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DTE Energy Senior- Human Resources Client Relations Consultant in Detroit, Michigan

Senior- Human Resources Client Relations Consultant


Detroit, MI, US

Company: DTE Eng Corp Svcs LLC

Job ID: 1891

The future is bright at DTE Energy! We are one of the largest Fortune 500 diversified utilities in the United States with an aspiration to be the best-operated energy company in North America and a force for good in the communities we live and serve. We have businesses in 26 different states and are comprised of regulated utility and non-utility businesses. Our utility business provides electric and gas service to approximately 3 million customers. Our non-utility businesses include a diversified portfolio of energy related companies, ranging from gas storage and pipelines to renewable power development.

DTE Energy’s utility and non-utility businesses are poised for significant growth. We look forward to working with highly motivated and team-oriented individuals to energize our efforts of growing economically and environmentally.

Recently, DTE Energy has been recognized as an outstanding place to work and has received the following accolades:

  • Gallup Great Workplace Award for consecutive years

  • Civic 50 Award for corporate citizenship excellence

  • Indeed’s annual “50 Best Places to Work” award for two years running

  • Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to work For

  • J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Award

  • Professional Women’s Magazine/Black EOE Journal “Best of the Best”

  • Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to Work in IT

  • Best Employers for a Healthy Lifestyle Gold Award

  • Detroit Free Press Green Leaders Award

DTE Energy is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.

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Job Summary

As the key liaison between the HR Department and assigned DTE Energy business units, works collaboratively with business unit and HR Department leaders. Staffs to drive achievement of business unit strategies, goals, objectives and key business initiatives through the design and delivery of strategic, tactical and administrative human resources services. Is assigned to larger and more complex business units and serves as a coach and mentor to lower level HR professionals to ensure that actions and recommendations are appropriate and aligned with other business units and DTE goals and objectives.

Key Accountabilities

  • Proactively assesses the human resources implications of the business unit's strategies, goals and objectives, key business initiatives and operational model. Effectively communicates and creates mutual understanding of those implications to business unit leadership.

  • Works collaboratively with business unit and the Client Relations Team, HR subject matter experts, and other HR staff to design and deliver workforce and talent planning, staffing, compensation and benefits, employee and labor relations, affirmative action, learning and development, organization development, performance management, and other solutions that address the human resources implications of and are aligned with the business unit's strategies, goals and objectives, key business initiatives and operational model.

  • Ensures that statutory, regulatory, ethical, contractual and policy compliance are consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, enterprise values and code of conduct, collective bargaining agreements and human resources policies and procedures.

  • Develops and has working knowledge of DTE Energy's mission, vision, values, competitive environment and key strategies that create competitive market advantage, including, specifically, how the enterprise makes money and the business language of the enterprise.

  • Develops and has working knowledge of the assigned business unit's competitive environment, strategies, goals and objectives, key business initiatives and operational model that creates competitive market advantage, including, specifically, how the business unit makes money and the business language of the business.

  • Advises and coaches business unit on appropriate use of the HR service delivery model.

  • Provides coaching and guidance to other team members as needed.

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree required.

  • Five (5) years professional experience practicing a specific human resources discipline, labor relations or organization development

Other Qualifications

  • General knowledge of DTE and/or utility or related industry operations.

  • Working knowledge of state and federal employment and labor relations laws and regulations and professional best practices

  • Ability to effectively influence, persuade and coach to reach desired results.

  • Experience using a customer focused, business driven and results/solutions (not activity) oriented approach to establishing, building and maintaining strong client relationships.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills in multiple formats with varied audiences from individual to large groups.

  • Experience in building and maintaining effective and mutually beneficial relationships across organizational levels.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Strong strategic, systemic/integrated thinking and decision making skills.

  • Ability to set and execute priorities while simultaneously managing multiple projects.

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office business applications (e.g, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), human resources information systems, Internet-based services and applications.

Additional Information

Incumbents may engage in all or some combination of the activities and accountabilities, and utilize a variety of the competencies cited in this description depending upon the organization and role to which they are assigned. This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents in this job. It is not intended as an all-inclusive list of accountabilities or responsibilities, nor is it intended to limit the rights of supervisors or management representatives to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

Nearest Major Market:Detroit

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