Human Resources Business Partner

Human Resources Nashville, Tennessee Countryside, Illinois Orlando, Florida Chicago, Illinois


Description

With over 45 locations in 17 states and nearly 1,000 employees, Colony Hardware is the leading distributor of Tools, Equipment, Fasteners, Supplies, and Safety Products to commercial construction and industrial accounts throughout our markets. 

Our customers can count on us for same or next-day delivery of over 30,000 products from the top names in the industry right to their job site with no minimum order requirement. At the heart of what we do is building long-term, meaningful relationships. Whether it is our customers, suppliers, or our associates, everyone is a part of the Colony family! 

At Colony, our people are our most valuable asset. Success as a Colony Associate means being reliable, conscientious, and passionate. With our direction centered on teamwork, every employee at Colony will not only find their work to be meaningful but will have the opportunity to grow alongside Colony, both professionally and personally. 

In the HRBP role you will be a part of creating and reinforcing a high-performance, collaborative culture across the business. As a business partner, you will provide strategic advice, and help in aligning the HR team to the overall business by supporting an aggressive growth strategy. This role will primarily support our Nashville, TN location but will require travel to other locations (35% to 50% including overnight). In addition, you will be a part of a dynamic & innovative Human Resources team focused on creating a best-in-class experience for employees including:

  • Engage and partner with the business leaders to drive thoughtfully planned talent acquisition strategies, succession planning, talent development, and organizational design.
  • Takes an active role in developing and sustaining highly aligned and engaged employees that understand the vision and the strategy of the business.
  • In coordination with the entire Colony HR team, participate in the planning, designing, and development of innovative HR solutions that create a world-class employee experience, while also aligned to and supporting the organization's vision and strategy.
  • Assist business leaders by providing data and analytics closely tied to business objectives.
  • An ability to manage the entire life-cycle of an employee and work with the HR specialists when necessary to ensure consistency of the employee experience in the application of HR processes and programs.
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws and industry regulations, and advise Managers on legal implications of HR issues related to discipline and employee grievances.
Minimum Requirements
  • 3-5 years in the Human Resource field. 
  • BA in Human Resources, Management, or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Highly motivated, human resources generalist with experience successfully facilitating and supporting organizational and cultural change.
  • Respects and embraces diversity as a differentiator, and recognizes that differences in thoughts and ideas drive innovative solutions.
  • Strong functional background in people selection, talent assessment, and development.
  • An ability to coach and develop, while holding accountability within an organization.
  • M&A experience (preferred), particularly integrating acquisitions into a highly dispersed organizational structure.
  • A person of the highest character, understanding that integrity and high ethical standards are the keys to success.
  • The proven ability to exercise good judgment and discretion within an organization.

Travel: 35% - 50%

Colony Hardware Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. We enthusiastically accept our responsibility to make employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, religion, marital status, victim of domestic violence, familial status, genetic predisposition or information, disability, Family and Medical Leave, military or veteran status, citizenship, pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances. Our management is dedicated to ensuring the fulfillment of this policy with respect to hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, recruitment advertising, pay, and other forms of compensation, training, and general treatment during employment.