Intermediate Human Resources Business Partner

at CDM Smith in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States

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Job Description:

CDM Smith is seeking an Intermediate HR Business Partner to join our Industrial Unit (IND) Team. This role reports directly to the Senior Manager, HR Business Partner in the North America Unit (NAU). In collaboration with the Senior Manager, HR Business Partner, the Intermediate HR Business Partner provides active leadership to the Industrial Unit, groups within NAU, and the Louis Perry subsidiary to assist in supporting strategic alignment between the business units and corporate initiatives to minimize risk and ensure compliance to corporate policies and procedures. This role must be an advisor to business leaders and the HR Administrator with Louis Perry for matters regarding talent initiatives, employee relations, compensation, training, and other HR programs and policies that impact business unit’s ability to successfully achieve its objectives. Engages other HR functions to design solutions for their respective business areas.

Administers and communicates human resources policies and procedures including but not limited to: employment, orientation, on boarding, compensation, benefits, affirmative action, employee relations, workforce planning,

Human Resources Information System (HRIS) and relocation. Provides proactive and continuous evaluation and raises awareness of issues and trends that may suggest existing or emerging HR needs.

Responds and addresses employees’ inquiries and information requests and advises managers on human resources policies and procedures.

Performs routine to moderately complex administrative and analytical tasks under moderate supervision.

Participates and coordinates as requested in human resources projects or program development activities.

Collaborates and works with human resources team members and other human resources groups in addressing human resource issues.

Offers new approaches, policies, and procedures to achieve continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed.

Compiles and establishes reporting on demographic and human resources information to support the firm’s affirmative action plan ensuring divisional compliance.

Performs other duties as required.

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Intermediate Human Resources Business Partner



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Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree. 3 years of related experience. Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.

EEO Statement:

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Why CDM Smith?:

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

Job Site Location:

United States – Nationwide

Agency Disclaimer:

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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Visa Sponsorship Available:

No – We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position

Skills and Abilities:

Strong organizational skills and ability to successfully manage small projects to successful outcome. Ability to work in a team environment. Proficient in Word, Excel and Microsoft Office. Able to effectively use intermediately level Excel features. Ability to work with detail, oversee multiple priorities, and work within deadlines. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

U.S. Vaccine Employment Mandate:

CDM Smith has taken proactive steps throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure the health and safety of our employees, clients, subcontractors, and visitors. As part of our continuing efforts to combat the pandemic and to comply with the U.S. President’s Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, effective December 3, 2021, as a condition of employment, all employees will be required to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of such COVID-19 vaccination or alternatively have applied for and received approval for a religious or medical exemption.

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Job Posting: JC200014396

Posted On: Dec 17, 2021

Updated On: Jan 23, 2022