Human Resources Business Partner (Minneapolis, MN)

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Human Resources Business Partner - ( 2200031Z )


Grow with the best. Join a smart, creative, and inspired team that accomplishes operational excellence. Bringing together individuals with diverse backgrounds, talents, and expertise, our 25,000 team members in over 400 locations worldwide are vital to making our Company stronger.

Your Opportunity

We're in pursuit of an experienced HR Business Partner to join our passionate, collaborative, and results-driven team. As part of our HR Client Services (HRCS) team, the HR Business Partner will be supporting leaders and employees for multiple business centers in the region(s). We are excited to have this person ideally located in Minneapolis, MN, with an expectation of some office visits across the region periodically.

You will wear several hats, be a trusted advisor, strategist, consultant, analyst, change agent and coach. Sit alongside and collaborate with business leaders to develop and implement strategies that support people and organizational needs in addition to facilitating the deployment of our HR Strategic Plan. Every day you will engage in business conversations, influence, and equip people leaders to lead their teams and foster a highly engaged, inspiring and inclusive workplace.

We are looking for someone who is resilient, pragmatic, adaptable, and a team player. Your counsel should be logical, analytical, and strategic. Your passion to make a difference will contribute to the success of our internal clients in creating better outcomes for our Stantec clients and the various communities we serve.

This opportunity is truly career changing and an opportunity to take your career to the next level. We also offer a flexible working environment!

Your Key Responsibilities
  • Quickly establishes and maintains effective working relationships with internal client groups, including employees, managers, and senior leaders, along with our HR colleagues.
  • Proactively partners with clients to identify strategic issues, workforce planning or organizational design challenges and provide advice and expertise to help develop creative solutions.
  • Serves as a trusted advisor to leaders by presenting multiple perspectives and challenging the status quo.
  • Provides strategic guidance and effectively scales the application of the HR generalist disciplines including employee engagement, retention and talent development, succession planning, change, conflict and exit management, employment legislation, employee relations, performance management, investigations, job evaluation, compensation management, internal communication, coaching, data analytics, workforce planning, policy interpretation, career coaching, facilitation, and inclusion & diversity to positively impact Stantec's culture of performance and safety.
  • Serves as a workforce champion and promote a positive work environment and employee experience.
  • Facilitates trainings as needed including planning and delivering sessions with managers and employees.
  • Develops and implements HR-related projects and participates as a team member on special projects as needed. May also lead local or regional initiatives and projects.
  • Fosters a continuous improvement mindset and continually looks for opportunities to increase the return on investment of human resources programs for employees and leaders.
  • Collaborates within our Global HR team to communicate, facilitate, and/or present HR programs and initiatives to client groups.
  • Works collaboratively with functions such as an HR service representative for accurate completion of employee transactions, talent acquisition for recruitment, etc.
  • Have some fun!


Your Capabilities and Credentials
  • Demonstrated experience operating independently to resolve routine HR issues in a large and changing environment.
  • Ability to quickly establish and build effective working relationships.
  • Proven influencer and collaborator, with the ability to provide guidance and support to business clients.
  • Developed skills in coaching managers, facilitation, conflict resolution and relationship management.
  • Valued for your agility and ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and having a focus for action-orientation on results.
  • Respected for balancing strategic and operational tasks with strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Distinguished as a business partner who learns the business and takes an active interest in continually enhancing your business acumen.
  • Regarded as an exceptional communicator and able to influence a broad and diverse range of stakeholders through effective relationships, verbal, and written communication.
  • Valued as a consummate professional, exercising confidentiality, discretion, sound judgment as well as possessing critical thinking in ambiguous situations.
  • Recognized for your learning mindset, initiative, and ability to understand the business and challenges, and new and innovative approaches that result in improvements in team engagement, productivity and organizational performance.
  • Distinguished for an interest in continual personal development and keeping current in human resource best practices through external resources and building a strong HR network.
  • Demonstrated comprehensive understanding of the core HR competencies including but not limited to compensation, benefits, employment law, organizational development, talent development and training, mentoring/coaching/facilitation, recruitment and workforce planning and an overall understanding of HR policies and programs and other terms and conditions of employment, along with an understanding of HR best practices.
  • Adaptability to rapidly changing demands.
  • Ability to travel to other Stantec offices as needed.
  • Proficient MS Office Suite skills preferred.

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in human resources, business, or a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of related work experience
  • HR certifications such as PHR/SPHR/GPHR or SHRM-SCP/SHRM-CP preferred

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Travel is required, about 10%, as needed between local offices and throughout the region.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis

Other Locations : United States-Minnesota-Maple Plain, United States-Minnesota-Little Canada, United States-Minnesota-Woodbury, United States-Minnesota-Rochester, United States-Minnesota-Golden Valley, United States-Minnesota-Eagan, United States-Minnesota-Saint Cloud

Job : HR Business Partner

Organization : BC-1997 Human Resources-Client Services-US

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Sep 1, 2022, 7:58:27 AM

Req ID: 2200031Z

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans
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Stantec operates in the Consulting industry. Stantec was founded in 2022. It has 22253 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 81 open jobs at Stantec, click here.
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