The Human Resources Director is responsible for creating and driving talent initiatives that support multiple brands within the corporate portfolio. This role is a blend of leadership, generalist, business partnership, organizational effectiveness and change management.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Lead employee relations efforts, ensure consistency and balance across brands, actively respond to overarching trends and themes and implement proactive measures when necessary.
- Ensure federal and state employment regulatory compliance across brands to include EEOC guidelines, OSHA regulations, ADA accommodations, leaves of absence, wage and hour compliance and all others.
- Implement, maintain and evolve HR practices in alignment with company practices and legal requirements.
- Manage all aspects of administration related to the employment lifecycle from onboarding to separation.
- Direct human resource efforts in partnership with brand leadership.
- Execute succession planning, talent assessment and performance development initiatives.
- Partner with leadership to ensure solid and consistent career growth planning in support of creating organizational readiness.
- Serve as the key HR partner to leadership by continually communicating “big topics” in support of creating awareness and ensuring effective and timely responsiveness to key issues.
- Build talent management capacity in a way that is aligned with business needs, culture and company practices.
- Consult with brand leadership to support global company initiatives.
- Ensure corporate directives are executed and communicated in a manner that best suits brand operations and workforce.
Engagement & Outreach:
- Support and execute HR strategies to increase engagement and communication across brands.
- Maintain an active connection with management and workforce through communication, relationship building, engagement events and having a visible presence in the business.
- Serve as an accessible, authentic and objective partner for management and leadership to express concerns, recommendation and ideas.
- Keep a pulse on the culture, morale and engagement levels across brands.
- In partnership with the broader HR team, help to build a vibrant workplace culture which retains brand uniqueness but also represents a unified company.
- Oversee and support acquisition and integration efforts as needed by the business.
- Identify change management opportunities and solutions (organization, process, infrastructure, building change capability in leadership).
- Propose and/or implement other value-add HR initiatives in accordance with business requirements.
- Maintain a network and contacts within the industry to expedite searches through referrals and other trusted resources.
- Partner with talent acquisition to designate, facilitate and manage external agency searches.
- Manage and facilitate temporary labor needs through designated external company resources.
- Partner with management and leadership to directly source and hire qualified candidates that meet the needs of the brand while also complimenting the corporate culture.
- Maintain a pulse on internal talent and make recommendations related to mobility and movement across brands.
Competencies include the following:
- Organizational Agility - Gets things done both through formal channels and the informal networks; understands the origin and reasoning behind key policies, practices, and procedures.
- Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; anticipates future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and vision of possibilities and likelihoods.
- Problem Solving - Solves difficult problems with effective solutions in a timely manner; looks beyond the obvious and doesn't stop at the first answer; develops alternative solutions.
- Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
- Oral/Written Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; demonstrates group presentation skills; writes clearly and informatively.
- Teamwork/Leadership - Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives.
- Diversity/Ethics - Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences and educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Treats people with respect; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.