CenturyLink Lead Employee Relations Business Partner in Broomfield, Colorado

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com/ for more information.

Job Summary

The LEAD HR HRBP is responsible for a range of performance management and employee relations activities for a specific Business Unit. The role will support end to end processes of in-scope items for their assigned BU. In addition, the role will mentor SR HRBP’s and be responsible to handle escalated or complex issues.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for end to end process and resolution of the following processes:investigations, corrective action, Performance Improvement Plans (PIP’s), Reduction in Force Support, other related processes currently handled by HRBP’s.

  • Provides advice and counsel to managers and supervisors related to investigations, corrective action processes, PIP processes, RIF’s, etc.

  • Acts as a liaison between line leaders and HRBP’s.Interfaces with other HR COE’s, Shared Services, and legal to streamline processes and standardize work.

  • Handles high risk or escalations for in-scope work (i.e. high-risk investigations, complex performance management issues, etc.)

  • Mentors SR HRBP’s and provides general advice and counsel on complex cases / issues


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in business or HR related field or equivalent education and experience.

  • Minimum of 5 years of HR experience similar roles (HRBP, ER Specialist, HR Consultant, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in business or HR related field

  • Large company HR experience in a COE / Shared Services environment

  • Experience mentoring less experienced employees on complex issues

  • Hands-on experience and capability in working with both a represented and non-represented workforce

  • Familiarity and/or experience with Lean/Six Sigma methodologies –


Bachelors or Equivalent

Masters or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Broomfield; US-Louisiana-Monroe; US-Missouri-Town And Country

Requisition # : 205576

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/

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