Buckingham Search

Human Resources Business Partner

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

Buckingham Search is partnering with a top professional services firm to identify a Human Resources Business Partner in the Chicago area. They are offering a robust career trajectory, consistent exposure to senior leadership, a strong culture, and a commitment to the employee experience like none other! 

This is a role committed to the employee experience focusing on employee relations, performance management and diversity, equity and inclusion. Next year they are implementing a robust "People Plan" to ensure employees are their number focus. 


  • Act as a trusted advisor and credible source of information for managers and employees, and assist Sr Business Partner team to resolve issues in a proactive and positive manner
  • Partner with hiring managers to initiate recruitment
  • Support front-line managers with employee relations, employee development, performance improvement plans, terminations, and documentation
  • Support the performance management process including goal setting, reviews, and compensation
  • Conduct exit interviews, aggregate themes, and provide actionable recommendations to enhance culture and engagement
  • Leverage analytics to review trends to help inform solutions, programs, and policies



  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in Human Resources with experience independently handling employee relations, manager coaching, and performance management processes
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Capability to quickly build trusted relationships with stakeholders
  • Ability to adjust to multiple demands and shifting priorities
  • Superb verbal and written communication skills
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Interest in supporting DEI and culture initiatives
  • Ability to travel domestically on a regular basis (i.e., [2]x per month on average)


  • Human Resources Certification
  • Experience leading DEI and culture initiatives

Posted On: Wednesday, November 16, 2022

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