HR Business Partner

Trinet Dublin, CA
TriNet is a leading provider of comprehensive human resources solutions for small to midsize businesses (SMBs). We enhance business productivity by enabling our clients to outsource their HR function to one strategic partner and allowing them to focus on operating and growing their core businesses. Our full-service HR solutions include features such as payroll processing, human capital consulting, employment law compliance and employee benefits, including health insurance, retirement plans and workers' compensation insurance.

TriNet has a nationwide presence and an experienced executive team. Our stock is publicly traded on the NYSE under the ticker symbol TNET. If you're passionate about innovation and making an impact on the large SMB market, come join us as we power our clients' business success with extraordinary HR.


The HRBP will partner with clients to provide day to day HR support to Corporate clients within the business they support. He/she will partner with managers on policy interpretation, employee relations, and roll-out of general HR policies and programs. He/she will coach and guide as needed to provide direction to their business partners. He/she will liaise as a representative of TriNet between manager and employee, overseeing employee relations and policy interpretation. This involves receiving and effectively handling employee complaints, providing coaching, and escalating complaints to the level of disciplinary or legal action when necessary. He/she will also, update employees with any changes in company policy, advising supervisors on treatment of staff and company policies, respond to employee violations of policy and generally help to resolve conflict in the workplace. This role will have both functional client alignment first a and regional/site responsibilities to support performance counseling and intervention as referenced herein.


* HRBP's have strong interpersonal and communication skills to build relationships with their employees. He/she has great listening skills and know when to be empathetic, and when to be resolute in their decisions. He/she exercise good judgment and problem-solving skills in order to regularly resolve conflicts. Highly approachable and persuasive, they can be trusted by both employee and manager and TriNet to work as a liaison who finds solutions to problems while maintaining important confidential information.

* Organizationally Astute – Is diplomatic and tactful; non-confrontational; recognizes internal and external sensitivities; has an intuitive ability to read the political implications of recommendations and actions; uses sound judgment.

* Communications Skills - Possesses strong communication skills, both verbal, and written and expresses thoughts in an organized, concise manner. Actively listens to the issues of others in a manner that elicits cooperation and support. Develops and delivers effective presentations. Has the ability to present information and ideas to diverse business groups.

* Collaborative – Has an honest, open, and consistent approach to working with others toward organizational strategic objectives and possesses strong relationship and interpersonal skills, including the ability to build relationships and develop and maintain partnerships.

* Market Knowledge – Continuously seeks to stay current and be at the leading edge in his/her field and is committed to continuous learning; one that is self‐motivated and self‐ directed, being able to work independently with sense of urgency to task completion.

* Proactive in analyzing trends and working with leaders and managers on creative solutions when they notice the need for intervention.


Education: Bachelor s degree with a focus in Human Resources Management or a related field in Business Administration from an accredited college/university; MBA or an advanced degree from an accredited college/university is preferred

Training Requirements (licenses, programs, or certificates): SPHR preferred

Experience: Seven to 10 (7-10) years' experience

Experience, Skills and Abilities:

* Extensive experience with employment practices, policy development and interpretation, employee relations, and immigration matters

* Partner with management to provide HR guidance and consultation on people issues.

* Analyze trends and metrics in partnership with HR team to develop solutions, programs and policies.

* Take initiative to identify and anticipate client needs and make recommendations.

* The provision of sound professional advice and direction for all aspects of human resources to all levels of the organization

* Consult with Supervisors, Managers, Directors regarding staffing needs; develops and implements strategies to meet long-term and short-term objectives

* Advise on staff development

* Provide advice and assistance on policies, procedures, legislation, and enterprise agreements

* Organizing and carrying out assignments with sound judgment and a high degree of confidentiality and accuracy

* Strong interpersonal and negotiation/persuasion skills and conflict management skills

* Excellent verbal & communication skills and ability to establish rapport with managers

* Self-directed and motivated

* Advanced user of PowerPoint, Excel, and other Microsoft tools to develop work plans, articulate complex issues, analyze data, and structure information

WORK ENVIRONMENT/OTHER INFORMATION (Travel required, physical requirements, on-call schedules, etc.)

* Work in clean, pleasant, and comfortable office setting

* Travel requirement may be up to 25%

* Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

Please Note: TriNet reserves the right to change or modify job duties and assignments at any time. The above job description is not all encompassing. Position functions and qualifications may vary depending on business necessity.

TriNet is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants based on race, religion, color, disability, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), age, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics. Any applicant with a mental or physical disability who requires an accommodation during the application process should contact a company manager, a company officer or a TriNet HR representative to request such an accommodation.

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