HR Business Partner - $125-150k plus bonus

Overland Park, KS

Industry: HR Job Number: Job-1767

HR Business Partner


$125 - $150K


Overland Park, KS


Interviewing over the next two weeks


Bell & Associates has been engaged to help our client find their next HR Business Partner.  They are growing by leaps and bounds.  Currently, there are 240 employees and they will, at least, double in size by 2023.  This role will report to the President and work directly with the Executive team.  


The HR Business Partner is responsible for the development and execution of human resource (HR) plans to support division leadership in the achievement of business objectives. This person will perform management level HR work and carry out responsibilities in several functional areas of HR. This position is a member of the Leadership Team and will lead all HR related activities including the development and execution of strategic action plans and the coordination of HR resources needed for the implementation of HR programs. This position will lead and manage the HR staff and work under minimal supervision by the Division President.


Actively participates in developing, executing, coordinating or communicating human resource plans in the following areas:

  • Workforce planning
  • Talent acquisition
  • Training and development
  • Succession planning
  • Work and organization design
  • Performance management
  • Culture assessment and development
  • Employee relations & coaching
  • Compensation administration
  • Assists in identifying critical HR goals and success factors; develops related actions


Key Responsibilities

  • Develops and executes HR plans, leads and manages HR staff and performs generalist and recruitment functions, as necessary. Acts as coach to leaders to foster high-performing teams and positive morale across the business. Works in a collaborative fashion with all levels of management and staff.
  • Cultivates a partnering relationship with management and professionals, while maintaining an HR perspective. Establishes open and trusting relationships. Engages productively and proactively in business discussions.
  • Performs role as change agent for implementing new HR programs and/or processes. Develops and executes communication plans.
  • Advises management and professionals on the interpretation of personnel policies, programs and procedures. Seeks to ensure compliance and understanding of HR policies.
  • Analyzes and provides advice to management on methods and approaches to resolve employee work problems.
  • Assures HR programs are carried out in accordance with company s policies and procedures. May propose improvement to policies, programs and procedures to improve effectiveness of human resources and operations.
  • Partners with HR specialists on HR processes such merit, bonus, goal setting, performance evaluation, supervisory training, succession planning, and performance improvement/discipline.
  • Engages HR specialists effectively and proactively as needed.
  • Delivers presentations explaining HR programs and initiatives.
  • May provide guidance and direction to HR specialists to ensure understanding of group s structure, industry, market, policies, etc.  
  • Manages involuntary terminations and reduction-in-force activities as needed.
  • Identifies and assesses improvement opportunities which will add value. Champions continuous improvement efforts. Assesses and supports the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvements. Proactively supports, encourages and facilitates staff to engage in continuous improvement activities.



  • Bachelor s degree required.
  • 8+ years progressive HR experience in one or more functional areas.


Preferred Requirements

  • HR Certification
  • Broad basic knowledge of all functional areas in HR.
  • Strong understanding of HR programs, policies and procedures.
  • Strong understanding of employment law.
  • Strong understanding of division administrative policies and procedures.
  • Good understanding of management consulting and professional services industry, market, technology, business model and metrics.
  • Good understanding of Management Consulting s business operations.
  • Strong prioritization skills, situational adaptability and ability to manage ambiguity.
  • Basic financial acumen to understand key financial indicators and recognize profitability and revenue opportunities.
  • Global perspective of common business practices and impact on business.
  • Strong human relations skills, including ability to influence and negotiate.
  • Good leadership ability (team building, coaching, mentoring, change management, advising.)
  • Strong problem-solving skills (identify, analyze, research, evaluate, resolve.)
  • Excellent conflict management and human relations (written, verbal, client service) skills.
  • Basic understanding of Human Resource Information Systems.
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills.
  • Strong management and supervisory skills.


Bell & Associates, Inc. was recently recognized by Forbes list of Best Professional Recruiting Firms in America -




Bell & Associates, Inc. is a recognized Executive Recruiting & Staffing leader based in Kansas City. We focus and specialize in the following practice areas - Accounting/Finance, Engineering, Executive Leadership, Financial Institutions, Healthcare, Human Resources, Information Technology, Manufacturing/Operations Management.  We provide top talent to our clients on a Direct Hire, Contract, and Contract-to-Hire basis.    


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