People Partner in Chicago, Illinois, United States (# 1255)

Job Description

Job Description

  • The People Partner is responsible for providing sound counsel and guidance in all areas of the human resource practice. As the trusted advisor assigned to mid-level managers within all RB Global entities, you will partner and proactively work alongside the managers and employees to foster a high performing organization that instills the RB Global values and spirit.


  • Coordinate and prepare documents to support internal transfers, promotions and exits, i.e., employee change forms, employee amendment letters, employment agreements, job descriptions, org charts, etc.
  • Ensure HR documentation flow and related records are maintained in accordance to internal control procedures
  • Liaise with payroll and benefits on any outstanding issues and documentation requirements
  • Coordinate and compile immigration documentation
  • Performance coach managers in all performance management activities to meet set business objectives and targets.
  • Administer People policies, programs and processes in support of the PD delivery model
  • Provide support, guidance and counsel in all areas including recruitment, performance management, employee relations, disciplinary process, retention, compensation & benefits
  • Consult with managers to identify and build the appropriate performance development / improvement plan
  • Resolve employee concerns, conflicts in a timely manner
  • Collaborate with HRBP team members and Subject Matter Expert (SME) to identify and resolve process flow efficiency
  • Proactively advance HR concepts to implementation, leverage existing processes, systems, and service offerings to deliver and meet the needs of our customers.
  • Address compliance issues and recommend in-country specific HR practices to ensure consistent interpretation and application of human resource policies, statutory regulations and employment law.
  • Stay abreast of HR best practices and make recommendations accordingly
  • Participate in various projects, as requested by the Chief People Officer
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a human resource generalist.
  • Performance coaching experience required to support the development of new and hi potential managers
  • Ability to build relationships and work through others at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to analyze, diagnose and execute to an agreed upon project plan
  • Ability to manage HR programs in a geographically diverse employee community.
  • Ability to source country specific employment regulations, interpret and apply.
  • Experience in employee issues, talent management and working from a total rewards approach.
  • Experience with a HRIS system i.e. Oracle HR and enjoys process automation.
  • Must have strong English writing and facilitation skills.
  • Multiple languages preferred but not required
  • Demonstrated high initiative and high drive for achieving results.
  • Typical Business office Environment


Ritchie Bros. is an equal opportunity employer and ensures nondiscrimination in all activities in accordance with all applicable laws. This position is open to all qualified applicants who are legally entitled to work in the country in which this job is located. Candidate selection is made by Talent Acquisition. Only electronic applications can be accepted.

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People Team



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1 - 1


Chicago, Illinois, United States


Full time