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Spire Energy Human Resources Business Partner in Birmingham, Alabama

Human Resources Business Partner

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Date: Nov 23, 2023

Location: Birmingham, AL, US, 35203

Company: Spire Inc.


Spire is seeking an HR Business Partner (HRBP) for our downtown Birmingham (AL) location. This position will be responsible for consulting with regional leaders (up to Vice President-level) and providing guidance and support to the business across all areas of Human Resources.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Function as an internal consultant to management and others by helping them identify and resolve issues, encouraging excellent management practices, anticipating internal organization issues, proposing solutions, and understanding/representing the employee perspective

  • Drive an inclusive culture throughout the organization using data, metrics, and industry best practice

  • Provide HR guidance and support to the business across a breadth of areas, including talent management, employee development, performance management, change management, and employee relations

  • Support the EEO and Affirmative Action initiatives, assuring that training, communications, and policies are in place and functioning those address areas of under-utilization and ensure compliance with corporate objectives

  • Facilitate talent reviews and succession planning discussions and work with the business to ensure plans are actively put into practice

  • Assist with labor relations initiatives, assuring compliance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement and NLRB legislation, including contract preparation, negotiations, and interpretation

  • Investigate claims of discrimination and harassment and serve as a resource for employees with related questions and concerns

  • Keep abreast of current HR legislation and trends and assist in the updating of programs as required

  • All other duties as assigned

Essential Characteristics and Competencies

  • Ability to demonstrate the core and job category competencies: customer-focused, results-driven, teamwork, communications, adaptability, initiative, problem-solving, and quality

  • Ability to lead by example in support of the company’s essential characteristics and values: strong ethics and integrity, dedication to a safe work environment, commitment to a diverse workforce that recognizes and respects every individual’s unique skills and perspectives

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

  • Ability to adapt to a fast-moving and changing culture

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the proven ability to build and establish rapport with a diverse array of people

  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively in order to meet individual goals and deadlines

  • Ability to work as part of a team and display a positive attitude for this dynamic environment

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Required Education (certifications, licenses)

  • Bachelor’s degree required

Required knowledge, skill and abilities

  • (At least) Five years of relevant HR experience

  • SPHR/PHR Certification preferred

Physical demands, environment and schedule

  • Typical Work Environment - Work is normally performed in a shared office environment

  • Ability to travel up to 10-20%

Company Overview

At Spire, we believe energy exists to help people. To enrich their lives, grow their businesses, advance their communities. It’s a simple idea, but one that’s at the heart of everything we do. We are committed to understanding the needs of the homes and businesses we serve. That's why we're always looking for driven, collaborative people to join our team. Because we believe that offering our customers the best service means bringing together the best people.

And we find the best by hiring those who share our values of drive, safety, inclusion and integrity, and demonstrate our four essential behaviors that bring the Spire vision, mission and culture to life:

  • We make it happen: We are a company of go-getters, acting on every opportunity to help our company advance

  • We collaborate: We put teamwork first, bringing in everyone’s ideas, because our collective energy makes us stronger

  • We seek out perspective: We challenge ourselves to be open to different ways of doing things, because learning from each other leads to breakthroughs

  • We care: We treat people how we want to be treated, listening closely and doing what’s right, even when it’s hard

By living our values and behaviors every day, we strive to create an environment where every employee feels welcome, respected and valued.

Posting Requirements

  • We accept online applications through our career site at

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Spire Inc., and its subsidiaries are an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer

Job Location: Birmingham Job Segment: Consulting, Change Management, Technology, Management

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