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HR Director, Retail & Field Focus

Lafayette 148 New York

New York, New York 10013
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Lafayette 148 New York
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Job Details

This experienced Retail HR Business Professional partners with the Vice President, HR on a spectrum of HR initiatives while providing focused support for the HR needs of our emerging Retail locations (currently 4 stores) and the Field team (~50 Wholesale Sales team members).


  • Fosters Lafayette 148 New York culture to ensure a great work environment, drives employee recognition, development and career growth
  • Demonstrates strong understanding of Company and HR strategy, partnering with leaders to obtain business outcomes; driving translation of strategy to the Retail and Field teams through programs or processes
  • Educates Lafayette 148 New York Managers on select HR initiatives, processes and strategy; takes appropriate action to support the programmatic delivery of the HR strategy; provides input into how to realize the HR strategy for the Retail and Field teams

Specific Focus for Retail and Field teams:

  • Works with VP of HR and Retail/Field management to develop and deploy tools to optimize performance and ensure fostering of and managing a positive environment which drives engagement, inclusion, and ensures a harassment-free workplace
  • Partners with the Retail Store and Field Regional Managers to attract, hire, assimilate and retain superior talent; including proposing and implementing best HR Retail/Field practices as well as general education.
  • Partners with the VP of HR on escalated Retail and Field employee relations cases, conducting appropriate investigations, and bringing matters to a reasonable business conclusion
  • Serves as the HR point of contact for Retail Store and Field Regional Managers on policies, processes and employee relations issues
  • Provides education to Retail and Field management on all HR matters; includes assisting managers with coaching associates on performance expectations, attendance and store goals
  • Monitors and enforces compliance requirements
  • Maintains all leave of absence programs
  • Oversees HR processes including the escalation of employee investigations, policy compliance, and employee relations identified


  • Bachelor’s Degree in HR or related field and at least 12 years of experience in an HR concentration including at least 4 years supporting Retail teams
  • Experience evaluating information to determine compliance with standards, laws, and regulations
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills are essential
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with partners and team members.
  • Solid time management, project management, multi-tasking skills and the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
  • Experience in diagnosing, complex issues and recommending and implementing strategies to resolve
  • Willing to travel up to 30% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state)
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