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Senior People Business Partner

Slalom is a modern consulting firm focused on strategy, technology, and business transformation. In over 35 markets across the US and around the world, Slalom's teams have autonomy to move fast and do what's right. They're backed by regional innovation hubs, a global culture of collaboration, and partnerships with the world's top technology providers. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, Slalom has organically grown to over 8,000 employees. Slalom was named one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2020 and is regularly recognized by employees as a best place to work. Learn more at

We are Slalom HR:

  • We like to have fun
  • We brainstorm
  • We support each other
  • We have a purpose
  • We smile A LOT

You may be a candidate for this role if:

  • You have passion for Human Resources
  • You are collaborative and driven to do what is right
  • You are not afraid to be bring your authentic self to work
  • You embrace a continuous learner mentality with a commitment to honest introspection

We are looking for a Senior People Business Partner to join our Minneapolis Market. In this role you will champion our culture, values and be an advocate for our people. You will work to align business objectives to people programs by working across functions and in partnership with business leaders. 

Job Title:

Senior People Business Partner


  • As a Senior People Business Partner, you will get the best of both worlds at Slalom; exposure to both the consulting and technical side of our business. General day to day activities will include, but not limited to, employee satisfaction strategies, employee relations, training and development, and talent management strategies, just to name a few. Ultimate success will be to develop a strong working relationship with leadership at all levels.

Here are a few things you’ll get to do:

  • Be an employee advocate
  • Provide management coaching to leaders
  • Collaborate, implement and drive various HR and Talent Programs
  • Review and analyze business metrics such as retention and attrition and employee survey scores in order to recommend systemic improvements
  • Serve as a trusted partner with leaders on organizational design, change management, people strategy and employee relations. Drive employee engagement locally
  • Leverage workforce analytics and insights to determine the health of talent within the organization
  • Develop solutions to improve efficiency and develop programs
  • Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues which may include completing effective, thorough and objective investigations
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance and partner with the legal department as needed/required
  • Provide day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions)
  • Work closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention
  • Provide HR policy guidance and interpretation
  • Identify training needs for business units and individual executive coaching needs
  • Participate in evaluation and monitoring of training programs to ensure success. Follow up to ensure training objectives are met


  • 10+ years of HR experience including experience in an HR Business Partner position
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Human Resources
  • PHR or SPHR certification preferred
  • Experience working within the professional services industry or within a technology company preferred
  • Ability to work in a professional environment and handle confidential information
  • Demonstrated competence in organizational development, coaching, compensation and employee relations
  • Ability to deal effectively with ambiguity, recognize trends, and identify systemic approaches to solving problems in a fast-moving, constantly changing environment
  • Experience working with managers at various levels and multi-client groups
  • Demonstrated skills in business acumen, consulting, analysis, project management, communication, presentation, negotiation, conflict management and problem solving
  • 25% Travel required

Slalom is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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