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HR Director in Chicago, IL at True Value

Date Posted: 7/24/2018

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Job Description

True Value Company, a global wholesaler serving retail locations in 60 countries, has an immediate need for a Human Resources Director.  Reporting to the Vice-President, HR, the Human Resources Director will be responsible for supporting designated functional groups within the Retail Support Center (Corporate) and Regional Distribution Center locations within the U.S.  As a strategic business partner, the Director ensures the effective execution of organization and people implications in support of key initiatives.  Must be capable of working effectively at the C-Suite and all levels through-out the organization including a large non-exempt associate population. The position must be capable of demonstrating collaboration and partnership with other HR areas including Total Rewards, Talent Acquisition and Talent Management. 

Being a thought leader, outgoing, self-starter and effectively partnering and providing a consultative approach is critical to the success of this role. Are you ready to connect, inspire and make an impact, while leveraging your HR experience and expertise? Join us and do great work in a creative, collaborative and respectful environment.

Responsible for managing an operational budget.

Direct Reports:
  • Manager, Field Human Resources
  • HR Business Partners
  • HR Representative

Position Description

  • Ensures the effective execution of organization and people implications which support functional strategies and initiatives. Consults with leadership in the development of HR strategies that support business needs
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to the day to day management of associates, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance
  • Strong ability to effectively collaborate with HR specialist areas including Total Rewards, Recruitment and Talent Management. Effectively balances support of assigned function needs while understanding the broader company-wide impact and perspective. Consistently demonstrates 'one HR team' mentality
  • Provides day to day performance management guidance to line management (coaching, counseling, career development and disciplinary actions). Assumes the role as 'gate keeper' in monitoring performance management processes
  • Strong ability to manage as well as resolve complex associate relations issues. Oversees and conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations including concise documentation
  • Effectively partners with others in human resources in the execution of HR initiatives and deliverables including talent management/succession planning, career pathing, engagement survey, etc.

Position Qualifications

Minimum Type and Years of Related Experience Required:

  • More than ten years of related experience required
Minimum Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


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