Human Resources Business Partner

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LifeNet Health

Director, Human Resources Business Partner West

Plainfield, IN

Human Resources

Job Type:

Mon-Friday 8AM-5PM

LifeNet Health is searching for talented individuals who will embrace our mission of saving lives, restoring health, and giving hope.

LifeNet Health, headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, is the largest nonprofit organ procurement organization (“OPO”) and tissue processor in the United States, as well as a leading innovator in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. Our goal is to improve the quality of human life through the provision of organs, tissues and cells for transplantation; to provide innovation in the fields of bio-implants, regenerative medicine and research; and, to serve the community with educational and support services that enhance the donation process. LifeNet Health has over 1200 employees and has a growing global presence.

How you will contribute to LifeNet Health’s success:

The Director aligns human resources processes, programs and systems with the business strategies and objectives throughout the Midwest and West Coast locations. The successful Director acts as a coach and consultant for employees and leaders regarding the application of total rewards, learning and development, individual and team performance, organization design, and talent management processes and programs. This position is a dual role which includes being the Sr. HR Business Partner within the main facility it supports while also supporting other designated client groups across the organization and providing leadership and support to the West Sr. HR Business Partner. Collaborates with Corporate HR to support the business needs of LifeNet Health. As an essential leader within the site location, the HR Manager has a strong understanding of the business and closely consults the General Manager and other leaders while a member of the site leadership team.

What you’ll do:

  • Manage People and Teams:
    Provides team leadership to the HRBP team by leading, guiding, and directing team members to be effective business partners. Ensures that team members are equipped with the right skills, tools, and talents necessary for executing their duties. Ensures that HR team’s level of performance and capabilities meet current and future standards.

  • Organization Development Consulting:
    Identify and apply tactics to ensure engagement and alignment of employees across the organization ensuring organization effectiveness and efficiency. Partner with leaders in developing effective structures, systems, processes, and skills to support their business goals and talent requirements. Apply change management processes as appropriate to sustain collaboration and a work environment that encourages ongoing improvements and innovation. Lead talent review, performance management, team development, culture/work environment survey and action planning processes. Measure effectiveness and communicate results to the management teams on a quarterly basis. Support leaders in conducting the talent review process and in planning for future talent and skill sets to stay competitive and anticipate emerging capabilities.

  • Organization Leadership/Business Partner:
    Understand the industry and the internal/external environment that impacts the organization. Knowledgeable about the organization’s strategic direction, annual corporate business plan and client groups individual annual business plan. Identify and address human resources issues and opportunities which may affect the execution of these plans. Consult with the HR leaders in the development of solutions, action plans, and measures of success. Participate in Human Resources annual strategy planning and goal setting to ensure alignment with the business.

  • Employee Relations:
    Anticipate, identify, and facilitate resolution of employee relations issues. Act as an internal consultant for employees and management in these situations. Work with colleagues in HR, legal, and others as appropriate to ensure high quality solutions consistent with LNH values, federal, state and local laws. Conduct thorough, objective investigations as needed. Provide company policy guidance and interpretation to clients. Advise management in appropriate resolution of employee relations issues. Objectively coach and influence employees and management through complex, difficult, and emotional issues. Prepare employee separation notices and related documentation, and conducts exit interviews. Participate in Unemployment Commission hearings and related appeals as required.

  • Learning and Development:
    Identify appropriate learning and development solutions for individuals, teams, and organizations supported. Work with leaders and employees to create meaningful development and career plans. Participate in the development and delivery of HR training offerings for LifeNet Health. Serve as trainer for various leadership and soft skills development topics.

  • Talent Acquisition & Retention:
    Partner with Talent Acquisition partner to facilitate updates to or creation of job descriptions. Provide talent acquisition support and coordination for senior level leader and key positions. Develop, design, and implement retention strategies and programs to ensure the retention of top talent. Assist in the interviewing of candidates, and in the onboarding of new employees.

  • Event Management:
    Responsible for corporate events within designated site building(s). Partners with the Event Committee to ensure same culture and presence of events mirrors that of Corporate.

  • Total Rewards Management:
    In partnership with our Total Rewards Team, assist in the development, implementation and communication of total rewards programs and processes. Help identify and develop innovative reward/recognition programs which address the unique needs of the organization.

What you’ll bring (Minimum Requirements):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Psychology, Business Administration, or related discipline
  • MS/MBA in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Psychology, Business Administration, or related discipline preferred
  • HR Certification – SPHR or equivalent certification, or obtained within 12 months of employment
  • 10 years’ experience direct management and leadership of others; 15 years preferred
  • 10 years progressive professional Human Resources Management and/or HR Business Partner. Knowledge of multiple HR disciplines. 15 years preferred
  • 3 years HR specialty experience in OD/LD
  • 3 years’ experience as an HR leader within a manufacturing, logistics, or distribution site or facility preferred

These would be nice too (Knowledge Skills and Abilities):

  • Strategic Thinking
    : Strategic planning and interfacing especially for complex or critical products. Impact of regulatory changes on internal processes and products Clear, comprehensive understanding of the link between department/function and business strategy

  • Organization Development:
    Knowledge and application of principles and theory in organization design and development, total rewards, performance management, change management, talent management, team development and learning strategies and employee relations.
  • Working knowledge of LEAN principles and application

  • Program Development:
    Successful track record in implementing processes/programs: talent development systems, team development, values development, retention and recognition programs, diversity and inclusion, etc.

  • Project Management:
    Demonstrated ability to lead projects and teams.

  • Collaboration:
    Demonstrated team leadership skills along with strong collaboration skills.

  • Employee Engagement:
    Effective in developing and implementing employee engagement strategies and tactics.

  • Microsoft Office and Systems:
    Proficient in Microsoft Office. Experience with HR systems (HRMS, Payroll, LMS).

  • People Development:
    Actively engages in talent management practices (selection, promotion, development and engagement) to cultivate a workforce that is well aligned with current and emerging talent needs

  • Relationship Management:
    Builds and sustains partnerships across organizational boundaries and functions as well as outside the organization to achieve common goals and outcomes

  • Communication skills:
    Written, verbal and presentation; ability to engage, inspire and influence people

  • Organizational Skills:
    Ability to plan, implement and monitor assignments effectively to meet the needs of the business

  • Time Management:
    Ability to use time in an effective and productive manner with ability to work under pressure with tight timelines, make critical decision and maintain a sense of focus and urgency

  • Analytical Thinking:
    Demonstrates the ability to successfully gather and evaluate pertinent information to draw conclusions and identify potential trends

Why work at LifeNet Health?

We have a fierce drive for our mission of Saving Lives, Restoring Health, and Giving Hope. You won’t find another company with a culture as strong as ours.

  • 403(b) and Pension Plan
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Corporate sponsored events (Chili Cook-Off, 5K, Celebration of Life Gala, and many more!)
  • Work-life balance with generous paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Personal career and skill development opportunities
  • Wellness Program
  • Food Truck Thursday (at participating locations)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Dedicated and passionate co-workers

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer EOE/M/F/Disability/Vet. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. #LI-AF1

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