Sandia National Laboratories Principal Human Resources Business Partner in Livermore, California

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We are seeking an experienced Human Resources Business Partner to support two Sandia centers located in our Livermore, CA office. The incumbent will report to the Human Resources Manager located also in Livermore, CA and will be part of the Division Human Resources team. Incumbents may need to travel to Albuquerque, NM to support staff there and participate in corporate-wide initiatives.

Job Summary

Provides integrated, full-spectrum human resources consultation to organizations. Partners closely with management to implement Sandia National Laboratories human resources policies and procedures and develops strategies and programs at the division, center and group level. Provides consultation, leadership, and solutions in the areas of workforce planning, recruiting, staffing, compensation, employee relations, performance management, talent management , Equal Employment Opportunity, diversity, and organizational and employee development. Participates in Sandia-wide programs and initiatives. Leads senior management in the development of solutions through organizational development and cultural and process-oriented perspectives.

Primary Job Duties

Leverages a deep understanding of the business strategy to provide expert insight and leadership into organizational effectiveness and talent planning and development. Coaches business leaders on leading and managing their organizations. Acts as a change agent to the business and designs processes and approaches to prepare the organization for ongoing change and transformation. Provides problem solving consultation to management and employees on a wide variety of complex employee relations issues. Partners with line organizations to help define talent needs and workforce plans and works with management to develop workforce and recruiting strategies that effectively acquire or align talent. Manages the staffing process. Drives the department's talent agenda for ensuring thoughtful assessment, people development, and succession planning. Leads management in annual performance and compensation programs. Provides human resources project leadership on significant business events within the company, division, center, or group. Partners with cross-functional teams to effectively drive the design, implementation, communication, management and enhancement of human resources programs and initiatives. Identifies, recommends and designs new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in the department and in services performed.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Broad knowledge of a variety of human resources disciplines. Ability to coach, influence, facilitate, present, communicate, develop processes, and analyze and solve problems. Specialized knowledge of human resources theories, principles, and practices; understanding of human resources as an interrelated system of functional operations; and a strong understanding of federal and state labor laws, industry best practices. Strong planning and project management skills. Strong analytical skills and proven competence in resolving simple and complex human resources and organizational issues. Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills. Ability to prepare and present effective oral and written reports. Demonstrated ability to identify recurring issues and to develop solutions to resolve those issues. Ability to balance competing priorities in both strategic and day-to-day service delivery.

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We are seeking an experienced Human Resources Business Partner to support two Sandia centers located in our Livermore, CA office. The incumbent will report to the Human Resources Manager located also in Livermore, CA and will be part of the Division Human Resources team. Incumbents may need to travel to Albuquerque, NM to support staff there and participate in corporate-wide initiatives.

Job Summary

Provides integrated, full-spectrum human resources consultation to organizations. Partners closely with management to implement Sandia National Laboratories human resources policies and procedures and develops strategies and programs at the division, center and group level. Provides consultation, leadership, and solutions in the areas of workforce planning, recruiting, staffing, compensation, employee relations, performance management, talent management , Equal Employment Opportunity, diversity, and organizational and employee development. Participates in Sandia-wide programs and initiatives. Leads senior management in the development of solutions through organizational development and cultural and process-oriented perspectives.

Primary Job Duties

Leverages a deep understanding of the business strategy to provide expert insight and leadership into organizational effectiveness and talent planning and development. Coaches business leaders on leading and managing their organizations. Acts as a change agent to the business and designs processes and approaches to prepare the organization for ongoing change and transformation. Provides problem solving consultation to management and employees on a wide variety of complex employee relations issues. Partners with line organizations to help define talent needs and workforce plans and works with management to develop workforce and recruiting strategies that effectively acquire or align talent. Manages the staffing process. Drives the department's talent agenda for ensuring thoughtful assessment, people development, and succession planning. Leads management in annual performance and compensation programs. Provides human resources project leadership on significant business events within the company, division, center, or group. Partners with cross-functional teams to effectively drive the design, implementation, communication, management and enhancement of human resources programs and initiatives. Identifies, recommends and designs new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in the department and in services performed.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Broad knowledge of a variety of human resources disciplines. Ability to coach, influence, facilitate, present, communicate, develop processes, and analyze and solve problems. Specialized knowledge of human resources theories, principles, and practices; understanding of human resources as an interrelated system of functional operations; and a strong understanding of federal and state labor laws, industry best practices. Strong planning and project management skills. Strong analytical skills and proven competence in resolving simple and complex human resources and organizational issues. Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills. Ability to prepare and present effective oral and written reports. Demonstrated ability to identify recurring issues and to develop solutions to resolve those issues. Ability to balance competing priorities in both strategic and day-to-day service delivery.

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or a related field and a minimum of eight years of HR experience.
  • Minimum of three to five years experience as an HR Business Partner, with strong Employee Relations experience.

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or a related field and a minimum of eight years of HR experience.
  • Minimum of three to five years experience as an HR Business Partner, with strong Employee Relations experience.

Desired:

  • Master's degree in Human Resources or Business.
  • Professional Human Resources certification.
  • Experience in an organization with significant employee base of technical or scientific research personnel.

Desired:

  • Master's degree in Human Resources or Business.
  • Professional Human Resources certification.
  • Experience in an organization with significant employee base of technical or scientific research personnel.

Department Description:

The HRBP, Diversity & Inclusion, Compensation and Workforce Analytics Department covers a broad spectrum of HR functions. We provide solutions to business challenges including recognizing and retaining employees, handling the Performance and Compensation process, developing and managing the division-wide Diversity & Inclusion efforts, developing and delivering metrics analysis, and conducting candidate briefings, and processing new hire and termination paperwork.

Department Description:

The HRBP, Diversity & Inclusion, Compensation and Workforce Analytics Department covers a broad spectrum of HR functions. We provide solutions to business challenges including recognizing and retaining employees, handling the Performance and Compensation process, developing and managing the division-wide Diversity & Inclusion efforts, developing and delivering metrics analysis, and conducting candidate briefings, and processing new hire and termination paperwork.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

  • Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
  • Extraordinary co-workers
  • Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
  • Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
  • Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at: http://www.sandia.gov

*These benefits vary by job classification.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

  • Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
  • Extraordinary co-workers
  • Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
  • Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
  • Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at: http://www.sandia.gov

*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level security clearance.

Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.

Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level security clearance.

Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.