Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP)

David Evans & Associates Inc
Portland, OR 97201
United States


Job Description
DEA's corporate office located in Portland, OR is hiring a Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP). This vital role drives the people strategy and is the chief change agent for the Transportation Business Unit. Our HRBPs are both business people and HR professionals. This approach promotes a business-minded alignment of people strategy.

Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Coordinates alignment of business objectives with employees and management in designated business units.
  • Consults with management on human resource-related issues, suggests new HR strategies, and provides HR policy guidance and interpretation when appropriate.
  • Evaluates and anticipates HR-related needs and communicates needs with the HR Department and business management.
  • Analyzes trends and metrics in partnership with the HR group to develop solutions, programs, and policies.
  • Works as a key contributor to the firm-wide HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflects the business objectives of the organization.
  • Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues, addresses grievances, and conducts effective, thorough, and objective investigations to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
  • Maintains comprehensive knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees in order to reduce legal risks and ensure regulatory compliance; partners with internal legal counsel when necessary.
  • Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to line management, including coaching, counseling, career development, and disciplinary actions.
  • Provides support for orienting new hire, and internal promotions and transfers.
  • Provides guidance and input on business unit restructures, and monitors and reports on workforce planning and succession planning.
  • Identifies training needs for business units and individuals, participates in evaluation and monitoring of training programs to ensure success, and follows up to ensure training objectives are met.
  • Collaborates with other HRBPs and HR team members to create and maintain a fun and supportive work environment.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in a human resources position
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work both in teams and independently
  • Ability to travel to western regional offices on occasion

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with an Architectural, Engineering or Construction company
  • PHR, SHRM-CP, or other HR related certifications
  • Experience as an HR Business Partner or equivalent

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance
  • Health Savings and Lifestyle Spending Account with employer contribution
  • Support for continuing education and training opportunities
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)/Holiday Pay
  • 401k and Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Flexible 9/80 (every other Friday off) work schedule
  • Holistic Wellbeing Program with a focus on physical, emotional, financial, career and community wellbeing
  • Opportunity for growth with support and mentoring to help with professional goals