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HR Manager - US

Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: Philadelphia, PA, US, 19102

Company: Bentley Systems

About Bentley Systems


Bentley Systems (Nasdaq: BSY) is the infrastructure engineering software company. We provide innovative software to advance the world's infrastructure – sustaining both the global economy and environment. Our industry-leading software solutions are used by professionals, and organizations of every size, for the design, construction, and operations of roads and bridges, rail and transit, water and wastewater, public works and utilities, buildings and campuses, mining, and industrial facilities. Our offerings include MicroStation-based applications for modeling and simulation, ProjectWise for project delivery, AssetWise for asset and network performance, Seequent's leading geosciences software portfolio, and the iTwin platform for infrastructure digital twins. Bentley Systems employs more than 4,000 colleagues and generates annual revenues of more than $800 million in 172 countries.




Location: We have many offices in the United States and would welcome this role in any of those locations, but this role has the ability to be fully remote if the candidate is not located near a physical office. 


Position Summary:

At Bentley Systems, we in the HR Operational Excellence team are more than the traditional HR department. We are a results-driven and collaborative team. We lead change through executing best-practice policies, processes, procedures, and programs. We take ownership and operate with autonomy. We are innovative problem solvers with a desire for continuous improvement.


Bentley is looking for an HR Manager to join our skilled HR Operational Excellence team. Reporting to the Senior HR Manager, United States, Canada & Latin America, the HR Manager will implement best practices, and drive efficiencies across HR processes. You will have the opportunity to work with talented colleagues and senior leaders throughout our entire organization. As an influential HR Advisor you will have the opportunity to partner with the corporate centers of excellence to drive global functions such as talent management, compensation, talent acquisition, learning and development, and analytics.


Responsibilities cross all functions within HR, including but not limited to employment, compliance, talent acquisition, talent management, compensation, benefits administration, global mobility, talent systems and analytics, timekeeping, and terminations. Due to the variety and breadth of responsibilities, we are looking for a dynamic HR professional who can think critically, act strategically and apply knowledge to the topic at hand to resolve issues. If you have an eye for detail, like process optimization and efficiency, and want to contribute to a collaborative team, please apply!


Your Day to Day:

Deliver operational excellence by enabling efficient and effective onboarding, off boarding, colleague relations, talent management, and HR compliance, both as an individual and within a team of skilled HR professionals

  • Execute key HR processes, policies, procedures and programs across various US states, while driving continuous improvement
  • Maintain knowledge of legal federal and state requirements related to day-to-day management of colleagues in the United States, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance
  • Contribute to and maintain a quality, equitable, and inclusive work environment
  • Provide coaching and advice to managers and colleagues in employment matters as a strategic and tactical HR advisor
  • Build relationships with new colleagues via orientation and onboarding follow-up
  • Assist in the deployment of talent management programs and procedures supported by the talent management system
  • Develop and communicate HR policies and procedures
  • Assist in corporate HR compliance functions
  • Implement and complete annual and quarterly HR projects
  • Lead and support HR projects and other general ad hoc HR duties.


Measures of Success:

  • Query turnaround time & proactiveness in completing the tasks.
  • Willingness to explore new areas/venture into new HR projects. 
  • Knowledge sharing with the other HROE team members.
  • Demonstration of Bentley values everyday


What You Bring to the Team:

  • At least 4 years’ experience in a hands-on HR Generalist role; previous HR Management experience preferred
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of Human Resources Management in the US, preferably in a multi-state or global environment
  • Solid organizational skills, including the ability to accomplish demanding timeline objectives, prioritize assignments, and be comfortable with change and continuous improvement
  • A high level of interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively as well as handle sensitive and confidential situations with care
  • A desire to build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders


What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation package and excellent benefits, including health/dental, 401(k), employee stock purchase plan, vacation, sick time, paid parental leave, and many more.
  • A professional, supportive and collaborative environment.
  • Tailored and hands-on training to empower you in your new role.
  • Support offered for further education.
  • Colleague Recognition Awards.




During the COVID-19 pandemic, Bentley has implemented several safety protocols to protect our colleagues, users, and wider communities. Given our status as a government contractor, at some point in the coming year, all U.S. colleagues, regardless of work location or employment type, may be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Exemptions will be available as a reasonable accommodation for those who are unable to meet the vaccination requirements due to a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Bentley is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, religion, national origin, age, or any other protected characteristic.  This commitment extends to all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, compensation, and training. EEO is the Law and EEO is the Law Supplement documents provide additional information about your rights as an applicant under the law.


Bentley Policy on EEO, Affirmative Action and Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination

Bentley participates in e-Verify / Bentley participa en e-Verify / Right to Work Notice

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As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Bentley is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. We encourage you to request a reasonable accommodation if you are not able to fully use or access our online application system.   You can make an accommodation request by calling 610-458-5000 or sending us an email at

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