• 19069- HR Business Partner

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 1 month ago(2/12/2019 3:16 PM)
    # of Openings
    Human Resources
  • Overview

    World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks an HR Business Partner for our Washington, DC office. The HR Business Partner (HRBP) position is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and leadership in designated business units. The position serves as a consultant to management on human resource-related issues. The successful HRBP acts as an employee champion and change agent. The role assesses and anticipates HR-related needs. Communicating needs proactively with our HR department and business management, and seeks to develop integrated solutions. The position formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflect the business objectives of the organization.



    Major Duties & Responsibilities

    • Consults with senior leadership and line management, provides HR policy guidance and interpretation. Conducts periodic meetings with respective business units.
    • Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention. Conducts interpersonal and team development activities, such as DiSC and Crucial Conversations training and facilitates teambuilding sessions.
    • Conducts training across the organization on HR policies, New Manger Program, New Employee Orientation, and Performance Management Process.
    • Serves as integral part of HR initiatives that occur on a regular or ad hoc basis such as job descriptions updates, changes to the performance review process, climate/culture surveys and others.
    • Provides day-to-day guidance to line management on performance management, talent acquisition, promotions, transfers and workforce planning.
    • Partners with other units in the Talent Team to coordinate work and to develop and project plan solutions, programs and policies.
    • Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations.
    • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with the legal department as needed/required.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.


    Skills and Abilities

    • A bachelor’s degree in relevant field required.
    • Position requires 6 years of experience in Human Resources as a generalist.
    • Experience in HR specialty areas like diversity and inclusion, work force planning, training and development and/ or employee relations is a plus.

    Key Competencies

    • Able to build long-term, trusting relationships with clients and with HR colleagues.
    • Proactive customer-service focus to respond quickly & effectively to needs.
    • Confidential and possesses high integrity.
    • Excellent organization skills.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Aptitude for problem-solving, decision-making, and process oriented.
    • Working knowledge of appropriate HR laws and regulations.


    To Apply:

    • Submit cover letter and resume through our Careers Page
    • Due to the high volume of applications we are not able to respond to inquiries via phone

    As an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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