• HR Business Partner

    W Sacramento Corporate Office
    500 West Capitol Ave
    Support Team
    Human Resources/Legal
    Zip Code
  • Overview

    The Human Resource Business Partner (HRBP) is a strategic partner that develops HR initiatives to positively impact business performance, HR metrics and overall organizational effectiveness. This position is an active servant leader and thought partner to the Store Operations leadership team and is a relationship builder and consultant to internal partners. This role requires strong consultative skills and expert level general HR knowledge so as to be viewed as a trusted business partner. The HRBP demonstrates knowledge of effective human resources practices, methods and processes in all areas including recruiting and selection, succession planning, compensation and benefits, employment law and employee relations, payroll and leadership development. 


    The store locations that the HRBP will cover includes Chico, Vacaville, Grass Valley, Yuba City, Redding, Woodland, Sacramento, Galt, Modesto, Tracy, Stockton, Elk Grove, Merced, Manteca, Newman, Lodi, Rocklin, Antelope, Carmichael, Auburn, Citrus Heights and Roseville.


    1. Provides proactive consultation and input to store and support center leaders on issues where human resources expertise can improve business results. Seeks to fulfill the aims of Raley’s Customer and Team Member Promises and the Raley’s Way Values.
    2. Partners with district and store leaders to facilitate organizational change initiatives and put strategies into place to improve effectiveness. Seeks to fulfill the guiding principles of Raley’s Customer and Team Member Promises.
    3. Leads the implementation and management of talent management programs in assigned districts and in alignment with Talent Management function. Serves as a talent management expert to the district; assists with the development and execution of talent management strategy in conjunction with Talent Development department; facilitates regular “people” reviews and succession planning.
    4. Uses data and analytics such as safety incidents, team member complaints, survey results, and turnover to monitor the pulse of the workforce and identify trends. Works with business leaders to develop solutions to identified gaps (store scorecard).
    5. Monitors the company’s promotion and selection process for leaders and serves on the selection panel with store and district leaders. Ensures selection process in followed according to company guidelines. Provides input and direction as needed in the recommendation of applicants. 
    6. Develops and conducts training classes on such topics as leadership, company culture and values, talent acquisition, onboarding, and total team member experience. Works in tandem with Talent Development and management on curriculum design.
    7. Works with leaders to develop strategies to ensure a culture of inclusion and respect.





    ·  Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or the equivalent experience.

    ·  Progressive experience of 7 yrs or more in human resources, retail operations management or similar.  Significant experience leading change, delivering and developing training and presentations. Experience with unionized work environments and/or union avoidance is preferred.

    ·  Experience in business or in retail industry and multi-unit is preferred. 

    ·  Certification preferred: PHR, PHR-CA, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP or other HR certification with emphasis on strategic HR practices and methodologies.



    ·  Deep understanding of competencies needed to support and lead a multi-unit retail and/or corporate function.

    ·  Knowledge of effective human resources practices, methods and processes in all areas including recruiting and selection, succession planning, compensation and benefits, employment law and employee relations, payroll and leadership development.

    ·  Extensive knowledge of State, Federal and legal regulations and requirements related to human resources including, EEO, ADA, Worker’s Compensation, FMLA, Wage & Hour and others.


    Skills & Abilities

    ·  Strong business acumen.

    ·  Effective coaching and consultative skills.

    ·  Flexibility, fantastic communication skills and huge amounts of drive.

    ·  Critical thinking: ability to identify problems, root causes and drive appropriate solutions.

    ·  Strong internal and external customer service focus.

    ·  Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.

    ·  Ability to operate a personal computer and related software including spreadsheet applications.

    ·  Ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and written and group presentation skills



    Valid driver’s license. 


    PHYSICAL DEMANDS - Team members may occasionally experience the following physical demands for extended periods of time:



    Keyboarding and sitting

    Telephone – hearing and speaking



    Work is performed primarily in a business office environment. Frequent travel to other locations.


    Internal Applicants:
    • No disciplinary action during the past 6 months.
    • Your current leader must recommend that you apply for this position and provide endorsement upon request from HR.
    • You must upload a resume and answer all application questions.



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