The Hertz Corporation Senior HR Business Partner in Sterling, Virginia

General Responsibilities:

The Lead HR Business Partner is responsible for driving and supporting human capital strategy and high-value HR processes through all locations in his/her respective region.

Provide direct coordination and access to the HR COE Leadership Team and service areas. Responsible for providing effective employee relations service employees by utilizing excellent problem solving and relationship skills, an in-depth knowledge of human resources generalist issues as well as policies and procedures, operational leadership and knowledge of company products and services.

It is important that this individual support and drive HR strategy through the region in partnership with senior and local management. He/she will work closely with business leaders and the field HR leadership team to support deployment of a comprehensive HR Strategy. The full range of generalist knowledge will be needed to drive successful labor strategy, performance management, compensation planning, and talent development.

  1. Aligning global business strategies to HR strategies and initiatives, diagnosing business challenges, exploring alternative solutions and recommending best-fit solutions.

  2. Management of succession planning below RVP levels. Partner with Talent Management COE in managingproper succession and high potential planning in line with the defined strategy and needs of the business.

  3. Work with local company Labor Relations team in preparation for negotiations, preparation of Bargaining Authority documents and driving union avoidance and prevention efforts.Provide support and assistance to the Labor Relations team in coordinating and implementing the company wide labor relations strategy

  4. Play a leadership role in coaching and mentoring the region HR team to ensure that agreed levels of effective service are delivered.

  5. Partner with the talent development and management team to ensure continual performance improvement within the corporate functions, driving processes to facilitate improvement.

  6. Identify and recommend training & development needs and work with L&D team to identify and implement solutions.

  7. Employee Relations – Provide HR consulting expertise to all levels of management and employees. Consults with employees and managers to address root causes of issues and resolve through a systematic and analytical approach, including investigations.

  8. Partner with Operations on safety and worker’s compensation management

  9. Ensure consistent discipline practices and legal compliance – Guide train and direct Business Partners on the execution of HR policies and processes to ensure appropriate legal and corporate compliance

  10. Partner with Operations and HR Answers regarding compliance with DOT regulations

  11. Identify compensation issues and recommend solutions.

  12. Ensure compliance with all Company policy’s and ensure a consistent practice across the region

  13. Identify problems central to business strategy and forecast potential obstacles to success

Mandatory Requirements:

Educational Background:

University Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent HR Experience

PHR/SPHR Certification Preferred

Professional Experience:

Eight (8) to ten (10) years experience in an HR Generalist role. For internal candidates, two (2) years of experience should be at Zone Business Partner level


  • Cross functional HR knowledge

  • Strong Business Acumen and knowledge

  • Working Knowledge of Labor and Employment Laws


  • Strong Leadership Skills

  • Strong People Management

  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills

  • Financial Management skills

  • Analytical skills and ability to work with large files of data

  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills

  • Working proficiency with technology

Preferred Requirements :

EEO/AA: Females/Minorities/Disabled/Vets

Job ID 137394

# Positions 1

Location US-VA-Sterling

Category Human Resources

Division RAC