Sr HR Business Partner:

Philadelphia Pennsylvania

Req ID: 16607

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

The Senior Human Resources Partner is the primary contact for all HR related initiatives: including Compensation, Employee Relations, HRIS, Recruitment/Talent Acquisition, Training and Organizational Development.  This role is an integral part in the full cycle of the HR operations for the clients and is responsible for understanding the business goals and needs for the departments. The Sr. Business Partner provides clients with alternatives and solutions to promote business needs.

Job Responsibilities

  • Fiscal Year Operating Priorities:  Identifies and understands clients’ fiscal year operating goals, evaluates operating plans for any potential HR-related applications, creates strategies to respond to implications.  Builds relationships with business leaders and act as a catalyst in delivering HR solutions that support business objectives.  Ensure HR programs and processes are aligned with the corporate culture, operating model, and corporate HR strategies. Serves on committees or cross-functional teams to facilitate process innovation and communication.
  • Workforce Analytics: Works collaboratively with HRIS to identify client needs and prepare metrics and reports, analyze data, identify trends and make recommendations to clients.
  • Compensation: Collaborates with Compensation to ensure that salary equity is maintained during hiring, reclassification, compression, promotion, and market issues. Partners with compensation specialist to create a response plan in various situations to ensure alignment with business strategy, i.e., new hires, transfers and promotions.
  • Benefits:   Collaborates with the Benefits specialists to resolve benefits concerns and questions for assigned departments.
  • Talent Acquisition:  Reviews budget with clients to obtain projected budgeted FTE’s for fiscal year and anticipated growth. Assists in developing a recruitment strategy in collaboration with Talent Acquisition. Partners with Compensation to review/develop appropriate job descriptions and grading of positions.  Assists with JCAHO and regulatory compliance requirements.
  • Organizational Development and Training:  Collaborates with Learning and Organizational Effectiveness specialists in developing, implementing, presenting, and evaluating training programs to address client needs.  Review employee relations and performance management trends and submit recommended training initiatives.  Assess climate to determine any opportunities for team building, conflict resolution, succession planning, culture and change management.
  • Employee Relations:  Supports clients with advice on labor and employee relation policies and practices. Develop response plans with clients for dealing with employee relation issues while helping to identify trends within a client group.
  • Leadership:  Serves in preceptor role for HR staff.  Assists the manager in coordinating the work of the team to meet deadlines and complete projects.


Service Coordination:  Coordinates delivery of HR shared services (e.g. compensation, talent acquisition) to insure client receives timely and seamless service.  Also responsible for orienting HR staff as assigned.   

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Required Education and Experience


3 to 5 years related professional experience; demonstrated knowledge of all human resource functions; Effective communication and human relation skills required.

Critical thinking, decision-making and relationship building skills;    experience in conflict resolution and basic business acumen (including planning) skills.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management, or related area required.

Master’s degree preferred.  Experience as an HR Business Partner preferred.


All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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CHOP Careers Contact 

Talent Acquisition

2716 South Street, 6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19146 

Phone: 866-820-9288



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