The Hertz Corporation Senior HR Business Partner - Southwest Region in Denver, Colorado

General Responsibilities

Senior HR Business Partner - Southwest Region

The Senior HR Business Partner will report into the SVP HR North American Operation while managing, coaching and developing a team of HR professionals. The Senior HRBP is responsible for driving and supporting human capital strategy and high-value HR processes through all locations in his/her respective region.

Provide direct coordination and access to the HR COE Leadership Team and service areas. Responsible for providing effective employee relations service employees by utilizing excellent problem solving and relationship skills, an in-depth knowledge of human resources generalist issues as well as policies and procedures, operational leadership and knowledge of company products and services.

It is important that this individual support and drive HR strategy through the region in partnership with senior and local management. He/she will work closely with business leaders and the field HR leadership team to support deployment of a comprehensive HR Strategy. The full range of generalist knowledge will be needed to drive successful labor strategy, performance management, compensation planning, and talent development.

  • Aligning global business strategies to HR strategies and initiatives, diagnosing business challenges, exploring alternative solutions and recommending best-fit solutions

  • Management of succession planning below RVP levels. Partner with Talent Management COE in managing proper succession and high potential planning in line with the defined strategy and needs of the business

  • Work with local company Labor Relations team in preparation for negotiations, preparation of Bargaining Authority documents and driving union avoidance and prevention efforts. Provide support and assistance to the Labor Relations team in coordinating and implementing the company wide labor relations strategy

  • Play a leadership role in coaching and mentoring the region HR team to ensure that agreed levels of effective service are delivered

  • Partner with the talent development and management team to ensure continual performance improvement within the corporate functions, driving processes to facilitate improvement

  • Identify and recommend training & development needs and work with L&D team to identify and implement solutions

  • Employee Relations – Provide HR consulting expertise to all levels of management and employees. Consults with employees and managers to address root causes of issues and resolve through a systematic and analytical approach, including investigations

  • Partner with Operations on safety and worker’s compensation management

  • Ensure consistent discipline practices and legal compliance – Guide train and direct Business Partners on the execution of HR policies and processes to ensure appropriate legal and corporate compliance

  • Partner with Operations and HR Answers regarding compliance with DOT regulations

  • Identify compensation issues and recommend solutions

  • Ensure compliance with all Company policy’s and ensure a consistent practice across the region

  • Identify problems central to business strategy and forecast potential obstacles to success


Mandatory Requirements

Educational Background:

  • University Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent HR Experience

  • PHR/SPHR Certification Preferred

Professional Experience:

  • Eight (8) to ten (10) years experience in an HR Generalist role. For internal candidates, two (2) years of experience should be at Zone Business Partner level


  • Cross functional HR knowledge

  • Strong Business Acumen and knowledge

  • Working Knowledge of Labor and Employment Laws


  • Strong Leadership Skills

  • Strong People Management

  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills

  • Financial Management skills

  • Analytical skills and ability to work with large files of data

  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills

  • Working proficiency with technology

EEO Statement

Hertz is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or domestic partnership status, disability, protected veteran status or military status, genetic information, or any other category protected under applicable law. Hertz is committed to taking affirmative steps to promote the employment and advancement of minorities, women, persons with disabilities and protected veterans.

Job ID 164251

# Positions 1

Category Human Resources

Division CORP - Field Only

Position Type Regular Full Time