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Human Resources Business Partner

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Date: Oct 2, 2021

Location: Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation, helping the world's most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, Ansys helps companies solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination.


The HR Business Partner is accountable for providing strategic HR guidance which improves the quality of business decisions and drives business value. This role will proactively shape the business transformation while building organizational capability, leadership strength and a high performance culture. This role partners closely with global business leaders to provide thoughtful and relevant HR solutions based on a deep understanding of the market and the business and is responsible for translating strategic business objectives into an effective people plan. This is a global role which will support remote leaders and employees located in many states and countries.



  • Build trust with senior executives and business leaders to provide thought leadership on people-related strategies; including leadership development, culture, employee engagement, talent deployment, succession planning, workforce planning, total rewards, coaching and mentoring
  • Advise senior leaders, using a data driven approach, regarding the implications of short and long-term decisions, strategies, and large-scale change efforts that will yield sustainable business results
  • Counsel and coach leaders on talent issues including performance management, high potential employee identification, and poor performer reduction
  • Collaborate and coordinate with appropriate resources including Country HR Managers, HR Services and Centers of Expertise to create solutions for the business
  • Ensure positive employee relations practices through effective and proactive relationship management within assigned business
  • Act as a strategic talent advisor to drive global talent review and succession planning
  • Orchestrate organization changes, including those due to acquisitions. 
  • Drive change management efforts



  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related area
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in an HR Manager or business partner role
  • Knowledge of US and state specific legal requirements as well as ability to operate in a global ecosystem
  • Demonstrated ability to build executive level partnerships, communicate effectively with all levels of employees and ability to foster teamwork
  • Substantial experience in organizational development, change management and employee coaching
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to coach managers and employees
  • Experience in employee relations support to employees in multiple locations
  • Strong analytical skills and computer skills
  • Proven ability to work with a management and employee population that is widely dispersed outside of the headquarters location



  • Ability to travel occasionally, including international travel
  • Relevant industry experience, particularly in the technology sector
  • Comfort with high-volume work and navigating in ambiguity
  • Self-motived with demonstrated ability to function independently and as part of a team while managing multiple projects in a fast-paced environment


Culture and values are incredibly important to Ansys. They inform us of who we are, of how we act. Values aren't posters hanging on a wall or about trite or glib slogans. They aren't about rules and regulations. They can't just be handed down the organization. They are shared beliefs – guideposts that we all follow when we're facing a challenge or a decision. Our values tell us how we live our lives; how we approach our jobs. Our values are crucial for fostering a culture of winning for our company:

  • Customer focus
  • Results and Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Transparency and Integrity
  • Mastery
  • Inclusiveness
  • Sense of urgency
  • Collaboration and Teamwork

At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary of leaders, collectively aiming to change the world with innovative technology and remarkable solutions.  With the prestigious reputation in servicing well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high, met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head-on.  Because at Ansys, it’s about the learning, the discovery and the collaboration.  It’s about the “what’s next” as much as the “mission accomplished”.  It’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and will impact real people in real ways, forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy and ethics.
At Ansys, you will find yourself among those eager to drive the world towards the next best thing with hands planted firmly on the wheel.
Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology so our customers can turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at lower cost.  As a measure of our success in attaining these goals, Ansys has been recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by prestigious publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek and FORTUNE magazines.
Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a component of the NASDAQ-100.
For more information, please visit us at www.ansys.com
Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys.  Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.



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