Human Resource Manager

Chicago, IL 60610

Posted: 08/26/2019 Industry: Human Resources Job Number: FL 5 Pay Rate: $80-$100k

The Human Resource Manager will evaluate reports, decisions, and results of department in relation to established business goals and objectives. Recommends new approaches, policies (consistent with policies from Group & Business Unit), and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed

Primary Duties

  • Assist management with the interpretation and application of group policies & guidelines
  • Partners with employees and management to communicate (two-way) various Human Resources policies, procedures, laws, standards and government regulations.
  • Responds to employee relation issues such as employee complaints, harassment allegations, and civil rights complaints
  • Represents the company for any unemployment claims
  • Develops annual training plan and facilitates/provides training to the workforce
  • Carries out annually compensation reviews; conducts salary surveys and develops merit pool (salary budget); ensures compensation packages are fair and equitable; monitors performance evaluation program; rewrites job descriptions as necessary
  • Conducts recruitment effort for all exempt and nonexempt personnel, students, and temporary employees; conducts new-employee orientations; monitors career pathing program, employee relations counseling, outplacement counseling, and exit interviewing; writes and places advertisements
  • Establishes and maintains department records and reports. Participate in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings, such as seminars.
  • Performs other work-related duties and project work as assigned
  • Ability to work with colleagues from different Business Units
  • Capable of building strong relationships internally and externally
  • Ability to objectively coach employees and management through complex, difficult, and emotional issues
  • Capable of making recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues, by using judgment that is consistent with standards, practices, policies (cascaded down from Group/Division/Business Units), procedures, regulation or government law
  • Ability to research and analyze various different type of data information
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Use sound commercial judgment in all dealings with external providers (staffing agencies etc.)
  • Ability to act to the highest ethical standards; avoids even the perception of unethical behavior


  • BA degree required with a major in Human Resources or related field
  • Background in employment law and other government compliance regulations is preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of Human Resources experience including employee relations, recruiting and benefits administration in a multinational
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • SPHR or PHR certification preferre

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