HR Business Partner - Maryland

Company: Cantor Fitzgerald
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Location: USA
JOB DESCRIPTION

Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) is one of the worlds leading commercial real estate advisory firms. We provide a fully integrated platform of services to prominent multinational corporations and institutional investors across the globe, as well as to occupiers, owners and developers of real estate on a local, regional and national level.

Together with London-based partner Knight Frank and independently-owned offices, NKFs 14,100 professionals operate from more than 400 offices in established and emerging property markets on six continents.

Job Description:

We are seeking an HR Business Partner to join our Multifamily Capital Markets (MCM) team and support 600+ commercial real estate professionals. S/he will partner with the Debt & Structured Finance and Investment Sales teams in the joint goal of achieving business objectives and developing integrated solutions in the areas of recruiting, compensation, performance & talent management, employee relations, compliance, and inclusion & diversity.

Essential Job Duties:

Cultivate partnerships within the HR function and across the business to deliver value added solutions and services that align with business objectives and strategies.Serve as a resource for a wide variety of questions regarding the company's policies and procedures, compensation practices, benefits, leaves of absence, payroll, etc.;Advise and coach people managers and employees on matters regarding HR policies, practices and procedures, discipline, performance management, employee development, etc., and elevate matters, as appropriate;Assist with the talent development & management process - performance management, talent pipeline, talent assessment, succession planning, onboarding, and off boarding;Assist in the year-end compensation planning processPartner with HR Operations and finance to ensure data integrity;Summarize and model compensation recommendations (ie merit increases, discretionary bonuses, equity, promotions, etc.) provided by the managers and leadership team;Respond to salary surveys; andAnalyze and report on market compensation data and industry best practices;Conduct, manage, and orchestrate full-cycle recruiting - strategic and tactical approaches for sourcing active and passive candidates, outreach, candidate communication, interview process, vetting candidates, selection, pre-hire screens - for all levels of the organization;Partner with employees, payroll, and third-party vendor(s) to initiate and manage leaves of absence (ie protected leave requests, Family and Medical Leave, etc.);Utilize the Human Resources Information Systems
to complete personnel actions such as onboarding/offboarding employees, processing employee status and pay changes, managing/approving requisitions, etc.;Collect, analyze, summarize, and communicate information and trends (eg exit/stay interviews, compensation data, etc.);Maintain the job description database, personnel files, staffing reports, weekly employee listings, and monthly organizational charts;Assist with HR communications (eg HR News You Can Use);Coordinate employee-relations activities and programs such as volunteer initiatives, new employee orientation, and employee recognition programs;Conduct and/or coordinate information, training, and/or development sessions to educate employees on various HR-related topics;Support and contribute to continuous process improvement of HR practices and processesKeep abreast of developments in the human resources field including recruiting, legal issues, compensation, benefits, and trends in professional human resources management; andOther duties, as assigned

Skills, Education and Experience:

Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Labor Relations, Psychology, Business, or other related fields;Minimum of 5 years prior Human Resources experience required, to include direct experience in compensation modeling & administration, full-cycle recruiting, and talent managementStrong proficiency with MS Excel (advanced formulas and pivot tables) requiredPrior experience with HRIS systems (ie Oracle, TALEO, Cornerstone OnDemand, etc.) requiredPHR or SHRM-CP certification a plus, but not requiredDemonstrable ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality;Effective oral and written communication skills, with the ability to convey information clearly and concisely;Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, high energy, intellectual environment and remain highly customer-focusedDemonstrably high degree of initiative and productivity, combined with accuracy and ability to reliably meet deadlines;Must be equally effective collaborating with a team and performing as an individual contributor;Demonstrate excellent advocacy, customer service and negotiation skills, as well as strong communication skills;Resourcefulness;Ability to multi-task and prioritize accordingly; andAbility to travel, at times, to work in other locations, attend company/industry conferences/meetings, participate in recruitment events, etc.

Benefits and Perks:

Industry leading Parental Leave Policy (up to 16 weeks)Generous healthcareBright Horizons back-up care programGenerous paid time offEducation reimbursementReferral ProgramOpportunities to network and connect


CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Work Day: Full Time
Employment type: Permanent Job
Salary: Negotiable


JOB REQUIREMENTS
Minimal experience: No experience



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