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HR Director – Atlanta

Our client in North Atlanta, Georgia is seeking an HR Director who will lead HR functional support to company Business Units across multi-site locations for both Union and Non-Union Team members. Your primary responsibility will be to lead the day-to-day administrative, tactical, and operational activities for the Corporate HR Department to identify, develop, and implement comprehensive Human Resources strategies, policies and metrics that align with long-range strategic business goals and objectives. Other responsibilities include:

  • Deliver strategy and operational plans.
  • Lead divisional projects from an HR perspective to ensure efficiency.
  • Meet key stakeholders to discuss people challenges.
  • Provide guidance on people practices such as restructures and succession planning.
  • Bring people expertise and develop solutions to help the Division to deliver its strategy.
  • Act as a local point of people expertise for specialist teams that are implementing new people approaches.
  • Coach and provide feedback to key stakeholders to help improve business efficiency.
  • Develops and maintains departmental budget.
  • Lead on the Division’s employee engagement strategy, ensuring action plans are delivered as a result of the employee survey.
  • Ensure the successful implementation of performance management, that meaningful training needs are captured and acted upon to develop and retain talent across the Division.
  • Work to deliver the Group talent ID and succession plan.
  • Improve organizational effectiveness and strengthen the talent pipeline by conducting talent reviews and succession planning discussions.
  • Promote a diverse and inclusive work environment where employees of all backgrounds feel included, and their contributions are valued.
  • Ensure all HR systems are implemented and are working effectively across the Division
  • Lead the Division’s [work partnership forum] from a HR perspective.
  • Deal with any complex ER cases and any trade union related matters.
  • Ensure monthly dashboard reporting as per the Group templates required by the Board.
  • Drive initiatives to deliver on annual KPI’s across the Division.
  • Work with the Group HR Analyst to ensure implementation and delivery of all operational and corporate policies, processes, and procedures.
  • Support the successful delivery of the annual pay and bonus review process.
  • Support HR projects which support the delivery of the Seven Pillars of our Group People Strategy, including but not limited to HR Technology, Analytics and Talent Processes.
  • Responsible for transforming company values into common practices at all levels of the organization.
  • Maintains current knowledge of benefit related rules and regulations including ERISA, HIPPA, ACA, COBRA, ADA, etc. and fulfills compliance and reporting requirements.
  • Ensure all statutory filings are made to deadline, meeting all mandatory and good practice guidelines.
  • Monitors and ensures the organizations compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews and modifies policies and practices to maintain compliance.

Core Qualifications:

  • University Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or equivalent HR Experience
  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP highly preferred.
  • Good knowledge of Benefits, to include Work/Life Programs and Payroll
  • Experience with Unions
  • Three to five years related experience and/or training within a HR leadership position; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficiency with HRIS and payroll system (ADP)
  • Strong functional understanding of HR.
  • Experience of international HR would be advantageous.
  • Practical and pragmatic in the delivery of HR.
  • Strong business acumen and excellent stakeholder engagement skills.
  • Experience in supporting the development of other team members.
  • Well organized with strong analytical skills.
  • Patient, understanding and loves a challenge!
  • A ‘hands on’ leader willing and capable of performing HR duties.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills – excellent listening capability and an ability to deliver a message with empathy.
  • You are an experienced people professional who is working operationally while thinking strategically.
  • You deliver people solutions that drive change within organizations and/or the profession.
  • You’ll lead the thinking in your area of people practice, using in-depth knowledge of your organization to inform people strategy.
  • You’ll be aware of the wider impact of your work on other people approaches in your organization, and its impact on business practices and goals.
  • You’ll influence and collaborate with a wide range of people including your immediate colleagues, other people professionals and stakeholders across your organization.
  • You can provide insight and perspective on relevant business trends outside the organization, and in the people profession as a whole.
  • You’ll evaluate, question, and assess information from a range of sources to make evidence-based judgements and decisions.
  • Ability to read analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Experience overseeing HR Team; Payroll, Benefits and Employee Relations

Thank you for your interest in this role, but this position is now closed. We encourage you to still submit your resume to for future opportunities that may align with your skills and experience. Thank you!