HR Business Partner
Job Details
Corporate Office - Coppell, TX

Job Summary

The People Support Business Partner (‘Business Partner’) is responsible for working with business leaders to create an effective and integrated “people serving people” strategy to allow Birchstone Residential to fulfill its mission.  The Business Partner will provide overall support, collaborative efforts and ingenuity in building the People Support function from the ground up by timely fulfilling key objectives.  This role is pivotal in assisting with the formation of an entrepreneurial, dynamic culture supported by solid industry knowledge and creative empowerment.  This role will create business value through implementing HR initiatives and policies that will advance organizational and associate effectiveness.  The Business Partner ensures seamless service delivery to all levels of associates and leadership in the execution of HR efforts ranging from recruitment or benefits administration to employee relations. 

Essential Duties

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.


  • Works closely with client group leadership to define and execute business strategies that enable alignment and growth for the business
  • Brings an objective perspective in managing business problems. Provide insight regarding people, organizational dynamics and the business and translates this insight into sustainable solutions
  • Recognizes and effectively balances the client group’s interests with the needs of the company
  • Monitors BUs – HR activities; conducts team member interviews and meetings to assess current work environment and address questions and issues; investigates team member complaints and facilitates resolution; coaches’ team members in accordance with company philosophies and objectives
  • Partners with TA & Branding to develop and drive strategies to attract, develop, engage, and retain talent
  • Partners with Total Rewards and Learning & Talent Management to ensure that all client groups’ needs are met in an effective manner
  • Works with team members on benefit related inquiries
  • Understands the business and client groups holistically, be proactive in support of leaders and team members as related to HR matters, and provide HR policy guidance and interpretation
  • Responsible for ensuring employees are on and off boarded in a seamless and professional manner and ensure all compliance requirements are met

Work Environment & TRAVEL

The physical environment requires the People Support Business Partner to work primarily inside a climate-controlled office space. 




Education & Experience: 

  • An undergraduate degree in HR/Business Administration or a related field
  • HR professional certification[s] are a plus
  • 2+ years of demonstrated experience as an HR/People Business Partner
  • Must have experience supporting client groups in Property Management
  • PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, or SHRM-SCP preferred

Knowledge & Skills: 

  • Communication Skills – Ability to communicate effectively when speaking.  Writing skills must demonstrate clear and concise messages, while still coming across as supportive.
  • Natural Collaborator – Demonstrated ability to invite diverse perspectives, promote an inclusive work environment and support workforce diversity
  • Values Integrity – Proven strength in exercising sound judgement and observing the highest degree of confidentiality.
  • Problem Solving –Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems. 
  • Customer Service – Must possess a genuine, service-oriented client engagement approach
  • Project Management – Ability to organize and direct a project to completion
  • Detail Oriented – Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task
  • Technical Knowledge – Must have basic federal, state and local employment law knowledge
  • Leadership Skills – Strong supervisory and leadership skills
  • Flexible Work Style – Adaptability to the needs of the organization and employees
  • Organizational Skills – Ability to prioritize tasks; asks questions when target goals or dates overlap
  • HRIS Knowledge – Proven experience with HRIS management tools and ATS software (Paycom, Gusto, etc.)
  • Computer Skills – Subject-matter-expert knowledge of data analysis techniques and tools and Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 
  • Bilingual ability in English and Spanish preferred, but not required

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Valid driver’s license required