Senior Human Resources Partner

Job Description Summary

The Senior Human Resources Partner is the first point of contact for leaders, managers and employees to provide counsel, coaching and support on HR fundamentals and employee related questions for GE Gas Power Finance. This role is critical in leading our key HR initiatives, providing available and responsive internal employee support, consistently demonstrating leadership capabilities on behalf of the broader HR team, driving cohesive and innovative HR strategies, and driving HR functional excellence and process improvement.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

The Senior Human Resource Partner will be directly aligned to a highly-complex, defined employee population. In addition, you will:
  • Provide dedicated HR guidance and coaching to multiple senior leaders, a significant number of managers, and hundreds of employees for GE Gas Power Finance within a complex business environment with a specific focus on: employee advocacy / engagement, HR fundamentals and process training, employee relations management, performance management, inclusion & diversity, career development, talent assessment, acquisition and retention, and workplace investigations, as appropriate
  • Lead HR and business strategy alignment, organization design, workforce planning, culture and change management, analytics, leadership development and coaching, pipeline development, and succession planning in partnership with the Gas Power Finance HR Leader; with an eye for continuous improvement across the function and business
  • Partner with leadership to embed a contemporary organizational culture with a Lean focus, leveraging change acceleration techniques, contemporary communications methodologies and feedback to assist in driving broad change and improving the employee experience.
  • Partner horizontally across the HR function to identify and implement business-specific HR strategies
  • Ensure that all employee relations issues are properly identified, reported, investigated and resolved
  • Provide advice and counsel to leaders and employees to ensure consistent application and integration of policies, procedures and practices at 100% compliance to promote an ethical and compliant work environment
  • Lead key HR processes including compensation planning and compliance, to include any identified training needs
  • Maintain and protect confidential data with utmost scrutiny, judgment, and care
  • Conduct investigations including gathering, preserving, documenting and analyzing all available information and evidence, and in some circumstances, making recommendations to the business on disciplinary action
  • Provide coaching and mentorship to team members
  • Work location is flexible for qualified candidate

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a variety of positions with increasing scope, including experience in Human Resources

Desired Characteristics
  • Demonstrated ability to perform inclusively in a diverse environment and to promote inclusion and diversity in the workplace
  • Demonstrated experience in making strategic HR decisions and implementing strategic HR initiatives, assessing talent, and effectively interfacing with individuals at multiple levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to influence leadership as it relates to people, organizational, and cultural matters
  • Passionate, employee advocate who wants to make a difference in the organization by helping employees succeed
  • Practices the values of authenticity, humility, transparency, and prioritization
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills with the ability to create effective and successful working relationships across all levels of the organization
  • Sensitivity and skill in driving change across multiple cultures and functions
  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity with the ability to flex style according to differing cultural norms
  • Strategic thinker with the proven ability to anticipate and resolve complicated issues
  • Desires employee-facing work; willingness to make horizontal moves to develop HR expertise
  • High level of business acumen with intellectual curiosity in understanding the business and the client group
  • Strong customer service focus, with a high level of responsiveness
  • Applies solid judgment on complex issues, ensuring integrity, compliance, & confidentiality
  • Strong interest in innovative HR solutions and process improvement
  • Sound knowledge of local labor laws and government requirements
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational & documentation skills
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Human Resources or related field
  • Experience with Lean

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes