HR Business Partner

Website EthosEnergy

The HR Business Partner (HRBP) role is instrumental in aligning business objectives with the workforce within a designated business unit or function. This strategic position involves cultivating partnerships across the HR function to provide value-added services to management and employees, ensuring they reflect the organization’s overarching business goals. The HRBP maintains a deep understanding of the designated business unit’s financial position, midrange plans, culture, and competition, utilizing this insight to tailor HR initiatives. As a trusted advisor to employees and management, the HRBP fosters collaboration, advocates for positive workplace culture, and contributes to the organization’s overall success through strategic HR integration.

Responsible for HR processes and HR delivery in the employee lifecycle within a Line of Business, Division, Region, or Function,

Job Responsibilities

  • Strategic HR Consulting: In collaboration with line management, provide targeted HR guidance, aligning interventions with organizational goals. Offer valuable insights into business unit restructuring, workforce planning, and succession planning to support long-term organizational goals.
  • Data-driven solutions: Analyze trends and metrics in partnership with the HR Team, shaping solutions, programs, and policies to optimize organizational performance.
  • Employee Relations Management: Take the lead in managing complex employee relations issues, ensuring thorough and objective investigations for effective resolution.
  • Policy Guidance: Provide expert guidance and interpretation of HR policies, ensuring consistency and compliance throughout the organization.
  • Legal Compliance Expertise: Maintain an in-depth understanding of legal requirements to mitigate risks, collaborating with the legal department as needed for compliance assurance.
  • Performance Management Leadership: Guide management in day-to-day performance management, offering support in coaching, counseling, career development, and disciplinary actions.
  • Relationship Building: Work closely with management and employees to cultivate positive work relationships, enhance morale, and drive productivity and retention.
  • Training and Development: Identify training needs and provide coaching, actively participating in evaluating and monitoring training programs to ensure their success.
  • Proactive Communication: Attend regularly scheduled meetings with business units or functions, fostering proactive communication channels for effective issue resolution.
  • Responsibility Oversight: Perform other related duties as assigned, contributing to the overall efficiency and effectiveness of HR functions within the organization.

Required Skills / Knowledge

  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, employee and union relations, diversity, performance management, and federal and state respective employment laws.
  • HR experience in a global industry, technology or related service organization
  • Experience working in a decentralized, matrix environment with limited resources
  • Business acumen and focus – active participation in business unit leadership teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply the appropriate sections of applicable laws, guidelines, regulations, ordinances, and policies.
  • Ability to thoroughly understand the organization’s hierarchy, jobs, qualifications, compensation practices, and the administrative practices related to those factors.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software


  • Minimum of 3 years of experience resolving complex employee relations issues.

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR or Business Administration

Physical Requirements

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EthosEnergy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.

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