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HR Business Partner

Jan 19, 2018
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Brooks Running
Seattle, WA
Who We Are:
Brooks is a team of passionate people united by a desire to do meaningful work, lead healthy lives and make a difference. We share a focused mission: to inspire everyone to run and be active. That’s it. No distractions—it’s all about the run. Through science, creativity, service, authenticity and connection, we obsess over delivering the best running gear on the planet. We do it our way, with our unique spirit, with a goal of being more relevant to runners than any other brand, day after day and mile after mile. We are determined to innovate, challenging ourselves to lead thought at every turn. Inside these walls and on the roads, tracks and trails, we live and breathe Run Happy, celebrating the positive impact running has on our lives and others. We inject it into all we do because it makes everything better, smarter, more fun and more memorable. Our company culture defines us, bonds us together and creates the conditions for success. It is lived daily as a behavioral expression of our collective set of brand values: Serve People, Lead Thought, Play As a Team, Compete Every Day, Demonstrate Integrity, Have Fun and Be Active. If you’re on our team, it means you’re part of creating something extraordinary. You’re part of Brooks.
We are seeking an HR Business Partner to play a key role in influencing how people work at Brooks. You will be responsible for supporting Brooks’ talent management efforts in our exciting business environment with a goal of linking talent to opportunities, increasing manager capabilities, and providing career development support to all employees.
In this position, you will build trusted partnerships with department leaders through strategic consultative efforts to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of HR programs and services that support development of organizational and talent capability in assigned client groups. These programs include, but are not limited to Talent Acquisition/Workforce Planning, Talent Identification, Org Design, Performance Management, and Employee Relations.
In this role, you will think strategically as well as roll up your sleeves and dive deep into practical application. You must understand business priorities and translate them into an HR agenda that supports Brooks’ three-year road map. 



    • Execute strategies essential to build talent capabilities and shape company culture including: Talent Management, Performance Management, Employee Recognition and Learning & Development Programs.
    • Provide guidance and input on business unit restructures, workforce planning, succession planning, operations, training, and retention planning.
    • Partner with leaders and teams to enhance team performance and organizational effectiveness. Work with business leaders on organizational diagnosis, design, talent assessment, change management strategies and tactics.
    • Assess the business's current and future talent needs. Build and act on workforce plan. Cultivate the next generation of leaders.
    • Leverage HR and business metrics to assess internal and external talent needs and trends and inform HR strategies.
    • Be a leader for Brooks diversity & inclusion efforts, manage the prioritization of activities and actions across the business units that you support.
    • Serve as a first line resource to managers and employees on employee relations issues. Provide advice, counsel and support in resolving employee performance issues, disputes and other sensitive matters.
    • Communicate HR initiatives and serve as a liaison between partner groups and HR functional areas regarding service delivery.  Proactively maintain an open line of communication with managers and employees on new and existing HR services.
    • Ensure the onboarding process is effectively managed for all new hires and onboarding plans are executed having an impact on performance and retention of new employees.
    • Tracks trends in employee behaviors and shares observations within HR and with management for action.
    • Work with all of the HR disciplines (Compensation, Operations & Recruiting) to ensure an integrated and high-quality delivery of programs.
    • Ensure Brooks’ employer branding is creative, consistent, fun and aligns with our corporate brand and a Run Happy employee experience!  

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