HR Business Partner at Workiva

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Workiva is hiring an HR Business Partner. This individual will partner with assigned internal client groups to understand short-term and long-term business goals and to develop and deliver talent management programs and solutions in support of them. This role has responsibilities for matters including but not limited to employee relations, change management, performance development, employee engagement, coaching, retention, and succession planning. The HR Business Partner plays a critical role in nurturing the Workiva culture by encouraging positive relations between employees and by modeling open communication and effective teamwork.

What You Will Do:

  • Establish excellent relationships with business leaders and employees in assigned internal client groups to build understanding of their strategies, challenges, opportunities, and needs.
  • Design and implement talent solutions that drive positive changes across the organization.
  • Utilize a strong understanding of the HR body of knowledge when partnering with assigned client groups.
  • Develop effective collaborative partnerships across the HR team to ensure consistent alignment with goals and priorities and to develop and implement effective solutions.
  • Influence talent decisions by keeping a pulse on the business, teams, local market, and industry.
  • Identify gaps in current talent and helps leaders anticipate and plan for future needs.
  • Extend advice and coach employees and management on human resources issues including employee relations, conflict resolution, company policy interpretation, and management principles.
  • Interpret and leverage data to problem-solve and drive talent priorities.
  • Influence organizational design decisions and contribute to change management and communication plans.
  • Conduct investigations and resolve employee issues.
  • Provide guidance, coaching, and advice as an innovative problem-solver in performance related matters. Ensure legal compliance and mitigate risk.
  • Coach and train managers to establish and maintain a positive culture and engaging work environment.
  • Lead and manage employee engagement activities.
  • Foster the company's employee-centric culture, encouraging open and transparent communications.
  • Update and monitor adherence to HR policies/procedures and timelines; ensure legal compliance.

What You Will Need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, or related field preferred.
  • PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, or SHRM-SCP certification preferred.
  • 5+ years progressive responsibility in human resources disciplines including employee relations, change management, compensation, diversity, organizational development, and performance development.
  • Preferred experience in a global high growth software company.
  • Ability to build trust and credibility with key business partners and all levels of employees across the company, including executive management.
  • Strong ability to coach, provide advice, influence, and facilitate healthy dialogue.
  • Highly effective leadership and strategic influencing skills.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Able to translate strategic initiatives into operational plans.
  • Self-motivated with strong propensity for action, results, and continuous improvement.
  • Able to work in a high-energy, fast paced, rapidly changing environment.
  • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to multitask and manage multiple processes, programs, and procedures simultaneously while working under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of confidentiality and good judgment. Must handle highly sensitive matters in a timely and professional manner.
  • Ability to identify and resolve issues independently, will take initiative even under unfamiliar or ambiguous circumstances.
  • Knowledge of and ability to interpret federal and state employment laws.
  • Enthusiasm to thrive in a collaborative team environment.
  • Ability to travel up to 15%

Where You'll Work:

We firmly believe our people are our greatest asset, and our unique culture gives employees the opportunity to not only make a difference, but BE the difference. Employees at Workiva develop and provide cutting-edge solutions and services to the business market. We hire smart, talented people with a wide range of skills who are hungry to tackle some of today's most challenging problems. Workiva offers a creative culture and open-minded leadership. We want you to thrive, which is why we provide you with perks like:

  • Fantastic Benefits: With coverage starting day one, choose from competitive health, dental, and vision plans on the largest physician networks available.
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan: Purchase company stock at a 15% discounted rate.
  • Casual Dress: Workiva has a casual work environment, most people wear jeans to the office.
  • Work-life Balance: Start with 40 hours of paid time off on your first day, accruing up to 120 in your first year and increases based on years of service. Many departments allow team members to work remotely on an as needed basis.
  • Health & Wellness: Need a break? Hit the relaxation room, or take a bike ride.
  • Extras: Free healthy snacks and drinks, Friday social hours with stocked fridges, awesome team outings, and even four dog-friendly offices (Ames, Bozeman, Missoula and New York City).
  • Learn more on the Workiva LinkedIn page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/workiva/life/
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Location

Workiva is in an ideal location on the banks of the South Platte River surrounded by restaurants and retail shops!

An Insider's view of Workiva

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Workiva is a close-knit workplace where teamwork is highly valued—people encourage and truly appreciate the hard work of their fellow team members and treat each other as family. With everyone constantly working together to provide the best possible solutions to customers, employees take pride in developing creative products while delivering a serv

Jared

Lead Customer Success Manager

What projects are you most excited about?

Our platform is incredibly fun to build! It empowers our customers to produce complex documents involving hundreds of contributors, on extremely tight deadlines, leveraging their company’s most sensitive data, and where every single word and number must be exactly right.

Gray

VP of Product Management

How does the company support your career growth?

Workiva prides itself on sharing knowledge among peers. Our Annual Employee Learning Week encourages employees to take advantage of the wealth of knowledge available within the company and schedule time to participate in knowledge sharing sessions, training courses, and self-development opportunities.

Jenn

Director of Learning and Development

What is your vision for the company?

Our mission: To build trust in the global economy with transparent data and connected reporting.

Our mission statement gives us purpose, our company values inspire us, our leadership principles guide us and our culture connects us in a workplace where we all belong.

Marty Vanderploeg

CEO

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Workiva employees have access to the latest technology in order to do their jobs the best they can, from wherever they work best. New laptops and wireless internet devices mean employees can work from home or while on the road, which helps create an excellent work-life-balance.

Nate

Engineering Manager

What are Workiva Perks + Benefits

Workiva Benefits Overview

Workiva offers competitive health and wellness benefits and perks, including a medical plan that offers paid premiums for employees, generous PTO and paid time to volunteer in the community. We have a flexible and casual work environment that also offers 12 weeks of paid parental leave, the ability to work remotely as needed, and to be able to bring your dog to work with you.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Workiva also provides 12 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Pool Table, Foosball, Video Games, Darts.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Diversity Program
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes Leadership mentoring.
Time allotted for learning

Additional Perks + Benefits

Company Bicycles. Healthy Snacks and Drinks. Creative Culture & Open Minded Leadership (ie: autonomous work environment). Flex, HSA, Life, AD&D, supplemental life, Long & Short Term Disability, Paternity Leave. Stock Options and ESPP. Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Women in Tech Committee.

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