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Human Resources Business Partner

Austin, TX, US, 78636

Position Open Until Filled

WORK LOCATION:   Corporate Headquarters in Johnson City, TX 78636.

 

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for working in conjunction with the business leaders to advance the strategic initiatives of the Cooperative.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a liaison with Human Resources staff members to support their needs and ensure alignment with the business objectives
  • Respond to Human Resources inquiries and resolve issues
  • Monitor, review and update policies to ensure alignment with current legislation and best practices
  • Provide advisory service to employees and ensure that they are fully aware of their rights and entitlements
  • Ensure that human resources issues are handled fairly and consistently and in compliance with legal and Cooperative requirements
  • Support and develop recruitment campaigns, ensuring the best placement in job boards to attract qualified candidates
  • Support the organization with grievance, disciplinary and investigations
  • Attend human resources related hearings
  • Drive core business practices and objectives to align with the strategic direction of the Cooperative
  • Keep regular management information on budget and overall performance
  • Work in partnership with organizations on performance management, employee relations, resourcing, staff and management development
  • Assist management in workforce planning and the development of their teams through job evaluations and team duty assessments
  • Maintain awareness of headcount and budget requirements
  • Provide consistent, accurate and solution oriented human resources support to managers, supervisors and employees.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of the human resources business strategy that supports the Cooperatives strategic objectives
  • Develop relationships with peers, employees, vendors and business partners to understand and support human resources business strategies
  • Serve as a resource for Cooperative employees and management
  • Conduct return on investment analyses and develop reports on how human resources processes and programs impact the Cooperative
  • Analyze compensation actions to ensure compliance with regulatory and Cooperative policies and requirements
  • Attend Cooperative meetings to stay abreast of human resources issues that affect employees and business operations
  • Ensure that job descriptions accurately reflect the essential duties and responsibilities
  • Assist the Compensation Department with market research data to appropriate grade jobs
  • Lead and conduct fact finding interviews and investigations, summarize notes and prepare written reports that contain recommendations for corrective action
  • Anticipate and plan for long-term human resources needs and trends in partnership with management
  • Lead human resource change initiatives and process improvement efforts
  • Work collaboratively with other human resources staff to ensure that the business receives timely support
  • Maintain customer focus skills and build relationships that enhance the strategic alliance with customers
  • Develop, review, implement and document internal procedures
  • Ensure ethical, legal and consistent compliance with Cooperative policies, practices and procedures
  • Conduct needs assessments to determine individual, department and organizational goals and objectives
  • Ensure adherence to the Cooperative’s policies, practices, procedures and statutory requirements
  • Conduct Exit Interviews and provide quarterly reports to management
  • Utilize comparative data to review, analyze and make recommendations for human resources best practices
  • Coordinate activities with other departments
  • Maintain the security of confidential information
  • Stay abreast of advances in technology

 

Supervisory and/or Leadership Responsibilities:  May be required to lead a group to resolve an issue or manage processes and programs

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of using computer systems, which may include setting up and using hardware and software programs, entering data or processing information
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service
  • Knowledge of prevailing human resources practices
  • Knowledge of state and federal regulations, i.e., Worker’s Compensation, Department of Labor, FMLA , ADAAA, FLSA and EEO
  • Knowledge of all areas of human resources
  • Skilled in time management
  • Skilled in prioritizing and managing changing priorities
  • Skilled in the techniques of persuasion
  • Skilled in managing changing priorities
  • Ability to work without day to day supervision
  • Ability to interface across organizational boundaries
  • Ability to research issues and develop recommendations based on prevailing practices
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of management and employees
  • Ability to prepare and conduct presentations
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to listen and understand information verbally and in writing
  • Ability to anticipate, identify, analyze and resolve conflict and problems

 

Minimum Qualifications – (Education, Experience, Certification, & Licensure):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field
  • Directly related experience may substitute for education
  • Six years of Human Resources experience in an advisory capacity
  • Three years supervisory experience
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License

 

WORK LOCATION:   Corporate Headquarters in Johnson City, TX 78636

 

 

 

Pedernales Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation and gender identity. 

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