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Senior Director of Human Resources at Paradies Lagardère

Posted in Nonprofit - Social Services 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Job Description:


  • Drive business results by aligning organizational structure, people and capabilities with key business strategies.

  • Develop strong partnerships with business leaders.

  • Provide insights around and design strategies to help grow organizational health and effectiveness.

  • In partnership with the SVP of HR, own the HR department’s P&L and other key enterprise P&L lines (i.e. healthcare, recruiting, engagement, etc.)

  • Lead the annual budgeting process for HR.

  • Develop plans and assess resources to build high performance teams that develop and retain key talent.

  • Lead the HR Centers of Excellence, compliance and engagement in the areas of organizational development, recruiting, engagement, employee relations, HRIS, compensation and benefits.

  • Partner with others on the HR leadership team to develop and administer reward systems and programs that drive achievement of business goals.

  • Direct and oversee the contractual relationships for key vendors (i.e. HRIS, Benefits, etc.)

  • Continually assess the competitiveness of all HR programs and practices against relevant companies, industries, and markets.

  • Provide comprehensive HR consultation, advice, coaching and facilitation to leaders, managers and peers

  • Serve as an advocate for HR programs, communicating the business value of initiatives and managing program roll outs to minimize business disruption.

  • Maintain knowledge of industry trends and employment legislation; ensure compliance.

  • Drive for continuous improvement within HR business processes with a specific focus on systems and other HR workstreams.

  • Enhance the department’s reputation by accepting ownership for and delivering projects with quality and on time.

  • Other duties as assigned, including special projects and assignments as determined by the needs of the business.


  • Bachelor’s degree in HR or related field required

  • Master’s degree in HR or similar study preferred

  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive responsibility demonstrating HR experience; minimum of 6 years of HR leadership experience coaching and managing Generalists and other members of an HR team.

  • PHR/SPHR certification preferred.

  • HRIS and Benefits (Healthcare and Compensation) leadership required

  • Field and labor relations (union) experience preferred.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of U.S. and Canadian employment laws and practices


  • A demonstrated understanding of core HR competencies – Employee Relations, Compensation & Benefits, Recruiting & Retention, Talent Management & Organizational Development, Performance Management, Compliance, and Change Management

  • Excellent strategic agility with a track record of designing and executing against strategies (HR & Business Unit)

  • Demonstrated success implementing HR programs, systems and initiatives.

  • Strong business and financial acumen; with a keen ability to analyze KPIs and other critical financial metrics