Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC

Human Resources Business Partner - Atlanta or Birmingham

Location US-GA-Atlanta | US-AL-Birmingham
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This role is both hands-on and strategic and provides expertise in the areas of employee relations, workforce planning, performance management, compensation, employee retention, coaching/development, conflict management and ad hoc projects as necessary.


Responsibilities and Essential Duties include the following (other duties may be assigned):


  • Develop and continually strengthen relationships with department/division leadership and employees within assigned department or region
  • Develop, maintain and demonstrate working knowledge of the business and take a consultative approach with assigned teams – anticipate, assess and provide creative HR solutions to meet business needs especially surrounding people strategy
  • Provide guidance on promotions, performance management/talent development and help managers prepare for performance reviews
  • Maintain a strong pulse on employee engagement in the team’s they serve; analyze trends and metrics of employee exits and provide potential solutions and recommendations for employee retention
  • Serve as first point of contact for employee relations issues
  • Assist managers with the execution of people strategy, including providing guidance to department/division leadership on department/division restructuring and succession planning that will ensure Brasfield & Gorrie’s long-term success (talent in the right role at the right time)
  • Facilitate the talent review process for assigned teams and ensure it aligns with Brasfield & Gorrie’s organizational growth (follow up and help with any action items created during talent reviews, check in with managers to ensure their completion)  
  • Identify training needs within the teams they serve and be a liaison between departments/divisions and the Learning and Development team
  • Advise, coach and guide leadership to develop positive ways to engage, lead and develop their teams
  • Partner with department leadership to review and/or create Title Matrixes for work teams; ensure title matrix creates growth path for employees
  • Conduct exit interviews and evaluate and discuss trends with the HRBP team
  • Communicate HR policies and procedures to employees
  • Attend department/division meetings to provide HR updates
  • Assist with the administration and maintenance of SuccessFactors and provide help to managers and employees within designated teams especially with the Performance and Talent Reviews modules
  • Identify recruiting needs and assist manager with hiring timeline (people forecasting)
  • Consult with managers on hiring and integrating experienced industry professionals into a previously established teams (compensation compression, reporting structure, work duties, mentors, shared roles, etc.)

Education - Skills - Knowledge - Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Human Resource Management or related field
  • 3- 5 years of work experience in Human Resources, preferably talent management
  • Working knowledge of HR practices, policies and procedures (including compensation, employee relations, and talent management)
  • Working knowledge of HRIS systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships
  • Great problem-solving skills
  • Customer service mindset and approach
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Ability to multi-task, meet established deadlines and achieve desired results

Building Your Brasfield & Gorrie Career

Start your career in a big way

No matter your starting point, when you join the Brasfield & Gorrie family, you open the door to a rewarding career at one of the most respected and dynamic companies in the industry. Here you decide your path and what you will make of your career—and your life.


We value everyone

At Brasfield & Gorrie, we see our purpose as building exceptional people, trusting relationships, great projects, and strong communities. Valuing everyone is essential to our purpose, so for us, valuing diversity and inclusion is more than a lofty company commitment; it’s a way of building relationships that helps us live our purpose in our daily work.


You’ll benefit from working at Brasfield & Gorrie

By offering a strong foundation of employee benefits, we ensure that you and your family have the tools and means to prosper. We’re proud to provide a competitive benefits and compensation package. Our employees have access to medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), wellness programs, career development classes, and many more benefits. We’re proud to be ranked by both Top Workplaces and Best Places to Work in multiple cities!


About Brasfield & Gorrie

Founded in 1964, Brasfield & Gorrie is one of the nation’s largest privately held construction firms, providing general contracting, design-build, and construction management services for a wide variety of markets. We're skilled in construction best practices, including virtual design and construction, integrated project delivery, and Lean construction, but we're best known for our preconstruction and self-perform expertise and exceptional client service. Brasfield & Gorrie has 13 offices and more than 3,200 employees. Our 2020 revenues were $3.9 billion. Engineering News-Record ranks Brasfield & Gorrie 22nd among the nation’s “Top 400 Contractors” for 2021. Brasfield & Gorrie is ENR Southeast's 2021 Contractor of the Year.


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