Human Resources Business Partner

Job Location : Location
US-CA-San Francisco
Regular Full-Time
People & Culture


As a national leader in the construction industry, Suffolk is redefining what it means to build. We challenge the status quo every day by gathering the people, innovations, and partnerships that can explore and go after new ways to do our jobs. Our focus on high-performing teams and technology translates to groundbreaking solutions for all industry sectors and phases of building. We provide value throughout the entire project lifecycle by leveraging our core construction management services alongside vertical service lines, an approach that is revolutionizing the industry and making a permanent mark on the world of business. Join us for a thrilling experience that will energize you, challenge you, and propel your career.


About Suffolk

Suffolk is a national enterprise that invests, innovates, and builds. We provide value throughout the entire project lifecycle by leveraging our core construction management services with vertical service lines that include real estate capital investment, design, self-perform construction services, technology start-up investment and innovation research and development. We have $4.5 billion in annual revenue, 2,400 employees, and main offices in Boston (headquarters), New York, Miami, West Palm Beach, Tampa, Estero, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego. We serve clients in every major industry sector, including health care, science and technology, education, gaming, transportation and aviation, and commercial. Suffolk is privately held and is led by founder, chairman and CEO John Fish. We’re ranked #23 on the Engineering News Record list of “Top 400 Contractors.” And we’re proud to be a certified 2022 “Great Place to Work.” For more information, visit and follow Suffolk on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Instagram. 


The Role

The Signature Project, Human Resources Business Partner will partner with the project leadership on driving performance, engagement, and development for our team at the project site. This role provides direction in strategic HR planning and operations, providing a broad range of HR consultation, advice, solutions, and services.  Additionally, the HR Business Partner ensures an employee-oriented, high-performance culture that embodies Suffolk’s core values.


Suffolk is seeking people who are bold. Curious. Innovative. Caring. Looking for the career opportunity of a lifetime. We’ll challenge and inspire you to be your very best. We’ll embrace what makes you unique and lift you up as you take chances. Here, you’ll find a place where you can act with purpose and integrity, bringing intelligence and grit to every aspect of your job. Join us for the chance to leverage your inherent curiosity and proven capabilities to catapult you to the next level.


  • Serve as a strategic partner to the senior leadership team and build strong relationships.
  • Be a trusted advisor, coaching business leadership on leadership effectiveness and performance.
  • Drive the annual performance management process.
  • Effectively use influence and negotiation strategies to secure support from stakeholders for support of key initiatives.
  • In line with Suffolk’s vision and strategic priorities, drive employee engagement and ensure a collaborative workforce based on shared goals and accountability.
  • Lead employee relations resolutions, minimizing risk to the organization by actively responding to and addressing employee concerns in a timely, cost-efficient manner.
  • Conduct complete investigations and make recommendations based on findings/facts, partnering with HR leadership and legal counsel.
  • Support the business with organizational design practices and solutions as the business grows.
  • Lead and manage change across client group to influence organizational culture. Implement change programs as business needs dictate.
  • Serve as regional D&I champion to partner with national D&I team.


  • 3-5+ years of progressive HR Manager or Business Partner related experience.
  • Bachelor's Degree required.
  • Strong analytical skills to leverage data and a fact-base in delivering HR programs and strategies that effectively address business issues.
  • Proven strategic HR coaching skills with a demonstrated track record of exceptional client service delivery in a matrixed organization.
  • Track record of achieving results that contribute significantly to the business.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Sound business judgment with strong planning, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Highly organized with demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Candidate must possess Suffolk’s Core Values: Passion, Integrity, Hard Work, Professionalism, and Caring


Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time; talk or hear; perform fine motor, hand and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing. The employee is frequently required to stands; walk; and reach with arms and/or hands. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will spend their time in an office environment with a quiet to moderate noise level. Job site walking.

EEO Statement

Suffolk Construction and Liberty Construction are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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