Human Resources Business Partner (Experienced)

Sandia Corporation Albuquerque , NM 87101

Posted 3 weeks ago

What Your Job Will Be Like

Are you passionate about enabling business success through people and looking for an opportunity to leverage your strategic partnership skills to build strong relationships as a trusted advisor? Interested in developing innovative people solutions in support of the national interest? If so, we want you to join our team as a Human Resources Business Partner.

As an integral part of a business unit's leadership team, you will play a vital role providing full spectrum human resources consultation, partnering closely with management to solve organizational challenges through people-related solutions. You will be responsible for creating and implementing the end-to-end human capital strategy to support the business in meeting its goals. This role requires strategic reasoning and thinking, using data analytics to identify opportunities and make decisions, challenging convention to inspire best practices, and influencing leaders on human capital matters. You will partner with a cross-functional group of Human Resources experts within our centers of expertise to define, design, and execute your strategy for how your business unit conducts workforce planning, attraction, onboarding, engagement, talent development, and retention initiatives in a manner that reflect the laboratories commitment to exceptional service in the national interest.

On any given day, you may be called upon to:

  • Leverage a deep understanding of the business strategy to provide expert insight and leadership into organizational effectiveness and talent planning and development.

  • Coach business leaders on leading and managing through times of change or difficult employee matters.

  • Act as a change agent to the business and designs processes and approaches to prepare the organization for ongoing change and transformation.

  • Provide problem solving consultation to management and employees on a wide variety of complex employee relations issues.

  • Partner with line organizations to help define talent needs and workforce plans and work with management to develop workforce and recruiting strategies that effectively acquire or align talent.

  • Drive the department's talent agenda for ensuring thoughtful assessment, people development, and succession planning.

  • Guide management in annual performance and compensation programs.

  • Provide human resources project leadership on significant business events within the company, division, center, or group.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to effectively drive the design, implementation, communication, management and enhancement of human resources programs and initiatives.

  • Identify, recommend and design new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in the department and in services performed.

  • Champion diversity and inclusion.

  • Utilize workforce analytics to empower business leaders to make data enabled decisions by presenting workforce risks, analyzing workforce trends, and identifying future opportunities.

Qualifications We Require

  • Bachelor's degree in HR, business, or other closely related field plus 5 years of direct professional (exempt) HR experience.

  • Broad knowledge of a variety of human resources disciplines.

  • Demonstrated ability to coach, influence, facilitate, present, communicate, develop processes, and analyze and solve problems.

  • Specialized knowledge of human resources theories, principles, and practices; understanding of human resources as an interrelated system of functional operations; and a strong understanding of federal and state labor laws, industry best practices.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE L-level security clearance.

Qualifications We Desire

  • Strong planning and project management skills.

  • Strong analytical skills and proven competence in resolving simple and complex human resources and organizational issues.

  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills. Experience preparing and presenting effective verbal and written reports.

  • Demonstrated ability to identify recurring issues and to develop solutions to resolve those issues.

  • Demonstrated ability to balance competing priorities in both strategic and day-to-day service delivery.

  • Current DOE security clearance.

About Our Team

The Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) Team is responsible for aligning business objectives with customers and leadership across Sandia Labs. HRBP Teams serve as a consultant to management on human resources-related issues and proactively communicate customer needs for cohesive solutions. HRBP Teams will formulate partnerships across the HR functioning units to deliver value-added services and a futuristic approach to problem solving to meet the needs of the organization's customers.

About Sandia

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation's premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

  • Challenging work with amazing impact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide

  • Extraordinary co-workers

  • Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world

  • Career advancement and enrichment opportunities

  • Flexible schedules, generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at:

  • These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance

Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE L-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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