Sr. Human Resources Business Partner - Corporate

Human Resources Chicago, Illinois Chicago, Illinois


Company: Oak Street Health  

Title: Sr. People Experience (HR) Business Partner  

Location: Chicago, IL 


Role Description: 


The People Experience (PeEx) Business Partner, Senior Associate is a strategic partner at the corporate level that will immediately become an important contributor and key collaborator to assigned business units to ensure our people strategies align with business objectives. They will leverage people data to help establish people strategies throughout their client groups, and will ensure the effectiveness and compliance of Human Resource initiatives and activities, while acting as a strategic partner to leadership and resource to employees. 


Core Responsibilities: 

  • Utilize people data to identify trends and areas of opportunity, and develop and implement action items and people strategies in partnership with leadership accordingly 

  • Work with leadership to develop change management plans surrounding new initiatives and rollouts, organizational updates, updated policies, etc., anticipating potential impact and need, and advising accordingly 

  • Support employee performance management, including reviewing and approving of corrective action measures while ensuring consistency of policies and guidelines  

  • Mitigate risks and the need for third-party representation as well as analyze trends and make proactive recommendations 

  • Ensure compliance with all legal and regulatory concerns including: Federal, State, and local laws and regulations related to the Human Resources function such as FLSA, ADA, Civil Rights Act of 1964, and FMLA 

  • Manage employee relations investigations and employee concerns for assigned business units 

  • Help create a culture that fosters a high level of employee trust by celebrating the open door policy and being a model of our values; provide coaching and advice to senior leadership and local managers, as needed 

  • Support ongoing employee engagement efforts, providing guidance and recommendations to leadership as needed 

  • Manage and help enhance employee recognition programs 

  • Partner and liaison between corporate PeEx central team and field team 

  • In partnership with the PeEx Talent Acquisition Team, aid in recruiting efforts, as needed 

  • Continuous partnership with Leadership related to Human Resources items and initiatives 

  • Other duties, as assigned 


What we’re looking for: 

  • Minimum of 5 years of strategic Human Resources business partnership experience required, experience in a corporate setting supporting Information Technology teams preferred 

  • Bachelor's degree required 

  • SHRM-CP and/or PHR certification is a plus  

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity 

  • Strong professional presence 

  • Proven planning, priority setting, and time management skills 

  • Ability to quickly build trusting relationships, gain credibility, and partner with leaders and peers 

  • Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict confidentiality in matters that require discretion 

  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills 

  • Flexible, self-starter, able to manage multiple ongoing projects without close supervision in a fast-paced environment 

  • A demonstrated team-orientation with all levels of employees 

  • Strong MS Excel skills 

  • Access to reliable transportation is required 

  • US work authorization 

  • Someone who embodies being “Oaky” 


What does being “Oaky” look like? 

  • Radiating positive energy 

  • Assuming good intentions 

  • Creating an unmatched patient experience 

  • Driving clinical excellence 

  • Taking ownership and delivering results 

  • Being relentlessly determined 


Why Oak Street Health? 


Oak Street Health is on a mission to “Rebuild healthcare as it should be'', providing personalized primary care for older adults on Medicare, with the goal of keeping patients healthy and living life to the fullest. Our innovative care model is centered right in our patient’s communities, and focused on the quality of care over volume of services. We’re an organization on the move! With over 150 locations and an ambitious growth trajectory, Oak Street Health is attracting and cultivating team members who embody “Oaky” values and passion for our mission. 


Oak Street Health Benefits:  

  • Mission-focused career impacting change and measurably improving health outcomes for Medicare patients 

  • Paid vacation, sick time, and investment/retirement 401K match options 

  • Health insurance, vision, and dental benefits 

  • Opportunities for leadership development and continuing education stipends 

  • New centers and flexible work environments 

  • Opportunities for high levels of responsibility and rapid advancement 


Oak Street Health is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and encourage all interested readers to apply.  


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