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Human Resources Business Partner I

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National General Insurance

National General Insurance

Human Resources Business Partner I

Milwaukee, WI
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    PRIMARY PURPOSE:

    This position will work under the direction of the HR Director/Manager. The HRBP I handles all employee relations issues in areas of responsibility including but not limited to reviewing/approving performance improvement plans, performance management, handling complaints and seeing them through to resolution.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

    • Provides advice and counsel to members of management and employees related to employment policies, employee relations issues, employment laws and regulations.
    • Stays in sync with business happenings by attending staff meetings and being visible in operations.
    • Builds partnerships with management by identifying human resource solution that support the current and future needs of the business.
    • Works with management, peers and other HR colleagues to ensure consistency across the organization relating to policies andor practices.
    • Act as an impartial advocate to ensure that all individuals receive fair and equitable treatment
    • Provides management coaching/counseling and career development advice for employees when needed.
    • Conducts HR training on various topics (i.e. sexual harassment, New Employee Orientation, Supervisor Policy/Procedure training, interviewing skills, etc.) as needed.
    • Handles workforce planning involving re-deployment opportunities and reductions in staff.
    • Supports HR projects such as acquisition integration, performance management administration, etc..
    • Advises on compensation matters to ensure equity and fairness.
    • Completes exit interviews to understand turnover trends and proactively implement retention strategies when applicable.
    • Ensure compliance with all federal, state and local laws.
    • Develop, recommended and coordinate activities, functions or programs designed to increase employee retention and satisfaction.
    • Supports and works with Talent Acquisition team as needed.
    • Manages administrative functions of role relating to Workday, new hire paperwork and HR Doc Manager.
  • Qualifications

    MINIMUM SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
    • 3+ years HR Generalist experience with strong experience in employee relations.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Solid organizational, persuasion, and project management skills are required.
    • Strong PC skills including Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint.
    • Results oriented with the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks.
    • Demonstrated ability to facilitate group presentations.
    • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
  • Industry
    Insurance
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  • About Us
    National General is a leading insurance carrier which has been in the industry since 1939. Through subsidiaries and other affiliated companies, National General offers homeowners, flood, personal and commercial auto, RV, motorcycle, life, accident and supplemental health insurance products. National General Insurance is a thriving company committed to ensuring that our employees achieve their personal best. Our employees are advancing their careers at a best-in-class insurance provider that is an industry leader in innovation. We give employees resources which enable them to take charge of their own future success.