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Sr. Manager, HRBP (CA or IL)

Date:  Jun 12, 2021

Hoffman Estates, IL, US, 60169


About CDK Global, Inc

CDK Global (NASDAQ:CDK) is a leading provider of integrated data and technology solutions to the automotive, heavy truck, recreation and heavy equipment industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end, omnichannel retail commerce through open, agnostic technology, CDK Global provides solutions to dealers and original equipment manufacturers, serving nearly 15,000 retail locations in North America. CDK solutions connect people with technology by automating and integrating all parts of the dealership and buying process, including the acquisition, sales, financing, insuring, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles. Visit






At CDK, the Human Resources Business Partner teams work closely with leadership, front line managers and employees to develop and execute a broad range of people strategies focused on talent management, organizational development and effectiveness and workforce planning. 


The Sr. Manager, HRBP will have overall responsibility for several functions within the business. They will work to quickly understand business priorities to craft and drive an overarching integrated talent agenda that has the greatest impact to these priorities, and is accountable for organizational and cross-functional alignment. 


In close partnership with the HR Centers of Excellence (CoEs), this position refines and delivers strategic HR initiatives across the organization, builds, and embeds foundational frameworks, and manages functional teams through annual processes. This position is the voice of the business back to CoEs to ensure that we build meaningful and relevant programs and establish priorities in line with business needs. 


The Sr. Manager, HR Business Partner identifies and solves complex operational and organizational problems leveraging the appropriate resources within or outside the team or organization. They are a leader within Human Resources, and within their functional business group. This leader focuses on the developing others around them, as well as providing mentorship for the growth of the broader HRBP team. 


Key Responsibilities may include: 

  • Business partner/trusted advisor to assigned client leaders. Works closely with senior leadership and their teams to define and execute business strategies that enable alignment and growth for the business 
  • Drives a people strategy that is connected to the business strategy and growth. Translates current and future business needs into an overall integrated strategic workforce plan 
  • Brings an objective perspective in managing business problems. Provides insight regarding people, organizational dynamics and the business and translates this insight into sustainable solutions 
  • Recognizes and effectively balances the client group’s interests with the needs of the company 
  • Understands external customer trends and issues in the industry that could potentially impact business 
  • Develops and implements HR plans for assigned BUs in conjunction with the appropriate Human Resources management and/or line leaders.  
  • Ensures plans are effectively implemented and makes revisions/modifications as appropriate.  
  • Identify needs, analyze data, develop recommendations, and implement plans and projects that maximize employee performance 
  • Provides succession planning to management, and assures the effectiveness of career path and talent retention programs to achieve business strategies 
  • Contributes to the business strategies and drives human resources practices and processes that will help to achieve business objectives. Coaches BU leaders and key business leaders on leading and managing their organizations effectively. Diagnoses organizational effectiveness issues, including organization design, and implements solutions 
  • Diagnoses issues, and recommends solutions to highly complex business, people and organizational issues across multiple groups within the company 


Qualifications and job requirements 

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management, Business, Psychology, Sociology, or related field, or equivalent experience 
  • 8+ years' experience in human resources, of which minimum 3 years in an HRBP role 
  • Experience partnering with senior leadership; able to engage strategically and influence business leaders with data-driven recommendations and valuable insights 
  • Advanced proficiency in talent development, performance management, employee engagement, organizational development and design, change management, and coaching 
  • Genuine curiosity and drive to reach beyond and discover the possible 
  • Excellent communication skills and executive presence



CDK Global knows you have passions outside of work.  You have family, friends, sporting events, and lots of things going on.   That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to not only take care of you but your family as well.   All of our benefits are effective the first day of employment including 401K matching, paid time off to re-energize, donate your time to volunteer in your community, and tuition reimbursement to name a few.

At CDK, we pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce. We value and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and the different perspectives they provide. We offer equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, or protected veteran status.  

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Outside Sales, Supply, HR, Performance Management, Sales, Operations, Human Resources

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