2019 Early Career Development Program (ECDP) - HR

Covanta - Morristown, NJ3.4

Full-timeEstimated: $61,000 - $83,000 a year
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About Covanta: Covanta is a world leader in providing sustainable waste and energy solutions. Annually, Covanta’s modern Energy-from-Waste facilities safely convert approximately 20 million tons of waste from municipalities and businesses into clean, renewable electricity to power one million homes and recycle approximately 500,000 tons of metal. Through a vast network of treatment and recycling facilities, Covanta also provides comprehensive industrial material management services to companies seeking solutions to some of today’s most complex environmental challenges. For more information, visit www.covanta.com .

Information on our facilities is available at www.covanta.com/Covanta-Map . For career opportunities, visit www.covanta.com/Careers . Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

The Early Career Development Program (ECDP) is part of Covanta’s strategy to hire and develop a high performing, diverse talent pool. The ECDP is a three-year program in which participants will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience and receive wide exposure to Covanta’s different business functions through a coordinated rotation among a variety of assignments, both within and outside their primary department. Candidates for the ECDP are required to have a bachelor’s degree and zero to three years’ of relevant experience by the hire date. For a list of additional qualifications, please refer to the Position Requirements section below. ECDP candidates interested in being considered for multiple ECDP positions should submit a separate application for each requisition and include a cover letter describing how the ECDP program fits with their career goals.

The anticipated start date for the ECDP candidate is July 2019. Selected candidates must meet all minimum requirements at least 3 weeks prior to the start date and join on or before the Orientation Week (currently planned for mid-July 2019).

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The ECDP hire for the Human Resources team will perform a variety of functions within different departments including HR Business Partners, Talent Management/Talent Acquisition, and Total Rewards.

Assignment will depend upon the candidate’s areas of interest and capability, as well as business need. Responsibilities for rotational positions within each of the departments within Human Resources include but are not limited to:

HR Business Partners

Assist with full business partner support for the assigned team ranging from recruitment, talent management, performance management, employee relations, reporting, etc.
Gain proficiency in practical application of HR through participation in projects, assessments, exposure and team collaboration
Follow the established processes, policies, standards and procedures to assure compliance with company and regulatory policies and standards
Participate in HR process standardization to improve HR efficiency and effectiveness
Talent Management & Talent Acquisition

Partners with business leaders on adoption and support of new and existing talent management programs (i.e. Mentoring, Succession Planning, Top Talent, Early Career, etc.)
Assist talent acquisition team in the recruitment process, including but not limited to; planning and scheduling interviews, managing metrics and scorecard processes, and supporting end to end recruitment process
Total Rewards

Provide support to Total Rewards leadership team on annual cycle processes and special projects
Research and analyze information regarding compensation and benefits programs
Participate in activities such as benchmarking, market studies, reviewing salary structures, and maintaining updates
Assist in identifying and providing resolution to issues and concerns
The rotations/ assignments outside of HR could be with the Business Management, Environmental Solutions, Marketing, Corporate Communications, PR or M&A business units.

Position Requirements

Education:
Bachelor’s degree required; concentration in Business, Industrial or Organizational Psychology, Human Resources Management, Industrial Labor Relations or other relevant degree.
Minimum 3.0 GPA

Experience:
0-3 years of relevant work experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Interested in human resources and have a strong customer service background
Willingness to take initiative, roll up one’s sleeves, get the work done, and celebrate wins and lessons learned
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Proven data and analytics skills
Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks
Attention to detail
Ability to be flexible and adaptable
Critical thinking and problem solving skills
Proficient with MS Office suite

Other:
Willing and able to travel or relocate, as needed.
The anticipated start date for the ECDP candidate is July 2019. Selected candidates must meet all minimum requirements at least 3 weeks prior to the start date and join on or before the Orientation Week (currently planned for mid-July 2019).
Candidates interested in being considered for multiple ECDP positions should submit a separate application for each requisition and include a cover letter describing how the ECDP program fits with their career goals.
(Internal Codes: *LI-COV, ECDP-COV)