Senior Human Resources Business Partner
At KinderCare Education, we make it our passion to nurture a sense of discovery, joy, and wonder in every child, every day, at every one of our centers. As the nation's leading private provider in accredited early childhood education, we're committed to delivering the highest-quality child care and educational opportunities for families and the dedicated professionals who serve them. We see the greatness in each child, and we believe teachers can change the world. Every day, our more than 33,000 employees create a world of learning, joy, and adventure for more than 158,000 children. Whether you're in one of our centers or providing support from our headquarters in Portland, Oregon, being a part of the KinderCare family means that you care deeply about positively impacting the lives of children and families through the power of education. KinderCare Education has three brands to meet the needs of busy families wherever they need us: We're in neighborhoods with our KinderCare Learning Centers that offer early childhood education and care for children 6 weeks to 12 years old We're at offices with KinderCare Education at Work, our suite of family-focused benefits for organizations to offer to their employees, including on-site and near-site early learning centers, Back-up Care for last-minute child care and Care Select And we're at schools with our Champions before and after school programs The Field HR Business Partner is part of a Human Resources team that serves as consultative business partners to Field leaders in driving employee productivity, employee engagement and improving organizational effectiveness. In collaboration with their team members, they are responsible for assisting with the development, coordination, support and implementation of targeted initiatives to drive outcomes and transform all lines of business. As a consultative business partner, they provide day-to-day human resources support to Center, District, and Regional leaders. Field HR Business Partners serve as an HR interface for and integrator of other Human Resources initiatives and functions, such as Talent Management, Compensation, Benefits, and Talent Acquisition. Job Responsibilities: Provides partnership, leadership, direction, counsel and expertise to enable business leaders to manage a small to medium sized business. Provides oversight, supervision and direction to support the delivery of HR programs and services designed to meet the unique needs of the customer group. Coach and mentor high potential and high professional employees as part of the organization's focus on talent development. Partner with business clients and HR functional groups to build and execute workforce plan in achievement of overall business strategy, objectives, and goals. Coordinate with clients to ensure delivery of additional HR Resources, such as, Organization Development, Talent Management and Compensation in order to diagnose, develop and deliver timely, comprehensive and relevant solutions to the client. Offer thought and policy leadership on human resource issues to clients. Work and communicate effectively across HR and the client organization. Assist in building a strong organizational culture. Build HR capabilities within client organization. Ensure compliance with all pertinent HR-related laws and regulations. Contribute to enterprise initiatives and projects. Travel up to 40%. Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience working in a strategic HRBP capacity in a multi-site environment Operations experience preferred but not required Ability to influence senior leaders and serve as a change agent Strong business acumen with extensive knowledge of the business, understanding of market trends, competition, company policies/procedures & culture. Proven strategic agility and thinking; can initiate and operationalize HR strategies linked to the overall business strategy. Broad Human Resources expertise including organizational behavior, change management, business planning, policy implementation and communication. Ability to build partnerships with leaders at all levels; excellent customer focus. Strong negotiation, conflict resolution, influencing, and stakeholder management skills. KinderCare Education is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.