Human Resources Business Partner

  • 605 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10158, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

At Informa Tech, we believe that technology innovation is key to driving positive change in our society. We believe that digital inclusion underpins progress. And we believe that diversity in tech is central to a thriving industry.  

Our aim is to inspire the global technology community to build a better world by informing, educating and connecting them through world-class research, training, events, and media. 

We sit at the heart of the tech community with specialisms in emerging tech/AI, enterprise IT, cyber security, service providers/NextG, critical communications, media & entertainment and marketing technology.  

Leveraging over 100 trusted brands, we offer an unrivalled global networking community and platform for technologists and innovators to be inspired and reach their full potential.  

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Job Description

The Human Resources Business Partner will collaborate to execute on strategy, improve organizational performance and develop organizational capability for their assigned client areas.  The successful candidate will partner with business leaders and HR colleagues to develop and execute performance management, employee relations and engagement, learning and development and organizational change.  Additional areas of responsibility include partnering with SMEs in compensation, benefits, talent acquisition and HRIS to deliver those services within scope of the role. 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Investigates employee concerns and issues and partners with management to broker resolution.
  • Address complex employee relations matters, investigate, where appropriate, and provide appropriate recommendations
  • Support managers with performance management, including documenting and communicating performance feedback
  • Acts as project manager for HR related initiatives, managing the roll-out of regional initiatives in addition reductions in force and reorganizations
  • Identifies and communicates workforce trends grounded in metrics and solid analysis; partners with HR and business leaders to develop solutions based on data
  • Anticipates / identifies organizational change opportunities and proactively partners with HR and business leaders to plan and manage change initiatives
  • Coaches client business leaders and managers, continuously supporting their development in managing and leading employees and teams
  • Develops deep understanding of the business and links HR strategy and practice to that of the business.
  • Coaches client business leaders, continuously supporting their development in managing and leading employees and teams
  • Anticipates and supports responsible business(es)/functions through change, coaching and guiding managers and business leaders
  • Champions global and regional HR strategy and uses to drive decision making
  • Ensures business compliance with the legal labor and employment environment
  • Maintains current knowledge of trends, practices and applicable state and federal laws and regulations, essential to professional practice of human resources and organization development
  • Ensures business compliance with the legal labor and employment environment
  • Performs additional duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • BS/BA degree required; PHR preferred.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of relevant work experience.
  • Strong generalist competencies; proven business partner experience in a nimble, fluid environment. Strong consultative and analytical skills as well as drive for continuous improvement.
  • Effective communication skills and ability to influence.
  • The ability to deal with the uncertainties of an evolving, dynamic global organization.
  • High business acumen and understanding of organizational dynamics.
  • Occasional travel may be required.

OTHER PREFERRED ATTRIBUTES:

  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office, particularly Excel skills
  • Experience with Oracle HR, SAP or other HRIS system

Additional Information

Why work at Informa  

Employee experience is very important to us at Informa. On top of joining a supportive, diverse and ambitious team that welcomes all types of candidates. We are also flexible with different working patterns and prioritizes promotions internally. Our benefits include:

  • Learning and development plan to assist with your career development  
  • 15 days PTO plus 9 national holidays, 4 days for volunteering and a day off for your birthday!  
  • Competitive Benefits with 401k match 
  • Paid parental leave 
  • Work with a high quality of specialist products and service  
  • Bright and friendly staff who are all “expert’s experts” and additional training and development for helping you achieve your career aspiration  
  • ESPP - become a shareholder  

We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don't fit all the requirements. If you're excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need! We believe strongly in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed.  As such, Informa is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under federal, state or local law. 

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