HR Business Partner (HRBP)

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Date: 01-Jun-2021

Location: New York - JFK Airport, NY, United States

Company: Alstom

Req ID:126562 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signaling, and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   


As an HRBP, you will support your customers to shape and deploy the business goals as defined by the management team. You will also bring people management expertise to business decisions and strategies and secures and delivers HR interventions and programs to achieve business goals. As well, you will deploy the site People plan, including Organizational Capabilities, Talent Management, Labour and Employee Relations, Leadership development, and Building strong teams across the different steps of the Value Chain.


In your role you will:

  • Analyze the current organizational capabilities to deliver the business strategy and will identify and act on gaps versus required capabilities;
  • Change programs, Organizational effectiveness, and development, High-Performance Culture, Bids & Project support are in scope;
  • Be responsible to support the Business Leaders in all talent activities to ensure the right talent in the right place at the right time. Coach leaders on using the talent-related tools, support elements, and how to act as "talent champion";
  • Support talent reviews, competencies assessment, identification & mobilization of high potentials, performance management and improvement, action plan per individual, resources & succession planning, recruitment and redeployment of people;
  • Support the development of leadership on-site, so that management deliver on their commitments, mobilize people and teams; and drive strategy while acting as per The Code of Ethics;
  • Leverage good practice, share knowledge and experiences, avoid duplications but customize current tools and programs, connect with SSO to ensure this interface is efficient and effective;
  • Ensure legal compliance with all local state and federal employment laws, including but not limited to FLSA, FMLA, ADAAA to minimize risk/exposure to the organization;
  • Supports Labor and Employee relations within the business.  Acts as 2nd chair negotiator and lead negotiator (as needed) for all labor contracts within the assigned business area including all pre, during, and post activities.


As our ideal candidate, you possess:

  • Bachelor/Master (Economics, Law, Psychology, Social sciences, Administration, or a relevant field);
  • Ideally, at least five (5) years of experience in a related industry, resolving complex employee relations issues with at least two (2) years of experience leading union relations activities, with a record of achievements. No management experience required;
  • Certifications for Human Resources Professionals (PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP) preferred;
  • Experience in HR and People Strategies, People Management;
  • Prior experience acting in a lead negotiator role preferred;
  • Travel required;
  • Excellent communication skills in English (spoken and written).


We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   


Alstom is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.


Effective 29 January 2021, Alstom completed the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation. This is a Bombardier Transportation Legal Entity Position - positions at Bombardier Transportation companies are all members of the Alstom Group.


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