Lead Human Resources Business Partner

Date: Apr 30, 2019

Location: BROOMFIELD, CO, US, 80021

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) 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 for more information.


Job Summary

An excellent career opportunity is currently available for a Human Resources Business Partner. In this exciting opportunity, you will strategically partner with leadership to focus on enabling business results by improving organizational effectiveness, driving transformation and culture, implementing a best in class talent agenda and brokering HR services.  The HRBP role is a key position to drive HR excellence and directly impacts the success of the business.

Job Description

  • Serve as the face of HR for the leaders in the organization, drive and improve HR processes across client groups; enable functional transformation
  • Act as coach and confidante to BU leaders and provide thought partnership for strategic planning in terms of people, organizational design and culture
  • Drive a culture of performance, results and positive employee relations, working across the HR Centers of Excellence (COE) and HR teams
  • Lead talent reviews and top talent initiatives, ensuring the business has the right skill sets and behaviors to meet strategic objectives
  • Lead organizational design to ensure the right roles, responsibilities, and processes are in place to meet business demands
  • Work with the Talent Acquisition COE to ensure all key roles are filled in a timely matter with high quality candidates
  • Partner with the Employee and Labor Relations COE as appropriate to drive positive employee relations by analyzing trends and developing solutions to effectively participate in union-management contract negotiations and grievance procedures.
  • Partner with the Compensation and Benefits COE to execute competitive compensation, benefits, and reward and recognition programs. Deliver Comp recommendations that support talent strategy.
  • Ensure One Company One Culture is seamlessly implemented and upheld by leadership teams
  • Work on issues that involve analysis of situations and/or data that require an in-depth knowledge of business objectives



  • Bachelor's degree required with emphasis in Business, Human Resources, Organizational Development or related discipline
  • 4+ years progressive professional Human Resources generalist experience including prior experience working with executives


  • Ability to Travel up to 25%
  • Demonstrated ability to drive change and build a performance culture
  • Master's degree preferred with a concentration in Business, Human Resources, Organizational Development or a related discipline
  • Demonstrated ability to positively influence others, particularly through leadership development and coaching
  • Strong business acumen
  • Using data analytics to drive decision-making
  • Solid global mindset and experience
  • Ability to deal tactfully and confidently with internal and external customers.
  • Strong bias for action, a keen sense of urgency and the ability to drive results in a highly matrixed organization
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills and the demonstrated ability to concisely communicate with executives


6+ years of experience with a Bachelor's Degree preferred.  4+ with a Master's Degree


Bachelors or Equivalent

Masters or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Arizona-Phoenix; US-Colorado-Broomfield; US-Colorado-Littleton; US-Minnesota-Minneapolis; US-Oklahoma-Tulsa

Requisition #: 211633

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/ 

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, “protected 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.

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