Gensler's Morristown office is seeking an experienced HR Manager who will be involved with all aspects of Human Resources. This is an opportunity to be part of designing the strategic HR service model in a cutting-edge environment, in addition to being hands-on, working closely with the HR team and office leadership.
What You Will Do
Manage the day to day HR functions of the Morristown office including employee relations, on-boarding, immigration, compensation, and policies/practices
Work closely with office and studio leadership on performance management, recruiting, learning, and professional development programs
Act as thought partner to studio leadership and develop talent strategies aligned to business objectives
Facilitate global mobility of employees with transfer, relocation, and visa processing
Support full lifecycle of the employee from on-boarding, engagement, development, exit, and retirement
Manage Gensler special recognition programs
Partner with HR Director regarding compensation and reward programs
Analyze talent data, reports, metrics to inform talent decisions
Participate in developing performance management tools, formalizing succession planning, and proactively developing staff and leadership
Implement talent development and training programs and processes in partnership with Talent Development Manager
Partner with HR team colleagues to create and innovate HR practices
Understand all Gensler policies and ensure compliance within the Morristown office
Manage support staff for the Morristown office (Receptionist, Assistants)
Other duties and responsibilities as appropriate
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related area required
10+ years of Human Resources experience, professional services firm experience preferred
PHR/SHRM-CP certification or equivalent preferred
Working knowledge of employment law and compliance regulations at federal, state and local levels
Proficient in the use of HRIS (Workday preferred) and MS Office Suite applications, particularly Excel
Experience managing a team and ability to inspire and lead
Strong interpersonal communications skills
Ability to assess and diagnose employment issues, quickly and confidently decide the best course of action out of a range of possible solutions
Strong business acumen; extensive skills in thinking strategically and tactically; proven ability to see beyond the specific interests of the Human Resources function to the broader picture, understanding the significance of decisions as they affect the firm
Strong project management skills; ability to handle multiple competing priorities; excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and flexibility.
Proven ability to lead/manage change and the ability to coach, evaluate and mentor.
Highly developed analytical and data interpretation skills; ability to use metrics to facilitate decision-making and to manage the business.
Ability to work independently, navigate and maintain productivity in a matrix environment
Life at Gensler
We encourage our employees to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flex spending, paid holidays and paid time off. We also offer a 401k, profit sharing, employee stock ownership and twice annual bonus opportunities.
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