Job title: Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP)
Division/function: Human Resources (DF0001)
Business unit / department: Business Partners (BU0004)
Country: United States
EXFO develops smarter network test, monitoring and analytics solutions for the world’s leading telecommunications service providers, network equipment manufacturers and webscale companies—and we love what we do! With nearly 1,900 employees in more than 25 countries, EXFO is no. 1 worldwide in fiber optic test solutions and has the largest active assurance deployment. Our broad portfolio of intelligent hardware and software solutions enable our customer’s network transformations related to fiber, 5G, virtualization and big data analytics. We’re always looking for top talent to help us lead the way in a thriving industry with boundless opportunities.
Under the supervision of the Vice-President, Human Resources, the selected candidate will provide strategic advice and will support the Vice President of Sales for the Americas region and its management team. The candidate will provide guidance and leadership, coach the Directors and Managers located in multiples sites throughout the USA and will be working in close collaboration with other Human Resources professionals around the world.
You will promote the Human Resources agenda and best practices for that organization. You will play a role in key HR initiatives including employee and or labor relations, workforce planning, recruiting/staffing, organizational development, talent/performance management, diversity/inclusion, compensation and benefits, regulatory compliance and employee communications.
You will be in charge of the implementation of various initiatives arising from the corporation and its global HR strategy. In addition, you will have to recruit for all Sales positions within the Americas organization.
In collaboration with the Corporate Global Compensation team, you will manage the US benefits (Group insurance and 401(k)) in a cost-efficient manner and watch over developments and new legislations on that subject.
You ensure that all programs are deployed and applied locally, such as performance management, salary reviews, commission plans, development plans, succession plans and ensures compliance with Human Resources policies.
The Business Partner will make decisions on the application and/or interpretation of the laws, rules and regulations governing labor relations in America and when required, will take action in the settlement of issues.
When required, you will perform any other task related to this position.
What we’re looking for
We are seeking a dynamic person with a creative mind who is versed in all areas of managing Human Resources, who adapts easily in a fast-paced business environment and has the desire to work in collaboration both on a local and international level.
Demonstrated ability to interact with all levels of employees in the organization including senior leaders.
Strong expertise of employment legislations in the United States;
Excellent organizational, analytical, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills are required.
A team-oriented focus, leadership skills and strong business acumen are also important for superior performance in this position.
Experience within the telecommunication / IT sector is a strong asset;
Experience in working with a sales organization;
Experience with compensation and benefits.
Knowledge of SucessFactors or other HRIS Systems is an asset
Leadership and autonomy;
Flexibility & skills to work under pressure;
Effective coaching, influencing, facilitation, conflict resolution and relationship management skills.
Ability to adapt to changes and to act as a change agent.
Listening skills and ability to coach others
Pertinent experience : At least 7 years of HR Business Partner or Generalist experience. Corporate experience preferred.
Language requirements: English (Excellent oral and written skills), French and/or Spanish would be an asset
Education: Bachelor's degree in Human Resource management, business administration or related field
Any other combination of experience/studies will be considered.
What we offer:
A dynamic and international organization
A complete range of benefits
A varied job with real responsibilities
HR colleagues in 6 different countries around the globe
EXFO is an equal opportunity employer.
Thanks for your interest in EXFO.
If you have questions, please write us at careers@EXFO.com
We look forward to hearing from you soon.