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Senior Human Resources Business Partner

Job ID SYR00000094 Date posted 01/04/2019
Description
Sr. Human Resource Business Partner

Job Summary:
The Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Human Resources team provides strategic human capital support that aligns
with the key priorities of the business. The Sr. Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) will provide HR guidance and
support the Commercial and/or Operations/Administration functions within the business. The Sr. HRBP will be an integral
champion of Southern Glazer’s culture and values; partnering with our business leaders on strategic initiatives.
The successful candidate will consult with leadership, employees, and cross-functional groups to solve complex
organizational challenges, and be an integral part of the leadership team. This position will provide assistance to the
field management in interpreting and applying company policies and procedures, as well as any applicable
collective bargaining agreements.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Act as a trusted advisor; proactively engaging with program leadership to influence and positively impact the organization by identifying
resources and formulating/presenting actionable recommendations/options for leadership consideration.
Provide leaders with coaching, consultation, and guidance regarding effective management of people, structure, organization
effectiveness, and workforce planning.
Partner with relevant HR Centers of Excellence subject matter experts in designing and delivering innovative HR solutions in core areas to
include the following: Total Rewards and Performance Management, Talent Management and Development, Staffing/Workforce Strategy,
Diversity and Inclusion, Employee/Labor Relations and Investigations, Leave and Benefit Administration, and Compensation.
Establish and maintain effective relations with labor organizations that represent employees, administer labor agreements, and confer with
labor unions on behalf of the company in partnership with the COE
Carry out reductions in workforce as needed
Experience managing a team of HR professionals
Other duties as assigned. The Sr. HR Business Partner will work in partnership with the Employee/Labor Relations COE, to include,
but is not limited to the following:
Provide day to day employee and labor relations support to ensure proper handling of various issues; escalate complex employee and
llabor relations issues to the COE for handling
Provide employee/labor relations training to field managers in collaboration with the COE
Resolve grievances between the grieving employee/union and the company in partnership with the COE
Performance improvement plans, and disciplinary actions via corrective action/performance management in accordance with
company polices, CBA and ABC compliance led by Employee/Labor Relations Business Partner in partnership with HRBP

Qualifications
Desired Skills:
Organizational Development: Support and work with business teams and functions to understand current and future business goals
and trends that may impact workforce needs and initiative. Proactively engage with business leaders on people strategy and effectively
delivering strategy through workforce planning and organization design and structure.
Managerial courage – relishes the opportunity to constructively challenge conventional thinking and the ability to respectfully
challenge the opinions of others
Ability to be an effective change agent in an environment of innovation and continuous improvement
Culture: Develop knowledge and skills to be able to reinforce the Southern Glazer’s culture with leaders and employees. Partner with
Southern Glazer’s University and business leaders to develop programs and initiatives which help educate and reinforce the culture
with teams
Analytical Skills: Possess the skills and ability to present solutions to issues in a concise manner to varying levels of leadership using
analytics and insights based on analytics along with sound business acumen
Unionized Workforce: Experience working in a unionized workforce, teamsters preferred, as applicable.
Must demonstrate strong decision making and judgment, oral and written communication, business acumen skills
Proven success in implementing core talent management processes
Demonstrated ability to execute quickly, effectively and consistently
Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills required
Confidence interacting with senior/executive leadership
The successful candidate will consult with leadership, employees, and cross-functional groups to solve complex organizational
challenges, and be an integral part of the client's leadership team

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in Business, HR or related field
Minimum of 10+ years of experience in delivering strategic HR methodology
Employee/labor relations within a unionized workforce, Teamsters preferred
Strong Communication, Presentation, Facilitation and Negotiation skills
Demonstrated ability to successfully manage projects through full lifecycle (design, develop, implement) and deliver impactful results
Demonstrated positive interpersonal skills with the ability to adjust style as needed to develop effective relationships with all levels
of leadership, employees and peers locally and virtually
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including the ability to analyze metrics
Ability to travel to other sites as needed – travel 5-10%

Job:Human Resources
Primary Location:United States-New York-Syracuse
Shift:Day Shift

Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law, and as such affirms in policy and practice to support and promote the concept of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, in accordance with all applicable federal, state and municipal laws. The Company prohibits discrimination on other bases such as ancestry, medical condition, or marital status under applicable laws. We make reasonable accommodations to meet our obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws. Candidates should possess the right to work in the United States, as it is not the general practice of Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits to sponsor individuals for work visas.

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