• HR Business Partner

    Job Locations US-WA-Tukwila
    Posted Date 2 years ago(11/30/2017 8:03 AM)
    Job Title
    HR Business Partner
    Human Resources
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • BECU Opening Statement

    How would you like to be part of an organization where member values and company values are one and the same? Whose culture encourages and expects employees to advocate for our members -- which has made us the most trusted and respected financial institution throughout the communities we serve and support. That’s BECU—where we put Members First.

    We’re looking for dynamic, passionate, engaged employees who value doing what’s right to serve our members – and take pride in knowing that our success depends on everyone who comes to work with us each day.

    BECU is one of the nation’s leading credit unions, serving our Members for over 80 years. We know our people are what make us special, and we seek to employ those who want to make a difference. If that’s you, then read on…


    The HR Business Partner is responsible for providing human resources support and services to business units. This person will contribute by supporting the leadership and design of effective and consistent delivery of Human Resource programs which enhance BECU’s vision, employee engagement and the member experience.  The HR Business Partner will act as a business partner to senior and mid-level management teams by understanding their business, goals, environment issues and needs.  This person will participate in business planning and strategy, proactively identify issues, and develop and implement HR services and solutions, as well as effectively deploy key HR initiatives for the business units. The HR Business Partner will participate and have a supportive role in HR projects with broad business impact such as strategic hiring, on-boarding, development and performance planning, recognition and reward communication, career building and succession planning.


    In this job, you will

    • Perform all responsibilities in accordance with BECU Competencies and Information Protection requirements.
    • Serve as a proactive business partner through assessment, coaching and development, rewards and recognition, performance management, and succession planning.
    • Provide general HR support in the areas of staffing, compensation and benefits, employee engagement, organizational design, career development, talent management, organizational change and employee relations.
    • Support the Sr. HRBP and business leaders in identifying goals to support talent, including hiring plans, rewards and recognition, development planning, and performance management and planning.
    • Contribute to the development and improvement of HR strategies, programs and lead implementation efforts.
    • Conduct comprehensive employee relations investigations and consult with HR, management, and staff to resolve issues.
    • Coordinate and cross train all HR related programs, policies and procedures to assigned client group.  
    • Recommend new approaches, correction actions, and updates to policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed.
    • Provide counsel and guidance to management on employee relations issues, independently conduct investigations and ensure compliance with company policies and applicable laws.
    • Partner closely with all members of the Human Resource division to support cross group initiatives and manage /lead special HR project initiatives.
    • Serve as a mentor/coach to other HR team members.
    • Coordinate and deliver learning and development activities as required, build competence and workplace performance.
    • Maintain effective communication with all Credit Union employees to ensure coordination and exchange of information for accomplishing Credit Union goals.
    • For the purpose of attaining Credit Union goals, it is the responsibility of each employee to strive for the continuous improvement of processes and quality of service.
    • Perform additional duties as may be assigned.  


    • Proficient PC skills, with the ability to learn new software.
    • Excellent verbal and written skills to effectively communicate in the English language.
    • Ability to apply independent judgment on employee relations issues.
    • Strong technical/analytical skills.
    • Solid understanding of employment law.
    • Ability to think strategically and implement ideas/programs tactically.
    • Strong critical thinking skills and ability to analyze complex situations and related data to determine appropriate actions.
    • Ability to act as a highly effective mediator with strong persuasion abilities and customer service skills while exhibiting an approachable work style; working exceptionally well with and respecting individuals at all levels of the organization.
    • Excellent diplomacy and judgment when handling routine as well as emotionally charged situations.
    • Ability to coach, mentor others and support professional client groups.
    • Full-time hours required, with additional hours as necessary to accomplish objectives, goals, and projects.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or other closely related field, or equivalent work or education experience required.
    • Minimum five to seven years of broad, progressive responsibility in a professional HR role with at least two years in a leadership capacity. 
    • Experience in HR communications, change and performance management, organizational design, talent management, talent acquisition and retention, compensation and employee relations, and HR related statutory and regulatory environment.
    • PHR or SPHR Certification desired.

    EEO Statement

    BECU is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.


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