Senior People Partner
Bethesda, MD Human Resources
Job Type

The Senior People Partner will join a national HR/People team responsible for providing best-in-class support across a growing organization. This integral role is responsible for managing a team of People Partners, overseeing complex ER issues, talent management, partnership with senior leadership and oversight of processes and policies within the organization. The ideal candidate will be an experienced human resources leader, have hands on experience managing complex ER issues, dealing with unions, with a history of taking a hands-on approach with employees. This person must be exceedingly well-organized, flexible and enjoy the challenges of supporting a growing organization. 


  • Collaborates with senior leadership to understand business goals and strategy related to staffing, recruiting, and retention within business unit.
  • Partners with the Head of Human Resources to plan, develop, coordinate, and implement policies, processes, training, initiatives, and surveys to support the organization’s human resource compliance and strategy needs.
  • Administers or oversees the administration of human resource programs including, but not limited to, compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.
  • Identifies staffing and recruiting needs and partners with Talent Acquisition team to develop and execute best practices for hiring and talent management.
  • Monitors and ensures the organization’s compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews and modifies policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Conducts research and analysis of organizational trends including review of reports and metrics from the organization’s human resource information system (HRIS) or talent management system.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law; applies this knowledge to communicate changes in policy, practice, and resources to upper management.
  • Performs other duties as required.



  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to adapt to the needs of the organization and employees.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s HRIS and talent management systems.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required; Master’s degree preferred.
  • At least seven years of human resource management experience required.
  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP or PHR, SPHR highly preferred.