Human Resources Business Partner

Minnetonka, MN


The Opus Group seeks a Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) to join our talented team.


We build more than buildings. We are building greatness, in both our projects and our people. The combination of our people, culture, and unique project delivery approach truly differentiates us – it’s why our associates come here, and why they stay. Team Opus associates collaborate to advance our client goals, our communities, and their careers. At Opus you have an unmatched opportunity with a growing, industry leading organization to learn and develop professionally, while having fun along the way. You get to create solutions, forge relationships, and work with industry experts. Our award winning teams are united by one mission, and are driven to deliver impactful results for our clients and communities. If you want to build more, join us at Opus.

We value our associates and the time they spend building more with us. We offer a comprehensive suite of benefits aimed at supporting them in and out of the workplace, including:

  • Healthcare, dental and vision coverage
  • 401(k) plan including immediate company match
  • Student loan payback program
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays (including birthday holiday)
  • Community time off
  • Caregiver leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid licensures and professional memberships

Working at Opus' headquarters office in Minnetonka, MN the HRBP is the first point of contact for assigned business group(s) on all managerial and associate related HR matters. The HRBP will partner with leaders to provide expert-level consultation, guidance and tactical support on HR related topics and utilize the collective HR team to align people strategies with business goals. This position leverages deep knowledge of the business and strong relationships across organization to achieve results. The HRBP will be accountable to deliver on responsibilities for assigned business groups as well as have oversight and ownership for some HR programs or functions.  The successful HRBP will act as an associate champion, managerial advisor and organizational change agent.


Assigned Business Group Responsibilities

  1. Establish and maintain strong, trusting relationships with managers and leaders; serve as a trusted thought partner, influencing, coaching and providing guidance as needed; act as a change agent to support business needs.
  2. Provide day-to-day performance management guidance to managers (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions)
  3. Provide consistent, proactive, pragmatic and sound employee relations advice that is consistent with HR policies and applicable employment laws on day to day and sensitive issues in an effort to reduce/eliminate workplace disruptions and problems
  4. Lead and manage talent acquisition process and results for supported businesses.
  5. Drive meaningful HR processes by establishing effective routines with leaders and maintaining open lines of communication.
  6. Leverage strategic thinking and business acumen to contribute to strategy and decision making; challenge prevailing wisdom and propose ideas that lead to better strategic decisions
  7. Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of associates, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partner with leadership and outside legal counsel as needed/required.
  8. Provides coaching and developmental feedback to leaders as it relates to leadership capabilities, team engagement, team development, etc.
  9. Models and fosters a culture of diversity, inclusion, learning and recognition, where all associates feel welcomed, valued and included.


Human Resources Program Responsibilities

  1. Development, roll-out and/or support of the annual performance appraisal process, market/merit increase process, incentive process, compliance reporting, compliance training, and benefits enrollment as well as bi-annual associate engagement survey and corresponding results.
  2. Support and assist with compensation analysis projects including market studies, internal equity and incentive program analysis.
  1. Develop, implement, and manage recruitment processes and onboarding programs including, but not limited to enhanced HR processes, manager checklists, 90 day new hire follow-up survey, annual new hire event “Building Team Opus”, and the Opus Crew Program
  2. Develop, execute and/or support a proactive and innovative approach to associate engagement to ensure our people are listened to, understood and solutions are focused to simultaneously evolve our associate experience and culture.
  3. Cross train and be able to provide back up support for various other HR related duties and responsibilities. 
  4. Assist with various research projects and/or special projects.
  5. Assist with developing and maintaining corporate policies and procedures. 
  6. Provide legal and/or litigation support by collecting data and conducting research as required.
  7. Assist HR Leadership with directing and monitoring departmental efforts.
  8. Support continuous improvement efforts with all HR processes.
  9. Perform other related duties as required and assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Organization Development, Psychology or related discipline; or equivalent, relevant experience and knowledge
  • 5+ years of experience in Human Resources including 2+ years of Human Resources Business Partner experience
  • Advanced interpersonal, listening and communication skills, including presentation and facilitation skills, and a record of accomplishment of effectively communicating with and influencing at all levels, including providing critical feedback and the ability to help our executives, leaders and team members navigate through difficult situations
  • Demonstrated competence and experience in broad fields of human resources including organization design, restructuring and change management, talent acquisition, associate engagement and relations, talent and organization development, performance management, compensation and benefits
  • An interest in automating HR processes to allow HR to become a consultative and strategic function
  • Have a point of view and the confidence and courage to constructively challenge assumptions even when unpopular, coupled with a high level of professionalism and the sophistication and finesse to push through issues while maintaining relationships
  • Creative problem-solving skills, strong initiative, and sound judgment
  • High level of comfort with Microsoft Office tools, including the ability to perform workforce analytics in Excel
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately
  • Ability to travel to multiple work sites occasionally/as needed


  • Professional HR certification (PHR, SPHR)
  • Exposure to leading project/process work that showcases attention to detail and organizational ability to effectively organize, plan, control and prioritize work/projects
  • Experience leading and/or supporting Change Management efforts
  • Experience working within ATS and HRIS/HCM systems
  • Experience supporting multiple sites and a remote workforce

Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. and must not require sponsorship for employment visa status now or in the future (i.e. H1-B).


The companies comprising The Opus Group are Equal Opportunity Employers.

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, and veteran or disability status.