TEGNA is looking for a dynamic, business-minded Strategic HR Business Partner for a great opportunity supporting an innovative media company. You will support HR activities for our National Sales Organization, across all 11 markets, focusing on optimizing the organization of this new division, ensuring we have the right talent in the right roles, talent development and management, employee engagement, performance management, and employee relations. This role is based in New York, NY.
The successful candidate must be results-oriented and partnership focused, with an approach that is responsive to and aligned with business strategies. You will be instrumental in facilitating an employee-oriented, high performance, diverse and inclusive workplace culture..
• Partner with leadership teams on various strategic initiatives such as organization and culture change, transformation, succession planning, etc.
• Provide guidance and coaching to managers and employees on employee advocacy/engagement, employee relations management, performance management, career development, talent assessment, acquisition and retention and workplace investigations as appropriate
• Champion diversity; drive and lead efforts to promote a diverse and inclusive work environment.
• Partner with the National Sales division and TEGNA sales leadership to develop the right organization, policies, and programs to attract, retain and promote a diverse workforce.
• Work collaboratively with Human Resources and business colleagues on recruiting, performance management, special projects and initiatives, and best practice sharing.
• Coordinate workers’ compensation, legal issues, and compensation claims
• React productively to change, effectively work at an operational level with multiple stakeholders, and act quickly and confidently under pressure.
• Understand and adhere to local, state and federal laws regarding employment, wage and hour, OSHA and related laws.
• Provide excellent customer service in terms of responsiveness, time management and communication.
• Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in Human Resources or related degree. Master’s degree or HR certification is preferred.
• Minimum of 6 years of HR generalist/HRBP experience is required with experience identifying and developing talent, managing employee relations, performance management, and succession planning.
• Record of success advising managers on the full range of HR/people issues.
• Demonstrate professional presentation and conflict resolution skills.
• Strategic thinker with demonstrated ability to quickly establish effective relationships, collaborate, lead and influence.
• Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and deliver results for multiple stakeholders
• Strong ethical standards and integrity.
• Working knowledge of employment laws and multi-level recruitment experience.
• Proficient knowledge/ability with all Microsoft Office Applications.