Human Resources Business Partner, Director

19 Aug 2023

Welcome to the Post Pollution Future with LanzaTechAbout us:LanzaTech was founded on the belief that we have enough carbon above ground to make everything we need. Through our biorecycling technology, we transform carbon into sustainable raw materials, replacing the need for virgin fossil carbon in consumer goods and transport fuels. We are building the circular carbon economy.Our impact:To date, we have abated over 275,000 tons of carbon dioxide (the equivalent amount of CO2 needed to charge 30,346,895,586 smartphones) across three commercial plants and will soon have the capacity to abate 500,000 tons annually when three more plants launch in 2023.With dozens more projects in the pipeline, we are helping global companies like Zara, H&M Move, Coty, and on use recycled carbon to make sustainable consumer products from carbon that would otherwise be emitted from heavy industries such as steel making.Our team:

We’re a diverse, woman-led company, with over 400 team members and counting.

We’re distributed around the globe—from Chicago and Europe to India, China, & New Zealand

Named one of TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential Companies of 2023, our team is taking on climate change one ton of carbon at a time.We are a woman-led company on a mission to recycle the world’s carbon supply, and we want you to join us!About the roleWe are searching for a Human Resource Business Partner Director to support several key executives in Science, Engineering and Technology as well as build the HRBP function for the company. This is a superb opportunity for a passionate HR professional who has shown strong execution and end to end ownership to make a difference and have an impact in a highly vibrant environment.The successful candidate will advise and collaborate with senior executives on a variety of human capital strategies, provide business insights through org and talent analytics, and drive key change and talent initiatives. Those who thrive here seek out clarity in the face of ambiguity, take risks when confronted with the unknown, are motivated by solving problems and do what they say, and own what they do.The position will provide a full range of Human Resources support and expertise to leaders within the responsible hub which covers all business areas including a special focal point on Science Engineering and Technology. As a trusted partner to and a member of the local senior leadership team, you will bring an independent viewpoint and HR expertise to business issues.Key duties

Business, Financial, and Industry Acuity

Know how businesses work; knowledgeable in current practices, trends, and information affecting his/her business and organization

Interpersonal, Communication, and Advising Skills

Guide and influence the business to identify, develop, and drive key human capital initiatives such as leadership development, organizational planning, global recruiting, and rewards and recognition

Partner and team with colleagues inside and outside of HR to innovate, improve, align, and drive the efficiency of enterprise-wide HR programs and initiatives

Strategically drive pay-for-performance including salary planning, promotions, resource planning, and talent calibration

Facilitate business conversations that drive the people strategies to enable a positive business impact

Act as an advisor to business leaders on issues relating to policy interpretation and employee relations

Organizational Diagnostics, Analytics, and Problem Solving

Analyze and communicate insights using the HR Dashboard and the key talent metrics to provide guidance to the business

Analyze and interpret engagement survey results - identifying trends and collaborating with leaders to identify and implement action planning

Capture information, find patterns, understand independencies, and tackle problems or find innovative solutions in support of business objectives

Organizational Change

Assist people and the organization in moving to new ways of thinking and/or operating

Drive communication and organizational change plans that ensure appropriate pre-wiring and alignment with key partners and are thoughtfully executed to mitigate risk and drive positive employee engagement

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required in a relevant field such as Human Resources or Organizational Development. Master’s degree and SHRM or HRCI Certification preferred.

10+ years of successful experience in a human resources business partner capacity with successful demonstration of the key responsibilities as presented above.

Prior experience coaching and supervising employees

Ability to work in a highly matrixed and complex global organization.

Proven ability to prioritize, analyze, problem-solve, and make decisions rapidly and with positive outcomes.

Proven ability to communicate effectively, in both written and oral presentation skills.

Proven ability to develop and leverage relationships with a remote employee population.

Ability to support and consult managers and employees in the administration, interpretation and application of policies and procedures.

The proven ability to research and analyze information, make recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues, by using judgment that is in consistent with standards, practices, policies, procedures, regulation, or government law.

The proven ability to objectively coach leaders through routine and complex employee relations matters.

The ability to work in a changing environment and help lead others through the phases of change.

Promote and champion diversity efforts in hiring, promotion, job rotations, etc.

Consult with partnered organization on strategies and communications designed to create a work environment that drives individual and team success and retention.

Partner with the leadership team on talent development and performance management to maximize employee contributions and address performance gaps.

Partner with HR providers on escalated questions regarding payroll, leave of absence, investigations, policies, etc.

Travel approximately 10% of th e time.

Learn more about usby take a look at some recent coverage:

TIME100’s Most Influential Companies (

Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies

Forbes: Synthetic biology gets the Gucci treatment (

Bloomberg: LanzaTech CEO on green financing, Brookfield, clean transition

Find us on social media:LinkedIn ( ,Twitter ( &Instagram ( This position is open to candidates authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer. LanzaTech is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.Powered by JazzHR

  • ID: #50242470
  • State: Illinois Skokie 60076 Skokie USA
  • City: Skokie
  • Salary: USD TBD TBD
  • Showed: 2023-08-19
  • Deadline: 2023-10-18
  • Category: Et cetera