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Sr. Principal, Human Resource Business Partner

Corporate Office
5501 Headquarters Dr
Plano Texas 75024
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The Human Resource Business Partner (HRBP) contributes to the performance of the business by advising and partnering with business unit leaders to enable them to effectively lead, motivate, develop and retain their people and foster a best in class culture of creativity and innovation.   Responsible for driving business development through proactive consulting with leaders to enable innovated talent solutions through enterprise advocacy.  The HRBP partners with company leadership within assigned business units to drive results by strengthening coworker and organizational capabilities through the entire HR lifecycle and execution of HR programs. 


The HRBP will be the primary interface for one or more business unit(s) at the corporate level.  The role interfaces with leaders at the SVP level and below.



  • Collaborates with business leaders within assigned business groups and various HR leadership, to guide the development of HR strategies that attract, develop, and retain talent
  • Proactively assess business performance to develop HR solutions that enable business strategies, foster leadership success, and drive the employee experience
  • Works closely with HR infrastructure and functional partners within the business to deliver solutions and change management plans that drive sustainable business results
  • Develops and drives the implementation of HR strategies and initiatives that align with the business priorities and goals of Rent-A-Center
  • Translates near and long-term operating goals into HR processes, projects, and assignments and integrates and initiates work with key stakeholders and functional partners to ensure appropriate solutions are delivered to support business strategies
  • Assesses organizational performance, identifies talent gaps, and proposes HR solutions that support the business, while leading the implementation of ongoing talent, succession, and development plans for the organization
  • Partners with leadership to understand the business unit’s processes, financial requirements, and organizational structures in order to identify opportunities and challenges to maximize performance and employee engagement
  • Coaches coworkers and business units on various human resources matters including employee relations, performance management, employment law compliance, policy interpretation, and recruitment support
  • Reviews and advises as appropriate on employee suspensions, demotions, layoffs, and discharges to ensure compliance with federal and state laws, policies, procedures, and acceptable management practices
  • Provides coaching and counseling to management in order to facilitate Performance Management and the Performance Improvement Process while insuring consistency in the application and implementation of company policies and procedures


  • The ability to plan, organize, and prioritize multiple and simultaneous Human Resources related projects and programs in a dynamic corporate environment
  • General working knowledge of human resources, management skills, problem solving, conflict resolution, consulting skills, decision making skills, financial, analytical skills, and influence skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred
  • 5-8 years of experience in a diverse range of HR functions desired
  • Business Acumen: understand business and industry factors to shape how strategies are developed, implemented and sustained
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational and presentation skills
  • Exceptional relationship building skills
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Ability to travel may be required

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