Sr. Manager, HR Business Partner - Distribution / Corporate

Date: Feb 17, 2024

Location: Mt. Juliet, TN, US, 37122

Company: Under Armour

Values & Innovation

At Under Armour, we are committed to empowering those who strive for more, and the company's values - Act Sustainably, Celebrate the Wins, Fight on Together, Love Athletes and Stand for Equality - serve as both a roadmap for our teams and the qualities expected of every teammate.


Our Values define and unite us, the beliefs that are the red thread that connects everyone at Under Armour. Our values are rallying cries, reminding us why we're here, and fueling everything we do.


Our pursuit of better begins with innovation and with our team's mission of being the best. With us, you get the freedom to go further - no matter your role. That means developing, delivering, and selling the state-of-the-art products and digital tools that make top performers even better.


If you are a current Under Armour teammate, apply to this position on the Internal Career Site Here. 

Purpose of Role

The Senior Manager, HR Business Partner (HRBP) (Distribution), will be responsible for the full spectrum of HR practices for the Nashville Distribution House and another corporate group (s) in the Global Supply Chain organization. We are seeking an individual, ideally with operations experience, to partner with the Distribution and Corporate Global Supply Chain leadership teams to support the business strategy. The HRBP will support the distribution network and corporate supply chain leadership team(s) in managing the talent strategy, succession planning & performance management, talent acquisition, training & organizational development, teammate relations, compensation, and benefits. The HRBP will liaise between corporate centers of excellence and business leadership, overseeing day-to-day DH operations and managing projects and initiatives across the DH network and corporate clients.

Your Impact

  • Partners with Distribution House and corporate business leaders to support a wide range of areas, including organization design and strategy, workforce planning, talent management & development, DEI, employee engagement, and retention
  • Provides on-site Human Resources partnership to the Nashville Distribution Operation and Floor Leadership team in applying and interpreting HR policies and compliance
  • Plays a vital role in the Talent Acquisition, Finance, and Operations teams to identify, plan and hire the right talent at the right time to meet business objectives
  • Supports multi-year projects and initiatives across all Distribution Centers to elevate the teammate experience
  • Provide coaching and counseling to business leaders on organizational management and team development
  • Promote and establish a positive employer-employee relationship and promote a highly engaged team environment; drive the UA culture through all levels of the business unit
  • Work closely with business unit leaders to assess in-house talent and create strategy to identify and retain current talent as well as attract outside talent to the business; prepare exit strategy for non-performers
  • Proactively seek knowledge of both industry and functional specialty researching best practices, legal developments, emerging trends, technological advancements, and benchmark comparisons to create HR practices that are best in class
  • Manage a team of two Human Resources professionals and dotted line a teammate relations manager by supporting professional development, monitoring weekly duties, identifying projects, encouraging client group engagement, and ensuring efficient workflow through the HR pod
  • Will carry out supervisory responsibilities following the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and coaching; addressing complaints and resolving problems


  • Proven knowledge of all core HR processes including performance management, organization design, leadership development, talent management, compensation, succession planning, training and organizational development.
  • Prior experience promoting an atmosphere which inspires teammates to excel and develop.
  • Prior experience leading talent strategy reviews, employee retention, and identification of high potential external resources.
  • Prior experience providing confidential counseling and coaching to all levels of the organization.  Exercising judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
  • Coach, mentor, and motivate team members and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
  • Proven experience working well with others to maintain and build cross-functional (internal and external) relationships.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.  Prior experience clearly expressing complex ideas and strong presentation skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to effectively disseminate information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required
  • 7+ years of experience in Human Resources or related experience
  • Prior direct experience managing and mentoring a team preferred
  • Prior experience in a distribution or production facility preferred

Workplace Location

  • Location: This individual must reside within commuting distance from our Nashville Distribution House in Nashville, TN.
  • Return to Work Designation: Four (4) days week in-office, the remainder of work week remote. 
  • Travel: Up to 10% domestically 
  • Licenses/Certifications: PHR or SPHR certification preferred


  • No relocation provided


Base Compensation

 $127,694.00 - $175,579.80 USD

Most new hires fall within this range and have the opportunity to earn more over time. Initial placement within the salary range, however, is based on an individual's relevant knowledge, skills and experience for the position. UA is committed to helping our teammates succeed and advance in their careers. Base salary is only one component of our competitive Total Rewards package.

Benefits & Perks

Paid "UA Give Back" Volunteer Days: Work alongside your team to support initiatives in your local community.

  • Under Armour Merchandise Discounts
  • Competitive 401(k) plan matching.  
  • Maternity and Parental Leave for eligible and FMLA-eligible teammates
  • Health & fitness benefits, discounts and resources- We offer teammates across the country programs to promote physical activity and overall well-being. 


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Our Commitment to Diversity

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 or belief, 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, family or paternal 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. Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities upon request.

Nearest Major Market: Nashville