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Stantec Human Resources Business Partner in Denver, Colorado

Grow with the best. Join a smart, creative, and inspired team that works to support operational excellence. Our functional services teams (FSTs) provide services to 22,000 employees in over 400 locations worldwide. Our Functional Services Team includes Corporate Development, Finance, HR, HSSE, IT, Legal, Marketing/Communications, Practice Services and Real Estate and Procurement. Bringing together individuals with diverse backgrounds, talents, and expertise, our FSTs are vital to making our Company stronger. Explore opportunities in Human Resources.

Your Opportunity

Join a best-in-class team!

We’re in pursuit of an experienced HR Business Partner to join our passionate, collaborative, and results-driven team in our Denver offices. As part of our US Pacific/Mountain HR Client Services (HRCS) team, the HR Business Partner will be supporting leaders and employees throughout our various business lines located across the Pacific/Mountain Regions. You’ll need to wear several hats, be a trusted advisor, strategist, consultant, analyst, change agent and coach. Sit alongside and collaborate with business leaders to develop and implement strategies that support people and organizational needs in addition to facilitating the deployment of our HR Strategic Plan. Every day you will engage in business conversations, influence and equip people leaders to lead their teams and foster a highly engaged, inspiring and inclusive workplace.

We are looking for someone who is resilient, pragmatic, adaptable, and a team player. Your counsel should be logical, analytical and strategic. Your passion to make a difference will contribute to the success of our internal clients in creating better outcomes for our Stantec clients and the various communities we serve.

This opportunity is truly career changing and an opportunity to take your career to the next level.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Proactively partner with clients to identify strategic issues, workforce planning or organizational design challenges and provide advice and expertise to help develop creative solutions.

  • Serve as a trusted advisor to leaders by presenting multiple perspectives and challenging the status quo.

  • Practice effective relationship management to elevate working relationships with internal client groups, including managers, senior leaders and employees along with our “home team” global HR specialists.

  • Demonstrate and effectively scale the application of the HR generalist disciplines including employee engagement, retention and talent development, succession planning, change, conflict and exit management, employment legislation, employee relations, performance management, investigations, job evaluation, compensation management, internal communication, coaching, data analytics, workforce planning, policy interpretation, career coaching, facilitation, and inclusion & diversity to positively impact Stantec’s culture of performance and safety.

  • Develop and implement HR-related projects and participate as a team member on special projects as needed.

  • Foster a continuous improvement mindset and continually look for opportunities to increase the return on investment of human resources programs for employees and leaders.

  • Collaborate within the HR team (e.g., HR specialists and leaders within other “legs” of the Global HR team) to communicate, facilitate, and/or present HR programs and initiatives to client groups.

  • Work with human resource service representative(s) to ensure accurate completion of ad-hoc employee changes.

  • Have some fun!

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Proven influencer and collaborator, with the ability to provide guidance and support to business clients.

  • Developed skills in coaching managers, facilitation, conflict resolution and relationship management.

  • Valued for your agility and ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and having a focus for action-orientation on results.

  • Respected for balancing strategic and operational tasks with strong organizational and time management skills.

  • Noted for your ability to identify and anticipate strategic and operational business and human capital challenges, then providing and executing innovative solutions with attention to small but critical details.

  • Distinguished as a business partner who learns the business and takes an active interest in continually enhancing your business acumen.

  • Regarded as an exceptional communicator and able to influence a broad and diverse range of stakeholders through effective relationships, verbal and written communication.

  • Valued as a consummate professional, exercising confidentiality, discretion, sound judgment as well as possessing critical thinking in ambiguous situations.

  • Recognized for your learning mindset, initiative and ability to understand the business and challenges, and new and innovative approaches that result in improvements in team engagement, productivity and organizational performance.

  • Distinguished for an interest in continual personal development and keeping current in human resource best practices through external resources and building a strong HR network.

  • Prior experience successfully operating within a matrix global organization and within a geographically dispersed team is an asset.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business or other related education.

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience providing consultation to managers and leaders that support the achievement of business goals, including exceptional, proactive internal customer experiences. This experience will include solid, complex, professional-level HR business partnering experience (as an HR Business Partner or HR Specialist at a Consultant or Advisor level); and SHRM certification is preferred.

  • Experience working in the professional services industry is preferred.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Travel is required, about 10%.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: HR Generalist

Primary Location: United States-Colorado-Denver

Other Locations: United States-Colorado-Broomfield, United States-Colorado-Denver, United States-Colorado-Boulder

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 210000NO

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans