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"When I was still in college and working at RTI as an intern, I knew it was somewhere that I wanted to work full-time one day. RTI holds its employees to the highest standards, which allows for continuous growth both professionally and personally. I love being able to walk around campus and be immersed in a community of knowledgeable, hard-working innovators who all have a primary goal of improving the human condition." Lily Duchesneau Financial Analyst- SSES Strategic Pricing Group
"It is a pleasure to be part of a company that has such a positive outreach and works to improve the human condition. With a great reputation in the local community and abroad, it is easy to feel proud of the products and services produced by RTI. I like the variation of my role and that I get to work with a wide variety of people across the globe. I enjoy working at RTI because it is a place that demands excellence while still allowing a healthy work-life balance." Tierra Vazquez Sr. Administrative Assistant-International Education
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We are currently seeking a Human Resource Business Partner (HRBP) to provide HR support to RTI International’s International Development Group (IDG). The HRBP will provide HR partnership to business unit leaders, their leadership teams, and organizations including: contributing to business unit strategy; developing and executing an aligned people strategy; designing and catalysing the implementation of global people plans; and ensuring the coherent implementation of global HR processes. He/she will provide change managment expertise and coach managers and leaders in leadership capabilities

  • Provide HR consulting services to client group as it relates to human resources programs and policies, often encompassing several areas of human resources, including organizational development, employee relations, recruiting, compensation, benefits, performance management, training, safety and research.
  • Use expertise to contribute to shaping business strategy, engaging in every aspect of the business and offer insights and points of view beyond just HR. 
  • Using their knowledge of the business ambition, structure, leadership style, culture and capability and their awareness of external trends and best practice, the BP provides insightful analysis and proactively raises potential issues of planned strategies.
  • Develop people plans to enable delivery of business strategy. Translate the business/function strategy into long- and short-term people plans, which consider the leadership, capability, cultural and structural development needs of the organization.
  • Ensure that people plans are aligned with global direction and shaped for regional/unit needs.  With Centers of Excellence, design solutions and, working with the business leaders, lead and drive delivery of the people plans and monitor progress and impact using milestones and KPIs.
  • Coach and challenge leaders to support the development of leadership capability. 
  • Provide catalytic support to enable business transformation. Work with business/function leaders to spot opportunities for organizational development which will accelerate delivery of business strategy. 
  • Design and catalyze the change program and mobilize support across the HR organization to build the necessary capability and drive implementation of organizational, cultural, and process change. Work with the leaders and with communications colleagues to develop communication and engagement plans to underpin the transformation   
  • Use the people plans as a context for effective implementation of people management disciplines such as compensation and benefits, succession planning, people development, and performance management to achieve business goals. 
  • Gather and analyze relevant data, trends and patterns and identify gaps and priorities, particularly in the areas of talent management, performance management, workforce planning, strategic recruitment and capability development. 
  • Consult with employees and management on employee relations issues providing guidance and assistance with policy interpretation, open and direct communication, conflict resolution, performance management and conduct related issues.  
  • Leverage the HR function to deliver effective and customer focused HR Operations. 
  • Play a key role in ensuring coherent implementation of people plans and processes across the units within their area and for ensuring they are aligned with global direction.  
  • Work with the CoE’s to provide business insight into the design process for new platforms or programs and to develop effective implementation plans for their business/function.
  • Ensure legal compliance with all applicable labor regulations. 
  • Ensure efficient processing of HR administration for the client groups. 
  • Provide training as needed.Provide support and back up to the Senior Director on broader and strategic HR initiatives. 
  • Serve as a member of the IDG HR management team. Provide input to or define short and long-term goals and objectives for human resource delivery.  
  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources management, business, or related discipline and 16 years human resources experience or master’s level degree and 12 years of directly related experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully influence and communicate with all levels of employees including senior leadership. 
  • Demonstrated ability to act both strategically and tactically when needed.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence other functional areas within and outside of HR.  Must be able to collaborate and be a team player. 
  • Demonstrated skills in the areas of problem solving, systems thinking, diplomacy, conflict resolution and influencing.  
  • Demonstrated success in managing negotiations and handling people in difficult circumstances combined with the ability to role-model tactfulness. 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple complex issues simultaneously and ability to make decisions under conditions of ambiguity or risk. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a matrix organization. 
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally as needed. 
  • Experience providing Human Resources management/support to USAID, DFAT, DFID or other donor-funded projects. 
  • Familiarity with international development systems and policies. 
  • Knowledge of international US Government Contracting business.  
  • Demonstrated success working in a highly collaborative, global environment 
  • Culturally sensitive and respectful.

  • Experience working in the scientific, technical or research fields 
  • Proficiency in French, Spanish and/or Arabic
  • PHR/SPHR/GPHR or SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP certification

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