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Southern Company Human Resources Business Partner- Sales & Marketing in Atlanta, Georgia

Human Resources Business Partner- Sales & Marketing


Human Resources Business Partner – Sales & Marketing

The Human Resources Business Partner acts as an internal management consultant for the Georgia Power Sales & Marketing organization. This includes providing strategic HR consulting and services to client groups in support of achieving business results. Areas that are specifically targeted include: leadership and team effectiveness, organizational effectiveness and design, workforce planning, leadership development, performance management, compliance with HR policies & procedures and compensation. Some overnight travel is required. This position will be located in Atlanta, Ga.


  • Ensure successful implementation and delivery of Human Resources products and services to client groups

  • Ensure the Human Resources organization’s strategic and tactical initiatives are effectively executed

  • Consult with management of client organizations on HR business planning, organizational needs, and business strategies

  • Maintain a work environment that emphasizes professional excellence, teamwork, customer satisfaction, and personal growth

  • Provide a high level of customer service that is cost effective and value added

  • Collaborate with HR centers of expertise including Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, and Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion to develop and deliver programs that support business objectives

  • Partner with Georgia Power’s Sales & Marketing leaders and internal committees to provide strategic support for all HR initiatives


Education and Certifications :

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field preferred

  • Graduate degree a plus

  • PHR or SHRM-CP certification preferred

Experience :

  • Proactive consulting experience in all major HR disciplines

  • 5 years of experience in HR business partner functions working with a broad range of employees preferred

  • 2 years working with commission-based compensation plans preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities :

  • Demonstrated technical knowledge of all major Human Resources disciplines including performance management, leadership development, succession & development planning, compensation, employee relations, policies & practices, workforce planning & strategic staffing, project management, organizational effectiveness principles, metrics, and change management

  • Demonstrated ability to consult with all levels of executives/management

  • Analytical skills used to interpret data such as demographics, employee assessments, employee surveys, retention and workforce trends

  • Ability to integrate HR strategic initiatives with functional business units' business plans to create strategic workforce solutions such as process improvement, change management or organizational effectiveness initiatives

  • Proficiency in HR and Microsoft computer applications

  • Strong leadership skills: influencing, developing and coaching employees & leaders and motivating others

  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities and to manage multiple responsibilities

  • Ability to diplomatically offer objective and creative solutions

  • Ability to respect and maintain confidential and sensitive information

  • Ability to champion and influence change and a willingness to take risks

  • Ability to build effective client relationships and demonstrate a flexible and adaptable approach to consulting services

  • Outstanding facilitation, listening, & presentation skills

  • Ability to be a supportive and participative team member with a high level of personal initiative and responsibility while working independently with limited direction

  • Strong results orientation

  • Ability to understand and provide guidance regarding the company's compliance efforts with respect to human resource's practices, policies, and regulatory requirements

  • Ability to demonstrate behaviors consistent with the company culture - Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance and Total Commitment

Subject to the Georgia Power Company Smoke Free Workplace Policy: You must be free from all tobacco products (including but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chew, snuff, patch and/or gum), at least six months prior to applying for this position.

Georgia Power is the largest electric subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), America's premier energy company. Value, Reliability, Customer Service and Stewardship are the cornerstones of the Company's promise to 2.6 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties. Committed to delivering clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy at rates below the national average, Georgia Power maintains a diverse, innovative generation mix that includes nuclear, coal and natural gas, as well as renewables such as solar, hydroelectric and wind. Georgia Power focuses on delivering world-class service to its customers every day and the Company is consistently recognized by J.D. Power and Associates as an industry leader in customer satisfaction. For more information, visit at and connect with the Company on Facebook ( ), Twitter ( ) and Instagram ( ).

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law. #LI

Job Field: Human Resources

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta

Operating Company: Georgia Power Company

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

Georgia Power Headquarters - 241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE (241ATLANTA)

241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE

Atlanta, 30308

Req ID: GPC2007505