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Senior Human Resources Business Partner

United Talent Agency
Beverly Hills, California 90210
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

United Talent Agency is seeking a Senior HR Business Partner in our Beverly Hills office. The Senior HR Business Partner will work closely with our employees and leaders in UTA’s Beverly Hills headquarters to provide world-class HR support in a variety of areas, including organizational development, employee relations, retention and reward initiatives, performance and change management. This role is critical in creating and executing UTA’s people initiatives, providing strong internal HR support, and leading HR functional excellence and process improvement across a diverse employee base. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide strategic HR guidance to effectively communicate HR philosophy, practices, services, programs, and policies to ensure understanding and buy-in
  • Lead initiatives related to employee relations, organizational design, and change management.
  • Design and execute strategies to increase organization, team and individual performance to improve business capabilities
  • Collaborate with LA-based Managers, Executives and Partners to advise on people-related needs, career progression efforts and lead talent planning discussions
  • Employee relations; provide coaching and mentoring at the management and employee level; Provide counsel and guidance on complex employee matters
  • Lead programs and initiatives related to compensation design and administration (salary benchmarking, bonus and annual merit review)
  • Develop and execute thoughtful and innovative approaches geared toward M&A integration and employee retention
  • Effectively communicate employee policies and maintain ownership of Staff Handbook
  • Identify business and employee needs for Executive and Management coaching
  • Partner with legal team in the streamlining and execution of employee contracts
  • Liaise with Immigration and Relocation specialists
  • Conduct job analyses and create job descriptions in support of recruiting and FLSA classification assessments/audits
  • Guide new hire onboarding and orientation initiatives to ensure the successful assimilation of new UTA staff
  • Partner with Recruiting on workforce planning, as well as sourcing and selecting top quality candidates to meet business needs
  • Collaborate with Learning and Development Team, Agent Trainee and Intern Program Specialists and Inclusion Team to effectively support regional programs
  • Conduct and document exit interviews; Identify trends and address through effective solutions
  • Monitor the pulse of employees to ensure a high level of employee engagement
  • Work with Benefits team to communicate with employees (active or on leave) regarding leave eligibility and status;
  • Work with cross-functional HR partners to create solutions to address the needs of employees
  • Provide leadership and guidance on compiling data and metrics to guide strategic conversations and support change management initiatives
  • Provide 'best practice' HR advice and support through information sharing internally and external benchmarking


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Human Resources or related field; Advanced degree preferred.
  • HR certification(s), a plus
  • 8-10+ years of relevant, professional HR experience; with prior experience in an HR Generalist/HRBP role supporting multiple client groups
  • Understanding of HR workflow and processes and experienced user of HRIS/HR applications
  • Experience with people data analytics
  • Record of developing and coaching staff, and managing performance to meet or exceed standards of excellence
  • Working knowledge of federal and California state employment law
  • Experience in conflict resolution and organizational management practices, preferably within a matrixed environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work across departmental and group lines to influence outcomes;
  • Sophisticated customer service skills required; professional services industry experience preferred;
  • Strong business acumen and ability to work well across different functions to integrate HR and business strategies
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Strong knowledge of compensation and benefits practices
  • Intermediate level experience with Word and Excel, including but not limited to charts, pivot tables and filters
  • Experience with HRIS systems, experience with Workday is a plus
  • A track record of establishing strong alliances with all levels of management while retaining independence of thought
  • Experience in working with a multinational, culturally diverse, geographically dispersed workforce
  • M&A experience, a plus; and
  • Experience with rapid growth and a complex, changing work environment

Personal Attributes

  • Skilled in communicating and influencing at all levels of the organization
  • Proven team player, with the ability to work independently
  • Excellent time management, attention to detail, multitasking and organization skills
  • Responsive; consistent follow-up and follow-through; results-oriented
  • Objective and effective problem-solver
  • Calm and poised in stressful situations
  • Resilient and persistent in the face of obstacles
  • Service mentality; regularly seeks out and uses feedback to continuously improve
  • Hands on approach; willingness to roll up his/her sleeves; and
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills: must display patience and be focused on customer service and satisfaction.

United Talent Agency is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, or any other protected group status as defined by the laws.


Posted: 2019-01-08 Expires: 2019-02-07

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