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HR Generalist

Job title: HR Generalist
Contract type: Full-time
Location: New York
Discipline: Fashion
Remote: No
Reference: 425133
Contact name: Mary Kate Kane

Job description



We are looking to hire an enthusiastic and driven HR Generalist to assist our HR Department . The HR Generalist will provide support in enhancing business performance and meet strategic business objectives through organization design, learning and development, performance management, and career and succession planning.





Performance Partner

•            Identify and share insights to Director regarding issues and themes in the business to proactively drive the employee life cycle.

•            Uses and analyzes data to make business cases for needs with local and regional leadership.

•            Interprets and evolves policy and processes to support a fair, positive, productive work environment.

•            Assist in developing and executing action plans (talent acquisition, succession planning, etc.) to achieve local business goals and objectives.

•            Ability to identify and provide insights to Director across employee life cycle (local competitors, employee relations issues).

•            Work collaboratively with the Shared Services team to maintain understanding of HR systems, processes, policies and practices. Align and educate managers to ensure compliance.


Talent Acquisition and Development

•            Lead talent selection process for key roles/doors.

•            Assist In the talent planning process for North America and help guide talent development across the market.

•            Coaches’ leaders on developing their teams and handling employee relations.

•            Develop local approach for needs analysis and attracting top retail talent with emphasis on priority doors.


Employee Relations

•            Demonstrates success in managing employee relations issues

•            Support and help conduct investigations and hearings.

•            Provide advice and coaching to managers

•            Excellent knowledge of employment legislation (across states) and regulatory factors


Employee Engagement

•            Maintains a pulse on employee engagement through frequent market visits and ongoing dialogue with employees.

•            Serves as employee advocate and ensures the voice of the employee is considered in all decisions.

•            Leverage insights from exit/engagement surveys to address turnover themes and opportunities.


Org. Development/Change

•            Acts as an agent of change and steward of culture in all transformational initiatives.




•            Position requires minimum 5+ year’s related experience in Human Resources

•            Extensive experience and demonstrated success in Field/Retail HR

•            Natural relationship builder with strong influencing and negotiating skills

•            Strong analytic and problem-solving skills

•            Ability to prioritize workload and demonstrate agility in decision making

•            Excellent organizational skills

•            Knowledge of legal and regulatory factors including relevant employment laws.

•            Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

•            Ability to deal with ambiguity & confidential information

•            Ability to learn new systems & processes

•            Ability to act as local geographical expert on the retail marketplace

•            Ability to understand business P&L and key business drivers within retail

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