The Hertz Corporation Zone Human Resources Business Partner in Newark, New Jersey

General Responsibilities:

HR Business Partners are aligned with the business to provide direct coordination and access to the HR COE Leadership Team and service areas. Support the strategic focus and ensure delivery of COE objectives. Position will support the NY Zone, all brands.

Responsible for providing effective employee relations, service employees by utilizing excellent problem solving and relationship skills, an in-depth knowledge of human resources generalist issues as well as policies and procedures, and knowledge of company products and services.

It is important that this individual support and drive HR strategy through the business in partnership with senior and local management. The Business Partner will work closely with business leaders and the HR Leadership Team to support deployment of a comprehensive HR Strategy. The full range of generalist knowledge will be needed to drive successful labor strategy, performance management, compensation planning, and talent development.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Responsible for local deployment of Global HR COE strategies. Ensure business case objectives for HR solutions/policy are met.

  • Focus HR initiatives to meet Operational needs. Manage day-to-day HR activities in employee relations, compensation, labor relations, benefits, staffing, training, and succession planning to support operational goals and business objectives

  • Act as an Employee Advocate

  • Communicate ideas to improve strategy.

  • Workforce planning is a function of the business unit – it will be the responsibility of the BP role to carry it out.

  • Staffing & Recruitment. Approve employment requisitions, participate in interviewing and career fairs when necessary. Ensures onboarding for all new employees is consistent as well as successfully prepares employees for their roles.

  • Ensure successful implementation of all COE initiatives. Active partner with local management to implement HR programs, policies, and procedures.

  • Training & Development. Mentor, develop and coach staff providing guidance, leadership, and coaching to achieve results that are in alignment with business objectives.

  • Employee relations - Conduct investigations and provide written findings and recommended actions

  • DOT Compliance

  • Ensure consistent discipline practices and legal compliance. Provide management guidance on HR laws and regulations.

  • Union Avoidance

Educational Background:

A Bachelors degree or Master’s in Human Resources Management with or a Bachelor’s degree with significant experience in Human Resources.

Professional Experience:

A minimum of 1-3 years experience and a proven track record in an HR position. Experience in recruitment and -labor relations.


  • Federal and State labor/wage laws

  • Conflict resolution


  • Excellent communication skills

  • Strong HR Coaching Style

  • Change Management skills

  • Independent decision making and judgement

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

Preferred Requirements :

Hertz provides an excellent compensation and benefits package, which includes a competitive salary, bonus plan, company car, 401(k) Plan with company match, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive medical, dental, vision care and life insurance coverage, and paid vacation, holidays and personal time.

Hertz is a Drug-Free Workplace. All employment is contingent on successful completion of drug and background screening.

EEO/AA: Females/Minorities/Disabled/Vets

Job ID 138892

# Positions 1

Location US-NJ-Newark

Category Human Resources

Division CORP - Field Only