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Director, Human Resources North America

Country : USA USA

State : New York

Town : New York

Category : Human Resources

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description

is the global leader in prestige beauty: a well-diversified, brand-building powerhouse of unrivaled creativity and innovation.

The individual will be someone who has proven leadership capability and demonstrates commercial and business acumen, embeds strategic thinking into day-to-day operations, has exceptional decision-making and problem-solving abilities, and is able to navigate ambiguous situations and will thrive in a fast-paced dynamic environment.

Job: Human Resources

Primary Location: US-NY-New York

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Job Number: 2214464

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. It is Company's policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances. The Company will endeavor to provide a reasonable accommodation consistent with the law to otherwise qualified employees and prospective employees with a disability and to employees and prospective employees with needs related to their religious observance or practices. Should you wish to apply for this position or any other position with the Company and you believe you require assistance to complete an application or participate in an interview, please contact [email protected]



-Partner with the ED, HRBP in fostering high performing HR team through a high level of collaboration, influencing and coaching.
-Develop people strategies for assigned client group leveraging a deep understanding of the NA Region's business strategy, environment, and the people management implications.
-Proactively validate issues for action; participate in and influence the development of solutions within the business.
-Partner with HR Centers of Excellence to develop and execute both long-term and short-term HR strategies that directly support and enable business objectives.

Talent Management and Organization Effectiveness:
-Leveraging ELC HR strategies and practices, analyze and pro-actively define talent needs, attract great talent targeting key capabilities and build retention strategies.
-Support talent planning for assigned brands (within the US Affiliate), with the ED, HRBP and have a clear picture of current capability and inventory of viable talent.
-Build relationships with key internal and external talent to engage the bench for key leadership roles.
-Collaborate with business leaders on organizational effectiveness across people, processes and technology to enable the delivery of strategic goals and to optimize efficiencies and effectiveness and be a champion of change in supporting organizational evolution.
-Maximize team performance through coaching leaders to enable them to provide feedback and development to their teams.
-Provide timely, effective and direct coaching and development to own team to develop world class HR capability within the organization.
-Provide strategic coaching to key employees as related to succession planning, career path development, and performance management.

Culture Development and Team Engagement:
-Partner with business leaders to evolve and embed the organizational culture driven by the Regional President and develop and lead change plans that engage leaders and employees.
-Foster a culture that recognizes and celebrates our talent.
-Engage and influence senior business managers and provide strategic advice on people issues and HR needs.

Behavioral / Profile Characteristics
-The successful candidate will have a minimum of 8 years of human resources business experience, with at least five years of direct partnership with a business to drive measurable results.
-Demonstrated strong business acumen, operational skills, and successful partnership with all components of the HR service delivery model and line operations
-High degree of learning agility
-Excellent communication, collaboration, influencing, project management, organizational, and change agent skills.
-Demonstrated ability to drive the HR strategic agenda using knowledge of the organization and its employees.
-Strong grasp of details and the ability to anticipate issues before they materialize.
-Ability to work in changing environments, see through complexity, and strategically promote an inclusive/diverse workforce.
-Possesses an action-oriented management style.
Plans and implements projects and makes decisions with a sense of urgency.
-Deep generalist and HR business partner experience is critical for success, with exposure to all core functions within the discipline and with increasing scope.
Significant transformation and change management work is required.
-Experience in navigating highly complex, matrixed organizations
Qualifications - External
  • Bachelor's degree required

  • 8+ years of experience

  • Must be a strategic thinker with the ability to influence and drive business objectives while maintaining standards of "high touch"

  • Employee and/or labor relations experience; knowledge of legal and regulatory factors including relevant employment laws

  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to handle multiple requests in a timely manner

  • General analytical & problem-solving skills

  • Strong interpersonal, consulting & listening skills; skilled facilitator with sound judgment and diplomacy

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity & confidential information

  • Ability to travel between 30-40% of the time, between Los Angeles, Minneapolis and New York.

Maintains an awareness of industry best practice
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