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Promoting safe living and working environments.
UL is a global independent safety science company with more than a century of expertise innovating safety solutions from the public adoption of electricity to new breakthroughs in areas such as sustainability, renewable energy, mobile payment security and nanotechnology. Dedicated to promoting safe living and working environments, UL helps safeguard people, products and places in important ways, facilitates trade and provides peace of mind.
As UL continues its strong profitable growth journey, we continue to evolve the business, and as opportunities come up, we are seeking strong talent who are adaptable, and who have strong social skills as well the ability to navigate in the grey at times and help solve complex problems. We want people who deliver results and who can “think differently” first and “think traditionally” second.
We are looking for a Global HR Business Partner who will act as the primary global HR strategic advisor/consultant for one of our largest Divisions (Consumer & Retail Services) within the Retail & Industry (R&I) Business Unit. This is both a strategic and hands-on role supporting the Divisional VP&GM and his global senior leadership team across Consumer & Retail Services (CRS).
University Degree (Equivalent to U.S. Bachelor’s degree) in Human Resources Administration, Training, Organizational Development, or related field. An advanced degree is preferred as is a professional HR certification.
Generally 12+ years HR experience, Organizational Development, or related Human Resource Service function (Staffing, Sourcing, Performance Management, Succession Planning, Leadership and Management Development).
Previous global human resources experience, in a larger company with matrix management, highly desirable.
Previous HR work and/or familiarity with the Consumer & Retail Services industry as described above is also highly desirable.
Intermediate to high level Excel and PowerPoint skills is highly beneficial to be successful
Requires the ability to be highly collaborative and work with both regional and global teams both within and outside of the HR function.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills are key to success, including strong listening, negotiation, persuasion and facilitation skills with all levels of leadership and employees.
Strong results orientation, adaptability/flexibility, and willingness to express opinions and challenge status quo, in a respectful manner, and in the attempt to find win/win solutions.
Strong business skills and ability to think critically and strategically – analyze, synthesize and evaluate information to help the business grow and succeed.
Strong organization skills and the ability to consistently successfully deliver results.
Comprehensive knowledge of labor law (global knowledge preferred) as well as market knowledge in respect to recruitment, compensation, etc.
Solid knowledge of practices including assessment, workforce planning, ongoing performance management and feedback principles and approaches, organization development/design and training and development including supervisory and management development.
Ability to understand and adapt to different cultures is key
Fluent English language skills