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HR Director and Business Partner 9/17/2016

Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. New York, NY

Company
Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
R9009-1528
AJE Ref #
576205022
Location
New York, NY
Job Type
Regular

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Job Title

HR Director and Business Partner

Job Description Summary

The selected candidate will be expected to navigate, interact, and effectively communicate with business leaders and the broader HR team in the Americas. It is essential that the selected individual possess the interpersonal skills andleadership chops to both influence and foster an environment that supports people development, respect, integrity, humility, innovation, quality, business excellence, superior performance, and ahealthy sense of urgency.

Job Description



Responsibilities



* Working closely with the senior leaders to deliver people-related strategies

* Deliver all HR programs including compensation, benefits, performance management, employee relations, recruiting, employee retention and coaching

* Coach and advise managers on operational and tactical HR matters

* Provide guidance, tools and assistance in handling employee issues

* Project Management and leadership of operational optimization of HR process for transitions

* Counsel and advise managers within respective client group on all employee relations that pro-actively addresses issues that surface; mitigate risk to the company; and elevates the manager's level of coaching

* Partner with HR leadership and BU leadership to build, grow and enhance framework related to successful new business development and employee transitions as a result of growth.

* Manage a team of HR Managers supporting client accounts

* Additional duties and/or projects as needed



Requirements



* Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 8-10 years relevant HR Generalist experience including talent management, leadership development and employee relations. MBA a plus

* Ability to deal with ambiguity, and have good judgment in resolving issues, able to juggle multiple priorities effectively, and drive change

* Highly analytical

* Impressive EQ, High degree of accuracy and attention to detail are essential, as are superb organizational and project management skills

* Team player with the ability to work independently and be accountable for results

* Highly professional and ethical

* Ability to build strong working relationships with all level of employees and external contacts

* Strong proficiency with Microsoft products especially Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint), and PeopleSoft

* PHR or SPHR certification is a plus

* Knowledge of Workday is a plus



Physical Requirements



* Involves work of a general office nature; typically includes extended periods of sitting and/or operation of a computer for up to 8 hours a day

* May involve periods of standing, such as operating at a copier/fax/scanner

* Regularly required to talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to write and type

* Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you

* Ability to read and understand information and ideas presented orally and in writing

* Ability to communicate information and ideas in writing and orally so others will understand

* Regularly required to utilize vision abilities, allowing reading of printed material, graphics, and computer displays



Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.



Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.