Volvo Group Human Resources Business Partner in Houston, Texas

This is a RARE opportunity to join a Company that supports their Customers and treats their Employees like family. We are looking for a peer to be part of our passionate International Human Resources team. Is that you?

Prevost, a member of Volvo Group, is a leader in the manufacturing of high-end coaches and premium transit buses in North-America. Highly regarded, the Prevost brand delivers innovative products and the highest level of manufacturing and customer service. The members of the Prevost team share a unique passion for customers, quality and innovation. Live the Prevost experience!

Mission/purpose of the job

The Human Resource Business Partner (HRBP) shall execute on the respective TD/BA strategy and business needs. The HRBP is responsible for implementing and communicating HR policies, directives and processes in the organization and ensures compliance /alignment. The HRBP will provide HR operational support to managers which will ensure that HR operations deliver the talent and performance necessary for achieving business goals. The HRBP also supports management teams and participates in selected management meetings as needed and on ad hoc basis.

Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities

  • The primary responsibility of the HRBP is to guide and support managers on how to handle HR related issues

  • The HRBP support managers in the following areas:

  • Organization development and change activities

  • Support on request the employee engagement work (VGAS facilitation)

  • Recruitment and sourcing based on strategic work force plan

  • Career development activities

  • Salary review process and individual salary setting

  • Rehabilitation issues

  • Handling of disciplinary issues

  • Secure that the organization complies with local employment laws and legislations and be involved in labor negotiations as appropriate

  • Good working knowledge of all HR processes and policies and the HR Service Delivery Model and securing that they are followed within applicable org unit/s

  • Responsible for ensuring the accuracy of HR reporting data including headcount and workforce planning forecasts within their respective organizations for employees and consultants

  • Proactively build and promote strong employee trust and open communication between all levels through the Volvo Way and Volvo’s Code of Conduct

  • Works closely with HR Center of Expertise and HR Services (or equivalent for non SDM countries) as well as relevant HR Business Partner network to ensure effective joint delivery of HR services to the assigned organizations

Preferred educational and/or training qualifications and certificates

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business administration or related field or equivalent work experience

  • Minimum 7-10 years of HR experience

  • Preferred having an HR certification (PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP) or willing to obtain one with 1 year

  • Demonstrated high integrity and ethics

Preferred experience and knowledge

  • The HR culture requires a diplomatic, assertive and dynamic individual who is proactive in communications and able to develop effective relationships at all levels within the company

  • Solid analytical skills and demonstrated ability to solve problems quickly with high quality

  • High energy level, comfortable performing multifaceted initiatives in conjunction with day- to- day activities independently

Interacts with

  • Line Managers

  • Directors

  • Vice Presidents

  • CEO-President

  • HR Business Partners

  • HR Service Centers

  • Employees

  • Center of Expertise (country level)

Here at Volvo, Prevost, and Nova Bus’ heritage is much more than history.

It's a legacy of values that are passed along from one generation of Volvo, Prevost, and Nova Bus’ people to the next; from our birthplaces, to every facility we operate. Our values are simple: an uncompromising commitment to quality, a drive for constant innovation and improvement, and dedication to safety and sustainability in every aspect of our business. Our heritage is crafting the finest motor coach in the world for those who appreciate the value of a solid foundation.

If you have passion for helping people and want to support a group of Customer focused employees, you are a perfect fit for our team!

About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Buses , is driven by a purpose to ensure that millions of people reach their travel destination every day. Reliably, safely and with respect for the environment. We want to make a difference, being pioneers of sustainable transport solutions of the future. We want to be there for our customers providing uptime and reliability, all over the world every day. Volvo Buses is leading the biggest technology shift in public transport in decades with our electromobility offer. We work with passion, we trust each other and we embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran