HR Business Partner

  • Oregon Health Authority
  • 800 Northeast Oregon Street, Portland, OR, USA
  • May 22, 2018
Full time Human Resources

Job Description

The Oregon Health Authority is modernizing and expanding their HR Team and currently has a fantastic opportunity for an HR Professional with Strong Business Acumen to join an excellent team. 

What you will do!
As an HR Business Partner (HRBP) you will partner with executive leadership and senior management to develop and drive strategic workforce plans, with clear, actionable steps, that optimize the organization's talent, structure, process and culture.

In this role, you will implement key talent management programs to ensure transparency and collaboration in our talent management process. These programs will include: pay equity, talent review, calibration, performance management, succession planning and other similar functions.
This position will give you the opportunity to provide independent and proactive counsel and leadership to managers on people strategies; organization design and development; management and leadership practices.
You will facilitate HR programs and draw the link between development and leadership initiatives to the business strategy with measurable results. You will educate and train leadership and management on strategic HR topics such as:  compensation philosophy, employee engagement, talent management, diversity and inclusion.
Additionally, you will identify and utilize HR metrics to assist senior leadership in resolving business related issues; and use diagnostic and consultative organizational design and development skills to assist the business in moving forward.

What's in it for you?
Collaboration in an open office with a team of bright individuals to work with and learn from. We offer full medical, vision and dental with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and ten paid holidays per year.

This is a full-time, permanent position that is classified as management service, non-supervisory and is not represented by a union.

This position will be located in either Salem at 500 Summer Street NE or Portland at 800 NE Oregon Street. Travel between these locations will be required.


A bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior or Development, Business or Public Administration, the Applied Behavioral Sciences, Industrial Relations or a job-related course of study determined by the appointing authority; and three years of Human Resource professional-level experience related to the position.


Valid certification as a Professional in Human Resource awarded by the Human Resource Certification Institute and four years Human Resource professional-level experience related to the position.


Six years Human Resource experience related to the position. Four of the six years must have been at the professional-level.

A master's degree in any of the above listed courses of study may substitute for one year of professional-level experience. 


  • Experience dealing with complex, sensitive and confidential issues
  • HR experience in a unionized environment
  • Demonstrated skill in addressing politically challenging situations with tact, diplomacy and sensitivity
  • Strong working knowledge of federal and state employment laws and regulation
  • Solid understanding of Pay Equity laws in Oregon and best practices
  • Experience using metrics to drive performance for success
  • Experience in facilitation, negotiation and building consensus among diverse staff and stakeholders with competing needs
  • Training and/or experience as an HR business partner
  • Ability to collaborate, strategically plan, implement and measure diversity and inclusion initiatives
  • Experience utilizing human resource information systems to make data informed HR recommendations and decisions (preference may be given to individuals with Workday® experience).


General-Other: Human Resources



$59,784.00 - $84,000.00 Annually

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