HR Business Partner- Lifeworks- Portland, OR (Relocation Assistance Available)

Location US-OR-Portland | US-WA-Seattle | US-CA-Sacramento | US-CO-Denver | US-CA-Los Angeles | US-AZ-Phoenix
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/7/2021 2:07 PM)
Human Resources
Employment Type


The people of Aramark proudly serve millions of guests every day through food, facilities, and uniform services in 19 countries around the world. Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. We believe a career should develop your talents, fuel your passions, and empower your professional growth. So, no matter what you’re pursuing — a new challenge, a sense of belonging, or just a great place to work — our focus is helping you reach your full potential. Learn more about working here at or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


The LifeWorks Restaurant Group, a premium division of Aramark, creates exceptional restaurants for clients who seek industry-leading workplace outcomes. Founded in 2008, our goal is to "Inspire Life at Work", and our chefs are dedicated to the creation of menus that use local ingredients to prepare sustainable, authentic dishes from scratch each day. We create customized restaurants in office buildings that are unique to each client organization, and we employ restaurant professionals who believe in inspiring others with amazing food, crafting exceptional guest experiences, and building a better future for us all with sustainable business practices and a culture of empowered employees. We hire exceptional people, give them the tools to thrive, and create a working culture that improves lives. For more information, please visit


The HR Business Partner will fulfill an all-inclusive generalist support role for the client account. This staff member is responsible for providing strategic direction and professional consultation to leadership and their respective organizations on all matters involving ARAMARK employees, including talent acquisition, engagement, training and development, compensation, benefits, employee relations and labor relations, leadership development, talent management, training and organizational development, change management, and organizational dynamics.

• Provide professional consultation and support to management and employees in areas such as talent acquisition, benefits, payroll, compensation, labor management, diversity, and organizational effectiveness through a collaborative partnership with regional and corporate support, and members of Compliance, Employment Relations, Labor Relations, and Legal Departments

  • Build performance-based relationships with leadership and local operational teams.
    • Assess and articulate opportunities for change initiatives that will positively influence business operations and results.
    • Consult with operations management to properly apply organizational policies, programs, and procedures to ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local laws.
    • Manage complex employee relations issues involving business conduct policies, compliance, and corporate security.
    • Ensure fair and complete resolution to employee relations and labor relations issues, considering all risk and liability to the organization leveraging the appropriate resources for support, when needed.
    • Proactively coach operations leaders on organizational effectiveness, performance management, engagement and development topics including progressive discipline, reward and recognition, training, and workforce diversity..
    • Work closely with the Sr. Human Resources Manager to drive key elements of the talent management strategy, to include talent acquisition, succession planning, organizational dynamics, leadership development, and retention.
  • Partner with HR leadership to develop and establish HR strategies to ensure the alignment with key business goals and overall organization strategies.



  • Established working knowledge of all aspects of human resources, including but not limited to compensation, benefits, employee relations and labor relations, talent acquisition, leadership development, talent management, training and organizational development, change management, and organizational dynamics
    • Should have prior experience in the application of human resources principles across multiple client groups and markets
    • Proficiency in compliance, state labor laws, and other regulations relevant to the business environment
    • Should exhibit the ability and personal accountability to effectively network and navigate through organizational relationships and work in a matrixed environment
  • Work independently to analyze data and provide management with constructive recommendations
  • Has experience in public speaking and delivering presentations to different audiences
    • 5+ years of experience in HR generalist or related experience
  • Bachelor's degree required; master's degree preferred
  • HR certification is preferred


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