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Human Resource Director


Chicago, Illinois
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A leading health and wellness company in Chicago is searching for a strategic HR Leader full-time to manage all aspects of its HR department including recruitment, employee relations, organizational/talent development, compensation & benefits. This position supports 1,000 mostly operational employees. Prime candidates should have a Bachelor degree, and a minimum 5-8 years of Generalist experience. Industry experience is not required but it is essential that applicants come from a progressive HR environment. Legal capability is a plus.  Spanish speaking is a plus.


Responsibilities include:

  • Performance management - programs that drive a high standard of performance.
  • Recruitment and selection - direct and manage the recruitment and selection process, and train managers in interviewing and assessment procedures.
  • HR policies - maintain and implement human resources policies across the company, including training programs to educate and promote awareness of regulatory compliance.
  • Service Culture training – provide regular education and training to promote the company’s high standards of service.
  • Benefits management – negotiate, attain and promote the most economical benefit package that is practical for all employees.
  • Reporting and management of human resources metrics - produce reports on key metrics, including compensation and benefits, absenteeism and turnover.

Candidates need:

  • Qualification in human resources management and extensive knowledge of, and experience within a progressive HR environment.
  • A demonstrated track record in developing and implementing strategic business and HR objectives within a multi-business, multi site organization.
  • Superior interpersonal, coaching, communication, negotiation and consultative skills at all levels.
  • Ability to engage with and win the respect of leaders to successfully influence them on key change initiatives.
  • Demonstrated commitment to health, safety and environmental policies and procedures, including development and training of staff in these areas.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree and five years of human resource experience, or eight years of experience in the HR field.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:

  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credential.

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