Sr HR Business Partner
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a subscription-led and digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to empowering communities to thrive. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of millions with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services.Our current portfolio of media assets includes USA TODAY, local media organizations in 46 states in the US, and Newsquest, a wholly owned subsidiary operating in the United Kingdom with more than 120 local news media brands. Gannett also owns the digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, Inc., UpCurve, Inc., and WordStream, Inc., which are marketed under the LOCALiQ brand, and runs the largest media-owned events business in the US, USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures.To connect with us, visit www.gannett.com.At USA TODAY NETWORK, we are looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter to join the team as a HR Business Partner will be responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in designated business units. This position provides comprehensive Human Resource support to a business unit that may include employee relations, performance management, orientations, and training. Position reports to the Regional HR Manager.SR Human Resources Business Partner (Remote)Can you drive transformation and change management? Do you have the ability to scale programs and processes, and leader and manager capability across teams, geographies and throughout an entire business group? If so, we would like to hear from you! We are currently hiring a Remote Senior HR Business Partner.Our SR HR Business Partner (HRBP) is responsible for providing solutions and advocacy to employees, managers, and senior leaders. We are looking for a passionate HR leader to execute and deliver key HR programs, practices and policies to the business, managers, and employees! HRBPs also provide strategic consultation and coaching to our leaders on organizational issues that contribute to growth of the business and the team. We need a leader who will serve as a key resource for employees through sensing, listening, providing mentorship and directing inquiries to the appropriate HR channels. We are searching for an HR professional who thrives in ambiguity, is flexible and adaptable to change in a fast-paced organization and can demonstrate strong executive communication and presentation skills to communicate across all levels of the organization.A true hands-on approach as well as the ability to successfully monitor the pulse of the employees to ensure a high level of employee engagementAbility to create and drive effective development, employee relations, retention and reward programsAdvise management with respect to employee relations and performance management issues, with an emphasis on early identification and resolutionFacilitating leadership development and key talent retention efforts (eg coaching/counseling, employee recognition, talent talks)Assist in developing solutions through organizational development (eg restructuring, roles and responsibility clarification, workforce planning)Be an enthusiastic team player with a strong drive to create a positive work environmentThe ability to think big but also not be afraid to 'roll up your sleeves'.Collaborate with HR and functional teams in the development of process improvement opportunities that may be scaled across the locations as well as the companyEnsure 2-way communication across HR and functional teams to support the location(s)Strong internal and external customer service focusExperience with rapid and complex changing work environmentsPassion for innovative HR solutions and process improvementExcellent organizational and interpersonal skillsWork with cross-functional teams to solve people-related business problemsKnowledge of local, state, and federal laws regarding employment wage and hours, OSHA and related lawsProactively anticipate and address issuesWhat You BringBachelor's degree in Business, HR, Behavioral Sciences, related field or equivalent5+ years of experience across HRBP and HR Specialist areas2 additional years of experience in lieu of a Bachelor's degreeA working knowledge of employment laws and multi-faceted experienceHuman resources experience, with employee relations, performance management, succession planning, and recruitingDemonstrable experience developing partnerships with business leaders, particularly in helping them manage significant organizational change during periods of realignment and growthAvailable to travel if needed (10%)PreferredHuman Resources Professional Certification (eg, PHR, SPHR, SHRM)Master's degree in Human Resources, Business or related fieldExperience leading or partnering with Org Design/Org Effectiveness, Talent Management, Employee Relations, Recruiting, and Total Rewards.Proven experience setting and leading complex organizational effectiveness and design initiatives, as well as multi-year talent strategies.Demonstrable experience setting and leading organizational efficiency and design initiatives, as well as multi-year talent strategiesWell-developed industry knowledge, market insight, and proven enterprise thinkingGannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. 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