Human Resources Business Partner

Maersk Line, Limited
Norfolk, USA
Human Resources
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The HR Business Partner provides Human Resource Systems oversight, recruiting, execution, training and guidance to business units on a day to day basis. Responsible for developing training and managing training events and processes, and analyzing data as required.

We offer

Maersk Line, Limited offers you an exciting career opportunity in an international, challenging business environment characterized by high pace and diversity with focus on creating valuable relations with our current and new customers. We offer a competitive salary and benefit package, such as health insurance, dental and vision insurance, a 401K savings plan with an employer match, and paid time off. Maersk Line, Limited encourages continuous learning at work, and we offer various development opportunities to our employees.

Key responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:

-Partner with business teams to develop and execute talent acquisition strategies and processes that successfully deliver against strategic objectives, both current and long term.
-Develop and implement workforce planning strategies, establish recruiting sources and budgets ensuring OFCCP compliance.
-Help facilitate the personal development planning process for senior leaders and key talents.

Employee Relations:
-Provide HR consultation to management team
-Responsible for the maintenance of local policy updates
-Create and maintain a positive employee relations environment as well as quality working relationships with colleagues at all levels.
-Analyze situations, investigate, identify root causes and provide effective and proactive resolution.
-Provide support to MLL leaders and colleagues’ on various HR-related questions and issues, determining appropriate follow-up and sense of urgency.
-Build and maintain long-term trusted relationships with Managers and their teams.

Recruitment and Compliance:
-Develop and maintain a network of contacts to help identify and source qualified candidates.
-Leverage online recruiting sources and in-house job boards to recruit top talent.
-Create and foster relationships with colleges, universities, and various professional organizations to attract and recruit alumni and diverse candidates.
-Manage the hiring process by following up regularly with managers and candidates
-Pre-screen candidates
-Work with managers to identify key competencies of a successful candidate in preparation for behavioral interviews.
-Conduct face-to-face behavioral interviews.
-Organize, lead and document post interview debrief/feedback with interview teams and candidates.
-Maintain accurate and well-ordered documentation on all candidates, searches, hiring manager interactions and other recruiting activities to ensure a safe and thorough audit, if required.
-Coordinate third party recruitment and staffing services & handling completion of all affiliated paperwork
-Assist with special projects and research related to legal issues and best practices in HR
-Maintain relationships with third parties
-Coordinate/Perform related on-boarding responsibilities for MLL

-Understand and communicate the Organization’s compensation philosophy as required.
-Prepare candidate salary recommendations for Head of HR/Management Leadership Team review
-Assist managers through the process of creating job descriptions and job evaluations as required.

Training & Development:
-Conduct and facilitate local HR systems and HR cycle training as necessary.
-Assist with performance management process.
-Process owner for LMS system
-Coordinate local training events

-Support HR team with all written communications

Benefits Liaison for MLL:
-Maintain relationship with Maersk NAM Benefits group as a conduit for related MLL communications and program execution

We are looking for

Education and Experience:

-Bachelor's Degree required; Master’s Degree in Human Resources preferred.
-5 plus years of Human Resources experience required.
-Experience handling legal matters and filings.
-Proven ability to respect Confidentiality as relates to employee matters, personal information and company confidential information is required.
-Workday experience preferred
-Microsoft Office experience required.
-SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Certification a plus

Certifications desired:

Technical Skills and Competencies Required:

• Ability to work in a fast paced and time sensitive environment; ability to be responsive and bring matters to closure quickly
-Excellent interpersonal and communications skills; ability to communicate complex ideas effectively
-Ability to build good working relationships
-Organization and Time management skills : excellent organizational and detail skills; multi-tasking and prioritizing, planning work activities efficiently to meet deadlines and high level goals
-Team player with proven ability to work under pressure
-Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, can see hidden problems and looks beyond the obvious for answers
-Process Analysis - ability to devise detailed procedures and methodology
-Drive for Results - Drives for results and success, conveys a sense of urgency and drives issues to closure, persists despite obstacles and opposition
-Excellent Conflict Management & Negotiation skills – can bring others together and reconcile differences
-Drive for results and success. Conveys a sense of urgency and drives issues to closure. Persists despite obstacles and opposition.
-Ability to quickly adapt to fast changing situations.
-Good working knowledge of MS Office products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) is an American company, headquartered in Norfolk, Va., that provides U.S. flag transportation, ship management and maritime technical services to government and commercial customers. As a business within the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group, MLL uniquely combines unparalleled experience, maritime expertise and global intermodal capability. Through our colleagues, both on and offshore we own, operate, and charter the largest U.S. flag fleet in commercial service, including container vessels, tankers, heavy lift and multipurpose vessels.