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The HR Business Partner serves as the primary relationship manager with senior managers (e.g. Practice Leads and Division Managers) of assigned business unit(s) or geographies and ensures effective coordination between business clients, HR Consulting Function partners and COEs to strategically deliver HR solutions. Consults with management regarding interpretation and application of corporate human resources programs. Builds and maintains a valued advisor relationship with managers and delivers Human Resource solutions that effectively address business issues and needs. Ensures compliance of all employment and labor laws. The focus of this role is to lead and execute on key strategic HR initiatives for the business and various HR programs. Uses specific knowledge of a discipline to achieve goals through own work. Has specific knowledge or expertise typically gained through formal education or equivalent experience. Uses expertise to provide guidance to others as a project manager or consultant. Requires in-depth conceptual and practical knowledge in own job discipline and basic knowledge of related job disciplines. Solves complex problems. Works independently; receives minimal guidance. May lead projects or project steps within a broader project or may have accountability for on-going activities or objectives. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.  
•Coaches and advises managers (client specific) on key HR priorities related to manager/partner development and engagement efforts as often times set by the BU Head of Consulting or Sr. HRBP to support business strategy. 
•Plays a key role consulting with managers on talent assessment, career planning, performance management, and compensation planning activities. 
•Leads RIF activity for client group and helps managers implement change management support resulting from people impact.
•Acts as a liaison between the line, Senior HR Business Partners, Associate HR Business Partners, HR Advisors and other HR functions to ensure that HR services are aligned with internal client needs.
•Assesses the need for new HR programs with client groups as necessary and leads implementation.
•Provides guidance to managers and partners on dispute resolution, disciplinary action including PIPs, regulatory compliance, problem solving and litigation avoidance. Supports the implementation of new programs.
•Ensures compliance on all HR related company guidelines and policies, as well as compliance with all regional, country, local, and company regulations and participates in ER activities when they arise due to non-compliance.
•Attends relevant client team meetings to ensure HR actions support key business needs, providing updates on HR initiatives and programs.
•Maintains a strong awareness of Talent Acquisition activities to help achieve a high quality, diverse talent pipeline.
•Participates in functional and cross-functional initiatives across HR.
•Serves as expert or go to person often handling complex, high profile, and sensitive work.
•Solves complex problems
•Takes a new perspective on existing solutions
•Exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information
•Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within own team and other related teams
•Works within broad guidelines and policies
 

Qualifications:
•10 or more years of related HR experience 
•Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience
•May lead small projects with manageable risks and resource requirements 
•Strong and proactive consulting capability
•Ability to inform and influence leading with data
•Domain expertise in HR policy and process
•Highly collaborative relationship manager
•Foundational knowledge in organizational effectiveness, including workforce planning and organizational design
•Effective communicator with the ability to drive consensus and lead change management initiatives
•Ability to proactively assess risk and take mitigating actions
•Requires in-depth conceptual and practical knowledge in own job discipline and basic knowledge of related job disciplines
•Applies best practices and how own area integrates with others
•Is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market
•Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus

 

About Northern Trust: 

Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With over 130 years of financial experience and nearly 20,000 partners, we serve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.

Working with Us: 

As a Northern Trust partner, you will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture, which has a strong history of financial strength and stability. Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company that is committed to strengthening the communities we serve!                

We recognize the value of inclusion and diversity in culture, in thought, and in experience, which is why we are honored to receive the following awards in 2021:

Gender Equality Index Member, Bloomberg
Top Financial & Banking Company, Black EOE Journal, Hispanic Network Magazine, Professional WOMAN'S Magazine

We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of America’s best banks and most sustainable companies! Build your career with us and apply today.

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