Senior HR Business Partner
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Chicago, IL 60604
We are Relativity. A market-leading, global tech company that equips legal professionals with a powerful platform to organize data, discover the truth, and act on it. The U.S. Department of Justice, 198 of top 200 U.S. law firms, and more than 70 Fortune 100 companies are among our customers who trust Relativity during litigation, internal investigations, and compliance projects.
Our SaaS product, RelativityOne, has become the fastest-growing product in the company’s history and we have consistently been named a great workplace. As we grow, we continue to seek individuals that will bring their whole self to our team atmosphere.
Join us in the transformation of the legal industry and play a pivotal role in shaping the future of the practice of law and beyond.
The Human Resources Business Partners (“HRBP”) team acts as a conduit between the Human Resources department and the individual lines of business at the company. The Senior HRBP is responsible for providing comprehensive strategic and tactical resources support to employees and managers in his or her assigned business areas. Support includes advising managers about compensation practices, performance management, career development and talent retention. The Senior HRBP also works closely with senior leadership to design and deliver management coaching and training.
Role ResponsibilitiesPartner with assigned business units to provide support services across all components of the human resources function. Assume lead role in coordinating business activities, operating with independent decision-making authority. Act as a guide and mentor for more junior members of the HRBP team. Work closely with other HR departments to drive cross-functional and company-wide initiatives. Identify potential projects to improve and enhance the skills of employees and managers in assigned business areas, looking for opportunities to drive performance management goals. Lead cyclical company processes (e.g., career development initiatives, performance reviews, etc.) Identify, integrate and deliver effective HR and deliver effective HR services, such as talent management and development, organizational design and effectiveness, change management, strategic consultation and coaching and employee engagement strategies. Serve as an ambassador of talent management and provide development coaching to managers. Partner closely with HR teams to ensure the successful design and implementation of HR solutions and programs across customer groups. Consult and coach managers around the company’s total rewards philosophy and its application to guide quality decisions. Use tools, knowledge and other sources to identify business trends and develop creative solutions to fill talent gaps. Advise and counsel customers regarding promotion and career progression decisions, including effects on organizational design. Influence senior-level managers across the company to adopt best people practices. Consult leaders through organizational effectiveness, design and change initiatives. Maintain strong relationships with HR counterparts and work collaboratively to develop company-wide HR support structures in a rapidly changing and complex work environment. Exercise sound judgment and make independent decisions. Demonstrate consistent commitment to core company values.
Preferred qualificationsSenior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) or other relevant industry certification. Dynamic leadership and interpersonal skills including persuasion, coaching, facilitation and conflict resolution. Compelling and persuasive communicator with the ability to guide the direction of the ultimate outcome in a collaborative manner, and the ability to communicate decisions in a way that reflects a team-oriented culture. Ability to understand business goals and recommend new approaches to effect continual improvements in business objectives, productivity and development of HR within the company. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize based on company and team objectives. Ability to work efficiently under pressure, drive projects to completion and meet deadlines. Flexibility and the ability to adapt quickly to shifting company or team goals. Strong business and HR acumen, including problem-solving and critical thinking. Solid executive presence with excellent communication and operational instincts.
Minimum qualificationsBachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Management, or a related field, or equivalent experience. Seven or more years of experience as a strategic business partner with broad knowledge and experience in human resources management. Experience working with career development tools, workforce planning, analytics, change management, and team effectiveness.
At Relativity, we live our core values and we thrive on solving complex problems. We’re dedicated to continually improving our product and providing relentless customer service. We seek professionals that will bring their authentic and unique experiences to our teams.
We understand career choices are a big decision, and we thank you for considering Relativity.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.