• Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP)

    First Financial Bank
    Job Description
      • OH - Cincinnati - 255 East Fifth Street - 45202
    • We do the right things, right now.  We do them in a way that is relevant to our clients.  Become a part of our history as it continues to be written! 

      If you are interested and qualified for this role, we invite you to apply.


      The Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) is responsible for aligning business objectives with associates and management in designated business units. The position serves as a consultant to management on human resources related issues. The successful HRBP acts as an associate champion and change agent. The role assesses and anticipates HR-related needs. The position formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and associates that reflects the business objectives of the organization.

      Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

      • Work closely with line of business leadership/management and associates to recruit talent, create a highly desired work, productive workplace, build engagement, and retention.  Support leaders to drive business strategy.
      • Analyze trends and metrics to develop solutions, programs and policies. Update/revise policies as needed.
      • Manage and resolve complex associate relations issues. Conduct effective, thorough and objective investigations.
      • Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of associates, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partner with the legal department as needed/required.
      • Provide day-to-day performance management expertise, guidance to management and associates (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions).
      • Be a proficient user of Workday.
      • Provide HR policy expertise, guidance and interpretation.
      • Provide guidance and input on business unit restructures, workforce planning and succession planning.
      • Understand, communicate, and apply reward strategy.  Understand, communicate, and support incentive plans to ensure compliance, risk administration.
      • Achieve staffing objectives by creating/revising job profiles recruiting and evaluating job candidates, advising managers, and managing promotions and internal transfers for assigned areas.  Partner and collaborate with assigned managers on a regular basis and proactively identify current and future hiring needs. Identify and communicate with candidates, conduct interviews, perform background checks, complete hiring process including new hire paperwork. Ensure all legal and compliance tasks are completed in Workday.
      •  Create a pipeline of qualified candidates and maintain their level of interest to meet current and future demands.
      • Maintain a connection with associates through scheduled emails, calls, in person meetings, and focus groups.  Conduct stay interviews.  Partner with managers to celebrate successes and address any issues that are uncovered. 
      • Support diversity recruiting strategy.
      • Co-facilitate training courses.
      • Conduct and manage exit interviews and develop appropriate insights and reports.
      • Drive diversity and inclusion initiatives across the organization.
      • Perform other related duties as required and assigned.

      Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Needed to Perform Essential Functions of the Job:

      • Self-directed and motivated HR professional with a minimum of 4 years of experience of broad experience including associate relations, Organizational development, change   management, workforce planning etc.
      • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a Human Resources and/or related field and/or equivalent combination of experience.
      • Demonstrated expertise in associate relations.
      • Ability to engage, inspire, and influence people
      • Ability to develop clear, actionable steps from overall strategy
      • Analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to identify and understand issues, analyze and draw conclusions, and determine appropriate course of action.
      • Proven decision making ability and influencing skills dealing with conflict resolution.
      • Proven track record in conducting internal investigations and the ability to handle sensitive data.
      • Exceptional time management skills in managing multiple priorities.
      • Results oriented communication skills with strong ability to develop effective business relationships with team members and clients.
      • Knowledge of state and employment laws such as EEOC guidelines, FLSA, FMLA, ADAAA etc.
      • Prior experience working in an environment of organizational change (i.e. merger/acquisition, start-up, reorganization).
      • Proficiency in HRIS (Workday highly preferred).Understands, can train, answer questions and generate reports as needed.

      Preferred Knowledge and Skills:

      • Professional certification (PHR or SHRM) preferred

      Level of Complexity and Scope:

      • Solves a broad range of moderately complex problems.

      Degree of Independence and Decision-Making:

      • May need to collaborate with senior HRBP or other HR specialists/team members to solve more complex problems

      Required Supervisory Responsibilities:

      • None

      Physical Requirements:

      • Must be able to see, hear, walk, talk, sit, stand, drive and use a computer
      • Must be able to travel to FFB locations when

      Compliance Statement: The associate is responsible for meeting all compliance requirements imposed on First Financial Bank by State and Federal law and regulation, as well as all related First Financial Bank policies and procedures.  This includes all Bank Secrecy Act, Anti-Money Laundering, OFAC and Suspicious Activity reporting requirements, as well as all other lending and deposit compliance requirements.

      It is our policy to not discriminate against any individual in violation of federal, state, and local laws as it relates to age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran/military service, or any other characteristic protected by law.

      We are an E-Verify Employer.

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