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Human Resources Business Partner

North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Washington DC Full-Time
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Human Resources Business Partner

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The Human Resources Business Partner supports planning and execution of the entire portfolio of HR products and services for NERC.  This role reports to the Director of Human Resources, and will be a key member of a team that includes HR generalists, a recruitment specialist and training and education and facilities management teams. Role may have assigned “clients,” but will be responsible for providing full HR services to the entire organization.  Candidate should be comfortable working with all levels of the company, and must have a track-record of understanding complex businesses, developing leverageable relationships, and adding significant value to the organization from those relationships. 


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  • Provide employee relations to staff including but not limited to coaching and development, performance management, team-building and issues identification and remediation
  • Participate in culture-building activities as part of a multi-year transformation
  • Own a portfolio of projects and manage all necessary relationships (e.g., with outside vendors) to deliver on-time and on-budget.  Critical upcoming projects can include but are not limited to development of :
    • Revamped orientation programs
    • Improved recruitment and selection practices
    • Diversity and inclusion program
    • Performance management activities
    • Leadership training and development activities
    • HRIS systems improvements
    • Compensation/total rewards improvements and education
  • Develop appropriate policies and procedures and ensure proper training and education to managers and staff
  • Provide support to the HR Director and Manager, Recruitment Specialist and Training and Education team

Perform other related duties as assigned


The successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; Master’s degree preferred
  • Ten+ years’ relevant work experience in a complex business with demonstrated advancement
  • Excellent organizational, management, and leadership skills

·         Strong interpersonal and communications (verbal and written) skills

  • Ability to work effectively with peers in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment



·         Background check will be conducted prior to employment

·         In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire

·         Travel necessary: Passport required for North American travel

·         This position has been classified as exempt

·         Job is located in Washington, DC or Atlanta, Georgia

o   25% - 35% travel to Atlanta or Washington


Qualified candidates should submit their resume and salary history in electronic format to hr@nerc.net

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Effective Reliability Standards that are clear, consistent and technically sound, coupled with a strong standards enforcement program, form the foundation of NERC’s efforts to help maintain and improve the reliability of North America’s bulk power system. NERC provides a number of additional programs and services designed to support owners, operators and users of the bulk power system in their efforts to attain operational excellence. These include identifying issues before they have a chance to become critical, sharing best practices, supporting training and education, monitoring the international electric grid, benchmarking performance to provide the industry with an objective lens through which to view itself, and more as described below.

Reliability Standards
Reliability Standards are the planning and operating rules that electric utilities follow to ensure the most reliable system possible. These standards are developed by the industry using a balanced, open, fair and inclusive process managed by the NERC Standards Committee. The Committee is facilitated by NERC staff and comprised of representatives from many electric industry sectors.

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