AES United States HR Business Partner in Boulder, Colorado
At AES, we raise the quality of life around the world by changing the way energy works. Everyone makes an impact every day in our small, global teams. Apply here to start an extraordinary career today.
Reporting to the Vice President, Human Resources, the HR Business Partner will be a key member of the HR team, responsible for developing and driving HR priorities within the US that support critical business objectives that help to drive growth in our renewables segment. Requires an ability to partner with key leaders across the US and translate business needs into HR processes and systems that deliver results. The incumbent needs to have strong business acumen with a passion for improving lives by accelerating a safer and greener energy future, and will need to balance both strategic leadership and tactical HR support to the businesses. As a champion of AES values, the HR Business Partner helps shape the organizational culture and climate that sets the organization up for success.
Implements people programs and policies
Leverages talent tools and informs critical actions
Advises and coaches leaders, to help them be better
Leverages analytics to inform data-driven decisions and positive talent outcomes
Engages directly with leaders at all levels
Builds and manages resource plans to inform how we will meet talent needs
Partners with HR Centers of Expertise and HR Operations team to develop and deliver solutions and programs
Develops a deep understanding of the talent market and leverages that knowledge to inform talent acquisition strategy
Promotes diversity and inclusion; executes D&I strategy
Informs & participates in the development & execution of workforce plans
Identifies development needs for the groups s/he supports
Serves as escalation point and subject matter expert for employee relations issues
Promotes the completion of periodic people processes – ensures leaders are using tools and resources to drive improved talent outcomes & a positive culture where people feel valued and respected, and have visibility to a career path
Ambassador of the AES employer brand
Partners with internal communications to ensure timely, relevant, consumable communications
8+ years in Human Resources, including demonstrated ability to partner with the business leaders to develop solutions and drive positive outcomes
Experience within the energy industry preferred; or demonstrated ability to learn quickly
Bachelor degree required, MBA preferred
Strong communication skills – written, oral, interpersonal
Must be detail oriented and have analytical problem-solving capabilities and critical thinking skills
Self-starter who deals well with ambiguity
Strong presence and confidence to engage directly, constructively, and with credibility with leaders at all levels
Change agent; demonstrated ability to identify gaps, position solutions, and promote adoption and positive change
Successfully navigate between tactical and strategic objectives
Experience in developing and delivering HR programs
Strong understanding of the value each HR discipline brings
Manages confidentiality without exception
Proven reputation of relationship building/networking
Strategic thinking; understanding of the SBU strategy and key financial and operational drivers and dynamics
Agility; ability to work at a fast pace and shift focus quickly
AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. E-Verify Notice: AES will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.
Create an extraordinary future.
AES people raise the quality of life in communities around the world – from bringing electricity to rural communities in El Salvador for the first time, to engineering battery storage that makes a clean energy future possible. That’s a 24/7 responsibility, so we work like a 10,500-person start-up – all in, full-on, in small, hyper-connected teams of people from different divisions, specialties and cultures.
We recognize and reward contribution from anyone, anywhere. The only limit to our influence and impact is our own commitment. We measure our careers by the difference we make to our communities, colleagues and families. So we care as much about how we act as what we do, at work and in life. We don’t just work at AES. We work for AES. We are AES.
Global Opportunities: www.aes.com/careers