape the organization and culture of their respective client group for future growth (organizational changes, leadership, and people development) and work closely with the Leadership Team to accelerate performance and build future leaders.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, or military or
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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Contractor
  • Location:Kankakee, IL
  • Job Type:Human Resources
  • Experience:3-5 years
  • Education:4 Year Degree
  • Date Posted:4/17/2024
  • Contact: Melanie Delaney (949) 271-2973
  • Pay Range: $0.00 - $52.00 Hourly
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Job Reference: JN -042024-364734