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Job #975: Director of Human Resources - Brooklyn, NY (12-11-18)

  • Job Title: Director of Human Resources
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: $150,000 - $200,000

Job Description:

Company is currently seeking a Director of Human Resources to lead the overall administration, assessment and strategic planning of the various human resources functions. This person is responsible for ensuring that all organizational HR commitments are accomplished and aligned with business objectives. Responsibilities include benefits administration, employee relations, onboarding, off boarding, employee engagement, performance reviews, compensation, professional development, HR compliance and safety. 

Responsibilities

  • As the leader of HR, proactively provide strategic HR direction to the company
  • Oversee and lead Recruiting and Training teams
  • Develop strategic HR plans to support company growth and development
  • Review, enhance and implement programs including performance feedback, career development, compensation, employee engagement, leadership development and succession planning
  • Administer benefits and HR programs in an efficient and effective manner, ensuring compliance in all areas (FMLA, FLSA, ADA, Healthcare Reform, OSHA, etc.)
  • Manage, guide and mentor the HR team as they continue to grow and develop while ensuring exceptional customer service
  • Build relationships, schedule site visits and stay engaged with field employees
  • As a member of the leadership team, provide coaching and guidance to other leadership team members, offering alternative solutions as needed
  • Address Employee Relations issues quickly and in a fair consistent manner, seeking legal counsel where needed to mitigate risk
  • Identify organizational development needs and provide cost-effective, timely solutions
  • Encourage and support the organization and its leadership to increase communications for employee engagement
  • Develop and support programs and practices to reinforce culture and employment brand
  • Help foster an environment free of discrimination and harassment
  • Keep abreast of HR trends, best practices, and competitor approaches
  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with other members of the leadership team and employees to ensure understanding of all organizational strategy, employee programs and benefits

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive human resources experience with at least 7 years in a management role. 
  • Previous retail HR experience highly preferred.
  • HRCI or SHRM certification desired
  • BA/BS in Human Resources or related degree; advanced degree a plus
  • Experience working with a dispersed workforce preferred
  • Extensive HR knowledge and experience in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, organizational development, employee relations, safety and development
  • Experience in administration of benefits, compensation and other HR programs
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop HR with a balanced approach to strategic and operational
  • Ability to identify problems and drive appropriate people and process solutions
  • Demonstrated experience in tracking and analyzing attrition data, and working with a leadership team to develop and implement plans to improve retention
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with senior leaders regarding company direction, challenges and opportunities
  • Tactful, mature, flexible, participative management style
  • Solid written and oral communication skills; ability to present facts and recommendations effectively
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Effective team building skills; excellent interpersonal and coaching skills
  • Some travel required (up to 10%)

 

Interested candidates should contact Phillip Bank at: pbank@kforce.com. Please mention that you are a member of EisnerAmper's Friends of the Firm program.  Make sure to include Job #975 in the subject line and to copy Nkrumah Pierre and Isabella Brilliant at friendsoffirm@eisneramper.com on your email.