Human Resources Director - Consulting

RSM US LLP - Minneapolis, MN

Human Resources Director – Consulting Services

Location: Nationwide (RSM Office Locations)

The Human Resources Director – Consulting Services (CS) Lead is responsible for the execution and alignment of the talent strategy for the National Consulting Line of Business (LOB). This position operates as a contributing member of the Field HR leadership team and reports directly to the Senior Director, Field HR Leader. The role partners directly with the National Consulting LOB Leader and ensures Field HR is consistent in delivering the LOB strategy across the firm to ensure alignment to strategy and maintaining quality client service delivery through the Consulting teams in all markets.

Essential Duties:
Talent Strategy & Execution:
Consulting/Business Fluency - Continually developing CS expertise and a deep understanding of the opportunities and challenges facing the LOB
Lead and partner with an eye to changes affecting the LOB in the future e.g. keeps pace with rapidly changing nature of work and workforce
Share Consulting SME knowledge and LOB strategies and initiatives with Field HR LOB Community that is driven to proactively meet the changing needs of the firm and practice strategies
Build strong relationships with Consulting leaders across the firm in order to understand talent trends, business needs, business direction and business strategy in order to deliver solutions that support positive business results
Ensure integration and collaboration between all points of the Matrix – LOB, Industry, Markets
Accountable to ensure enterprise alignment of Consulting LOB strategy regardless of location; creating a consistent Talent and Client experience for all our people
Seek opportunities for collaboration with HR Market Leads and National HR LOB Leads for increased efficiencies, continuity, and maintaining quality client service
Drives the RSM Talent strategy in alignment with firm strategy and holds accountable HR LOBs/Field HR to be consistent across the matrix
Set the tone for how we collaborate across the matrix to ensure clarity for team members and clients
Integrates, aligns and embeds diversity and inclusion in HR thought leadership and strategy

Advice & Coaching:
Cultivate and coach Consulting HR team members to be deep business partners of the firm focused on today and tomorrows opportunities and challenges
Mentors/coaches team members outside of immediate team through feedback, career opportunity discussions, and actively listening to employees
Serves as a career advisor and provides effective leadership to employees and/or teams through: communicating performance expectations, providing real-time feedback performance, recognition, coaching, creating career growth opportunities and employee development plans
Trusted business advisor and coach to firm leaders

Operations & Compliance:
Business fluency to understand how the firm operates and identify and interpret levers that impact firm performance
Delegates and leverages effectively to CS HR team members to ensure consistent and appropriate completion and implementation of strategy
Knowledgeable of relevant laws, regulations, and internal policies and sets a high standard for self and team to ensure compliance
Collaborates with other business advisors e.g. TA, LPD, Finance, Marketing, Resource Management to support talent strategy and firm initiatives
Other duties as assigned

Required Education:
Bachelor’s degree in business, HR or industrial relations

Minimum 10 years of progressive broad-based HR experience required, 6 of which must be at the management level with deep Consulting experience

Professional services firm experience preferred

Required Leadership Skills:
Demonstrated success in influencing and engaging stakeholders, building collaborative relationships while managing conflicting priorities

Demonstrated ability to respond positively to changing circumstances, seek and implement change to drive business improvement, and serve as a model of change

Strong communication skills; clearly conveys information through a variety of media (written, verbal, email, etc). Able to communicate effectively with people at all levels of the firm

Excellent interpersonal skills. Able to motivate, inspire and develop individuals and teams to collaborate and deliver to their highest potential

Demonstrated ability to work with others in a virtual environment to arrive at the desired outcomes with the ultimate end results

Demonstrated ability to impact and influence a diverse population

Skilled at using effective listening, probing and investigatory skills to handle complex, sensitive escalated inquiries and conversations with discretion, composure and compassion

Demonstrated ability to transfer expert knowledge to others and positively influence managers and employees

Demonstrates ability to recognize, define, and advance complex issues in a matrix organization

Demonstrated ability to develop strategies and share techniques for complex problems, organizational structure and organizational development

You want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'll move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your fresh perspective.

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