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Human Resource Business Partner
Title:Human Resource Business Partner
Location:MA - Randolph
Job Category:Human Resources
Division:GateHouse Media

Human Resource Business Partner 

Gatehouse Media, Inc. is a national company that operates daily, weekly and niche publications and websites in twenty-one different states.


We are seeking a Human Resources Business Partner that will be responsible for HR practices in alignment with and support of the region’s business objectives and overall Company objectives.

The Human Resources Partner functions as a fully integrated member across the facility's business operations by providing human resource consultation and support services to employees and management. Establishes partnerships throughout the organization to maximize the effectiveness of business and human resource processes which promote the organizations strategic objectives.


Meets regularly with departmental leaders within the facility to enhance communication and to support ongoing business needs. Consults with management, providing HR guidance when appropriate.

Analyzes trends and metrics in partnership with the HR group to develop solutions, programs and policies.

Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations.

Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with internal and external legal resources as needed/required.

Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to management (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions).

Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.

Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation.

Provides guidance and input on business unit restructures, workforce planning and succession planning.

Identifies training/development needs for facility, individual departments and individual executive coaching needs.

Participates in significant Human Resources initiatives. Maintain collaborative team relationships with peers and colleagues.

Other duties as consistent with this role.


At least 5 years of experience in a professional HR role, preferably as an HR generalist (HR Manager or equivalent) directly supporting various groups ranging in size, geographic presence, and business.

Demonstrable commitment to the highest standard of ethical and professional conduct

Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills; skilled in facilitation, presentation and negotiation.

Demonstrated project management skills

Analytical and problem solving skills and excellent judgment a must

Proficient in Microsoft Office and database management.

Knowledge in HRIS systems.

Ability to work under pressure and challenging deadlines and adaptability and flexibility required.

 Working knowledge of basic compensation principles and practices, as well as state and federal wage

Travel required to regional locations

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