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Lead HR Business Partner

CenturyLink, Inc Denver, CO

Job Description

CenturyLink (NYSE:CTL) is a premier network solutions provider and trusted partner to our customers. As part of our recent acquisition of Level 3 Communications, our portfolio has expanded. More customers. More network. More locations. More opportunities for you. With a global presence in 60 countries, service to more than 350 metro areas domestically, and more than 200,000 miles of fiber; CenturyLink is going places.  At CenturyLink, we believe in growth and innovation, for our customers and our employees. Discover how CenturyLink can expand your potential and take your career to new places if you're looking to join a company that celebrates diversity and creativity, with industry-leading benefits and commitment to employee advancement.  We're committed to bringing great talent to our team to help us change the world. One network connection at a time.

Job Summary

The Human Resources Business Partner is a strategic partner and serves as consultant to the VP of Sales and Marketing on HR related issues, employee champion, a support and change agent for the designated business unit(s). The HR Business Partner formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver value added service to management and employees that reflect the business objectives of the organization. HRBPs provide support in the following areas: organizational development, workforce planning, employee relations, performance management, coaching, organizational learning and development, teambuilding, succession planning, total rewards, and compliance.

Job Description

  • Pro-actively drive leadership and organizational development activities such as succession planning, talent reviews, development plans and follow up actions.
  • Assess the need for talent specific to identification of competencies, knowledge and skills to create employee development plans and recruitment plans.
  • A true hands-on approach as well as the ability to successfully monitor the "pulse" of the employees to ensure a high level of employee engagement.
  • Maintain a deep understanding of the organization strategic goals, product & service offerings, revenue models and key initiatives.
  • Partner with Sales organization to execute human capital strategy in line with business objectives
  • Develop effective relationships with leaders within the Sales & Marketing teams to provide coaching and influence matters relating to people with both new managers to Sr. Leaders
  • A strong solution focus and be comfortable working in an environment which demands strong deliverables along with the ability to identify problems and drive appropriate solutions
  • Provide day to day performance management guidance to line management (coaching, counseling, career development, performance management).
  • Advise on all performance management concerns within the Sales & Marketing Team; Provide expertise related to performance management
  • Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, increase productivity and retention.
  • Consult with line management providing HR guidance.
  • Experience with rapid and complex changing work environment.
  • Provides HR Policy guidance and interpretation.
  • Conduct ongoing meetings with respective business units.
  • Assists in evaluation of reports, decisions, and results of department in relation to established goals. Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed.
  • Manage and maintain compliance matters.
  • Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues; conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations. 



Typically with 6+ years of experience. Bachelors Degree. 4+ with a Masters Degree


Bachelors or Equivalent

Masters or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Denver; US-Virginia-Herndon

Requisition #: 161326

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at 

EEO Statement

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, œprotected statuses).  We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.


The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

Job Segment: HR, Performance Management, Employee Relations, Human Resources

Job Details

Date Posted October 14, 2019
Date Closes November 13, 2019
Requisition 439929500
Located In Denver, CO
SOC Category 00-0000.00