Human Resources Business Partner

Website Beth Israel Lahey Health

When you join the growing BILH team, you’re not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

The Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) reports to the HRBP Leader, and provides HR support working with centralized Centers of Expertise on HR service delivery for BILH. Provides consultative support and partnership to assigned leaders and employees to drive human capital initiatives and associated business results. Coordinates activities and ensures successful achievement of objectives related to employee engagement, workforce management, performance management, talent acquisition, diversity and inclusion, communications and change management. The HRBP impacts overall business performance and employee engagement by providing strategic, creative and collaborative leadership across assigned groups. Further, this role proactively diagnoses issues and opportunities, and takes necessary action to bring timely resolution.

Job Description:

1. Partners with Services leaders in the planning process to ensure strategic plans drive business results, optimize performance, and align with company values. Contributes to the development and delivery of people strategies, and helps to drive business and organizational performance.

2. Understands general business conditions that affect BILH and the Services functions, and stays current on trends within HR to present an informed point of view.

3. Provides guidance, coaching and consultation regarding leading people and organizational management practices to develop staff.

4. Encourages employees and managers to embrace new philosophies, technologies and company initiatives.

5. Provides input to HR Centers of Expertise (COEs) regarding specific functional strategies, programs and practices to ensure that they meet business needs. Serves as an advocate for business leaders and employees.

6. Uses organizational diagnostics to proactively identify and react to key talent/employee engagement challenges and opportunities in the business. Partners with leaders and HR Centers of Expertise (COEs) to craft, select, implement and/or support solutions.

7. Applies best diversity and inclusive practices to promote inclusive hiring and promotions.

8. Leads conversations with teams on sourcing, recruiting and staffing plans, and partners with Talent Acquisition team to determine and support hiring plans.

9. Coaches leaders on change management strategies in accordance with BILH change management methodology.

10. Supports all aspects of HR during restructurings.

In partnership with senior HR leaders, provides consultation regarding team, department or other business/operational restructuring.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, HR or related field. required.
  • 5-8 years’ related work experience required.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ Human Resources generalist experience across multiple disciplines (e.g., workforce planning; talent acquisition; career development) while interpreting and applying HR policies, procedures, programs and processes.
  • Experience working in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, facilitation, communication and consulting skills.
  • Ability to assess needs, influence, collaborate and partner at all levels across the organization.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and flexible in adapting and responding to changing situations. Advanced skills with Microsoft applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access and other web-based applications. May produce complex documents, perform analysis and maintain databases.

Preferred Qualifications:

SPHR or SHRM-SP. Workday HRM. Experience as an HRBP working preferably within a system environment and with a multi-site dispersed workforce.

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients’ lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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