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Sr. HR Business Partner

Company: The Marketing Arm inc.
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Overview:
We are looking for a Sr. Manager, People Partnerships to join our People Partnerships & Ops team (Human Resources). In this position, you will partner with leadership to coach our talent in navigating their career path, assist with resolving employee relations issues and manage programs for growth and development. You will also manage, coach, and develop junior talent on the team. The ideal candidate is exceptionally focused on navigating business dynamics and while supporting our people, is a strong communicator and will be a champion of TMA's culture and core values.


  • Establish excellent relationships with business leaders and employees to build understanding of their strategies, challenges, opportunities, and needs.
  • Influence organizational design decisions and contribute to change management and communication plans.
  • Play an active role in the compensation & reward planning process.
  • Provide guidance, coaching, and advice as an innovative problem-solver in performance and conflict related matters. Conduct investigations and resolve employee issues ensuring legal compliance and mitigating risk.
  • Manage termination process, including exit surveys, interviews, documentation and system updates.
  • Foster the company's employee-centric culture, encouraging open and transparent communications while supporting employee engagement activities.
  • Be an advocate of our diversity, equity, and inclusion strategies.
  • Collaborate with HR leadership to execute ad hoc projects and programmatic initiatives to promote a high-performance culture.
  • Provide strategic advice on the different functions of HR and ensure that all policies implemented are aligned with business objectives.
  • Update and monitor adherence to HR policies/procedures and timelines ensuring legal compliance.

    To perform this job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following:

    • Problem solving - identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
    • Interpersonal Skills - maintain confidentiality, remains open to others' ideas, and exhibits willingness to try new things.
    • Communications skills - communicates clearly and persuasively in all situations both verbally and written, comfortable presenting to groups and in meetings.
    • Confidentiality - actively promotes and practices a high level of confidentiality in their character and day-to-day behavior.
    • Quality control - demonstrates high-levels of accuracy and thoroughness, and monitors own work to ensure quality.
    • Planning/organizing - prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
    • Adaptability - adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands, and can deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
    • Dependability - consistently at work and on time, accountable to team members, responds appropriately to feedback and strives for performance improvement.

      Additional Relevant Experience and Education:

      • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, I/O Psychology or related field preferred.
      • 6+ years progressive responsibility in human resources disciplines including employee relations, change management, compensation, diversity, organizational development, and performance development.
      • Strong professionalism and exceptional stakeholder management skills to partner with members of leadership and senior team members.
      • Good understanding of employment law and clear judgment on when to reach out to expert counsel.
      • HR Certification a plus - PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.
      • Experience working for a marketing, advertising, or media company a plus.

        TMA Perks & Benefits:

        • Continuous training, educational programs, speaker series and workshops
        • Culture events throughout the year (just virtually now!)
        • Communities to connect with:

          • TMACares(Volunteering)
          • DiscoverTMA(Furthering diversity and inclusion)
          • TMA Women's Initiative (Fostering the growth and achievements of women)
          • Wellness Group(Helping to improve the mental, physical and emotional wellbeing of employees)

          • Competitive vacation plan, sick days and personal days to prioritize your mental health
          • Summer Flex Fridays
          • Robust holiday schedule
          • Parental leave
          • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision plans
          • 401K Retirement Savings Plan
          • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Keywords: The Marketing Arm inc., Chicago , Sr. HR Business Partner, Human Resources , Chicago, Illinois

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