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HR Generalist / Sr. HR Generalist (dependent on exp) - Novi, MI  Novi, MI  Posted: 4/12/2019
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Job Title:         (Sr.) / Human Resources Generalist
Reports to:      HR Manager
The Senior Human Resources Generalist supports the HR Manager by aligning business objectives with employees and management, and serves as a consultant on human resources related issues to non-executive leadership.  The Sr. HR Generalist is responsible for coordinating HR policies and programs with an emphasis on the benefits, compensation, performance management/development and employee relations areas, to ensure that the organization is in full compliance with its mission, core values, and applicable laws and regulations. Travel required: Intermittent; less than 25%
The following duties and responsibilities generally reflect the expectations of this position but are not intended to be all inclusive.
Transactional Operations
  • Plan, direct and supervise all activities relating to administration and maintenance of employee benefits/rewards programs in partnership with departmental leadership;
  • Coordinate employee meetings and webinars to provide information and updates on Company processes, policies, benefits, and open enrollment events;
  • Complete employee HR onboarding tasks such as benefits enrollment, assignment of initial checklists, and review of employee documents;
  • Engage with employees to investigate and resolve individual or job-related issues;
  • Monitor and maintain the integrity of the Company’s Human Resource Information System (HRIS), ensuring processes are efficient and appropriate for the business;
  • Generate routine and special reports as needed or requested using HRIS systems;
  • Conduct routine audits and evaluations of employee files and records to ensure compliance with internal policies and federal, state, and local regulations;
  • Drive compliance with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions;
  • Monitor and influence employee participation and compliance with HR processes;
  • Conduct annual studies of employee compensation relative to the market and report findings to senior management; and
  • Develop, implement and control programs in a manner that ensures cost effectiveness, market competitiveness and internal equity among employees.
HR Consultation & Management
  • Build ongoing relationships with field managers and senior leaders;
  • Conduct training sessions to educate company managers on Company processes, policies, regulatory requirements and benefits;
  • Provide hands-on support to employees and managers to better understand and utilize HR tools, processes and policies; maximizing organizational effectiveness, improve performance and ensuring compliance;
  • Implement HR solutions, programs and services to maximize the achievement of short- and long-range business objectives;
  • Counsel and advise managers and employees on employee relations matters & achieving business objectives through appropriate interventions. (e.g.; business diagnostics, productivity analysis; etc.)
  • Support field management by providing human resources advice, counsel, and decisions; analyzing information and applications;
  • Guide management and employee actions by researching, developing, writing, and updating policies, procedures, methods, and guidelines; communicating and enforcing organization values;
  • Routinely review and provide recommendations for the development and improvement of the organization’s policies, practices, and solutions on personnel matters;
  • Provide guidance and interpretation of escalated human resources matters and complex employee-relations issues;
  • Provide effective tools to field managers for the completion of employee onboarding, offboarding, and maintenance; including but not limited to new hire checklists, performance review documents, personnel action forms and termination checklists; and
  • Assist the acquisition and integration team by evaluating compensation and benefit structures of target acquisitions, identifying differences to Company programs, and developing solutions for integrating the acquired employees. 
Strategy Development & Execution
  • Support organizational effectiveness through proper alignment of people, processes, structure, and culture with business strategies;
  • Participate in developing department goals, objectives and systems;
  • Ensure the people-perspective is represented in business decisions so implications are understood and the workforce is proactively managed;
  • Assess the impact of business decisions on the workforce and provide solutions to optimize opportunities and mitigate any downsides;

(Education, licenses, certifications, and experience required to fulfill the essential duties, include computer skills as required)
  • Bachelor’s degree required; post-graduate education is a plus.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ progressive human-resources experience.
  • SPHR/PHR or similar certification preferred but not required.
  • Advanced computer skills and proficiency in MS Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint required
  • Vision adequate to perform essential duties and responsibilities of position.
  • Physical requirements can vary.  However, in general, the position requires the following physical activities:
    • Ability to lift minimum of 2 pounds to a maximum of 20 pounds unassisted; able to sit stand, stoop, walk, stretch, reach frequently; moderate range of body motions.  
    • Ability to hear and interact by phone and in person clearly and efficiently and to make presentations.  Ability to use computer and all peripherals efficiently
  • Commitment to Midwest Veterinary Partners core values with ability to demonstrate those positively and proactively to patients, clients, teammates, management, and/or vendors in everyday performance and interactions;
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and teammates to create a results-driven, team-oriented environment;
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with an acute ability to listen attentively and to communicate effectively throughout all levels of the organization;
  • Demonstrated relationship-building skills and ability to be “other-oriented”; ability to appreciate people with different backgrounds and points of view;
  • Demonstrated entrepreneurial openness and ability to explore new possibilities and to approach issues differently; a visionary; intellectually agile;
  • Demonstrated leadership skills; able to identify meaningful goals and capture the imagination of others to achieve them; able to add value to discussions or projects that impact Midwest Veterinary Partners’ position in the industry; able to bring out the best thinking and attitudes; able to recognize unique contributions of individuals and teamwork;
  • Demonstrated business acumen; able to assess financial implications of decisions and actions; able to understand how strategies and tactics work in the marketplace and impact Midwest Veterinary Partners;
  • Demonstrated expertise in managing and influencing people, processes and customer relationships;
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively produce a high quality of work and to initiate the completion of extensive multiple tasks not specifically directed in a fast-paced, ever-changing and evolving work environment; and
  • Demonstrated empathy and respect for teammates, patients and clients
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