Human Resources (HR) Manager

OfficeTeam - Chicago, IL (30+ days ago)3.8

Advertising Agency in Chicago is searching for a Human Resources Director. The Director, Human Resources is responsible for all generalist activities including but not limited to employee relations, implementation of compensation, organizational development, benefit programs, payroll issues and recruitment. Responsible for coordinating with other offices as well as the corporate Human Resources team in the implementation of companywide human resources initiatives. Works with the local office General Manager to develop talent management priorities and strategies that ensure HR practices support business objectives and goals. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: HR Leadership Partnership: Proactively engages with senior leaders within office/region to establish relationships and to build initiatives that meet corporate HR goals as well as local business objectives. Leads local HR team by setting structure, roles and responsibilities and objectives that drive collaboration and career growth. Employee Relations: Provides counsel and advice to employees and managers to ensure appropriate steps are taken with respect to all employee relations issues within the company?s policies and procedures. Responsible for overseeing all performance improvement plans including review of all plans and management of timeframes. Benefits: Exercise knowledge of state laws to ensure compliance on all levels with respect to benefits (unemployment, FMLA, etc.)Manage local work life benefits programs/activities (corporate anniversary gifts, wellness programs, local volunteer programs and local employee discount/convenience programs).Compensation/Performance Management: Planning: Together with VP, HR manage the performance management (PMP) and compensation review processes. Provide input for ongoing industry and geographic compensation competitiveness. Recruitment/On-Boarding: Works in conjunction with senior HR management and recruitment team to ensure workforce planning is reflected in recruitment efforts. Meets weekly with local HR team to ensure collaboration for on-boarding and other HR activities. Owns local recruitment process and approach. Owns the offer negotiation process and adheres to company salary requirements and gets proper approvals for recruitment budgets. Organizational Development/Training: Works with key individuals in the development of training and development programs for employees at all levels that will enable them to develop the skills required to perform their jobs satisfactorily; and that will enable the Company to have a trained workforce that can achieve its corporate objectives. Data Integrity/HRIS Management: Oversee and audit all local employee data on an ongoing basis to ensure all data is up to date (supervisor, title, salary, etc.) Strategic Thinking Leadership: Lead and contribute to the development of Human Resources, Organizational Development and retention strategies .Articulate effective strategic rationale and logic flow. Train, motivate, develop and lead a HR team. Communications Skills: Establish and maintain communications process within HR group and internal operational teams. Maintain frequent/as needed communication with the agency partners and disseminate pertinent information to the HR team. This is a DIRECT HIRE POSITION! All interested candidates, should email their confidential resume directly to Connie Stathopoulos at this email: The apply for this Human Resources Director position you must have the following: Please email your confidential resume to Connie Stathopoulos

? Bachelor? Degree
? 8-10 years? experience in a generalist role acting independently
? Proven ability to forge relationships with senior management
? Prior work experience in a service company environment
? Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, HRIS systems
? Ability to work independently
? Must possess strong analytical and problem solving abilities
? Must be versatile and detail oriented
? Must be detail oriented ? never leaving questions unanswered
? Must be responsive and service oriented
? Must possess strong analytical and problem solving abilities
? Must possess leadership attributes and demonstrate HR competence at most senior levels in the organization
? Must have superb written and oral communication skills
? Must be able to present recommendations/ideas to broad teams
? Must have experience executing simple and complex strategies that support HR and business objectives