Job Location:
US-VA Richmond

HR Business Partner II – Richmond, VA


Job Description



CoStar Group is the world’s leading provider of information and marketing solutions for the Commercial Real Estate industry.  We are searching for a Junior HR Business Partner to support teams across CoStarGroup products. The primary objective of this role is to support and coordinate essential HR functions.  Areas of oversight and job focus will include administration of HR programs, data and analytics, and employee relations. In this role, he/she will be tasked with working on all facets of HR and people strategies that align with business objectives and goals and provide a unique and dynamic employee experience. 


  • Support and execute full lifecycle employee and HR processes including bonus program(s), promotions, performance review processes, year-end compensation, engagement survey roll-out, manager excellence, exits and other recurring people processes.

  • Possess a keen understanding of the overarching strategy of the business with the ability to counsel leaders to enable growth of the business, drive retention and develop career strategies of our people

  • Analyze data and effectively organize and present findings to drive data-backed HR strategy. Draw analysis-based conclusions and collaborate on innovative solutions.  

  • Predict, assess, and determine business needs in the areas of organizational design, staffing, performance management, succession planning, development, and communication plans

  • Demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion

  • Monitor and resolve morale issues and leadership effectiveness that leads to the successful achievement of business goals and employee satisfaction

  • Partner with other HR functions to identify, evaluate and drive forward key training and development courses that hone strong talent at all levels of the organization. 

  • Contribute to the strategy and development of a best-in-class HR organization

  • Develop enhanced people related communication strategies that drive engagement

  • Participate in special projects to ensure effective delivery of HR initiatives and services.


  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field required

  • Minimum of 2 years HR experience required, Generalist/HRBP experience preferred

  • Excellent data analysis, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills

  • Strong presentation, verbal and written communication skills

  • Proficiency in excel and Office suite required

  • Experience producing results in a dynamic and fast-paced environment

  • Basic understanding of employment law, particularly in California


  • Experience working within the Workday HRIS platform

  • Demonstrated ability to succeed in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with multiple stakeholders

  • Self-directed and able to balance multiple time-sensitive deliverables and effectively prioritize, organize, and manage time.

  • Proactive and results-oriented with strong attention to detail and excellent follow through

  • Commitment to excellence and high level of integrity; ability to exercise strict confidentiality and sound judgement

  • Strong client-service focus and ability to build and manage relationships across different levels and functions


Founded in 1987, CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. Our suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availability. Behind some of the most well-known brands in the industry, CoStar Group includes CoStar, the largest provider of CRE research and real-time data; LoopNet, the most heavily trafficked mobile and online real estate marketplace; Apartments.com, the premier rental home resource for renters, property managers and owners; STR, the leading provider of performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to the hotel industry; BizBuySell, the largest online marketplace for businesses-for-sales; and Lands of America, the leading operator of online marketplaces for rural real estate.

Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar Group maintains offices throughout the U.S. and in Europe, Canada, and Asia with a staff of over 4,300 worldwide.


Working at CoStar Group means you’ll enjoy a culture of collaboration and innovation that attracts the best and brightest across a broad range of disciplines. In addition to generous compensation and performance-based incentives, you’ll be supported in both your professional and academic growth with internal training, tuition reimbursement, and an inter-office exchange program.

Our benefits package includes (but is not limited to):

  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage: Medical / Vision / Dental / Prescription Drug

  • Life, legal, and supplementary insurance

  • Commuter and parking benefits

  • 401(K) retirement plan with matching contributions

  • Employee stock purchase plan

  • Paid time off

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • On-site fitness center and/or reimbursed fitness center membership costs (location dependent)

  • Complimentary gourmet coffee, tea, hot chocolate, prepared foods, fresh fruit, and other healthy snacks

Be part of a team of professionals enjoying the opportunity to learn, do, and grow in a rewarding atmosphere. But don’t just take our word for it — see why our team chose to work at and stay at CoStar Group: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVbJRnJ2sX0

We welcome all qualified candidates who are currently eligible to work full-time in the United States to apply.  However, please note that CoStar is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.



CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing