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Senior HR Business Partner



People & HR, Sales & Business Development
Bowie, MD, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024

Inovalon was founded in 1998 on the belief that technology, and data specifically, would empower the transformation of the entire healthcare ecosystem for the better, improving both outcomes and economics. At Inovalon, we believe that when our customers are successful in their missions, healthcare improves. Therefore, we focus on empowering them with data-driven solutions. And the momentum is building.

Together, as ONE Inovalon, we are a united force delivering solutions that address healthcare’s greatest needs. Through our mission-based culture of inclusion and innovation, our organization brings value not just to our customers, but to the millions of patients and members they serve.

Note: This is a hybrid role requiring 2 days in the Bowie, MD office between the days of Monday-Wednesday.

Overview: The Senior HR Business Partner is a strategic partner for leaders, key stakeholders and HR colleagues to shape and deliver HR plans and solutions in line with the needs and priorities of the Business Units they support. Operating as an HR expert, this role will advise, guide, and support senior level executives and managers by providing high level people management and development support within the business group. The Senior HR Business Partner is highly organized, thrives in a very fast-paced environment and enjoys handling the full spectrum of HR initiatives with little or no direction.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Acts as a strategic advisor and implementation support to the assigned Business Unit leaders and Managers related to disciplinary matters, investigations, performance and talent management, training and development, recognition, compensation, and benefits and leave.
  • Supports Human Resources functions and administration involving the maintenance of related records within multiple HR systems.
  • Manages confidential and complex employee matters relations.
  • Independently, and in partnership with other HR partners, drives organizational structure and strategic alignment and executes wide-ranging programs which effectively leverage change management principles.
  • Applies sound business acumen to interpret key performance indicators to understand current state versus desired outcomes.
  • Supports HR Leadership in developing solutions and implementing programs and policies.
  • Serves as a “go to” contributor for a wide range of programs, including DE&I, Talent Management and Development, Performance Management, and Employee Relations.
  • Supports the talent management strategy for business unit including goal development, mid-year check-ins, performance reviews, assessing talent for development and successorship, and performance improvement plans.
  • Provides support and advice to managers on methods and approaches to resolve employee performance issues and support employee development efforts, and engages legal advisors as needed.
  • Administers corporate Human Resources policies, programs, and procedures, and provides HR guidance and across the organization in support of corporate policies.
  • Maintain compliance with Inovalon's policies, procedures, and mission statement.
  • Adhere to all confidentiality and HIPAA requirements as outlined within Inovalon's Operating Policies and Procedures in all ways and at all times concerning any aspect of the data handled or services rendered in the undertaking of the position; and
  • Fulfill those responsibilities and duties that Inovalon may provide to achieve the operational and financial success of the Company.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible HR experience, including compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, employee relations, diversity, performance management, and federal and state respective employment laws.
  • Detailed understanding of common Human Resources concepts, systems, procedures, and regulations/laws (ADA, FMLA, EEOC, FLSA, etc.).
  • Previous experience supporting a technology or engineering organization required.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional and effective verbal and written and communication skills; must be comfortable handling difficult conversations and able to adapt communications to all levels of the organization.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Must be very organized and detail oriented.
  • Must enjoy a fast-paced and continuously changing environment and be able to handle multiple priorities simultaneously without continuous direction effectively.
  • Must effectively and consistently maintain and operate with the highest levels of confidentiality and discretion.


  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant field required.
  • Formal HR certifications are strongly preferred, specifically PHR/SPHR.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • Sedentary work (i.e., sitting for extended periods).
  • Frequently or constantly move objects and repetitive motions.
  • Subject to inside environmental conditions.
  • Travel for this position will include up to 5%, usually for training purposes or in-person meetings in corporate offices.

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications listed in a job description. If you don’t meet every qualification listed but are excited about our mission and the work described, we encourage you to apply regardless. Inovalon is most interested in finding the best candidate for the job and you may be just the right person for this or other roles.

By embracing diversity, equity and inclusion we enhance our work environment and drive business success. Inovalon strives to reflect the diversity of the communities where we operate and of our clients and everyone whom we serve. We endeavor to create a culture of inclusion in which our associates feel empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work and pursue their professional goals in an equitable setting. We understand that by fostering this type of culture, and welcoming different perspectives, we generate innovation and growth.

Inovalon is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirement.

The Company maintains a drug free work environment for all of its associates, which includes employees, contractors and vendors. It is unlawful for associates to manufacture, sell, distribute, dispense, possess or use any controlled substance or marijuana in the workplace and doing so will result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment or the contracted relationship.

To review the legal requirements, including all labor law posters, please visit this link