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Officer, Human Resources Business Partner

Pew Charitable Trusts
Washington, DC 20001
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Washington, DC (901 E)

HR Business Partnership

Serving as the primary point of contact between staff and management and the broader HR department, the HR Business Partnership (HRBP) team proactively collaborates with and provides consultation to our internal clients on all HR-related matters including staff development, organizational structure and design, workforce planning, staffing strategies staff engagement and concerns, HR policies, performance management, compensation, and general human resource questions. The HRBP team operates as both generalists for the broader HR disciplines and as specialists on employee relations matters.

Position Overview

The HR Business Partner is responsible for providing strategic advice, guidance and support to management and staff in Pew's domestic and international offices on human resources matters. The HR Business Partner supports the human resource needs of Pew's operational departments and programmatic portfolios to ensure alignment of talent with goals and objectives in a respectful, inclusive and diverse workplace. This position is based in our Washington D.C. office and reports to the Project Director, HR Business Partnership.

  • Establish and maintain trusted relationships with staff and management across the organization as the first point of contact in human resources.
  • Partner with management and staff of designated client departments to understand the team's work and to provide HR support in alignment with the department's goals and objectives.
  • Consult with leadership to provide strategic advice and guidance on workforce planning/organizational structure, inclusion and diversity, compensation, policies and procedures, employee relations, performance management and talent development.
  • Work closely with management and staff to help develop work relationships, build morale and increase engagement and retention.
  • Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues. Conduct effective, thorough and objective investigations and develop appropriate resolution steps as needed.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of HR policies and legal requirements relative to employment in Pew-based locations.
  • Review and update policies as needed. Partner with legal affairs colleagues to reduce legal risks and ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Collaborate with HR areas of expertise in total rewards, talent management, talent acquisition and internal communications to provide excellent customer service.
  • Conduct new hire meetings and exit interviews, evaluate feedback and make recommendations for change and/or conduct further review if needed.
  • Participate in and lead projects to continuously evaluate and improve process, procedures and service delivery.
  • Review and analyze metrics with leadership and HR to develop solutions, action plans, programs and policies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or a related field or equivalent experience required, advanced degree preferred.
  • A minimum of eight years of related HR experience. Knowledge of and experience utilizing employee relations strategies and best practices.
  • Experience interpreting and facilitating the understanding of policies and procedures.
  • Experience consulting with and advising senior staff and working successfully as a member of a team and individually to meet goals.
  • Ability to assess complex situations and evaluate and recommend options for resolution.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with all levels of staff and leadership and broad and diverse audiences.
  • Demonstrated sound judgment and discretion in handling confidential information
  • Excellent team building, conflict resolution, group interaction and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and initiatives simultaneously.
  • Experience conducting research, analyzing data, formulating recommendations/plans of action and representing ideas clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
  • Experience working in a non-profit environment preferred.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft suite applications.
  • SPHR or PHR certification preferred.


Occasional travel to Pew's office, for conferences and meetings may be required.

Total Rewards

We offer a competitive salary and benefit program, including: comprehensive, affordable health care through medical, dental, and vision coverage; financial security with life and disability insurance; opportunities to save using health savings and flexible spending accounts; retirement benefits to help prepare for the future; and work/life benefits to maintain a good balance.

The Pew Charitable Trusts is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Pew considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, sex, ethnicity, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity, military/veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.


Posted: 2021-10-29 Expires: 2021-11-29

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