The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is one of the nation's most effective environmental action organization. We use law, science and the support of 1.4 million members and online activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things. NRDC was founded in 1970, and our staff helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act, and many of the implementing regulations; our water enforcement cases played a major role shaping current water policy throughout the country. Today, our staff of more than 500 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy and communications experts, and others, work out of offices in New York, Washington, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Bozeman, MT, and Beijing.
The Natural Resources Defense Council, the nation’s most effective environmental action organization, is looking for a Human Resources Partner for its New York office. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to partner with NRDC’s staff of administrative professionals, lawyers, scientists, and policy analysts who protect the environment and public health through advocacy, action, and education.
We are looking for a well-rounded HR professional with strong relationship-building and management skills to join NRDC’s Human Resources team. The Human Resources Partner acts as a consultant and coach to dedicated client groups on a variety of issues including, employee relations, developing and delivering feedback, talent development, organizational development and employee engagement. The ideal candidate will have generalist and functional HR experience; sound judgment; and, strong interpersonal skills.
The position reports to the Associate Director of Partner Relationship in Human Resources.
As a member of our HR team, you will act as a consultant and coach to managers and leaders on talent-related issues including staff development and career progression, performance management and feedback, engagement and morale and employee relations issues. Provide guidance to leaders in helping them manage and navigate change. Be a resource, advisor and coach for employees for everything from leaves of absence to career development. Actively reach out to staff to discuss and understand their experience and to develop strong staff relationships. Develop staff data to gain insights and make recommendations regarding employee experience and programs.
You will be part of (and may take the lead on) organization-wide HR projects including the on-going introduction or strengthening of HR best practices. Functional experience in several areas of HR and in project management is strongly desired.
You will be the face and voice of HR to your clients and responsible for surfacing client information and needs to the HR team.
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This opening will remain posted until January 5, 2018. Do not wait to apply! We consider applications on a rolling basis, and may not wait until the deadline to interview and extend offers.
All applicants must be available to interview in our New York office the week of January 8, 2018.
NRDC is very committed to diversity and inclusion both in the workplace and in our advocacy. We are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a pleasant working environment. Salary is based on a nonprofit scale and commensurate with experience.
To apply, please visit www.nrdc.org/jobs and upload your resume and cover letter through our online portal. Please no phone calls, emails, faxes or in-person resume drop-offs. Please reference where you saw this posting. NRDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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