Human Resources Business Partner

Date:  Feb 10, 2024

Elgin, IL, US, 60120

Company:  WillScot | Mobile Mini
Req ID:  50947

At WillScot Mobile Mini (NASDAQ WSC), our 4000+ people are at the heart of everything we do. In addition to providing industry-leading pay and benefits, we provide opportunities for development and upward mobility, while investing in the communities we serve.  We are the undisputed leader in providing innovative flexible workspace and portable storage solutions, serving an incredible range of customers across all industries from 240+ locations across the United States, Canada, and Mexico.


Our values are our foundation. We constantly strive to diversify our teams to ensure we have the best and brightest talent. We’re deeply committed to creating an inclusive and equitable workplace where each person can contribute while being their authentic self. For more about WillScot Mobile Mini and who we are, click here.  Build your future with us!


This role requires exceptional intellectual curiosity, courage and problem-solving skills with the ability to interact with all levels of management and employees. The key objective of the HRBP in reporting to the Director, Human Resources is to support the full-spectrum HR for all stages of the employee life cycle including overseeing sourcing, attracting, recruiting, interviewing and developing employees. HRBP will also be responsible for providing advice, counsel and proposed actions on employee relations, compliance, performance and talent management, organizational design, compensation and benefits, and delivery of enterprise-wide HR programs and initiatives within their designated stakeholder population/functional area. The HR Business Partner will be the assigned customers’ first point of contact on all HR matters and will reach back to the HR Shared Services team to bring additional support as needed.


  • Partner with group leaders to build a high-performing culture, aligned with company values
  • Responsible for the full life cycle recruiting process including position posting, sourcing, screening, interview coordination, and offer negotiation
  • Develop and implement creative candidate outreach strategies to help promote the WillScot Mobile Mini brand in the marketplace to attract highly driven and successful professionals
  • Analyze leading indicator human capital metrics and develop action plans in alignment with management to reduce attrition, enhance performance, and enable strong employee engagement
  • Consult with assigned employees and managers to provide effective employee relations and performance improvement support, to include leading investigations, writing investigatory reports, providing appropriate recommendations, and developing performance improvement plans and disciplinary measures
  • Support group management in developing and implementing effective organizational structures to drive aligned performance
  • Serve as the first point of contact for an assigned group on HR-related compliance activities in conjunction with Director, Employee Relations, and WS HR Shared Services, e.g., OFCCP Audits, Affirmative Action Plans, Unemployment hearings, Workers Comp, EEOC, ADA and Medical Leave-related situations, etc.
  • Coordinate with managers and Talent Development function to drive talent assessment, succession planning, and development within the assigned group
  • Collaborate with managers and Total Rewards function to guide effective compensation decisions within the group regarding hiring, promotions, and incentive plan participation
  • Partner with Talent Acquisition and HR Shared Services to ensure effective onboarding experience for new hires, ensuring minimal short-term attrition and enabling employees to make an immediate impact
  • Lead corporate-wide exit interview process, ensuring accurate data is collected and responded to proactively manage attrition
  • Expedite problem resolution and case management for employee issues in collaboration with the HR Shared Services team
  • This is a team-based role and will assist in other aspects of HR as well as help drive our Company’s Strategies and promote our Mission, Vision and Values


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience strongly preferred
  • 3-5 years of HR experience, preferably in a decentralized work environment
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple, changing priorities in a fast-paced environment with a sense of urgency
  • Excellent communication skills and proven ability to influence managers at all levels
  • Strong analytical ability and attention to detail
  • High level of integrity, attention to detail and collaborative nature
  • Excellent organizational change-management skills operating in matrix or other ambiguous, complex organizational structure

Disclaimer: This posting describes the general nature and level of work performed and does not represent an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, or skills required. Collaboration and teamwork drive our success. Team members may be required to perform duties outside normal responsibilities from time to time as needed.


WillScot Mobile Mini provides equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


WillScot Mobile Mini embraces diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in all aspects of employment, including recruiting, hiring, promotion, termination, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. We are focused on building teams that include a variety of backgrounds, lived experiences, and skills.  The more inclusive we are, the stronger we will be!

Nearest Major Market: Elgin
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

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