HR Business Partner, Principal – San Francisco, CA

Job Posting Date: September 14, 2017
Requisition #: 54217583-E01
Job Category: Human Resources
Job Level: Manager/Principal
Employment Type: Management
Business Unit: Human Resources
Schedule: Full-time
City: San Francisco

Based in San Francisco, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. And wedeliver some of the nation’s cleanest energy to our customers in Northern and Central California. For PG&E, ‘Together, Building a Better California’ is not just a slogan. It’s the very core of our mission and the scale by which we measure our success. We knowthat the nearly 16 million people who do business with our company count on our more than 24,000 employees for far more than the delivery of utility services. They, along with every citizen of the state we call home, also expect PG&E to help improve theirquality of life, the economic vitality of their communities, and the prospect for a better future fueled by clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employerthat actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protectedveteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

Department Overview

The HR Business Partner (HRBP) team works withPG&E’s lines of business as their Human Resources (HR) trusted strategic advisor. The HR Business Partner team leads the implementation of HR programs, including Performance Management, Compensation, Leadership Development, Organizational Design and EmployeeRelations for their line of business client.

Position Summary

This position is the HR for HR role. In this capacity, the HRBP will work with senior leadership to support the HR organization. This position is the strategic advisor for the SeniorVice President of HR working across Human Resources’ Centers of Excellence and with department leaders. This position is responsible for implementing new programs and initiatives and maintaining existing programs to ensure business objectives are achieved as wellas employee relations issues.

The HR Business Partner will be involved in the handling of sensitive HR issues by enlisting Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and applying professional expertise in the resolution of issues. The successful candidate will havethe ability to partner with and advise senior level executives on HR related plans, risks, impacts and actions impacting short and long term strategy.



*High School Diploma
*Minimum of 10 years progressivelyresponsible relevant experience with experience executing a variety of HR programs from compensation, organizational design, and employee relations, employee development and leadership coaching.


*MBA or Master’s degree
*Experience working in a unionized labor environment


*Partner with leadership team (officers/directors) to determine strategies needed to drive results for
the business
*Support execution of strategies and changeinitiatives
*Provide executive coaching and organizational consulting to leadership to improve their individual
effectiveness and the effectiveness of their organization
*Address and resolve complex HR issues that arise directly from the businessand/or through HR
*Work with department leadership to recommend solutions and strategies to resolve HR issues
*Partner across HR functions to ensure appropriate execution and delivery of HR programs and
initiatives; provide input onand assist the delivery of various HR programs and initiatives
*Effectively communicate goals, objectives, and implementation plans of HR programs


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