Colorado Springs Utilities Senior Human Resources Business Partner in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Senior Human Resources Business Partner

Job Type: Human Resources/Training

Pay Range $76,024 to $95,035

Location Colorado Springs, CO

Posting Close Date 6/18/18

Senior Human Resources Business Partner

Colorado Springs Utilities is seeking a talented and experienced Human Resources professional to join our team as a Senior Human Resources Business Partner. In this job, you will act as a trusted advisor and consultant, collaborating across the HR function to deliver value added service to management and employees that reflect the business objectives of the organization.

Here is what you can expect from this exciting and challenging role! You will serve as point of contact for senior leadership to implement HR solutions to business issues, strategies, and initiatives, utilizing various information sources to determine action and understand potential future implications. You will oversee and assist with the day-to-day delivery of HR services and the resolution of issues in partnership with organizational customers. This includes:

  • Monitoring and providing guidance with the interpretation and enforcement of HR policies and procedures

  • Recommending enhancements and improvements to established processes and workflows in areas of expertise

  • Addressing complicated and complex issues related to culture and employees, aiding in performance management, day-to-day coaching, providing guidance and resolving employee relations matters, and serving as a champion for action planning

  • Developing talent retention strategies, succession planning/management, workforce planning to meet current and future demands

  • Providing consulting on compensation & classification practices and procedures

  • Providing guidance and strategy on short/long term organizational structure and business planning

Why should you apply? This job is all about crafting the people strategy of the organization and enriching the support structure for management. If you love solving people problems and can pivot quickly, this is the job for you! In this job, you will utilize your skills across various human resources facets to include performance management, talent assessment, learning and development, compensation and classification, organizational design and employee relations through a combination of work experiences, job training and team development.

What will it take to be successful? To be considered for this position, you must offer experience (ideally at least 6 years) serving as a trusted Human Resources advisor and strategic consultant and a bachelor’s degree (or greater) in Human Resources, Business Administration, Public Administration or a closely related field. The ideal candidate will offer an SPHR or SHRM-SCP certification, excellent influencing skills at all levels of the organization and competence in making timely, effective, principles-based decisions. This job will require a strong balance of analytical and problem-solving skills, business consulting and communication competencies as well as the ability to work in a dynamic team environment.

What a career at Colorado Springs Utilities can offer you…

  • As a community-owned enterprise for over 100 years, we offer the stability of providing a required service and commodity for our community

  • An array of development opportunities at your fingertips geared toward your learning style to support your growth in the organization

  • We are a diverse team of professionals who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community through new and innovative technologies.

  • An inclusive and supportive work culture defined by our six core values: safety, people, trust, responsibility, collaboration, and continuous improvement

All postings will close at 11:59pm on the Posting Close Date. Candidates must apply for the position prior to this date and time. If the Posting Close Date is blank, the position will remain open until filled.Actual starting pay will be determined at the time of offer based on the experience, education and training of the successful candidate.

Colorado Springs Utilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. No person shall be unlawfully discriminated against because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, religious convictions, veteran status, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation or gender identity. Affirmative Action is Colorado Springs Utilities’ effort to ensure positive steps are taken to have a representative workforce reflective of the relevant available labor force.

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Colorado Springs Utilities does not sponsor work visas. All eligible applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Job Type: Human Resources/Training