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Human Resources Business Partner

Company: MASS
Location: Boston
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

About MassDOT: An agency on the move, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) takes great pride in connecting the Commonwealth's residents and communities. Powered by a growing data-analytics discipline - and working in conjunction with municipalities, public agencies and the private sector - we're finding new ways to improve the Bay State's transportation infrastructure. MassDOT is responsible for developing, implementing, and coordinating transportation policies and projects for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and to efficiently plan, design, construct, and maintain a safe statewide transportation system which effectively meets the transportation needs of the Commonwealth. MassDOT's divisions include: Highway, Aeronautics, Registry of Motor Vehicles, Rail & Transit, and Planning & Enterprise Services. There are approximately 3,600 employees across the organization. MassDOT's goal is to provide employees with greater flexibility in when and where they work while continuing to execute MassDOT's Safety and Customer Service Mission. Furthermore, MassDOT will be doing our part to lead by example in reducing congestion and greenhouse gas emissions by minimizing overall workplace commuting travel during peak hours through telework and schedule flexibility. This position has a high degree of remote flexibility once established in the role. The selected candidate will be expected to follow a hybrid work model that consists of both in-office and work from home days, as needed. Position Summary: The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is seeking a Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) is responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of Human Resources (HR) for an assigned division or business unit. The HRBP serves as a strategic partner to key business leaders, providing insight on opportunities to leverage people to meet organizational objectives. The HRBP coordinates with relevant HR units and shared services departments to influence departmental policy to support HR-related business initiatives. Duties and Responsibilities Leverages a deep understanding of the business strategy to provide expert insight. Influences division/business unit management on all aspects of people management, focusing on performance management; organization development and effectiveness; and employee productivity. Designs and implements retention plans and workforce strategies. Manages and recommends improvements to goal setting within the unit; performance management processes; and learning and development programs. Ensures progress on employee-related issues to contribute to MassDOT's best places to work initiatives. Develops and implements HR metrics and reporting to facilitate decision making. Develops organizational capability for the assigned division/business unit. Leads talent review/succession plan program for the assigned division/business unit and ensures that follow up actions are implemented to develop leaders and upgrade talent. In partnership with other HR units, develops talent acquisition strategies that align to division/business unit needs. Develops and implements best in class HR practices across the division/business unit to support business objectives, strategic priorities and department philosophy. Monitors and ensures compliance with HR policies and procedures; collective bargaining agreements; and employment law. Identifies, develops, and implements HR programs that support business objectives and key performance priorities of assigned division/business unit. Leverages HR resources to respond to issues relevant to the division/business unit. Gathers data, information, and feedback to influence continuous improvement of HR service delivery and align HR support models to match business and employee needs. Monitors external market trends relative to talent issues across the division/business unit and demonstrate proactive efforts to address emerging HR issues. Represents the business interests of the assigned division/business unit and coordinates with HR and other shared services departments in the development of HR policies; collective bargaining agreements; and other labor agreements. Works with business leaders to facilitate the adoption of such policies and agreements. Participates in rollouts of HR projects representing the division/business unit's business and HR needs. Participates in relevant leadership team meetings to develop operating plans, and ensure that the unit has the people, organizational alignment, and culture to enable it to execute effectively to meet near-term and long range goals. Provides coaching to business leaders on core managerial skills. Pro-actively identifies key business issues and the related people, organizational and cultural implications; Responsible for organizational development; change management; leadership development; diversity; and the associated enhancement of performance of the unit. Supports key change management needs and the development of a high performance culture. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelors or Master's Degree with a major in business administration, business management or a related field. Five (5) to seven (7) years' of relevant HRBP experience. HR professional certification(s). Project Management certification. Excellent collaboration and team building skills. Demonstrated written communication skills. Strong verbal communication and listening skills. Demonstrated analytical skills. Demonstrated problem solving skills. Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills. Ability to drive multiple projects to successful completion. Possess flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Excellent organizational skills. Maintains a high degree of professionalism. Effectively coaches and delivers constructive feedback. Ability to inspire and develop staff. Other: Demonstrated strategic thinking, leadership capabilities, including people development, objective setting, and measurement skills. Proficient usage of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and Outlook Qualifications:This requisition will remain open until filled; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) five (5) years of full-time or, equivalent part-time, professional, administrative, supervisory, or managerial experience in business administration, business management, public administration, public management, clinical administration or clinical management of which (B) at least one (1) year must have been in a project management, supervisory or managerial capacity or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and substitutions below. Substitutions: I. A certificate in a relevant or related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required (A) experience. II. A Bachelor's degree in a related field may be substituted for two (2) years of the required (A) experience. III. A Graduate degree in a related field may be substituted for three (3) years of the required (A) experience. IV. A Doctorate degree in a related field may be substituted for four (4) years of the required (A) experience. All job applications must be submitted online through MassCareers to be considered. ---For questions regarding the job posting, email ---For general questions regarding MassDOT, call the Human Resources Service Center at 857-368-4722. ---For a disability-related reasonable accommodation or alternative application method, call ADA Coordinator, Heather Ulesoo - (617) 851-9447. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Executive Order #595: As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption.

Keywords: MASS, Boston , Human Resources Business Partner, Human Resources , Boston, Massachusetts

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