Associate HRBP

<strong>At EmPower HR, it begins with empowering our employees. Every employee, at every level of the company, is expected to perform like a leader. We find people who believe that true happiness is only found in the service of others. We want high-performers with diverse skill-sets and big hearts. We treat each other as family and find that close collaboration creates the biggest ideas.</strong>

Schaumburg, IL

EmPower HR

<span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Our Difference is Our Culture</strong></span><br /><br /><strong>EmPower HR&rsquo;s vision is to have an amazing impact on the community through unmatched delivery of human capital solutions. Our mission is to develop employees, drive company success and enrich the communities in which we do business. </strong><br /><br /><strong>Grow Your People | Grow Your Business | Grow Your Community </strong><br /><br /><strong>Our difference is our culture. We provide 1440 level service to each other, our clients and our partners. Our six Pillars guide us every minute of every day: Dream Big, Have Courage, Take Initiative, Be Accountable, Give Back and Enjoy It.</strong>

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Overview: We have comprehensive benefit packages that include health, dental, vision, 401(k), income protection, and extraordinary work-life benefits.
Responsibilities: <p><strong>Essential Responsibilities and Duties:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Provide excellent HR service to assigned small to mid-size clients ensuring that they are consistently satisfied with our service</li> <li>Learn each client&rsquo;s business and understand the business operations and core functions</li> <li>Identify workplace issues and problem solve to find solutions</li> <li>Proactively provide strategic HR support to clients</li> <li>Assist in consulting with client contacts with regard to benefit offerings to meet company objectives and facilitate / execute entire open enrollment process including preparation of materials, conducting company meetings, one on one consulting, collection of all elections and successful communication of elections internally</li> <li>Provide guidance on employment law and compliance</li> <li>Create and educate employees on new handbooks and policies</li> <li>Conduct on-site new hire onboarding sessions including; coordinating, tracking, and collecting all new hire paperwork, verifying I-9 documentation, benefit plan education and registration, handbook and policy review, and system registration</li> <li>Follow up with HR team, clients, and employees on any open items in order to solve issues and provide excellent service</li> <li>Understand client practices and business objectives and execute on such deliverables in a timely and organized manner. Be familiar with the clients various policies and practices in order to provide guidance and answer employee questions accurately</li> <li>Assist in new client implementation process including benefits enrollment, welcome presentations and meetings, file audits, handbook and process creation, and preparation of all materials</li> <li>Assist in developing performance management processes</li> <li>Successfully handle employee relations issues and investigations</li> <li>Build and maintain strong relationships with clients</li> <li>Provide subject matter expertise and act as a resource in all areas of human resources</li> <li>Partner with members of the HR team in managing projects, improving human resources processes and programs for clients</li> <li>Local Travel required</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>Education, Knowledge and Skills:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in human resource management or related field. Equivalent work experience may be substituted for education</li> <li>Minimum of 2-5 years of solid human resources experience; HR management experience preferred</li> <li>Competent in areas of human resources such as benefits administration, HR policies and compliance, performance management, payroll, HR laws and regulations and employee relations</li> <li>Proficiency in MS Office Suite and experience with HRIS platforms</li> </ul> <p><strong>Key Competencies:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Act consistently with the company&rsquo;s values and mission (6 Pillars)</li> <li>Demonstrate a high level of attention to detail and timely follow through</li> <li>Comfort around higher management; can easily communicate with senior leadership and can present themselves as a confident and competent HR resource</li> <li>Demonstrate HR knowledge and is open to feedback and development</li> <li>Understand the EmPower HR business model and is able to learn how that connects to the clients&rsquo; businesses</li> <li>Provide timely, accurate, clear, professional, and thorough written and verbal communication to clients</li> <li>Display a positive attitude and passion for serving our clients</li> <li>Display excellent verbal and written communication skills and is able to adjust communication style when necessary</li> <li>Comfortable with ambiguity; can effectively cope with change, shift gears easily, and adapt according to business or client needs</li> <li>Approachable and able to successfully build relationships and develop rapport and trust with a variety of people</li> <li>Strong time management and prioritization skills</li> <li>Good interpersonal savvy &ndash; able to relate openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people</li> <li>Make sound decisions even in the absence of complete information</li> <li>Has the courage to tackle difficult problems and acts with resilience when faced with challenges</li> <li>Manage complex situations with ease and HR expertise</li> <li>Show a willingness to learn and expand HR knowledge</li> </ul>