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Senior HR Business Partner

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Senior HR Business Partner

Are you committed to helping teams and organizations succeed? We’re looking for a talented and driven Senior HRBP with demonstrated success in a dynamic, creative environment to join Bungie’s People Team. The Senior HRBP is both a strategic and hands-on role that provides business advisory support to development and non-development disciplines, while also directly contributing to People Team project work. The Senior HRBP is instrumental in executing our people initiatives, providing internal customer support, and driving People Team functional excellence and process improvement. If you’re solution-oriented, hands-on, and approach challenges with positivity and humor, we’d love to talk to you!

During these uncertain times and rapidly changing environment surrounding COVID-19, all positions at Bungie are subject to onboarding and working virtually/remotely. Once the studio is fully reopened, most work is expected to be performed in-person at our main headquarters in Bellevue, Washington.


  • Serve as a trusted advisor to Bungie’s Publishing and Business Operations leaders and managers to: understand the needs, goals, and challenges of their teams/functions and provide perspective on how to successfully align people and business strategies, implement solutions, and improve organizational effectiveness, partner throughout the planning and execution of Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Organizational Design and Effectiveness, D&I, and L&D programs and changes, (in partnership with the ER Manager) assess organization health, identify trends, and recommend solutions; provide coaching to enhance employee engagement and limit attrition; help drive the efficient resolution of employee relations issues, build manager capability by coaching managers through challenging employee and organizational issues
  • Help drive the global scaling of our Publishing team, including working with a global service provider on the setup of country-specific infrastructure, and providing oversight to ensure service quality and compliance are being met for our international employee base
  • Collaborate on the strategy, creation, and implementation of People Team programs and initiatives, ensuring that your client group is represented in the programs we build. Own and drive projects as needed
  • Partner with business leaders and various internal teams (Recruitment, Finance, Legal, IT, etc.) to encourage innovation and ensure the continual improvement and relevance of People Team programs and processes
  • Engage in difficult conversations, giving and receiving constructive feedback with professionalism and candor
  • Adeptly balance business needs, goals, and values with employee advocacy
  • Manage multiple priorities simultaneously and under pressure, adapting to change and flexing when needed to pitch in on the day-to-day People Team work

Required Skills

  • Experience globally scaling a matrixed organization and supporting an international client group in an HRBP role
  • Professional integrity, including discretion, confidentiality, judgement, and a strong work ethic
  • Strong business and HR acumen, including demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Effective consulting skills, with an ability to influence in all directions and build and maintain strong relationships in a distributed environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to think analytically and de-escalate situations by providing information, direction, and advice
  • Experience implementing innovative HR solutions
  • Project Management capabilities
  • Desire to foster a positive and collaborative work environment
  • Ability to work autonomously but also take direction
  • Technical aptitude in MS Office applications as well as a variety of HR systems

Nice To Have Skills

  • HR experience in the entertainment industry
  • HR-specific education, training, or certification
  • Experience partnering with and managing vendor relationships
  • Experience creating and/or driving L&D or D&I initiatives
  • Experience handling ER investigations, start to finish
  • Experience implementing HR systems