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Business Partner, People Operations

Unico Properties
Seattle, Washington 98161
  • Job Code
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

About Us

What We Do

Unico is a commercial real estate investor and full-service operator committed to creating environments that enhance the success of the people, businesses, and communities we serve while delivering best-in-class customer service. For more than 60 years, our investors and partners have relied on us for our local knowledge, institutional rigor, and boutique service, which consistently deliver results.

Who We Are

Our company is a reputable and thriving business with the strongest commitment to people in the industry.

About the Position

The Business Partner, People Operations assists in managing the day-to-day operations of the People Operations department and supports the full scope of human resources activities. 

This position offers competitive pay and generous benefits, including employee paid, and partial (40%) dependent-paid medical, dental and vision coverage; a 401(k) plan with up to $13,500 in employer matching each year; starting with 4 weeks of flexible paid time off, 9 paid holidays, paid volunteer time; education allowance and much more!

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for full-cycle recruitment for defined job groups
  • Manage recruitment outreach (e.g. scholarship programs, career fairs, internships)
  • Manage new employee onboarding and orientation
  • Review feedback from entrance and exit interviews
  • Maintain Human Resources records, ensuring documents are current, accurate, confidential, and in compliance with company policies and government regulations
  • Administer performance evaluation program
  • Partner with managers on coaching employees regarding performance
  • Support the planning and administration of the compensation program
  • Administer and track leaves of absence, including completion, dissemination, and collection of all necessary documents
  • Assist with employee relations’ issues and counseling
  • Assist with developing, implementing, and facilitating training
  • Track HR metrics
  • Partner with managers to develop and maintain accurate job descriptions for all positions
  • Administer unemployment and workers’ compensation claims
  • Assist with employee separations
  • Help shape the corporate culture through HR function
  • Serve as initial point-of-contact and resource for employees on HR policies, programs, and processes
  • Support compliance with federal, state, and local regulations concerning employment
  • Identify, research, and present best practices within HR function, to continually enhance HR credibility and performance
  • Lead or support HR projects as assigned



  • Strong commitment to excellent internal and external customer service
  • Ability to effectively apply knowledge of human resources law and policies
  • Strong business acumen
  • Strong employee relations experience
  • Ability to make recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues, by using judgment that is consistent with standards, practices, policies, procedures, regulations, and laws
  • Demonstrated understanding of business processes and how to change and improve them to achieve greater efficiency and effectiveness
  • Ability to effectively work in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced, and sometimes ambiguous environment
  • Experience working with a multi-state employer



  • Bachelor’s degree and three to five years’ human resources experience, including at least two year of recruitment experience
  • 1-2 years’ experience working on Employee Relations
  • Strong understanding of State and Federal requirements and regulations
  • Proficient using Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook PowerPoint; experience with ADP WorkforceNow preferred
  • HR certification preferred
  • Contextual knowledge of the real estate industry a plus


Posted: 2019-10-09 Expires: 2019-11-08

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