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General Electric HR Business Partner – GE Research in Niskayuna, New York

Job Description Summary

The Human Resources Business Partner at GE Research provides HR support for client group leaders, managers and employees on organizational and employee matters, as well as coaching, providing HR process expertise and managing other general HR activities.

Job Description

Role and Responsibilities

  • Partner with assigned client group to develop and execute HR strategies across client population to align structure, culture and talent with organization priorities.

  • Serve as the point of contact on fundamental HR topics, questions and issues for senior leaders and their direct teams.

  • Leverage data & analytics to drive progress, provide insights and support decision making; bring context to the data by obtaining VOC and going to the Genba.

  • Drive functional talent management and development strategies within client group; demonstrate ability to be an advisor through strategic thought leadership and problem solving.

  • Coach and counsel senior leaders and managers through organizational changes, challenges and opportunities.

  • Work closely with the global GE Research HR team to implement HR strategies and drive consistent HR practices.

  • Develop and implement learning plans for employees based on specific needs

  • Partner with other HR colleagues(s) on, engagement and culture activities

  • Collaborate with HR Business Partners to identify special projects and initiatives to support development of the function.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

  • 8+ years of experience in a variety of Human Resource positions, both client and specialist roles, with increasing levels of responsibility, scope and complexity

  • 5 years of experience in coaching, mentoring, leading teams

  • 15 years in an enabling function with transferrable experience

  • Strong team-based behaviors

  • Clear thinking with proven ability to work through complexity

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening

Desired Characteristics

  • Master’s degree in Human Resources, Labor Relations or Business Administration from an accredited college or university

  • Demonstrated ability to work in demanding/changing environments

  • Strong ability to drive inclusion and diversity

  • Strategic mindset with strong business acumen

  • Excellent, influencing, project management, organizational and change agent skills

  • Strong customer service focus, with a genuine desire to assist others

  • Breadth and depth of expertise in HR, providing professional or thought leadership to business partners and employees

  • Influences policy and ensures delivery within own function, linking with other functions of the organization

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes