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HR Business Partner

Sageview Consulting
Chicago, Illinois 60613
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Sageview Consulting, an Executive Search and HR Consulting firm, is conducting a search for the Chicago Cubs franchise, a charter member of Major League Baseball’s National League since 1876. The Cubs has won the National League pennant 17 times and was the first team to win back-to-back World Series titles in the 1907 and 1908 seasons. In 2016, the Chicago Cubs made history again when the team won its first World Series in 108 years, ending the longest championship drought in North American sports. Known for its ivy covered outfield walls, hand-operated scoreboard and famous Marquee, iconic Wrigley Field has been the home of the Chicago Cubs since 1914, making it the second oldest ballpark in Major League Baseball. 


The HR Business Partner will be responsible for providing human resources support to the Operations department. This role is accountable to ensure operational excellence in the execution of all HR processes and compliance with all applicable plans, contracts, collective bargaining agreements, laws and regulations.



  • Guide managers through the execution of HR processes and programs (e.g., performance management, recruitment, compensation planning, etc.)
  • Interpret and advise on HR policies; maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to the day to day management of employees
  • Consult with and advise managers on employee and labor relations; maintain understanding of all collective bargaining agreements; conduct investigations and ensure consistent application of disciplinary actions
  • Provide day to day coaching and performance management guidance; work with managers and employees to build strong work relationships, resulting in high productivity and associate retention
  • Use data and analytics to assess organizational health; partner with the business to develop and implement plans to address any issues identified and ensure positive associate relations
  • Assess and identify training needs for individuals and the organization; develop, evaluate and monitor programs to make sure learning objectives are met
  • Work with business leaders and HR team to identify and implement HR process improvements



  • Bachelors’ Degree in Human Resources, Business or other related area
  • 5+ years’ experience in Human Resources
  • Experience in a unionized environment
  • Strong working knowledge of employment law, including hiring practices, EEO, wage and hour laws, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience effectively managing wide range of labor and employee relations matters
  • Practical, results-oriented and solutions focused approach
  • Strong business acumen
  • Highly collaborative, able to build strong relationships across the organization
  • Ability to influence business partners and build consensus among stakeholders; demonstrated track record of establishing self as a trusted advisor
  • Positive, can-do attitude; demonstrated ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to consistently work non-standard hours, including evenings, weekends and game days


  • Fluent in Spanish
Applicants applying directly to The Chicago Cubs will not be considered. Due to the expected high volume of applicants, only those in serious consideration will be contacted.


Posted: 2019-09-09 Expires: 2019-10-09

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HR Business Partner

Sageview Consulting
Chicago, Illinois 60613

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