HR Business Partner, Senior

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