Sr. Lead, HR Business Partner

Date: Nov 25, 2021

Location: Baltimore, MD, US, 21230

Company: Under Armour

Under Armour has one mission: to make you better. We have a commitment to innovation that lies at the heart of everything we do, not just for our athletes but also for our teammates. As a global organization, our teams around the world push boundaries and think beyond what is expected. Together our teammates are unified by our values and are grounded in our vision to inspire you with performance solutions you never knew you needed but can’t imagine living without.

Position Summary

The Sr. Lead, Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) is responsible for providing HR consulting and expertise to the Global Product organization (includes product, design, innovation) to support the organization’s mission, vision, values, and strategic and operational plans. The individual will partner with department leaders, the Director, HR Business Partner, and HR talent to align Under Armour’s global Human Resources Strategies with business strategies in a fast-paced environment.

The Sr. Lead, HR Business Partner reports to the Director, HR Business Partner, is ideally based in Baltimore, MD, and is a member of the HR POD (includes HR generalists, teammate relations, talent acquisition, and HR coordinators).   

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Partners closely with the Director, HRBP in the development and execution of a business-specific people strategy and tactics
  • Consults, coaches, and influences Sr. Directors and below in all aspects of the teammate lifecycle and drive team effectiveness across the different functions of the Product organization
  • Collaborate with HR Partners (i.e., other HRBPs, Talent Acquisition, DEI, Learning and Development, Transformation Office, Total Rewards, and HR Admin/Operations), Legal, FP&A, and communications to effectively execute against the people strategy
  • Supports the strategic delivery of key HR practices for the Product organization including workforce plans, engagement strategies, succession planning, diversity equity and inclusion best practices, talent acquisition, organizational design and effectiveness, training and development, performance management, and compensation and benefits
  • Support the Director, HR Business Partner and department heads to effectively manage and lead change in the organization
  • Tracks performance against relevant HR data to drive continuous improvement across departments

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • THINKS STRATEGICALLY: Helps shape team goals to drive UA's strategy using individual or team expertise. Translates UA's strategy into team goals that are clear, specific, and measurable. Partners across teams to prioritize projects and resources.
  • BUILD GREAT TALENT: Regularly coaches others to help them grow. Learns about others’ professional aspirations and enables opportunities for them to develop. Evaluates and selects talent based on diversity of perspective and skills.
  • COMMUICATES EFFECTIVELY: Consistently cascades and shares information with others that is necessary to perform their job, balancing transparency with confidentiality. Delivers feedback and difficult messages in a direct, constructive, and sincere manner. Listens attentively and encourages others to speak openly and honestly. Influences others by tailoring messaging to the audience. Maintains composure in challenging conversations and situations.
  • MAKE DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS: Challenges others to think creatively about how to leverage data to make business decisions. Evaluates the interconnections among decisions and uses data to address the strategic priorities. Fosters an environment where data is shared, and teammates are empowered to make data-based decisions.

Education And / Or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • A proven track record of 5-7 years of experience in Human Resources or related experience

Other Requirements

  • Location: This individual must reside within commuting distance from our global headquarters in Baltimore, MD
  • Return-to-Work Designation: 3-4 days a week in-office, the remainder of work week remote at home
  • PHR/SPHR certification preferred
  • Prior experience working in a global matrix organization preferred
  • Previous retail and apparel industry experience a plus


  • No relocation provided
  • No reimbursement for commuting related travel expenses


At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. 

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore