HR Business Partner

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Premier Talent Partners is seeking an experienced Human Resource Business Partner to support highly dynamic talent for multiple clients nationwide. This critical role will allow the right candidate to provide HR strategic expertise and services to management and employees, in areas including HR program design, employee communications/relations, change management, benefits, systems, and administration. This candidate will be responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in designated business units. The position serves as a consultant to management on HR-related issues, communicating needs proactively with HR Director. The position formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflect the business objectives of our related clients.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for full employee life-cycle for assigned client’s professional staff, from onboarding (e.g., new hire paperwork, payroll, 401(k), benefits plan design, open enrollment) through exit (exit interviews, COBRA, severance, etc.)
  • HRIS administration, processing all leaves of absence requests and disability paperwork--oversee employee benefits administration and related activities such as open enrollment
  • Maintain employee records and reconcile/validate data entry to ensure data integrity and support routine reporting requests (this includes running monthly reports and metrics)
  • Serve as a liaison between client relationship management teams, external counsel and other internal teams, managing multiple lines of communication and ensuring the client receives tailored, fully-vetted advice on HR matters
  • Must be able to tailor communication to client management teams preferred method
  • Consult and coach with clients regarding employee labor relations issues
  • Partner with the client relationship management team to develop a thorough understanding of client
  • HR will be client-facing and point of contact and be involved in all communication to the client directly
  • Facilitate and process annual performance evaluations and compensation adjustments per client request
  • Drive and coordinate the recruiting life-cycle for client including advertising, screening, interviewing, conducting background checks, references, and drafting offer letters as requested
  • Own compensation data and partner with Payroll, providing timely updates and reviewing for accuracy
  • Demonstrate understanding of business needs and trends to help drive the business forward
  • Client interfacing experience, including conducting HR training presentations


  • 5-7 years of HR Manager and HR functional experience with payroll knowledge
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s Degree in Human Resources or Communications are preferred; Additional certifications are a plus
  • Deep knowledge of regulatory laws, rules, and standards at the local/city, state and federal levels
  • Knowledgeable in compensation strategies, employee relations, performance management, and leaves
  • Superior communication skills, unquestioned integrity, and the experience, confidence, and presence to work directly with clients to effectively handle interpersonal relationships and sensitive HR issues
  • Highly motivated, self-driven, solution and detail-oriented
  • Proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
  • Strong attention to detail and sense of urgency/follow-through
  • Excellent organizational, prioritization, and time management skills
  • Experience in implementing and leveraging HR technology to streamline operations preferred
  • Able to be an advisor for all HR needs

Pursuant to the SF Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider employment for qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records.

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