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HR/People Business Partner

Company: CBRE
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

HR/People Business Partner

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People/Human Resources


Baton Rouge - Louisiana - United States of America, Birmingham - Alabama - United States of America, Jackson - Mississippi - United States of America, Little Rock - Arkansas - United States of America, Memphis - Tennessee - United States of America, Oklahoma City - Oklahoma - United States of America, Saint Louis - Missouri - United States of America, Shreveport - Louisiana - United States of America

About the Role

Leads the effective process of human resources (HR) initiatives, policies and procedures, including compliance, employee onboarding and exiting, performance management, training, compensation, affirmative action planning and employee safety. Performs work that is multifaceted and may be somewhat difficult but usually involves limited responsibility. Primary business partners are first line supervisors, mid-level managers and directors.

What You'll Do

  • Leads the HR function for a business unit or line of business.
  • Provides employee relations support, including conflict resolution, disciplinary action and performance improvement counseling.
  • Conducts investigations regarding discrimination and unfair employment practices, including, but not limited to, those involving federal and state agency charges.
  • May be responsible for leading several HR functions such as employment, labor relations, compensation, training, equal employment/affirmative action, records, safety and health, benefits and employee services.
  • Assists management in planning, development, implementation and evaluation activities.
  • Studies feedback and develops strategies that balance the needs of employees and management with relation to employee services and policy alignment.
  • Evaluates the status and productivity of HR programs and recommends changes to improve efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
  • Develops and conducts training for management and employees on a variety of issues including, but not limited to, performance management, diversity, etc.
  • May perform other responsibilities as assigned.

    What You'll Need

    To perform this job proficiently, one should be able to perform each critical duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job functions.

    Education and Experience

    Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 5 to 7 years of related experience.

    Certificates and/or Licenses

    Professional in Human Resources (PHR) designation preferred.

    Communication Skills

    Ability to comprehend, analyze and interpret business documents. Ability to effectively respond to sensitive issues, complex inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, supervisor and/or management. Ability to motivate employees and client groups to take desired action.

    Financial Knowledge

    Ability to perform basic mathematical functions including percentages, discounts and commissions.

    Reasoning Ability

    Ability to analyze and interpret considerable data in varying circumstances and provide solutions to varying unique challenges.

    Other Skills and/or Abilities

    Strong Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel skills required. Knowledge of PeopleSoft preferred.

    Scope of Responsibility

    Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve general results and timelines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project goals. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.

    Why CBRE?
    • At CBRE, we admire creativity, innovation, and partnership, and we offer endless opportunities for growth. We are a direct hire company that provides everything from competitive pay, Health, Dental, Vision, Pet Insurance, and 401k Match programs.

      CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law. We also provide reasonable accommodations, as needed, throughout the job application process. If you have a disability that inhibits your ability to apply for a position through our online application process, you may contact us via email at or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

      NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.

Keywords: CBRE, Baton Rouge , HR/People Business Partner, Human Resources , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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