HR Business Partner
Company: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Posted on: January 8, 2022
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has an opening for an HR
Business Partner to provide full-cycle Human Resources support and
consultation to managers, supervisors and employees in assigned
Scientific and/or Operations Divisions. In partnership with the
Senior HR Business Partner, you will provide expertise and
anticipate challenges, diagnose problems, and implement HR programs
that have a direct impact on the success of the organization in the
areas of workforce planning, recruitment, employee engagement,
performance management, employee & labor relations, leave
management, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) and talent
development. As the client relationship manager between your client
groups and HR functions, you will frequently partner with other HR
subject matter expert colleagues when rolling out solutions,
ensuring a seamless customer experience for all levels of the
organization. This is a great opportunity to work with an
experienced HR team to contribute your HR expertise in support of
world-class science -and build a rewarding career with a highly
regarded research institution! What You Will Do:
- Partnerships & Relationships - Build strong and effective
relationships with managers/supervisors, and employees to become a
trusted and respected partner and coach. Build and leverage
relationships with HR functional teams (e.g., Talent, DEI, Systems,
Compensation & Benefits, Employee & Labor, Learning &
Organizational Development, Integrated Disability & Absence
Management, HR Shared Services, Payroll) as well as Operations
Business Partners (e.g., Legal, Environmental, Health and Safety,
Finance, Assurance, Audit, Informational Technology).
- Workforce Planning - Advise managers/supervisors on the
development and implementation of division workforce planning and
restructuring, and successful execution of recruiting and staffing
programs to support business objectives.
- Learning & Organizational Development - Implement talent review
processes, succession planning and monitor individual development.
Assess organizational and individual staff development needs and
develop and conduct relevant training.
- Talent Acquisition - Partner, advise and provide guidance to
hiring managers/supervisors -on recruitment strategies to attract
top talent and ensure a positive candidate experience, and
collaborate with the Talent Acquisition team to establish plans for
sourcing and educating management on best practices. -For
scientific and engineering (S&E) and other promotional and hire
cases, oversee the administrative process from beginning to end,
while partnering with key stakeholders and using independent
judgement to provide guidance and help streamline processes.
- Compensation - Perform timely and accurate salary analysis for
pay actions, including hires, classification, reclassifications,
job audits and equity adjustments. Play a key role in the annual
salary management process while working in close collaboration with
the Senior HR Business Partner.
- Performance Management - Provide performance management support
to supervisors and employees, including constructive and candid
feedback to managers/supervisors about talent moves, gaps,
promotions and growth opportunities. Lead annual performance
process, support the compensation review process, and act as a
liaison between HR and the Division.
- Diversity, Equity & Inclusion - Partner with our DEI Office to
implement DEI initiatives within the Division.
- Data Management - Develop, generate, and analyze reports and
data from HR systems to provide analytics, metrics, and trending
information. Manage data integrity, and prepare custom
presentations and summary reports.
- HR Policy/Compliance - Interpret and apply Berkeley Lab
policies and practices as well as federal, state, local employment
laws and collective bargaining agreements in support of Division
objectives. What is Required:
- Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business or a relevant
discipline and a minimum of 5 years of related work experience; or
an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines,
including compensation, benefits, recruiting, training and
development, employee/labor relations, performance management, and
worker's compensation and absence management, as well as federal
and state employment laws (e.g. FLSA, FMLA/CFRA, ADA, EEO/AA).
- Strong business acumen and an ability to understand the
Division's strategy and challenges. Demonstrated experience
providing guidance and consultation regarding policy and procedures
to staff at all levels.
- Strong problem-solving, analytical, planning and organizational
skills in order to work independently and effectively plan and
prioritize work to accomplish multiple projects with competing
deadlines and drive appropriate solutions.
- Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal and
customer service skills and demonstrated ability to proactively
service a large, multi-faceted and diverse organization.
- Demonstrated ability to adapt to change and actively support
change initiatives in a positive manner.
- Strong technical skills, including experience with Microsoft
Office and/or Google collaboration tools, HR management systems and
other HR software. PeopleSoft, Taleo, Oracle HCM a plus. Desired
- Experience working in an HR functional role and/or at least 1
year working as an HR partner embedded in a business unit.
- Experience working in a union environment.
- SPHR, SHRM-SCP or other HR certifications. Notes:
- This is a full-time career appointment, exempt (monthly paid)
from overtime pay.
- This position may be subject to a background check. Any
convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate
to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a
conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant
from being considered for employment.
- Work will be primarily performed at Lawrence Berkeley National
Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA. Equal Employment Opportunity:
Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected
veteran status. Berkeley Lab is in compliance with the Pay
Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision under 41 CFR 60-1.4. Click
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future opportunities. Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity and
Affirmative Action Employer. We heartily welcome applications from
women, minorities, veterans, and all who would contribute to the
Lab's mission of leading scientific discovery, inclusion, and
professionalism. In support of our diverse global community, all
qualified applicants will be considered for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran
The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory provides accommodation to
otherwise qualified internal and external applicants who are
disabled or become disabled and need assistance with the
application process. Internal and external applicants that need
such assistance may contact the Lawrence Berkeley National
Laboratory to request accommodation by telephone at 510-486-7635,
by email to email@example.com or by U.S. mail at EEO/AA Office, One
Cyclotron Road, MS90R-2121, Berkeley, CA 94720. These methods of
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