Fifth Third Bank HR Business Partner II in CINCINNATI, Ohio

Fifth Third Bank is one of the top-performing banks in the country, with a heritage that spans more than 150 years. As The curious bank, we've staked our claim on looking at things differently, at being better listeners and at showing more commitment. This applies to our relationships with customers and employees alike.

We employ about 19,000 people, and what we offer is:

  • A chance for employees to build their future, with supportive career development and financial wellness programs.

  • An environment where we win together. We celebrate achievement and work collaboratively. We're also a two-time Gallup Great Workplace honoree.

  • An invitation to impact lives in a positive and lasting way. Everything we do is geared toward improving lives. That's fun and exciting.

It comes down to the fact that Fifth Third is a warm and caring place to with which to grow # as a customer or as a team member.

At Fifth Third Bank, the Human Capital division provides strategic human resources functions to attract, develop, retain and engage a skilled and diverse workforce. We are a team of professionals who strive to provide the best opportunities in the marketplace and be recognized as an Employer of Choice. We are focused on operational excellence, culture and talent optimization to support the needs of our business and realize a vision to have the highest performing talent in roles critical to achieving our Bancorp objectives.


HR BP works closely with the Senior HR Business Partner, other Business Partners, assigned managers and HR Centers of Excellence ("COEs") on HR initiatives. This role supports the Senior HRBP and managers within the assigned business unit (i.e., affiliate, line of business or division) to execute the business unit's HR strategies. An HR Business Partner in an affiliate may support a Line of Business across a Region.

Responsible and accountable for risk by openly exchanging ideas and opinions, elevating concerns, and personally following policies and procedures as defined. Accountable for always doing the right thing for customers and colleagues, and ensures that actions and behaviors drive a positive customer experience. While operating within the Bank#s risk appetite, achieves results by consistently identifying, assessing, managing, monitoring, and reporting risks of all types.



  • Strategic Planning

o Support the execution of business unit strategies and plans

o Implement HR strategies and solutions that support the short- and long-term business objectives

  • Consulting

o Establish effective relationships with assigned business unit managers

o Follow a disciplined consulting process (diagnose, validate, contract, source, deliver and evaluate) to address business issues

o Collaborate with key internal partners (e.g., HR COEs, Finance) to achieve business objectives

  • Coaching (Trusted Advisor)

o Provide advice and counsel to business unit managers regarding their behaviors, skills, and competencies, including individual and team development, business decision-making, problem-solving, and general leadership practices

o Drive managers' ownership for managing and developing their own people (e.g., individual development plans, performance management, corrective counseling, succession and talent management, and pay-for-performance)

o Drive manager accountability for employee engagement for the business unit, including development and execution of the impact plans

  • Organization Design/Development

o Work proactively with business unit managers to understand and influence current and future states

o Support organization change interventions (including structure, strategies and other ODP programs) to facilitate transition to future state

  • Change Management

o Support managers in executing change within their business units (e.g., acquisitions, de novo growth, restructuring, etc.) by using a consistent Bancorp Change Management strategy

o Support the integration in a merger or acquisition, partnering across affiliates, lines of business and Bancorp HR functions


Responsible for providing employees timely, candid and constructive feedback; developing employees to their full potential and providing challenging opportunities that enhance employee career growth; developing the appropriate talent pool to ensure adequate bench strength and succession planning; recognizing and rewarding employees for accomplishments. Primary stakeholders include senior HR Business Partners, managers within assigned business unit or region, HR Centers of Excellence and HR Business Partners.

Fifth Third Bank is proud to have an engaged and inclusive culture and to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity in all employment decisions regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


  • Bachelor's degree in HR or related field (or equivalent working experience) required. PHR certification preferred. A minimum of 3 years of progressive Human Resources or related business experience. Relevant HR generalist experience working in a large, corporate environment is preferred. Financial Services experience preferred. Exposure to multiple disciplines within HR as well as general business acumen is preferred

  • Experience operating in an environment that stresses both individual accountability and team-based performance is critical. A sense of urgency and a continual drive for results coupled with an ability to partner effectively with management are key success factors. The ability to be highly effective in a team-oriented environment and to build relationships based on added value, not title or authority is crucial

  • Previous experience should include successfully implementing processes, best practices and operational change initiatives. Incumbent must show an ability to successfully collaborate with and influence management and peers to support growth and financial results

  • Interpersonal, negotiation, verbal and written communication, and presentation skills

  • Problem solving and analytical skills

  • Ability to interact well with all organizational levels

  • Computer/Technical: Ability to use all Microsoft Office software, including: Word, Excel, Power Point, and Access Database


  • Normal office environment

  • Extending viewing of computer screens

  • Some travel may be required