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VP Human Resources

Job ID: R-022102 Date posted: 03/11/2022 Primary Location SC-Fort Mill

Are you a team player with a growth mindset? Are you interested in working in meaningful projects? Do you want to work with cutting-edge technology? Are you interested in being part of a team that is working to transform and do things differently? If so, LPL Financial is the place for you!

LPL Financial (Nasdaq: LPLA) was founded on the principle that the firm should work for the advisor, and not the other way around. Today, LPL is a leader* in the markets we serve, supporting more than 18,000 financial advisors, 800 institution-based investment programs and 450 independent RIA firms nationwide. We are steadfast in our commitment to the advisor-centered model and the belief that Americans deserve access to personalized guidance from a financial advisor. At LPL, independence means that advisors have the freedom they deserve to choose the business model, services, and technology resources that allow them to run their perfect practice. And they have the freedom to manage their client relationships, because they know their clients best. Simply put, we take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients.

Job Overview:

The HR Business Partner will be supporting our National Sales and Marketing team. This person will align with the leader to facilitate business and HR strategy execution, as well as provide consultation and coaching to leaders on performance management, talent management, organizational development, engagement strategies and compensation issues, in partnership with other teams within the Human Capital organization.


  • Work on development and implementation of comprehensive HR strategies, policies, and practices in support of company and client group business plans in the areas of performance management, leadership development, workforce planning, compensation, talent management, change management, employee engagement, retention, professional development, culture and diversity

  • Actively manage performance management needs and escalations and follow-up with managers and leaders to ensure consistent oversight and appropriate documentation

  • Advise business leaders on both strategic and tactical plans to support their business goals

  • Lead and participate in cross-functional project teams and assignments as necessary, often partnering with Compensation & Benefits; Talent Development; Learning Delivery; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Talent Acquisition; HR Ops, Systems & Analytics; Corporate Real Estate; EX & CX Initiatives and Corporate Communications

  • Act as the voice of the internal client to facilitate improvements to LPL's HR policies, benefits, initiatives, processes, etc.

  • Responsible for providing overall Human Capital leadership: focusing on employee engagement and offering support, coaching, mentorship, feedback, and development to business leaders

  • Provide creative and innovative solutions to the business on complex problems.

  • Identifying and acting on key metrics for decision making

  • Prepare and maintain materials to support initiatives across the client groups

  • Develop methods and procedures for compiling and analyzing data for reports and special projects, working closely with the HC Workforce Analytics team and other partners

  • Identify, prepare and conduct training as needed

  • Actively participate in various projects in support of Human Capital strategy

What are we looking for?

We want strong collaborators who can deliver a world-class client experience. We are looking for people who thrive in a fast-paced environment, are client-focused, team oriented, and are able to execute in a way that encourages creativity and continuous improvement.


  • Bachelor's degree required, advanced level degree preferred

  • 5+ year’s professional level experience in Human Resources

  • Proficient in HR Generalist skills such as Employee Relations, Talent Development, and Project Management, Performance Management, Talent Development, Recruiting, and Employee Relations

  • Ability to analyze and leverage data

  • Experience with facilitation of trainings

  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws

  • Experience working within financial services industry or supporting a Technology organization is a plus

  • Human Resource Management Systems – proficient

  • May involve up to 5% travel

  • Successful candidates will possess superior consultative and influencing skills, superior verbal/written communication skills, and strong analytical and problem solving skills, project management skills

  • Ability to multi-task, work on multiple priorities, work independently and as a team in an ambiguous and dynamic environment

  • Position interacts with employees, managers and leaders across two business units. Will regularly partner with other areas of Human Capital including Compensation and Benefits, Payroll, Talent Development, Learning Delivery, Talent Acquisition, and Corporate Real Estate. May interface with external agencies (employment, governmental), internal and external counsel.

  • Must be extremely organized, self-motivated, have strong time management skills and capable of working in a rapidly changing environment with the ability to effectively interact with all levels of management

  • Must have a professional demeanor and the ability to maintain confidentiality at all times


Why LPL? 

At LPL, we believe that objective financial guidance is a fundamental need for everyone. As the nation’s leading independent broker-dealer, we offer an integrated platform of proprietary technology, brokerage, and investment advisor services. We provide you with a work environment that encourages your creativity and growth, a leadership team that is supportive and responsive, and the opportunity to create a career that has no limits, only amazing potential.

We are one team on one mission. We take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients.

Because our company is not too big and not too small, you can seize the opportunity to make a real impact. We are committed to supporting workplace equality, and we embrace the different perspectives and backgrounds of our employees.We also care for our communities, and we encourage our employees to do the same. This creates an environment in which you can do your best work.

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Join the LPL team and help us make a difference by turning life’s aspirations into financial realities. Please log in or create an account to apply to this position. Principals only. EOE.

Information on Interviews:

LPL will only communicate with a job applicant directly from an email address and will never conduct an interview online or in a chatroom forum.  During an interview, LPL will not request any form of payment from the applicant, or information regarding an applicant’s bank or credit card.  Should you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact LPL’s Human Resources Solutions Center at (800) 877-7210.

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