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Sr. HR Business Partner  

About the Organization
Centennial Resource Development, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDEV) is an independent oil and natural gas company focused on the development of unconventional oil and associated liquids-rich natural gas reserves in the Permian Basin. The Company's assets are concentrated in the Delaware Basin, a sub-basin of the Permian Basin, and its properties consist of large, contiguous acreage blocks located in West Texas and Southern New Mexico. Our principal business objective is to increase shareholder value by building a premier development company focused on the production of oil and natural gas in an environmentally and socially responsible way, while generating sustainable free cash flow. Centennial was formed in 2016 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

At Centennial, we believe our best assets are our employees who create and maintain our culture. We aim to attract top talent in the oil industry and empower them to do what they do best. We seek employees who constructively challenge conventional thought, ask why and push the boundaries so that we are seen as leading innovators in our industry. We rely on their passion and creativity to drive results in a team-based, collaborative and enjoyable work environment. Our employees give us a sustainable competitive advantage and we understand the need to attract, retain and train the best team possible.  
Location Midland  

Reporting to the Vice President, Human Resources, the Sr. HR Business Partner will be an integral member of the HR team administering the HR-related programs in alignment with CDEV’s strategic goals. Based in our Midland, TX office with regular travel to the Pecos, TX and Hobbs/Eunice, NM offices, the ideal candidate will lead the Company’s Texas and New Mexico recruiting, selection, onboarding and retention efforts to ensure that we maintain top talent in the company. The successful candidate will be skilled in building relationships and communicating with all employees while helping maintain a work environment that encourages operational excellence, innovation, and fun.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Partnering with managers to ensure a positive work environment for all employees
  • Assisting leaders with managing and developing employees to ensure we maintain high performance as well as a high retention rate
  • Working with management to determine Texas and New Mexico staffing needs that feed the company’s workforce plan
  • Partnering with hiring managers to recruit and select top talent and successfully onboarding them into the organization
  • Leading employee relations efforts which includes serving as the primary point of contact for manager questions as well as handling employee relations issues as they arise
  • Building relationships with office and field employees and address any concerns
  • Able to answer benefits and compensation related questions as they arise
  • Communicating (and where necessary refining) HR-related policies and programs including, but not limited to, the employee handbook, drug testing policy, etc.
  • Determining training needs (technical, leadership, communication, etc.) and assisting with coordination and delivery of such training
  • Other projects as needed


Compensation & Benefits Information:

  • Salary range is approximately $85,200 - $105,000, depending on specific experience*
  • Other forms of compensation for this position include:
    • Target bonus of 15% of base salary and any eligible overtime wages (discretionary based on company and individual performance)
  • Additional employment benefits for this position include:
    • Medical, dental & vision coverage
    • Flexible Spending & Health Savings accounts
    • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
    • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
    • Basic Life & AD&D insurance
    • Supplemental Life & AD&D insurance
    • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
    • Short- & Long-Term Disability coverage
    • Adoption assistance program
    • Educational assistance program
    • PTO Plan based on relevant experience
    • LOA benefits including parental leave

*Please note that Centennial may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range provided. Company takes into consideration a candidate’s education, training, and experience, as well as the position's work location, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value, including seniority and merit systems, and internal pay alignment when determining the salary level for potential new employees. In compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, a potential new employee’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions.

Position Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree; PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP certification preferred
  • 4+ years of Human Resources experience and a general knowledge of applicable employment law and best practices
  • Experience in the energy industry preferred
  • Ability to partner with leaders to positively influence employee culture
  • Ability to develop and communicate HR-related benefits, programs, policies, systems and trainings
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship building, and coaching skills
  • Ability to efficiently prioritize and multitask effectively
EOE Statement CDEV provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants in all Company facilities without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition, genetic information, or sexual orientation in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.  
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