HR Business Partner - Technology

Job Description

Attention HR professionals! Do you have a strong business acumen and a passion for talent? We’re seeking an HR Business Partner (HRBP) to join our Talent Management team, where you’ll partner with business leaders to ensure seamless design, delivery and execution on a full range of Talent initiatives in support of business objectives. As an HRBP, you’ll support the business across the full talent lifecycle (including areas such as Performance Management, Engagement and Workforce Planning). You’ll also help resolve employee relations issues and have a hand in driving new policy and process. We’re looking for someone who will bring a passion for both strategic thinking and driving results in order to build a reputation as a trusted advisor to leaders . If you’re a highly organized, relationship builder and quick thinker who wants to work for a fast-paced company focused on HR technologies, this could be the place for you!   iCIMS extends a work culture unlike any other East Coast-based technology provider. We focus on hiring candidates who display our seven core competencies: passion, drive, transparency, adaptability, empathy, kaizen and customer commitment. If you eat, sleep, and breathe our competencies and desire to work in a casual yet results-driven environment that embraces innovation, then you’re just what we’re looking for!   iCIMS is a high-growth Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company that’s routinely voted one of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey. We are the industry's premier recruitment software provider, delivering technology that supports more than 4,000 contracted customers around the globe. Committed to both growth and stability, we have a lot of opportunities for career advancement within our organization. Come grow with us—apply today!


Headquartered in Holmdel, NJ, iCIMS is a high-growth Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company that was recently named #16 on Glassdoor’s 2019 Best Places to Work list. With multiple locations across the U.S. and around the globe, we are the industry’s #1 recruitment software provider, delivering technology that supports approximately 4,000 contracted customers. Dedicated to maintaining an inclusive, inspirational and innovative work environment, and committed to our consistent growth, we have a wide range of opportunity for career advancement within our organization. Come grow with us—apply today!


• Work as a strategic business partner to our Technology organization on all people related opportunities.

• Responsible for building trust-based relationships with the business leaders, people managers, and individual contributors.

• Provide consultative advice and support to managers to address complex issues impacting the business, including mitigating risk and managing situations that result in the best possible outcomes for the company, teams, and people.

• Partner with Talent team to roll out all key people processes (check-ins, compensation reviews, benefits, development programs, HR Operations) while owning these cyclical HR processes for the Technology function including engagement survey, performance management and merit cycle processes.

• Policy Development, Interpretation & Administration including maintaining employee handbook, HR Policies and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), as required, to adhere to new regulations

• Utilize data to drive key insights and decisions around growth, retention, and people initiatives

• Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partner with legal as needed/required

• Support growth via organizational design and planning, building accountability, and structuring ways of working and making decisions.

• Partner with the business to design and deliver targeted solutions, including strategic planning support, change management and team building.

• Act as a key change agent to initiate, facilitate and manage changes through effective planning, communication and coaching

• Partner with Talent Development team to positively impact management well as individual professional development at the staff level.

• Advise people managers to effectively manage employee Leave of Absences, Short-term Disability, FMLA requests and unemployment claims

• Ensure understanding by employees as well as ensuring compliance to policy and legal requirements

• Partner with management to optimize employee engagement levels by analyzing and communicating annual

• Engagement Survey results and recommend actions to support employee retention

• Create and manage Job Description library and job codes.

• Participate in on-boarding new employees by providing presentations on HR policies and procedures

• Work closely with Total Rewards team to provide guidance, recommendations and support the needs of  specific client group related to job evaluation and market pricing, compensation and incentives.

• Continuously develop and nurture a great culture focused on our core values

• Minimum of 5 years of experience in broad-based human resources function with advanced knowledge of Human Resource discipline

• Prior employee relations experience required

• Proven track record of successfully working at all levels of the organization, demonstrating influence and client consulting skills with employees, managers and senior leadership

• Demonstrated ability to understand complex business issues and develop HR initiatives/actions to support broad business strategies

• Operates with a high sense of urgency and initiative; able to proactively anticipate issues while providing viable, alternative solutions to the business • Strong interpersonal and communication abilities; skilled in communicating with diverse clients, both 1:1 and in large groups

• Displays courage and confidence when tacking tough coaching situations while maintaining trusting client relationship

• Very proficient in Microsoft Suite: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio.

• Prior experience working with Human Resource Information Systems/solution (HRIS) required • Ability to work independently and be proactive in a high-performance environment.

• Possess a strong sense of ownership and accountability.

• A client service bias, meeting and anticipating client needs

• Strong business acumen – understand the daily challenges the business faces and able to make an impact • Able to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately

• Focused on continuous personal development • Established ability to assess people and situations. • Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Strong consulting, business acumen, and analytical skills.

• Demonstrated ability to establish credibility, trust and partnerships at all levels of an organization.

• Excellent leadership, project management, and presentation skills.

• Knowledge of federal, state and local laws and statutes which govern policies and practices of hiring compensation and benefits and general employment

• PHR or SPHR designation or similar professional certification is highly desirable.  





An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.