Human Resources Business Partner - 202302863-OTHLOC-Cn2bYfwi

at Alvarez & Marsal Holdings LLC in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description


About A&M

Alvarez & Marsal is a leading independent global professional services firm, specializing in providing turnaround management, performance improvement and corporate advisory services. With almost 8,000 professionals based in 70+ locations across North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America, our firm excels in problem solving and value creation. Drawing on a strong operational heritage and hands-on-approach, our professionals work closely with organizations and stakeholders to help tackle complex business issues and maximize value.

Position Overview

The Human Resources Business Partner is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in designated business units. This role is responsible for acting as an advisor to leaders and staff, will be an advocate for employees and will be responsible for supporting assigned client group. The position formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflects the business objectives of the organization. The HRBP maintains an effective level of business literacy about the business unit's financial position, its midrange plans, its culture, and its competition.


  • Partner with the business in all people matters and gain a deep understanding of the business.
  • Consult with senior leaders to drive change, improve organizational effectiveness, identify areas of development, and implement people strategies.
  • Lead people initiatives for the business - the ability to project manage and see through projects to completion through change management.
  • Proactively address employee relations issues with leaders and provide guidance on how to handle, ensuring consistency in approach and mitigating risk for the firm
  • Partner with leaders on the performance management process to:
    • Identify trends; initiate and drive plans to resolve complex issues in the areas of training, compensation, staffing, and employee relations to ensure fairness and legal compliance.
    • Leverage tools to provide metrics and reporting to the practice that will help drive people decisions such as recruiting metrics, engagement metrics, turnover metrics.
  • People Development - help leaders identify gaps in skills for team members, and work with leaders to create a plan to address
  • Respond to employee issues/concerns regarding policies, staffing, and disciplinary actions, and provide feedback to functional managers to ensure appropriate action is taken.
  • Partner with learning and development in the business and corporate to ensure that programs are addressing needs
  • Work with Talent Acquisition resources, internally and in the business to ensure that candidate experience is good and that there is a thorough and consistent process
  • Lead the coordination of all onboarding and off boarding of employees to ensure consistency, partnering with the national point person for the practice
  • Leverage the A&M global technology platforms and other tools to maintain employee data for both regulatory, proposal, recruitment, and reporting purposes.
  • Collaborate with global HR team members across regions.


  • Bachelor's degree with a 4-6 years of HR experience
  • Consultative approach when partnering with the practice
  • Analytical reasoning and solution-focused problem solver with the ability to think critically and independently
  • Has a solutions oriented approach to problem solving
  • Self-motivated and disciplined individual with analytical skills;...

    Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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Job Posting: 11331052

Posted On: Sep 30, 2023

Updated On: Oct 30, 2023

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