Regional Human Resources Business Partner- Raleigh, NC Region

Belk - Raleigh, NC3.6

The Regional HR Manager will be responsible for the planning and execution of all human resource activities and oversee execution within their assigned stores. Work closely with the division office management, regional managers, and store managers to maximize the return on the human resources investment.

Essential Functions:
Responsible for comprehensive onboarding for STM, OTM, and HR Associates
Coordinate interview process and job offers in partnership with Division HR
Ensure that associates receive basic orientation and on-going training to develop skills necessary to be successful in the job
Resolve all associate relations issues in a timely manner
Support Belk Associate Engagement process in each location
Ensure corrective interviews are written appropriately are conducted in a timely following the Corrective Action Process
Follow up on Region’s excel calls as appropriate; conduct investigations when needed
Coordinate Pacesetter/Consultant recognition program for region
Talent Management
Build a talent pipeline for the organization
Support human resources activities at the store level through recruiting, training, on-boarding, coaching, counseling, resolving problems and change management
Work with business leaders to assess employee potential for future roles and responsibilities.
Provide feedback for talent assessment and performance management process
Manage and monitor stores to ensure compliance with all Federal laws and Belk policies
Ensure integrity of associate data in PeopleSoft
Support reduction of associate turnover by recommending actions to improve retention and ensuring quality exit interviews are completed
Additional Responsibilities
Embrace, support and motivate other to embrace change through support of new company initiatives, processes, policies and procedures.
Must demonstrate a strong knowledge of store-based processes
Special projects and other duties as assigned.

Leadership Competency
Supports company initiatives/objectives to include embracing change; collaborating effectively; and builds customer loyalty & confidence through the enforcement of company expectations
Effectively communicate priorities and initiatives, maintain a high degree of confidentiality, have a high level of business acumen, strong presentation skills and the ability to maintain a diverse and inclusive workforce.
Decision Making Impact
Serve as a mediator between associates and management under the guidance of the DHRD and DRHM.
Advise management on appropriate disciplinary actions up to and including termination under the guidance of the DHRD and DRHM.
Enforce open door policy
Provide assistance and guidance on LOA requests and Reasonable accommodation requests based on ADAAA regulations.
Mitigate liabilities
Produce documentation for EEOC, NRLB, Department of Labor and any state organization charges against the Company.
Communication & Interaction
Internal: Corporate and division partners, Regional Management, Store leadership and associates
External: Customers, associate family members, network organizations, colleges and university representatives, vendors, Governmental agencies, Legal, Employment verification from outside vendors, financial institutions and employers
Scope of responsibility: Stores within in assigned region
People manager responsibilities, including, but not limited to: hiring decisions, performance management (appraisals/goals/corrective action/coaching/development), training, and/or scheduling. : Yes

Education / Experience Requirements:
Position Contribution Level :
Intermediate Level

Minimum Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent years of experience
Specific Degree: Business, Human Resources, Psychology, Organizational Effectiveness
2 or more years of applicable experience
Specific work or project experience: HR

Preferred Education & Experience:
Master’s degree and/or equivalent years of experience
Specific Degree: Business, Human Resources, Psychology, Organizational Effectiveness
Specific Certifications: SPHR, PHR, SHRM
Industry experience: 5 years retail experience or more Preferred:
4 or more years of applicable experience
Specific work or project experience: HR
Industry experience: 10 years retail experience or more

Knowledge / Skills Requirements:
Excellent strategic planning and consultative skills
Effective communicator (oral and written)
Coaching expertise
Ability to balance long- and short-term priorities
Sound business acumen
Flexible to adjust to varying expectations
General knowledge of HR programs, policies and practices
Must be able to handle confidential information
Must be able to work independently as needed and execute through others effectively
Strong skills in PowerPoint and Excel
Store operations

Physical Requirements:
Reporting Relationships:
Supervisor :
Division Human Resources Director

Supervises :
For reasonable accommodation information for an ADAAA qualified disability please see Belk Associate Handbook for policy and procedures.