HR Business Partner, SSC

Overall Job Summary

This position is responsible for supporting designated departments as a strategic partner at the Store Support Center (SSC). This position provides leadership and partnership to department leaders as well as leading HR strategies and initiatives that positively impact overall business performance and HR metrics. This position partners with the company’s most senior executives as a trusted advisor, providing counsel and feedback, managing conflict and ensuring continuous upgrade of the leaders’ capabilities and the overall work environment

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Min 5%)

  • Consult with department and senior leadership on the planning and execution of people strategies and programs in support of the company’s mission and values. 
  • Takes ownership and accountability for key business departments by providing recommendations to guide decision making for organization structure, retention, promotions, compensation, talent development, and other employee related activities. 
  • Facilitate talent management reviews and initiatives, including performance management, 9-block talent reviews, and other performance management processes. 
  • Consult with team members and department managers on a wide variety of issues including training needs, performance management, policy interpretations, career development, leadership skills, conflict management, and other issues impacting productivity and/or morale.
  • Provide input into the development, implementation, and administration of HR policies and procedures and their distribution. 
  • Act as a change agent and champion to align HR strategy with department priorities to drive business results throughout our stores.
  • Conduct thorough and confidential investigations in partnership with the Employee Relations department, managers, etc. 
  • Advise managers and team members on benefits and compensation-related matters in an effort to retain key talent. 

Required Qualifications

Experience: 5-7 years of progressive HR experience as a business partner to department managers and senior leadership.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field is preferred. 
Any suitable combination of education and experience will be considered.

Professional Certifications: Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) designation preferred. 

Preferred knowledge, skills or abilities

  • Strong problem-solving, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to collaborate with Team Members from all areas of the organization including executives. 
  • Experience leading and providing appropriate guidance and feedback necessary for the development of direct reports.
  • Ability to apply broad range perspective while reaching timely and accurate decisions. 

Working Conditions

  • Normal office working conditions

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting
  • Standing (not walking)
  • Walking
  • Kneeling/Stooping/Bending
  • Reaching overhead
  • Lifting up to 10 pounds


This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position.  It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities.  A team member should perform all duties as assigned by his/ her supervisor.


You must apply or refer a friend through our internal portal


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