AECOM Senior Human Resources Manager in Chicago, Illinois

United States of America - Illinois, Chicago

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Human Resources Manager in our Chicago location. This role will require time spent in other local offices in the Midwest. The Human Resources Manager works closely with business leaders to ensure HR programs and services are in place to support and drive business objectives. In this role you will leverage services from the Centers of Excellence in the areas of Talent Acquisition, Global Mobility, Organization and Employee Development, Compensation and Benefits. The ideal candidate will have a solid HR Business Partner background and demonstrated experience as a human resource partner implementing HR programs and initiatives. The selected individual will be able to build internal business partnerships, provide coaching to leaders and offer creative solutions to business issues. Candidates must possess effective interpersonal and project management skills; have previous experience in a mid to large organization; preferably in a technical/professional/engineering environment.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Collaborate with all groups within the HR function, translate business strategies and objectives into the appropriate HR actions and initiatives

  • Coach business leaders on effective team building, change management and organizational effectiveness

  • Ensure proper implementation and execution of HR programs and initiatives

  • Effectively manage employee relations issues and investigations

  • Advise and facilitate in areas such as people management and career development

  • Develop and implement programs which foster employee engagement

  • Partner with internal resources to execute corporate wide HR initiatives and programs

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in HR or related field required

  • 8+ years of Human Resources experience operating as a Human Resources Business Partner in a mid to large organization

  • Experience working in a progressive, technical/professional/engineering organization

  • Demonstrated competence in the various HR functional areas: compensation, employee relations, management, coaching & facilitation, organizational development, benefits, conflict resolution, employee communications and talent acquisition

  • The HR culture requires an assertive and dynamic individual who is proactive in communications and able to develop effective relationships at all levels within the company

  • High energy level, comfortable performing multifaceted initiatives in conjunction with day-to-day activities with minimum supervision

  • Capability, energy, presence and outlook to quickly establish HR's credibility with the senior leadership team

  • Well-developed team building and influencing skills, unquestioned integrity, and the experience, confidence, and stature to effectively address sensitive HR issues

  • Sound judgment, business acumen and the ability to make a contribution to the business as a whole

  • Ability and desire to embrace, manage change effectively; agility is a must

Preferred Qualifications

  • SPHR/PHR Certification

  • Workday

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Human Resources

Business Line Support/Cross Services

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 192937BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.