10 days old

HR Business Partner

Nuvance Health
Danbury, Connecticut

Nuvance Health is seeking a HR Business Partner for its Human Resources Department. The HR Business Partner is responsible for delivering exceptional HR services across defined organizational unit(s) in alignment with organizational objectives. Serves as an extended leadership team member to management, actively engaging in the facilitation of solutions to business and human capital challenges.  Proactively increases organizational effectiveness and delivers solutions to resolve employee relations issues, and retain and develop talent. Ensures management and employees have the support and guidance they need in order to be successful.

 Job Summary:

  • Assesses, evaluates, and identifies areas for management development/improvement to optimize the current and future operational performance of the unit. Coaches managers to facilitate and develop management capabilities, collaboration, change management, and competency of critical healthcare leader attributes.
  • Leverages annual processes to identify opportunities to improve organizational structures, address competency and performance gaps, support the development of top talent, and plan for the future. Partners with management to maximize the completion of annual and ongoing performance management, compensation planning, and succession planning.
  • Understands the unit and organization’s business strategies and challenges, and applies human resources strategies and programs to facilitate achievement of the unit’s business goals.
  • Implements best in class human resources planning in alignment with employer of choice initiatives. Develops and delivers against comprehensive people plans, which translate the strategic and tactical business plans into HR operational plans.
  • Actively partners with Talent Acquisition in the sourcing and the selection of exceptional talent.
  • Oversees a highly effective, fair, and consistent employee relations program for the assigned unit. Ensure that issues are addressed in a timely manner through a comprehensive, thorough, and objective investigation and resolution process. Coaches managers on the effective resolution of conflict, and how to foster a positive working environment.
  • Identifies needs within the assigned unit and partners with HR COE Leadership to develop and deliver programs including training, development, competitive pay, and creative staffing.
  • Reviews and analyzes data to track trends, understand positive and negative drivers of business issues, employee engagement, retention, and diversity. Proposes plans to address current and future challenges in response to data analysis.
  • Fosters open and transparent organizational communication, ensuring that key business and human resources information is widely shared in a format and method focused on the needs of the management team and employees.
  • Participates in system-wide projects and/or processes that directly impact the ability to deliver exceptional service at all levels of the organization.
  • Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the position. Identifies opportunities for policy improvements.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Minimum formal education of Bachelor Degree and minimum of 7-10 years of experience as an HR Generalist/Business Partner supporting management and employees in a fast-paced, matrixed work environment.
  • Working knowledge of multiple human resources disciplines including compensation, organizational design, management development, employee and labor relations, performance management, change initiatives, diversity, and federal and state employment laws.
  • Demonstrated creative problem solving skills, with a high degree of business acumen and the ability to quickly grasp complex business issues.
  • Adept at working with management to influence/facilitate change and the achievement of organizational objectives. Exceptional interpersonal, analytical, and organizational/presentation skills, as well as verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with human resources information systems, including report management.
  • Masters degree in human resources, business, organizational development, industrial/organizational psychology or other related discipline preferred.

Certification:License, Registration, Certification Requirements: None required. SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, HRCI SPHR, or HRCI PHR preferred.

To apply to this job # 1155 please follow the link: HR Business Partner Or contact Jessica Tolla, Human Resources Recruiter Western CT Health Network at jessica.tolla@wchn.org

To learn more about Western Connecticut Health Network. Visit our website at: http://www.westernconnecticuthealthnetwork.org/

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Western Connecticut Health Network and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers.  This philosophy calls for equal opportunities for employment, training, and advancement regardless of sex, race, creed, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, religion, disability, sexual orientation or any other status protected by law.


Posted: 2019-10-11 Expires: 2019-11-10

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HR Business Partner

Nuvance Health
Danbury, Connecticut

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