Human Resources Site Lead

in Minneapolis, MN

Human Resources Site Lead Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    82825BR

  • Job Location

    Minneapolis, MN 55421-1402, US

  • Job Category

    Other Professionals

  • Job Type

    Full-Time

  • Clearance Level

    None

  • Career Level

    Experienced

  • Travel

    <10%

Job Description Apply to BAE Systems today! We are seeking a dynamic and results driven Human Resources professional to be the lead HR support for the site based in Minneapolis, MN. This role reports to the HR Manager and requires a hybrid work schedule onsite at the Minneapolis, MN location. Our ideal candidate will be skilled in quickly building strong partnerships with business leaders, managing employee engagement and retention, employee development, performance management, coaching and training, recognition and rewards, and employee relations. We offer comprehensive benefits, competitive pay, and a great working environment, including a 9/80 schedule.

Job responsibilities includes:

  • Develop and manage strategic relationship with functional leaders and MN senior leadership team.
  • Provide proactive employee relations, manager coaching, and partner with assigned managers to create a culture that supports business growth and alignment.
  • Collaborate with the Centers of Expertise (COEs) and all elements of the HR delivery model to ensure the delivery of world class HR services and programs.
  • Responsible for and/or serves as a HR liaison for the following areas:
    • Succession planning, talent management, employee engagement and development, employee relations, compensation, EEO, performance management, coaching, and training
  • Partner with assigned managers and matrixed HR team to identify top talent and succession candidates and provide support to the Talent Review planning process.
  • Support business activities that support a culture that is diverse and inclusive.
  • Act as a change agent for key HR and business changes and provide project management for assigned key HR projects.
  • Act as resource to employees when needed, providing guidance on and interpreting company policy as well as assuring that employee perspectives are heard and considered.
  • Support the mitigation of human capital related business risks and compliance activities.
  • Maintain knowledge of legal requirement related to day-to-day management of employee and HR compliance.
  • Proactively identify and assess potential legal risks and act to ensure compliance. Partner with Legal and Ethics Departments as needed.
  • Act as point-of-contact for guidance on compensation actions, including individual promotions, equity adjustments and related actions. Identify business case for position or job group compensation changes, and incentive compensation changes.
  • Track and analyze metrics on employee actions, terminations, and voluntary attrition to recommend actions as needed.


Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Typically requires a Bachelors degree and six (6+) years of progressive HR Business Partner experience;
  • Demonstrated experience in providing hands-on HR support, for a dispersed employee population;
  • Candidates must demonstrate an ability to apply critical thinking and exercise tact and diplomacy and the ability to communicate persuasively;
  • The successful candidate must be comfortable working with all levels of employees, communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, and possess a sense of urgency to close on actions;
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, perform in a high volume environment and work with multiple priorities;
  • Strong employee relations background;
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and industry related software (i.e. Peoplesoft, Oracle);
  • Ability to prepare appropriate reports, documents, and presentations;
  • Able to make decisions using sound judgment while complying with policies, procedures, appropriate principles and applicable state and federal laws and regulations;
  • Experience training and coaching;
  • Able to support a hybrid work schedule with on-site presence of ~2-3 days a week.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Masters degree in Human Resources
  • SPHR/SHRM-SCP certification
  • Experience supporting an engineering customer
  • Experience working in a matrix environment
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Experience working within shared services HR delivery model; project management capability
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity


About BAE Systems Platforms & Services BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair…just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.

Additional Information

Who We Are

You're used to protecting what matters most.

Throughout your career in the military, you've been dedicated to improving security, defending freedom and making the world a safer place. Now you can continue that commitment through cyber operations, intelligence analysis, and building combat vehicles and electronic systems. We’re proud to provide solutions and services that advance the strength and security of America and our allies – and we’re honored to offer an environment where veterans and reservists can continue doing mission-centered work. In all that we do, we are guided by our company values – trusted, innovative and bold – understanding that it’s not just what we do, but how we do it that underpins our success.
+ The Organization

Our team has the privilege and the responsibility of knowing that the work we do really matters. Our work is vital to the armed forces personnel and major corporations who rely on us to protect, equip and support them where it counts; to the security and prosperity of the nations we serve; to our skilled and talented people; to the local communities where we are based; and to the wider community who invest in, supply and engage with us. At BAE Systems, everyone can make a difference.

+ The Culture

We believe that a diverse workforce inspires creativity and drives innovation. We respect and value the huge variety of skills, abilities and perspectives that our people bring to our business. We celebrate our differences and aim to recruit and develop talent from all backgrounds, championing the strength that a truly inclusive and collaborative workplace gives to our company culture and performance.

+ The Work

Enjoy a flexible environment that values your work-life balance and helps you perform at your best.

+ The Opportunity

On the job training, leadership programs, collaboration with leading experts – excellence is built into your career development whether you are just starting out as an apprentice or are an experienced professional.

+ The People

We’re united by trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in our field. It helps that we’re nice people too.

+ The Reward

See your contribution, making real change as breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions reshape the landscape for our customers.

What We Offer

+ Warrior Integration Program (Est. 2008)

This program was created to assist in the employment, transition, education, and development of wounded warriors. Through mentoring, partnership, education, and leadership, we vow to serve our veterans in the same manner they served our country. WIP provides mission-centered work that gives wounded warriors the opportunity to contribute, providing a path for career progression.

+ Camo to Corporate (Est. 2013)

Camo to Corporate underpins all of our military recruiting and veteran efforts. We participate in annual career workshops and partner with VA employment reps to identify opportunities for vets at BAE Systems. We’re also proud members of Joining Forces, the Veteran Jobs Mission and Hiring our Heroes - initiatives focused on helping vets and their spouses find meaningful careers.

Perks & Benefits

  • Veterans Support Network
    Veterans Support Network +-

    The mission of the Veterans Support Network is to help connect former service members, active duty members, reservists and those who are supportive of the Armed Services.

  • Health & Wellness
    Health & Wellness +-

    We offer medical plans that take great care of you and your family’s health and well-being. These include medical plans, prescription drugs, dental and vision, along with incentive programs and health saving and spending accounts.

  • Time Away From Work
    Time Away From Work +-

    Paid Time Off (PTO) provides you with paid time away from work that you can use for vacation, personal time, personal illness, or to care for dependents. You can accumulate up to a maximum of 400 PTO hours.

  • Military Leave
    Military Leave +-

    Full-time and part-time employees who serve in the military reserves are eligible to take paid and unpaid leaves of absence to perform military duty.

  • Employee Assistance Program
    Employee Assistance Program +-

    The EAP offers confidential support to manage personal issues, such as stress, family issues, and substance abuse.

  • Employee Discount Programs
    Employee Discount Programs +-

    BAE Systems partners with Beneplace to offer exclusive discounts on a variety of products and services.

  • Tuition Reimbursement
    Tuition Reimbursement +-

    Lifelong employee learning is critical to both your personal growth and that of BAE Systems as a trusted, innovative, and bold organization. That’s why we offer a tuition reimbursement program, so you can pursue advanced education to help further your career.

  • Adoption Assistance
    Adoption Assistance +-

    You can be reimbursed up to $4,000 for qualified adoption expenses through the Adoption Assistance program.

  • Financial Wellness
    Financial Wellness +-

    Plan for today, save for tomorrow. Our programs support your goals at every stage of life. These programs include 401(k) savings plans, life and accident insurance, disability coverage, home, auto, and pet insurance and legal planning.

Our Partners

G.I Jobs Hiring Our Heroes Veterans Job Mission Joining Forces Soldier for Life American Association of People with Disabilities

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