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HR Business Partner in Jersey City, NJ at Verisk Analytics

Date Posted: 8/27/2018

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Job Description


Verisk Analytics has an amazing story to tell. In 2016, Forbes magazine named Verisk Analytics to its World’s Most Innovative Companies list and to its America’s Best Large Employers list. If you’re looking for a career that transforms, inspires, challenges, and rewards you, then come join us.

At Verisk, you can build a rewarding career with challenging and meaningful work; create a positive, lasting impact on the business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. Our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business will be heard. As key contributors to our success, our team members enjoy working in a business-casual, collaborative environment that offers state-of-the-art resources, advanced technologies, and an excellent benefits package.

Verisk Analytics is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources, and financial services. We’ve been delivering data, analytics, and decision support services to our customers for more than 45 years. At Verisk, you’ll be part of an organization that’s committed to serving the long-term interests of our stakeholders, including the communities where we operate.


Our ISO Talent Strategy & Culture team is seeking an HR Business Partner (HRBP) to formulate partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflects the business objectives of the organization. The HRBP maintains an effective level of business literacy about the business unit's financial position, its midrange and long-term plans, its culture and its competition. 

This position is based in our Jersey City, NJ office, conveniently located across the street from the Newport path station.  Just one stop from Christopher Street, we’re an easy 10-minute commute from lower Manhattan (and about 20 minutes from Brooklyn).

We are looking to have our new HRBP:
  • Understand business goals and partner to support business objectives, productivity and development of HR within the company
  • Take a true hands-on approach to all issues and successfully monitor the 'pulse' of the employees to ensure a high level of employee engagement
  • Coach and mentor managers and employees
  • Be an enthusiastic team player with a strong drive to create a positive work environment
  • Analyze trends and metrics in partnership with the HR group to develop solutions, programs and policies.
  • Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partner with the legal and financial teams as needed.
  • Provide day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions).
  • Work closely with managers and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
  • Provide guidance and input on business unit restructures, workforce planning and succession planning.
  • Participate in evaluation and monitoring of training programs to ensure success.

We are looking for our candidate to have the following skills, experience, and abilities:
  • Minimum of 5+ years' experience resolving complex employee relations issues.
  • Bachelor's degree and relevant industry experience.
  • Solid practical knowledge of talent management disciplines, such as: performance management, succession planning, talent planning, competency development, compensation, employee relations, and talent analytics.
  • Strategic thinker, with demonstrated experience translating strategic goals and concepts into action plans and implementing initiatives at an operational level
  • Ability to manage competing, high-priority demands; prioritize workloads, and manage projects and multiple responsibilities against strict deadlines
  • Knowledge of employee experience required
  • Knowledge of immigration concerns strongly preferred
  • Strong interpersonal/collaboration skills. Ability to establish credibility/rapport with stakeholders at all levels
  • Superior oral and written communication skills. Ability to adjust communication style based on the audience
  • Strong demonstration of analytical skills and ability to prepare executive-ready materials, including mastery of PowerPoint and Excel
  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credential preferred.
  • Experience managing an international workforce and visa needs preferred.

We offer an excellent compensation package. Our benefits package is competitive and includes full healthcare options, a 401(k) plan, and generous paid time off program.


Verisk Analytics is an Equal Opportunity Employer