HR Business Partner

331 Solano
3330 N Texas St
Support Team
Human Resources/Legal
Zip Code


As a Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) in the field, you will serve as a strategic partner that develops HR initiatives to positively impact business performance, HR metrics and overall organizational effectiveness. Through active Servant Leadership, you will act as a consultant and thought partner to the Store Operations Leadership Team fostering effective relationships.


Who You Are

  • You are a collaborator and Servant Leader.
  • You exhibit strong consultative skills.
  • Your expert level general HR knowledge inspires others to view you as a trusted business partner.
  • You demonstrate knowledge of effective human resources practices, methods and processes.

Who We Are

At Raley’s, we’re all about infusing life with health and happiness by changing the way the world eats, one plate at a time. We take our passion for great food and world class customer service to the next level. Every day we come into work knowing that what we do is making a difference in the lives of our customers. Evolving beyond the definition of what an ordinary grocery store can be, we’re bringing a fresh take on the idea of living well to the communities we serve and live in. We’re dedicated to supporting healthy and happy team members, customers and communities – and we’re looking for the same kind of passionate people to join our team, grow with us and share our purpose.


The store locations that the HRBP will cover include Fremont, Pleasanton, Gilroy, Morgan Hill, Los Gatos, Hollister, Campbell, Salinas, Capitola, Watsonville, Scotts Valley, Redwood City, San Ramon, Livermore, Alameda, Mountain View, San Jose, Santa Clara, Oakley, Santa Rosa, Napa, San Pablo, Ukiah, Petaluma, Suisun City, Fairfield, Antioch, Brentwood, Rohnert Park, Windsor, Benicia, Martinez, Walnut Creek.


How You Will Contribute:

  • Provide proactive consultation and input to store and support center leaders on issues where HR expertise can improve business results through Raley’s Customer and Team Member Promises and the Raley’s Way Values.
  • Partner with District and Store Leaders to facilitate organizational change initiatives and put strategies into place to improve effectiveness by aligning with the guiding principles of Raley’s Customer and Team Member Promises.
  • Lead the implementation and management of Talent Management programs in assigned districts and in alignment with Talent Management function.
    • Serve as a Talent Management expert to the district; assist with the development and execution of Talent Management strategy in conjunction with Talent Development department; facilitate regular “people” reviews and succession planning.
  • Use data and analytics such as safety incidents, team member complaints, survey results, and turnover to monitor the pulse of the workforce and identify trends.
    • Work with Business Leaders to develop solutions to identified gaps (store scorecard).
  • Monitor the company’s promotion and selection process for Leaders and serve on the selection panel with Store and District Leaders.
    • Ensure selection process in followed according to company guidelines. Provide input and direction as needed in the recommendation of applicants. 
  • Develop and conduct training classes on such topics as Leadership, Company Culture and Values, Talent Acquisition, Onboarding, and Total Team Member Experience.
    • Work in tandem with Talent Development and Management on curriculum design.
  • Work 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:


Driving - 50% travel

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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