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Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

Human Resources Business Partner 

Job Announcement Code(s): 18-00556

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    Human Resources Business Partner

Type of Employment:
Full Time (40 hrs/week)
To Be Determined
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC); 201 W Washington Ave., 6th Floor; Madison, WI 53703; Michelle Nilsestuen;
Bargaining Unit:
Area of Competition:
Deadline to Apply:
Assessment Information:
See "How to Apply" below.

The successful HRBP acts as an employee champion and change agent. The role assesses and anticipates HR-related needs through close interaction with managers and employees. The HRBP proactively identifies needs and seeks to develop integrated solutions. This position is responsible for developing trust-based relationships across the business to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflects the business objectives of the organization.

Position Summary:   The HR Business Partner will spend a majority of his/her time in these activities:
Attendance at weekly business-unit and HR division meetings, providing updates and information.
Consulting with managers, providing HR guidance and perspective.
Mediate, manage and resolves complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations.
Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to managers (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions).
Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation.
Provides guidance and input on business unit restructures, workforce planning and succession planning.
Participates in and helps facilitate the Employer of Choice Committee. Responsible for managing notes and ensuring actions are realistic and timely.
Manage performance review process within HRIS.
Initiate and participate in 30, 60, 90-day conversations with New Hires.
Responsible for scheduling HR Open Mics, documenting and delivering messages/initiatives and/or escalating to the appropriate individual.
Act as subject matter expert to support Learning and Development initiatives.
Work to support recruiting and retention efforts.
Actively identifies gaps, proposes and implements changes that are necessary.
Ensure regulatory compliance with legal requirements pertinent to the day-to-day management of employees. Collaborate with HRVP when necessary.

Special Notes:   State-wide travel will occur on an occasional basis, less than 20% of the time. Travel is anticipated to include day travel.
Based on the responsibilities of this position, this position may need to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.

Qualifications:   Education and Experience:
Minimum of four years of related experience in the field of human resources
Bachelorís degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field or combination of equivalent experience/education preferred

Skills and Talents:
Ability to work with various and diverse groups of people.
Ability to be consultative and skilled at influencing without authority
General knowledge of employment laws and practices
Ability to multi-task and prioritize.
Advanced computer skills with Microsoft office suite of products and other software or applications associated with assigned work
Problem solving skills, sound reasoning, independent judgment and initiative to accomplish tasks with little or no direction and to solve issues/accomplish tasks not requiring the involvement of others
Strong written and verbal communication skills to deal effectively with diverse groups of people internal and external to the organization
Ability to work with confidential information and sensitive situations.
Ability to independently organize work and balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment with strong attention to detail.
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

How To Apply:   Applicants should apply online at  No application deadline, will begin reviewing resumes 01/10/18


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