Human Resources Business Partner, Specialists | Kearney | $100.0k – $140.0k | Remote (USA)

Human Resources Business Partner, Specialists | Kearney | $100.0k – $140.0k | Remote (USA)

100,000 - 140,000 / year
Remote US
Application ends: October 2, 2024
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Job Description

Who are we

As a global consulting partnership in more than 40 countries, our people make us who we are. We’re individuals with different passions and strengths who take as much joy in the work we do as from those we work with. Over the years we’ve fostered a culture in which we are united by shared values—passion, solidarity, generosity, curiosity and boldness—and these come alive in the work we do and how we do it.

At Kearney, our aim is to bring aboard top-tier talent, including deep experts with distinctive expertise or skills in critical, niche areas that are strategically relevant for the firm. Are you someone who embodies creativity, precision, and structure, with a deep passion for people and talent topics? Join us as a HR Business Partner and be an integral part of our Specialists HR Team!

Make your mark as a HR Business Partner for Specialist Talent at Kearney

The HRBP for Specialist Talents will support Specialists at Kearney—professionals with unique expertise and skills in specialized functional areas that are critical to the firm’s strategic objectives. Specialists have distinct career paths tailored to their focused areas of work therefore distinct HR needs.

This is a global role where you will partner with the Global Business Leaders of Specialist Teams to design and implement key HR frameworks, structures, and strategies for this key talent pool. You will help improve HR effectiveness in cohesively and consistently developing our people strategies for Specialists. You will collaborate closely with local HR teams to ensure effective execution of these strategies.

Key responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with local HR teams to ensure new hires have a smooth integration, providing them with essential tools and knowledge.
  • Continuously enhance the onboarding process using feedback and performance metrics
  • Analyze employee engagement survey results to pinpoint improvement areas.
  • Develop and implement strategies together with leadership to promote a positive work environment, encouraging team collaboration and individual growth.
  • Design and implement performance management systems and processes to measure, report, and improve employee performance.
  • Facilitate review sessions with line managers to ensure alignment with organizational objectives.
  • Discuss performance expectations and provide guidance on career progression, promotion and compensation raise.
  • Ensure that compensation remains competitive and aligns with industry standards by evaluating the organization’s compensation strategy and structures and comparing salaries and benefits to similar positions in the industry using market data.
  • Run compensation review cycle factoring in employee performance
  • Identify potential issues in compensation data and address any inequities.
  • Evaluate HR metrics to gain insights into workforce trends, performance, and engagement. Use data to inform decision-making and drive improvements.
  • Address employee grievances and resolve complex employee relations issues.
  • Foster positive work relationships and productivity by providing guidance to managers and employees.
  • Assist line managers in handling change-related issues. This could involve organizational restructuring, process changes, or shifts in team dynamics.
  • Conduct regular meetings with business leaders to provide HR advice and guidance.
  • Stay informed about employment laws, regulations, and legal requirements related to people management. Assist leaders in ensuring compliance, working closely with local HR Teams
  • Offer guidance on creating and implementing HR processes and policies.
  • Collaborate on developing and updating the employee handbook and policies.
  • Ensure compliance with legal requirements and industry standards.
  • Identify training needs and collaborate with the Learning & Development (L&D) function to align training programs with business objectives.
  • Ensure the company’s workforce is appropriately sized, shaped, cost-effective, and agile for the future.
  • Select and develop key talent to ensure a pipeline of individuals ready to fill critical roles.

Who you are

  • Possess a passion for HR.
  • Preferably a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field. However, experience is prioritized over academics.
  • Seasoned HR professional with more than 8 years of HR experience. Experience in Professional Services is essential, with a strong preference for candidates who have worked in Management Consulting.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Understanding of cultural nuances specific to the region to be able to effectively manage local & regional collaborators.
  • Strong organization and coordination skills to manage through busy times.
  • Structured and independent work style.
  • Consistently deliver high quality work.
  • High degree of self-initiative.
  • Affinity for data, making it easy to work with numbers and handle them accurately and reliably.
  • Service orientation and strong communication skills with internal and external stakeholders
  • Absolute trustworthiness and discretion.
  • Open-minded, enjoy working with people, and value being part of a team and achieving results together.

Apply now!

The salary range for this role is $100k- $140k. However, it is important to note that at Kearney, compensation range is dependent on geographic location, and it is not typical for an individual to be hired at the top of the range for their role. Individual salaries within each range are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge and skills. Kearney reviews compensation regularly and may adjust base salaries to reflect market competitiveness. In addition to salary, individuals may be eligible for a discretionary performance bonus. Our full suite of benefits includes paid time off, 401(k) match and profit sharing, medical, dental and vision coverage, healthcare concierge, backup child/adult care, annual employer HSA contribution, home office stipend, subsidized gym membership program and annual wellness program, and leaves of absence when needed to support employees’ physical, mental, and emotional well-being.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Non-Discrimination

Kearney prides itself on providing a culture that allows employees to bring their best selves to work every day. Our people can feel comfortable, confident, and joyful to do great things for our firm, our colleagues, and our clients. That’s why Kearney is committed to building a diverse, unbiased and inclusive workforce. Kearney is an equal opportunity employer; we recruit, hire, train, promote, develop, and provide other conditions of employment without regard to a person’s gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, pregnancy status, veteran status, genetic information or any other differences consistent with applicable laws. This includes providing reasonable accommodation for disabilities, or religious beliefs and practices. Members of communities historically underrepresented in consulting are encouraged to apply.