Director of Human Resources(HR Business Partner)

December 24, 2018

Skanska – Tampa, FL

We are seeking an outstanding Director of Human Resources to join our Skanska USA HR Team. The ideal candidate will collaborate with our Florida leadership team, GM, and EVPs while continuing to lead, grow, and develop their respective 

people, teams and organizations. If you have experience leading Human Resources, or related area(s), teams in the AEC Industry and are looking to join a dynamic, values based culture that is not only building, but developing, exciting projects as 

well, please contact us. We want to meet you! 

In joining our team, you will become a champion of Skanska’s culture and values, partnering with our business leaders to help them build, nurture and cultivate their project and management teams. It will be your role to be a leader, team and 

organizational consultant, to help create People Solutions for Skanska, and be a member of a national team of Human Resources Business Partners. This will require you to think national, and local, use strategy to guide your work, be 

comfortable challenging convention, and in some cases reinvent how work is done. As a core part of this work, you will be helping support Skanska and its leaders navigate and resolve issues, in addition to rolling out programs to support the 

respective operating units – including compensation, recruitment, performance and talent programs. 

This role reports to the Vice President of Human Resources (USA Building)/Business Unit HR Business Partner and will partner directly with Florida’s GM and EVP’s. 

What You’ll Do: 

Be embedded in the business leadership as a trusted advisor 

Operate with an business-focused mindset 

Maintain a deep understanding of the business strategy and the needs of the operations 

Have your ear to the ground by building trust and maintaining visibility 

Leverages strategic approach while providing organizational, team and individual consulting services. 

Works closely with EVP/GM and regional leadership and managers to provide coaching at all levels 

Drives strategic talent priorities, employee engagement and organizational effectiveness 

Delivers teaming / partnering services internally as well as with external partners 

Drives solutions-focused change throughout business. 

Demonstrates excellent problem solving skills and critical thinking to methodically break down problems into components to discover root causes 

Demonstrates systemic thinking and the ability to think holistically ahead and anticipate potential implications of what is happening in the business, understanding its impacts on the organization, or parts of, and develop solutions to capitalizeon/account for Partners within and across business units to deliver the employee experience. 

Drives alignment with our culture and values throughout the organization 

A team player that proactively develops and uses collaborative and cooperative relationships to deliver our Great People strategy 

Liaison for HR-related services for employees and the business. 

Builds and ensures alignment within Partners with HR functions to design and deliver HR programs that are linked to business performance 

Supports alignment within and across business units as well as with IT, Communications, Payroll, etc. 

Leverages the enterprise resources, yet adapts services to directly address local business needs 

Effectively communicates with all levels of the respective organization. 

Identifies and puts into words questions around needs of the business, trust, feelings and responsibility as well as needs and assumptions of oneself 

Summarizes important points or messages, framing the message to the audience using meaningful terms and examples 

Develops data-supported conclusions and action plans. 

Informs the business with workforce insights that predict patterns and behavior that are linked to business performance 

Organizes, interprets and presents complex sets of data in simplified and conclusive manner 

Leverages KPIs and benchmarks to drive action and higher organizational performance. 

We’re Looking For: 

Manages ambiguity well, maintaining ability to work independently and successfully without having all the desired information, direction or instructions; 

Has a strong analytical ability to interpret, connect complex data; 

Is able to foster a positive environment despite setbacks; 

Has the ability to easily adjust or change working style or course of action when circumstances require it, as well as the ability to determine when those circumstances are met; 

Is able to form and maintain strong relationships built on trust at all levels within the organization; 

Acts ethically and transparently in order to promote the greater good and be a strong voice in your team, organization and communities; 

Is able to move things (process, procedures and people related projects) forward; 

Has the ability to maintain poise and professionalism in all settings; 

Embraces technology; 

Strives for continuous improvement; 

Is able to provide expertise on all core HR related topics including workforce management, recruiting, performance management, development programs, employee relations, compensation & rewards, diversity and inclusion, etc; 

Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, deadlines and confidentiality are key; 

Has a BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience. A degree in human resources management, labor relations or a related field of study, in particular a Masters degree and/or JD is highly preferred; 

Has 7+ years of experience as a HR business partner or generalist experience supporting leaders in large national, regional or global companies; 

Has 3+ years of people management experience; 

Ability to travel up to 50% 

Developing Your Career at Skanska, You Will: 

Contribute to a sustainable future improving the lives of people, communities and companies; 

Collaborate in an open culture where sound values and dedicated people come together for greater results; 

Thrive in a people-driven international company with countless opportunities to learn and grow 

Skanska is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age. 

Skanska USA is one of the largest, most financially sound construction and development companies in the U.S., serving a broad range of clients including those in transportation, power, industrial, water/wastewater, healthcare, education, sports, 

data centers, government, aviation and commercial. Headquartered in New York with offices in 31 metro areas, we have more than 10,000 employees committed to being leaders in safety, project execution, sustainability, ethics and people development. In 2016, our work in building construction, civil and power/industrial construction, commercial development and infrastructure development (public-private partnerships) generated $6.8 billion in revenue. Global revenue of parent company Skanska AB, headquartered in Stockholm and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, totaled $17.7 billion in 2016. Skanska shares are publicly traded in the U.S. on the OTC market under the symbol SKBSY through a Level I American Depository Receipt program. We are proud to be named one of America’s Best Employers of 2017 by Forbes. 

Search Firm and Employment Agency Disclaimer 

Skanska USA Human Resources (“Skanska HR”) provides HR services to the Skanska business units within the U.S.A. including Skanska USA Civil Inc., Skanska USA Building Inc., Skanska USA Commercial Development Inc. and Skanska 

Infrastructure Development Inc. (collectively “Skanska USA”). As such, Skanska HR is the sole authorized representative of Skanska USA to execute any agreements with search firms, employment agencies or any employment vendor (“Vendor”). 

As a condition precedent to any entitlement for payment, a Vendor shall have both (1) Skanska USA Placement Agreement, and (2) an Engagement Job Order executed by an authorized Skanska HR representative. Absent the properly executed documents, Skanska HR shall have no obligation to make payment to the Vendor. Verbal or written communications from any employee of Skanska USA business units shall not be considered binding obligations. All resumes whether unsolicited or solicited shall be considered property of Skanska HR 





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