Executive VP -- HR -- National Retailer, 250-300K

client of HR Advantage, Inc. / Contract Agency - New York, NY

Full-time | Contract

Please note that his position, with a newly acquired division of a national retailer, is to office in NYC. This exciting merger requires a dynamic HR leader who can offer insight and influence/lead change.

Base comp: 250-300K + 25% bonus and potential equity.

You may call Michael in confidence to discuss key responsibilities centered around: C-Suite participation, building HR organization, merging HR/management cultures, integrating processes and systems, HR budget.

Michael McEnerney

HR Advantage, Inc.

80 South 8th Street

Minneapolis, MN 55402

ph: 612 333 4444

Job Description:

The Executive Vice President of Human Resources will be a strategic partner for the Division leadership team and responsible for leading all HR functions supporting our corporate and stores associates. The Executive Vice President of HR will assess, design, and align the HR teams to support the integration of business systems, compensation and benefit programs to achieve business goals and objectives. S/he will foster talent development, associate relations and HR operational excellence. As the organization evolves and expands, the Executive Vice President of HR will implement programs and infrastructure that can scale across a diversified workforce.

The EVP of Human Resources will be responsible for both building out and running the Human Resources department. In the first 12 months, activities will be heavily focused on separation from the former parent and the establishment of recurring HR processes. The role will be that of a strategic advisor to the CEO and Division President with the ability to influence operational decisions and organizational change related to personnel and human capital matters. The ideal candidate is one who thrives during periods of change, has experience with mergers and acquisitions, has both run and built an HR department, and excels with new challenges.

The organization employs approximately 5,000 associates across the US. The Executive Vice President of Human Resources will be responsible for managing budgeted, full-time staff of 16 employees in addition to HR Coordinators and Managers in 38 stores.


BA or BS Degree

15+ years of experience driving, building and scaling teams of HR generalists for companies of at least 1,000 employees

Experience as a senior HR professional supporting a business unit or entire company,including experience serving as an advisor to the executive team

Retail experience, leading HR for hourly and distributed employee populations (distribution center, customer support, stores, etc.)

Prior experience or a strong interest in a technology organization

Functional expertise in organization design, succession planning, compensation and equity programs, employee relations, and workforce planning

Ability to balance short-term and long-term objectives with a focus on implementation

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $250,000.00 to $300,000.00 /year