Senior Human Resources Business Partner - Teterboro, NJ in Teterboro, NJ at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 11/9/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    1 Malcolm Avenue
    Teterboro, NJ
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/9/2019
  • Job ID:
    req34110

Job Description

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Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope.

You will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve.

We are looking for a Senior Human Resources Business Partner to support multiple client groups from Tetorboro, NJ. This role is an individual contributor with no direct reports.  The ideal candidate must have union/collective barganing experience.

This individual will act as a strategic consultative partner to several business directors accountable for understanding the external and internal business landscape, identifying opportunities to improve organizational performance and team alignment, and using analytics and insights to translate the business agenda into talent and organizational plans. Will work across the business and HR to develop and deploy solutions to enable individual and team effectiveness, strategic alignment and high performance culture orientation as well as engagement and optimizing Quest Diagnostics’ culture. Will also deliver change management leadership on key initiatives.

As a member of the leadership team, the HRBP will build relationships and leverage strong influence and execution skills to bring strategic plans to life to build organizational capability and deliver tangible business results. The HRBP will bring the full suite of HR capabilities and services to the business by leading across HR Centers of Excellence and an HR Service Center to deliver solutions.

We will consider candidates who are recent graduates of a Master’s program, with proven work history. Candidates must be self-starters, desire to want to make an impact, energetic and team-players.

Key Accountabilities:

Strategic Positioner
•         Interprets external and internal business context, understands internal business operations and dynamics
•         Diagnoses challenges impacting teams and individuals’ ability to be successful and identifies appropriate solutions using critical-thinking skills, coupled with insights from data and relationships,
•         Identifies gaps in existing business needs future business outcomes and articulates a clear vision for the future
•         Translates stakeholder expectations and business plans into talent and organizational plans by consulting with leadership

Credible Activist
•         Builds strong relationships with assigned clients and others in cross-functional organizations. Navigates the organization effectively and leverages relationships to influence positive change.
•         Is a trusted advisor, credible in HR expertise, and consistently delivers against commitments
•         Challenges others and is comfortable engaging in healthy debate in order to drive increased business performance
•         Brings meaningful discussions to bear and facilitates healthy dialogue across leaders and teams
•         Serves as an executive coach providing guidance and consultation to leadership
•         Is an advocate for both the business agenda and employees, operating with strong integrity around creating an inspiring workplace where employees can reach their fullest potential

Culture and Change Champion
•         Drives a culture of high performance
•         Effectively embraces change and leverages change management tools to prepare and lead others through change
•         Drives cultural change associated with strategic integration across locations and functions
•         Increases two-way interactive dialogue between leaders and employees at all levels
•         Drives a culture of continuous improvement where front-line employees serve as a rich source of innovative improvements that result in operational excellence and streamlined jobs
•         Drives cross-training such that front-line jobs are enriched with learning, skill development and challenge
•         Facilitates communication, collaboration and healthy conflict within and across departments
•         Facilitates a culture of personal accountability and high performance
•         Fosters an environment of inclusion and of valuing diversity

Human Capital Advocate
•         Advocates for talent; develops leaders and employees
•         Ensures development of technical talent in support of the business agenda
•         Understands the external competitive landscape for specific capabilities/skills and proactively plans long-range talent  attraction and retention efforts
•         Understands internal workforce succession and opportunities and proactively designs succession and talent movement plans
•         Leads across HR Centers of Excellence such as, Total Rewards, Talent Acquisition, Organizational Effectiveness & Development, D&I, Employee Relations and HR Service Center to deliver human capital plans

Analytics Interpreter
•         Effectively interprets workforce, business and financial data to draw meaningful insights that inform  and drive people strategies, decisions and actions
•         Leverages data to understand effectiveness of current workforce solutions, makes recommendations to improve solutions or engage in new solutions

  Job Requirements

Incumbent should possess the knowledge, skills and experience usually obtained by:

BA/BS in HR or related field; Master’s degree strongly preferred (MBA, MA in Organizational Development, HR or related field)
3-5 years Experience within a union environment
SPHR certification preferred
Proficiency in MS Office products
Highly effective leadership and strategic influencing skills
Ability to work effectively with mid-level to senior members of the organization
10+ years Human Resources experience, including a demonstrated track record of success in an HRBP and/or OD (Organizational Development capacity)
Ability to travel 20-25% of the time (varies by assignment)

Leading Quest Capabilities:

Know the business
Focus on the customer
Promote strategic alignment
Collaborate with others
Communicate openly and transparently
Continuously develop self and others
Drive superior performance
Demonstrate agility in decision making
Accelerate and embrace change


Quest Diagnostics has many career opportunities for individuals whose talent, initiative and dedication will complement our belief that the patients come first and that values do matter. We work to earn our customers’ trust every day by providing the highest quality diagnostic information services in a professional, accessible and informative way. We have a large recognized brand; we offer flexibility and autonomy, great support, pay and benefits and a comprehensive training and onboarding program.

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