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HR Business Partner (Temp to Perm) in Houston, TX at BakerRipley

Date Posted: 12/25/2018

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Job Description

The supportive services departments work with the organization’s divisions to provide BakerRipley the support to continue building neighborhoods that work. 


The HR Business Partner (HRBP) position is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in designated business units. The position serves as a consultant to management and employees on human resource-related issues. The role assesses and anticipates HR-related needs. Communicating needs proactively with our HR department and business management, the HRBP seeks to develop integrated solutions. The position formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflects the business objectives of the organization. The position exercises independent judgment in performing a variety of tasks (tactical, administrative and strategic) under the general direction of the Employee Relations and Compliance Manager.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


  • Conducts regular meetings with assigned business units
  • Consults with management, providing HR guidance when appropriate
  • Analyzes trends and metrics in partnership with the HR group to develop solutions, programs and policies
  • Addresses and resolves employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with the legal department as needed/required
  • Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions)
  • Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention
  • Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation
  • Serves as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for assigned HR sub-functions/processes
  • Supports HR/Talent Management project needs

Job Requirements


 Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources required


Minimum of 3 years' experience addressing employee relations issues, required

Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, employee relations, diversity, performance management, and federal and state respective employment laws, required

5 years' experience addressing employee relations issues, preferred


SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credential or ability to obtain certification within one year of employment preferred


  • Business Acumen
  • Communication
  • Consultation
  • Ethical Practice
  • Cultural Awareness
  • HR/Talent Management Expertise
  • Relationship Management
  • Ultipro HRIS experience highly preferred


 Microsoft Office and Ultpro (Ultimate Software), other HRIS systems


 English written & verbal