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Alliant Energy HR Business Partner and Labor Relations in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

5483BRJob Responsibilities:

  • Consultant and influence leadership on a broad range of HR matters, including performance management, talent development, goal setting, succession planning, conflict resolution, total compensation, employee and labor relations, talent acquisition, learning and development, workforce planning and development, and diversity, equity, and inclusion.

  • Design and implement new approaches, policies, and procedures to influence continuous improvement in business objectives, productivity, and development within the company and human resources.

  • Optimize relationships and use critical thinking in order to develop and execute human resource strategies that align with business unit and company goals and strategies by proactively consulting with customers.

  • Understand the entire talent system and each stage of the employee lifecycle and moments that matter, and apply that understanding to integrated solutions that are thoughtful and support our talent programs

  • Embrace and integrate diversity, equity and inclusion in business strategies.

  • Partner with recruitment to focus on acquiring and retaining top talent and building a solid pipeline for future needs.

  • Partner with other human resource areas to provide input on guidance for compensation administration, including job description and job family development, salary recommendations, and annual merit and performance pay processes.

  • Participate in labor relations-specific activities such as labor contract negotiations, grievance resolution, and arbitrations (for areas that have labor contracts).

  • Lead the investigation process for compliance/ethical complaints, discrimination complaints and employee misconduct.

  • Counsel management and employees on non-routine company policy, procedure, and employment and labor law inquiries and provides appropriate recommendations.

Requisition ID:5483BRPosition Type:Regular Recruiting Location(s):Cedar Rapids, IA Schedule Type:Full-Time Posting Details:Bring YOUR energy to Alliant Energy!

If you enjoy challenges, have strong consultative skills and are passionate about the work you do we invite you to consider Alliant Energy!

What sets us apart?

  • Excellent pay and benefits

  • A commitment to career growth and development

  • A culture that embraces our core values of live safety, do the right thing, care for others, make things better, act for tomorrow, and think beyond – be bold.

  • The opportunity to make a positive impact on our local communities

The position...

Alliant Energy has a current opening for a HR Business Partner with a strong labor relations focus to join our team! This position will primarily provide support to the Alliant Energy Iowa Operations organization, providing business units with top tier Labor Relations and HR support.

We are looking for an individual with experience supporting the bargaining workforce. Energy, passion and drive are essential to this role as is the ability to build effective working relationships with internal customers and stakeholders.

Daily work could include:

  • Participation in bargaining unit contract negotiations and grievance meetings.

  • Consulting with managerial and other staff regarding bargaining unit contract interpretation.

  • Providing strategic HR support to customers across the organization.

  • Supporting leadership in workforce planning, talent development and change management.

Where will I work?

This position will have a mix of working from home, and in the Cedar Rapids, IA office least twice a week, to work with customers face to face. Travel to our operating centers in Iowa will also be done as needed. The successful candidate for this position must reside in Iowa.

This position may be filled at the senior level. Alliant Energy will not provide sponsorship for an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa) now or in the future for this position.Job Category:Human Resources Job Qualifications: Preferred Education

Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in human resources, business management or a related discipline.

Preferred Experience

  • In this role we are looking for an individual with strong labor relations experience.

  • 7 years of experience in human resources consulting, labor relations or other generalist role.

  • Experience developing and gaining customer engagement in strategic HR solutions in support of organizational goals.

    Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated knowledge of employment laws and practices

  • Solid understanding of the provisions of HR regulations, laws, and compliance requirements..

  • Advanced ability to effectively provide consultation to employees and leadership on complex human resource issues.

  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills to work effectively with all levels of personnel inside or outside the company.

  • Excellent relationship building, conflict management and problem solving skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to plan and coordinate multiple projects and work initiatives at one time.

  • Demonstrated ability to use computer software programs (e.g., e-mail, word processing, spreadsheet, and project management).

  • Ability to multi-task, plan, and carry out responsibilities with minimum of direction.

  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse work environment.

    Applications will be accepted until a qualified pool of candidates is received.

Our Values: It's not just what we do; it's how we do it.

Live Safety. Everyone. Always | Make Things Better | Care For Others | Do The Right Thing | Act For Tomorrow | Think Beyond. Be Bold

Alliant Energy is committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this dedication, Alliant Energy works to ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations.

All candidates selected for employment with Alliant Energy will be required to successfully complete a drug screen and background check.

Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been crafted to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not crafted to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Posting Title:HR Business Partner and Labor RelationsTalent Gateway Posting Details: Are you a seasoned professional with strong consultative skills, labor relations experience and a passion for building relationships throughout an organization? If so, we invite you to apply for this position!