Human Resources Generalist

Kinder Morgan

Posted Under: Birmingham, Alabama jobs in Human Resources; Human Resources jobs in zipcode 35201
Posted On: 2019-01-13 00:00:00

We are seeking an experienced HR professional to provide comprehensive support and guidance to a multi-facility client group in the areas of HR policy administration, recruitment & staffing, organizational development & training, compensation administration, benefits, discipline & performance counseling, affirmative action efforts, investigations, employee relations in non-union facilities, and labor relations at union represented facilities. This position will be located in our Birmingham, AL office at 569 Brookwood Village. Job level commensurate with experience and skill set. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Ensure effective communication and administration of company policies, procedures, programs, changes and related issues. Job requires critical thinking and the ability to manage competing priorities in order to meet the needs of client groups Provide guidance to client group management to promote and maintain a positive employer / employee relationship, and maintain a union-free status at non-union represented facilities Use effective conflict resolution techniques to solve employee / supervisor and employee / employee problems with minimal supervision. Includes counseling management and building consensus on complex and sensitive issues. Guide management in the application and interpretation of policies, compensation practices, benefits, performance issues, equal employment opportunity, affirmative action and disability leave management Advise management on appropriate staffing, compensation and benefits issues. Facilitate and conduct training on a variety of HR initiatives Conduct or participate in ethics and other employee investigations, develop final reports and manage solutions to the problems identified Utilize workforce planning tools to plan for staffing needs and knowledge transfer for key roles. Other related duties as assigned Requirements Minimum Requirements: A Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or related field Minimum of 3-5 years direct experience in a HR Generalist role (10 years preferred) Demonstrated ability to clearly and concisely frame up issues so that options are developed and timely solutions are implemented, with minimal supervision Comprehensive understanding of HR and willingness to learn and understand the business they support in order to assist frontline supervisors and managers in finding solutions within a challenging and complex environment General familiarity with state and federal labor and employment law with requirements to equal employment opportunity, wage & hour and disability leave management Familiarity with payroll administrative procedures Familiarity with applicant tracking and HRIS systems (Lawson or PeopleFluent experience a plus) Competencies, Skills & Abilities: Ability to counsel managers and employees on performance guidelines and expectations with minimal assistance Strong analytical skills and logical thought processes, with the ability to identify and resolve complex and sensitive HR issues/problems Demonstrated ability to work with all levels of the organization Ability to develop and professionally deliver training presentations using PowerPoint or similar software Ability to conduct, organize and participate in various employee investigation situations, assemble a final report and manage solutions to the problems identified with minimal assistance and within expected time frame Ability to work with a team, take direction from supervisor(s), prioritize work schedule, focus attention on details and follow work rules Ability to organize, multi-task, prioritize work, and maintain strict confidentiality Above average proficiency in the use of Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) Must be able to connect and engage in a very hands on and visible fashion to effect change and results Strong relationship building skills are critical Excellent written and oral communication skills Ability to perform the required duties with little or no direct supervision Maintain a regular, dependable attendance, and high level of performance. Certifications, Licenses & Registrations: Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and have and maintain an acceptable driving record to be insured to drive for the Company. The successful candidate will be required to clear a drug test screen and a complete background check, after an offer has been extended and prior to being employed Working Conditions: Willingness to use personal and/or company vehicle in the course of employment (mileage will be reimbursed) Travel will be required Preferred Education, Experience, Certifications, Competencies, Skills and Abilities: 10 years of experience in an HR Generalist role Professional HR Certification (PHR or SPHR) preferred, but not required Kinder Morgan is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, citizenship status, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status. 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