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Randstad US HR Business Partner in Des Moines, Iowa

The Human Resources Business Partner will operate as a partner and provide generalist HR support, guidance and consultation in regards to HR policies and procedures with specific attention to staffing and employee relations. This position will support Field management and internal employees in his/her territory and interact with other HR professionals and corporate staff. While this position is considered a corporate-based position, each HR Business Partner travels and works day to day within the territory he/she supports.

The following are essential job accountabilities:

  • Provide strategic recommendations to senior leadership regarding HR policies and procedures.

  • Ensure all centralized HR-related policies and practices are effectively implemented and maintained within his/her territory.

  • Effectively influence all decision-makers within your service group, to ensure compliance with Randstad policies, guidelines, and strategic goals.

  • Implement programs that seek to increase retention rates and foster employee job satisfaction and high morale.

  • Facilitate all internal recruiting initiatives and support standardized recruiting strategies for identifying, attracting and retaining the best talent. Recruiting responsibilities include sourcing, interviewing, interview coordination with hiring managers, coordination of reference and background checks, and offer negotiations.

  • Ensure adherence to EEOC and affirmative action programs and diversity goals set by the organization.

  • Provide consultation and resolution support on internal Talent Relations issues. These duties include facilitating conflict resolution meetings, conducting investigations relating to Talent Relations issues and developing and maintaining documentation and records in accordance with established Company and federal/state policies. Represent Company at external hearings, as needed; Provide guidance and support to field management.

  • Coach and counsel management and employees on Human Resource policies, procedures and laws to ensure consistency and minimum exposure to liability.

  • Partner with the Benefits department to effectively and knowledgeably act as a liaison and facilitator.

  • Partner with the Compensation department to effectively relay appropriate compensation and advice regarding salaries, merit increases, employee reviews, and all other compensation-related topics.

  • Partner with HR Information Systems (HRIS) colleagues to ensure employee information is entered and managed in a timely and accurate manner within system database(s).

  • Provide ongoing feedback to Corporate HR management regarding specific area needs, opportunities for improvement, etc. This position must serve as an effective “two-way” communication source between the field or FSC and corporate HR.

  • Work closely with HR colleagues in implementing organization-wide initiatives.

  • Communicate regularly with your unit partner, providing backup support as required, and help to facilitate communication across the team and organization.

  • Adhere to all HR guidelines regarding the implementation, collection, and follow-up of I-9s, Safety Net Agreements, and Exit Interviews.

  • Provide day-to-day generalist support to field-based employees within his/her assigned territory; recruiting, employee relations, etc.

Core Competencies

  • Manage confidential information

  • Professionalism and diplomacy

  • Strong ability to influence

  • Passion for results

  • Effective verbal and written communications

  • Analysis and planning skills

  • Ability to think strategically

  • Organizational and Intercultural Awareness

  • Self-Confidence

  • Ability to multi-task

Functional Competencies

  • Must be knowledgeable of key state and federal labor and employment guidelines.

  • A working knowledge/background in compensation, employee benefits, training, etc is preferred.


  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field a plus

  • 7+ years of experience as an HR Manager/Business Partner/Generalist

  • Superior communication and influencing skills

  • Proven track record as a team player and true collaborator

  • US employment law and HR practices

  • Substantial practical experience in program management and managing complex projects across various areas

  • Must have prior experience managing all aspects of the recruiting process including sourcing, interviewing, reference and background checks, final selection and offer negotiation, etc.

Preferred requirements:

  • Preferred Field-of-Expertise Staffing industry experience or Human Resources experience within a service industry

  • PHR or SPHR certification

  • Supporting global business groups directly or through working with HR partners in local countries

  • Working in the Hi Tech industry

  • Working in a large company environment (10,000+ employees)

  • experience in mergers and acquisitions/integrations

  • Demonstrated experience in program managing global and virtual teams and successfully leading teams without a direct reporting relationship

Travel Requirements

  • Attendance at leadership or organizational meetings

  • Attendance at HR Business Partner team meetings

  • Other travel as necessary and assigned

Work Hours

  • Occasional nights and weekends required

For certain positions, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable state/local mandates, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Ask your Randstad representative for more information.

At Randstad, we love to celebrate our hardworking diverse teams demonstrated through our ongoing commitment and diversity awards. Ranked as a 2022 DiversityInc Top 50 company, a Human Rights Campaign 2022 Best Places to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality, a Military Friendly company for Veterans, Military Spouses & Suppliers, and a 2022 Staffing Industry Analyst Top 50 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Influencer to name a few. We are proud of our collaborative culture which is at the heart of Randstad. When you join Randstad you will receive opportunities for competitive & robust benefits, flexible schedules, and the assurance that everyone can be their authentic selves. We are seeking candidates from all backgrounds and demographics and a variety of industries to join a winning team!

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact

The base salary range for this position is $91,770.00 - $130,700.00.

At Randstad, we know employees that are cared for holistically have the confidence to bring their fullest potential to work, so we make investments in our people.

Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate’s education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. Based on eligibility, a successful candidate’s total compensation may include a variable pay plan including bonus(es) and/or commission(s). In setting compensation, Randstad complies with all local wage and hour laws and while the pay range listed above is an annual amount, non-exempt employees will be paid hourly and therefore receive the hourly equivalent.

In addition, Randstad offers rich learning & development opportunities, a 401(k) plan, a stock purchase plan, and comprehensive medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance to uniquely fit your needs. Randstad also focuses on overall wellbeing with our award-winning wellness program, a generous time off policy (including at least 18 paid days off in your first full year, 1 paid volunteer day, and 9 paid holidays), and offers discounts on everything from cell phone plans to car purchases.