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Aegon Asset Management Senior HR Business Partner - Finance in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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Job Description SummaryProvides Human Capital Management consulting to managers and employees of assigned business areas across locations. Partners with other Human Resource (HR) Centers of Excellence to deliver value-added services in alignment with organizational objectives.**Can hire up to a Lead HR Business Partner for the right candidate.Job Description


  • Apply a broad knowledge of HR practices and business needs to provide HR support in moderately to highly complex situations.

  • Facilitate HR discussions during manager and business team meetings to help align key business issues.

  • Contribute to organizational design as a part of acquisitions, reductions in force, and location strategy.

  • Provide day-to-day performance management guidance to management (e.g. coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary action).

  • Provide HR policy guidance and interpretation to managers and employees.

  • Manage and resolve employee concerns and conduct more complex investigations as needed (e.g. ADA, FMLA, employee complaints, PTAG, SHARE); consult with other departments to complete investigation.

  • Partner with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.

  • Advise in the selection and placement of internal and external talent.

  • Execute on compensation philosophies; engage and advise management on practices for Total Rewards compensation programs. Work with Lead HR staff/management on exceptions.

  • Support initiatives regarding culture, organizational change, engagement and organizational effectiveness.

  • Participate in or lead cross-functional/cross-HR projects and programs for enterprise-wide or site specific needs.

  • Identify opportunities to align programs and practices at and enterprise level, and to improve HR processes and suggest changes.

  • Provide training/presentations for new hire orientation and routine topics. Facilitate more complex topics (e.g. Performance Management, special meetings).

  • Facilitate business processes, approvals and audits in the HR Information System (HRIS) and other reporting tools.

  • Provide guidance to lower level HR staff as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree in HR/organizational development or related business field and five years of HR generalist experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Knowledge of HR business trends and objectives.

  • Understanding of the business environment, preferably in the insurance and financial services industry.

  • In-depth knowledge of federal and state employment laws.

  • Experience handling complex employee relations issues.

  • Willingness to engage in change and challenge the status quo. Flexibility to handle change and change processes in a fast-faced environment.

  • Experience participating in change initiatives (e.g. organizational restructure, culture development, program changes).

  • Demonstrated initiative and willingness to take reasonable risks.

  • Communication and presentation skills to facilitate projects and programs.

  • Interpersonal and relationship building skills to coach and influence staff and management at all levels.

  • Ability to handle ambiguous and conflicting information.

  • Critical thinking skills to resolve problems and recommend solutions.

  • Ability to organization and prioritize own activities and assist junior staff with prioritization.

  • Proficiency using MS Office tools.

  • Knowledge of Workday or other HRIS tools.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • HR certification (e.g. PHR, SHRM-CP).

  • Experience applying change management practices and techniques.

  • Strong reporting and analytical experience.

  • Proficiency in Excel.

    Working Conditions

  • Hybrid work environment.

  • Occasional travel to meet with assigned client group and attend HR meetings/training.

    *Please note that the compensation information that follows is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and Equal Pay Transparency Rules. It is estimated based on what a successful Colorado applicant might be paid. It assumes that the successful candidate will be in Colorado or perform the position from Colorado. Similar positions located outside of Colorado will not necessarily receive the same compensation. *

The salary for this position generally ranges between $75,000 and $100,000. This range is an estimate, based on potential employee qualifications, operational needs and other considerations permitted by law. The range may vary above and below the stated amounts, as permitted by Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Rule 4.1.2.

Bonus Eligibility:

This position is also typically eligible for an annual bonus based on the Company Bonus Plan/Individual Performance and is at Company Discretion at a rate of 10%.

What You Receive:

  • A Comprehensive Wealth + Health package. It’s our passion to empower people, and especially our employees, to add years to their lives and more life to their years. That means a healthy account balance and a healthy body to match. As you’ll come to discover, Wealth + Health is a central part of everything we do!

  • Wealth Benefits; Competitive Pay, Bonus, and Benefits Package; Pension Plan, 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Disability Insurance, Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Career Training & Development Opportunities, Certification Sponsorship

  • Health and Work/Life Balance Benefits; Be Well Company sponsored holistic wellness program which includes Wellness Coaching and reward dollars, Parental Leave, Adoption Assistance, Employee Assistance Program, College Coach Program, Back-up Care Program, Paid Time Off to Volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program, Employee Resource Groups, Inclusion and Diversity Programs, Employee Recognition Program

    Our commitment to inclusion & diversity means that we value differences. We encourage the unique perspectives of individuals and are dedicated to creating a respectful and inclusive work environment.

Why Work for Us

Total Rewards at Transamerica: It’s more than a paycheck.

Our comprehensive Total Rewards package is designed to help support you in many ways — throughout all stages of your life and career. We provide a competitive, market-driven program that encompasses base compensation, bonus potential, retirement, health and wellness benefits, learning and development opportunities, plus great employee perks. All designed with you in mind… to help you live your best life, grow personally and professionally - and feel valued for the work you do.

Learn more about our Total Rewards Package ( .

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Transamerica Life Insurance Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services (e.g. U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard), physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local equal employment opportunities laws.

Applicants with physical or mental disabilities may be entitled to a form of reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state and local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will insure equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on the Transamerica Companies. Please contact: if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

Ontario Applicants:

Our Company is committed to providing accessibility to those with disabilities in a manner that is consistent with the principles of independence, dignity, integration and equality of opportunity, that is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005 ("AODA"). Please contact if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

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At Transamerica, hard work, innovative thinking and personal accountability are qualities that we honor and reward. We understand the potential that is unleashed by leveraging the talents of a diverse workforce. We embrace an environment where employees enjoy a balance between their careers, families, communities and personal interests. Ultimately, we appreciate the uniqueness of a company where talented professionals work collaboratively in a positive environment focused on helping customers secure their long-term financial futures.

Transamerica is a part of AEGON, an international life insurance, pension, and asset management company. The AEGON companies employ approximately 28,000 people and have a strong presence in more than 20 countries across the globe. For more information, visit