• Senior HR Business Partner

    GallagherRolling Meadows, IL 60008

    Job #1781540213

  • Gallagher Bassett is the premier provider of global claims services, dedicated to exceptional customer service and demonstrably superior outcomes. GB helps people, teams and businesses overcome adversity and loss through the guiding expertise of over 5,000 claims and related professionals, all committed to going beyond expectations in the continuous pursuit of a better way.

    Position Summary:

    The HR Business Partner will proactively engage with leaders and other partners to build, implement, and manage human capital programs that drive business outcomes and support the next wave of growth. This role serves as a strategic and trusted advisor on matters such as talent management and development, organizational effectiveness, performance management, DE&I, employee engagement, employee relations, and change management. The HRBP will work in conjunction with the broader Gallagher Bassett and enterprise HR teams to modernize and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the HR operating and interaction model.

    Key responsibilities include:

    • Develop and advance a talent management strategy for assigned client groups and the broader division.

    • Leverage data, analytics, and insights to translate business objectives into human resources strategies that drive business results.

    • Continuously improve human resources practices and offerings to best position Gallagher Basset to attract, develop, reward, and retain talent.

    • Deploy and administer HR programing ensuring achievement of targeted outcomes and a seamless client experience.

    • Provide coaching and feedback to enhance management effectiveness, employee engagement, and team dynamics.

    • Partner with leadership to improve organizational design and effectiveness, workforce planning, and resourcing approach.

    • Help navigate the transition to a predominantly remote and hybrid work environment to include the propagation of culture and the continuation of an equivalent and inclusive employee experience regardless of work configuration.

    • Identify opportunities for process optimization and develop appropriate remedies and change management.

    • Support merger and acquisition due diligence and integration.


    • Bachelor's degree in human resources, organizational development or related field

    • 5 or more year's relevant HR experience

    • Excellent Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills


    • Master's degree in human resources, organizational development, or related field

    • Strong business and financial acumen

    • PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SCP certification

    • Comfort producing and compiling data and analytics to frame problems, opportunities, and solutions

    • 7 years of experience in human resources consulting, human resources business partner, talent management, or equivalent experience ideally in a large, heavily decentralized organization

    • Experience leading through dynamic change ideally to include the building, scaling, and transition into an updated HR operating model

    • Experience in one or more HR specialty discipline (ex. Compensation, Talent Acquisition, Operations, etc.)

    • Experience with process engineering and exposure to Lean, Six Sigma, or related methodologies

    Work Traits:

    • Comfortable operating in a self-directed and autonomous fashion; motivated to take ownership

    • Proven resiliency and in the face of blockers and challenges

    • Sound judgment, tact and diplomacy in handling sensitive issues imperative

    • Strong conflict resolution skills with a consistent ability to remain measured and objective

    • Eye for continuous improvement and opportunities to re-imagine work; willingness to think disruptively

    • Excellent problem-solving skills utilizing data and structured methodologies

    • Above average verbal and written communication skills necessary

    • Reputation for relationship building and followership

    • Role model for inclusion and collaboration

    • Champion and thought leader for value added change

    U.S. Eligibility Requirements

    • Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered

    • Must be 18 years of age or older

    • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation

    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States. For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. Gallagher will require proof of work authorization

    • Must be willing to execute Gallagher's Employee Agreement, or the Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreement, which requires, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure.

    Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, sex, color, disability, national origin, religion, creed, age, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, gender, gender identity / expression, actual or perceived sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic.? Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.


    Job: Human Resources

    Organization: GB Overhead

    Title: Senior HR Business Partner

    Location: Illinois-Rolling Meadows

    Requisition ID: 77853