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Tennessee Valley Authority HR Business Advisor - 511986 in DECATUR, Alabama

HR Business Advisor - 511986

Job ID:511986Location:DECATUR, ALRegular/Temporary:Regular


HR Business Advisor - 511986

supporting Browns Ferry Nuclear

Organization: Human Resources & Communications

Department: Business HR Nuclear

Location: TVA Service Area

Posting Open: 10/06/2021

Posting Close: 10/16/2021 at 11:59 PM EST

Salary: Compeitive

Primary Responsibilities

  • Promotes “People First” culture throughout the respective organization; exhibits and encourages exceptional performance and teamwork across the HR&C organization

  • Fosters culture of accountability, trust, collaboration, development, and results consistent with the short and long-term objectives of the HR&C organization

  • Provides support to HR Business Partners in actively consulting and providing solutions related to workforce, talent and organizational matters; relies heavily on data and analytics to accomplish outcomes; assesses team and organizational effectiveness

  • Anticipates workforce needs and develop forward-thinking solutions based on understanding of relevant business operations and strategies; identify and promote the development of top talent through observation and coaching

  • Collaborates with Solution Center and Communities of Expertise to deploy services including workforce planning, delivery of training, performance and compensation reviews

  • Manages and coordinate local HR service delivery to ensure avoidance of risk and compliance issues in pursuit of operational excellence

  • Provides feedback on HR policies, processes and programs to HR Business Partners and Sr Managers and Communities of Expertise

  • Champion for organizational values and culture

  • ​Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Success Profile

Job Specific Competencies

  • Change Management

  • Consultative Skills

  • Cross-Functional Teaming

  • Cultural Sensitivity

  • Customer Service

  • Project Management


  • Ability to navigate through complex and ambiguous situations while serving as the procedural expert, change agent, and employee advocate

  • General knowledge of HR labor and employment law, and the ability to interpret, apply, and articulate this knowledge in support of business initiatives

  • Ability to anticipate and analyze problems, resolves issues through creative problem solving, and manage multiple assignments and changing priorities

  • Ability to analyze data for trends and insights

  • Strong judgment, situational awareness, analysis, and decision-making skills

  • Ability to establish and foster healthy working relationships with all levels of the organization

  • Establishes metrics to measure program/initiative effectiveness



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience (6 years) preferred


  • Minimum 2 years of related work experience



Working Conditions/Environment

  • This job operates in a normal professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, copiers, fax machines, and filing cabinets

  • While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to talk or hear; frequently stands, walks, uses hands to type or write, reaches with hands and arms, and prolonged periods sitting at desk and working on a computer

Equal Employment Opportunity

TVA values and embraces diversity. We encourage all individuals to apply regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sex, abilities/disabilities, sexual orientation, religion, veteran status and age. We strive to be inclusive of all the people we serve across the Valley.

TVA is an Equal Opportunity employer and complies with all applicable laws and regulations regarding equal employment opportunities. Any applicant or employee who believes s/he has a discrimination claim (including harassment or retaliation) must contact TVA’s Equal Opportunity Compliance office within 45 calendar days of the event or action s/he believes to constitute discrimination, harassment, or retaliation.

Drug-Free Workplace

All TVA Non-Nuclear employees are covered by TVA's Federal Drug-Free Workplace Program Plan, in accordance with Executive Order 12564, Public Law 100-71 and the Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing. Information regarding the Drug Free Workplace Program can be found TVA Non-Nuclear employees in Testing Designated Positions, including those performing safety-sensitive duties are also subject to random drug testing. TVA Nuclear employees are subject to random alcohol and drug tests in accordance with 10 CFR Part 26 as mandated by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

How to Claim Vet Preference

If you are a U.S. Military Veteran and would like to be considered a preference-eligible veteran for the purposes of your employment application to TVA, please take the necessary actions outlined in the application process. Please submit your military documents each time you apply for a position.

How to Submit Documentation:

1) Upload documents after you complete the application by clicking Careers Home, Cover Letters and Attachments, and Add Attachment, or

2) Email documents to [email protected]

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