Job Description

Looking for an opportunity with a dynamic, fun, and goal-oriented company? We’re growing quickly and we’re looking for some not-so-typical talent to join our team. 
Progress Residential® is the largest providers of high-quality, single-family rental homes in the United States. With more than 90,000 homes across some of the fastest-growing markets, our residents appreciate the flexibility, freedom, and convenience of living in a single-family home without the obligations of home ownership. 

Progress is committed to making the home rental process easy and enjoyable for the residents we serve by empowering our team members and investing in innovative systems and technology. Our portfolio has continued to grow substantially the past few years and we see increasing demand for professionally managed single-family rental homes and anticipate continued growth. 

Employment with Progress Residential is conditional on a satisfactory background and drug screen as well as submitting proof satisfactory to Progress Residential that you are fully vaccinated against the Corona Virus COVID-19 disease, subject to any accommodations granted by Progress Residential based on disability or religion or as applicable by state law.

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Position Summary:

The key objective of the HR Business Partner (HRBP) is to understand the business, company objectives, and to support all stages of the employee life cycle. The HRBP will provide pro-active support to all levels of leadership and employees on broader HR issues and complex individual cases. The position serves as an advisor on: recruitment, employee relations, compliance, performance and talent management, training, compensation and benefits, and delivery of HR programs and initiatives within their designated stakeholder population/functional area. Create integrated solutions as a change agent to successfully balance employee needs with business objectives and proactively translate business strategy into people implication.

Essential Functions:

  • Partners with leadership to align HR strategy and support to business strategy.

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

  • Provides day-to-day coaching to leadership on a variety of actions to include employee relations issues, policy interpretation and application, talent management and development, and organizational design consultation.

  • 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 to ensure effective onboarding experience for new hires, ensuring minimal short-term attrition and enabling employees to make an immediate impact

  • 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

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

  • All other duties assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics:

  • Proven strong foundation and knowledge of principles & practice of HR including employment law & compliance requirements

  • Proven client management and business literacy skills

  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills

  • Proven ability to build and sustain strong business relationships

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Proven ability to effectively coach employees and management through complex and difficult issues

  • Ability to thrive in an ambiguous and rapidly changing environment

  • Ability to set high personal goals and work independently

  • Ability to organize, multi-task and prioritize tasks

  • Ability to make recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues

  • Demonstrated project management skills

  • Ability to influence without authority

  • Agility: able to spot opportunities and threats, and act to implement change quickly

  • Analytical and goal oriented

  • Demonstrated experience with HR metrics


  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or business-related field

  • Seven (7) to ten (10) years of HR experience

  • Multi-site location client support experience a plus

  • PHR/SPHR preferred

  • Ability to travel as needed

Work Environment and Conditions:

  • Physical requirements: normal office environment, ability to sit, stand and operate office equipment

  • Travel requirements: Ability to travel with short notice as required and potentially up to 25% travel overall

  • Other: Ability to work overtime when project demands

What you can expect from us:

Progress Residential® offers all the financial and non-financial incentives you would expect from an innovative real estate investment and management firm:

  • In addition to outstanding training, we host quarterly summits and town hall meetings to encourage growth, knowledge sharing and a good time. After all, it’s about progress, not perfection. 

  • We offer competitive compensation, including a performance-based bonus.

  • Our generous benefits package includes comprehensive healthcare coverage for you and your family, parental leave, paid time off, 401k match, 10 paid holidays and much more.

Closing Statement:
This summary is not an all-inclusive description of job duties. Other job duties and responsibilities may also be assigned by the incumbent’s supervisor at any time based upon Company need.
Progress Residential® is a proud Equal Opportunity employer, m/f/d/v. 

Application Instructions

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