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Golder Associates HR Advisor in ATLANTA, Georgia

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder has a new opportunity for an HR Advisor to be based in our Atlanta, GA (Chamblee area) office who will provide support to various locations in the Southeast.

This role reports directly to the USA HR Director and is a mix of both strategic and tactical (hands-on) operational support to group leaders and employees within the assigned business units, ensuring compliance with and understanding of internal policies and external legislation while fostering positive employee engagement. This role is responsible for ensuring alignment of the business and HR strategies with a focus on change management, total rewards, performance management and workforce planning.

Some select key areas of responsibility are as follows:

  • Builds partnerships with leaders within the business unit(s) to understand strategic goals and needs, assess HR implications, and implement strategies to align HR services to support attainment of business goals.

  • Serves as primary contact for leaders on matters such as new employee integration, employee relations, performance management, employee engagement, compensation, departures and other operational HR matters.

  • Handles employee relations matters of considerable complexity, including conducting investigations and supporting and coaching leaders in conflict resolution techniques.

  • Provides coaching, advice and tools to leaders to address a broad spectrum of matters from employee performance issues to engaging high potential staff.

  • Supports effective implementation and application of Regional and Global HR policies, programs and processes and proactively identifies potential challenges.

This position requires travel to other office locations from time to time but estimated at present not to exceed 10%.

The successful candidate is required to have a minimum of the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR or related field

  • Five years’ experience in HR in an HR generalist capacity

  • Up-to-date knowledge of employment legislation, including OFCCP compliance requirements for federal contractors

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with staff at all levels within the organization

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products and recent experience with an HRIS (Oracle preferred)

  • Demonstrated ability to uphold confidentiality and manage sensitive situations with tact and diplomacy.

  • Professional designation in HR preferred.

All interested applicants must respond to all questions in the questionnaire

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result

  • Comprehensive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Opportunity to deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 40 countries, Golder’s 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

Golder is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Golder is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

To learn more about our company and culture click here to view The Promise of Golder at video.

Title: HR Advisor

Location: GA-ATLANTA

Requisition ID: 20000126