HR Business Partner, SeniorĀ 

Location: McLean, VA

Position Overview

Do you thrive on helping managers and employees navigate through difficult situations? Do you have a thorough understanding of the full employee life cycle, including employee relations? If you have proven HR Business Partner and Employee Relations experience to include - 
 - working with employees, managers, and leaders in performance management;
 - supporting reorganizations and terminations;
 - partnering on corporate HR programs with HR specialists;
we are your next destination employer! Apply to join Freddie Mac's growing Human Resources division as our newest HR Business Partner.

Your primary responsibilities will be to:

- Work with people managers and employees on topics like performance management, reorganizations, position eliminations, etc.
- Coach managers in effective and proactive people management subjects
- Understand and mitigate corporate risk associated with relevant employment laws/policies
- Partner with our employment law team and our employee benefits team
- Advise on complex leave topics (ADA, FMLA, etc.) when escalated beyond standard process
- Support the broader HR Business Partner community (i.e., focus groups, team builds, talent reviews, etc.)


- 5-7 years of related experience
- College Degree or equivalent work experience
- Minimum 3+ years of experience working in a role that offers comparable experience

Keys to success in this role:

- Strong consultation and communication skills
- Change leadership
- Ability to effectively challenge, influence, and develop productive relationships inside and outside of HR
- Intellectual agility and interpersonal flexibility
- Deep curiosity to learn

Top 3 Personal Competencies to possess:
- Customer Focus - Personally engage with customers (clients) to learn and deliver on their needs
- Partnership - Build trust and strong partnerships through my own and my team's actions
- Drive for Execution - Be accountable for strong individual and team performance

Closing Statement:

Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in for home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you'll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others.