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Executive Human Resources Business Partner

Job ID: 35641
Department: Human Resources
Location: 4 World Trade Center


Executive Human Resources Business Partner

The Executive Human Resources Business Partner (EHRBP) is a multi-dimensional, strategic, Human Resources professional with broad Human Resources experience and a demonstrated ability to build and foster valuable relationships with various business leaders.  The EHRBP leads and manages the Human Capital agenda and manages various strategic services to the senior leadership of the Business Units.  The EHRBP is a member of the management team in their assigned Business Units and actively supports key business objectives and strategic initiatives.  The EHRBP directly supervises HR Business Partners and Senior HR Business Partners, including goal setting, coaching, and development of staff.  The EHRBP ensures the timely execution and completion of various initiatives, while guiding staff to goal accomplishment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Partner closely with business leaders to link organizational and workforce strategies to improve organization effectiveness, talent quality, and performance.
  • Directly supervise HR Business Partners and Senior HR Business Partners, including goal setting, coaching, and staff development.
  • Ensure Human Resources programs and plans are aligned to the business priorities and monitor effectiveness through the tracking of key measures.
  • Partner with executives and senior management to develop and drive strategic workforce plans with clear, actionable steps that optimize the organization’s talent, structure, process and culture.
  • Lead ongoing talent review processes for Business Units’ senior staff; assess and identify high performing/high potential leaders, ensure succession and development plans are in place.
  • Project Manage and lead cross-functional teams on select Human Capital & agency projects and initiatives.


Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Business or a related field.
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience working in partnership with business leaders in a Human Resources Business Partner or Senior Human Resources capacity.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience providing strategic direction and advising senior leadership on solutions that advance the business agenda or resolve business issues.


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Proven ability and expertise to strategically address a broad range of Human Resources functional areas, such as Organization Design and Development, Change Management, Talent Planning and Development, Coaching, and Performance Management.
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically and develop creative and innovative recommendations and decisions.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in effectively persuading, influencing and negotiating with individuals at various levels of the organization to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Outstanding interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, including experience interacting effectively with staff at all levels and making presentation to business leaders to achieve mutually desired outcomes.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the Apply Now button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume. The Port Authority of NY & NJ welcomes veteran and military spouse applications.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

About The Port Authority

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.


The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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