HR Business Partner

| Austin, TX, USA | Hybrid
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Work Arrangement:
This role is categorized as hybrid. This means the successful candidate is expected to report to our IT Innovation Center in Atlanta GA, Austin TX or Warren MI three times per week, at minimum.
The Role:
As the HR Business Partner, you will be part of GM's Human Resources team, you will perform day-to-day HR business activities and partner with the Global Information Technology team on initiatives that align with GM's objectives, mission and culture. You will work with assigned business function's HR team, HR Communities of Expertise, and other stakeholders to build engagement, increase output, and attract and retain talent.
What You'll Do:

  • Partners with employees and management to communicate various human resource policies, procedures, laws, standards, and other government regulations and provides guidance when appropriate.
  • Works closely with employees, HR Managers, and management to improve work relationships, Workplace of Choice (WoC), build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
  • Supports international employees with expatriate assignments and related HR matters.
  • Guide, Support, and Consult Business Leaders on organizational optimization and Human Resources Transformation efforts
  • Provides insight on business unit restructures, workforce planning and succession planning.
  • Partners with HR Director/Manager to fill open positions within the organization by providing support during interviews when requested and offer process in conjunction with Global Talent Acquisition (GTA) team.
  • Responsible for compensation analysis during comp planning time as well as related to internal move recommendations and hiring.
  • Partners with management to conduct Performance Improvement discussions.
  • Partners with employees to help improve on performance concerns.
  • Partner with leaders to enable robust Career Development discussions.
  • Partner with Policy & Investigation Centre of Expertise (COE) to resolve complex salaried employee relations issues and investigations.
  • Responsible for People leaders HRM for an alignment on plans.
  • Conducts exit interviews, analyzes data, and makes recommendations to Business HR for corrective action and continuous improvement.
  • Responds to employee relation issues such as employee complaints and concerns
  • Identifies training needs for business units and individual leadership coaching needs, including performing necessary coaching to employees in partnership with COEs
  • Facilitates or provides corporate training (including local HR Learning Events, Demystify HRM, Conducting Career Development discussions, etc.) to the workforce.
  • Coaches, counsels, and guides managers before executing employee disciplinary actions.
  • Create a high touch/personal HR experience by supporting employees with questions, concerns, and general engagement.
  • Helps to drive the overall HR organizational key results including a focus on high performance culture, organizational design and overall HR capabilities.

Additional Description

  • 2+ years of HR experience
  • Bachelors degree required
  • Must be proficient in use of HR systems (Workday, Workforce360, Cognos)
  • Excellent computer skills, including advanced use of Microsoft Office suite
  • Acting with a sense of urgency
  • Demonstrated analytical, organizational, and project management aptitude
  • Strong interpersonal skills in facilitation, partnership and conflict resolution
  • Managerial courage demonstrated through effective, direct, and respectful communication
  • Ensure confidentiality of sensitive information is maintained
  • Proven ability to work independently, take initiative, and work to plan
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

About GM
Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.
Why Join Us
We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day - individually and collectively - to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.
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General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of unlawful discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications for each role and apply for any positions that match their skills and capabilities. Applicants in the recruitment process may be required, where applicable, to successfully complete a role-related assessment(s) and/or a pre-employment screening prior to beginning employment. To learn more, visit How we Hire
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