Sr. Manager, HR Business Partner

Date: Jun 24, 2022

Location: Sparrows Point, MD, US, 21219

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 Senior Manager, HR Business Partner (HRBP) will be responsible for the full spectrum of HR practices for the Baltimore, MD Omni Distribution House and the Global Trade Compliance, Customs & Logistics organization. We are seeking an individual, ideally with operations experience, to partner with the Distribution and Corporate Global Trade leadership teams in all aspects of the ongoing operations. The HRBP will also support the distribution and logistics strategy by acting as a liaison between corporate centers of excellence and the three US-based distribution centers to oversee projects and initiatives. Additionally, this role will support the Global Logistics leadership team to include: talent strategy, succession planning & performance management, talent acquisition, training & organizational development, teammate relations, compensation, and benefits.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides on-site Human Resources partnership to the Distribution Operation and Floor Leadership team in the application and interpretation of HR policies and through personnel matters
  • Plays a key role in the design and development of the Distribution House teammate staffing and workforce planning initiatives, as well as ongoing oversight of the teammate population
  • Supports new projects and initiatives across all Distribution Centers to ensure alignment and consistency
  • Provide coaching and counseling to teammates and executive business leaders on organizational management and development
  • Promote and establish a positive employer-employee relationship and promote a high level of employee morale; 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
  • Provide coaching and counseling to business partners in all areas of Human Capital
  • Proactively seek knowledge of both industry and functional specialty researching best practices, legal developments, emerging trends, technological advancements, and benchmark comparison’s in order to create HR practices that are best in class
  • Manage a team of two Human Resources professionals by supporting professional development, monitoring weekly duties, identifying projects, encouraging client group engagement, and ensuring efficient workflow through the HR office
  • Will carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with 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

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • Proven knowledge of all core HR processes including performance management, leadership development, talent management, compensation, succession planning, training, and organizational development
  • Prior experience providing confidential counseling and coaching to all levels of the organization; exercising judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action
  • Ability to identify strategic needs, resource key projects, develop recommendations, and lead change implementation with little or no direction
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and business acumen as demonstrated through previous work experience and accomplishments; this includes translating people-related metrics to actionable results
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; prior experience clearly expressing complex ideas and strong presentation skills
  • Strong organizational skills, and ability to effectively disseminate information in a clear and concise manner
  • Judgment - displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in the decision-making process; makes timely decisions

Education And / Or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required
  • 5-7 years of experience in Human Resources or related experience
  • Prior direct experience managing and mentoring a team preferred
  • Prior experience in a distribution setting preferred
  • PHR or SPHR certification preferred

Other Requirements

  • Location: This individual must reside within commuting distance from our Omni Distribution House in Baltimore, MD
  • Return To Work Designation: Three (3) days a week in-office, the remainder of work week remote
  • Travel: Willing to travel domestically 0-10%


  • No relocation provided


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. 

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Nearest Major Market: Baltimore