Human Resources Manager

Human Resources Manager

Human Resources Manager



New York, New York

Employment Type



$175000 - $160000

Job Description:

HR Staff Functions

* Manages the daily activities of Human Resources.

* Oversees assigned employees' work performance and provides guidance in the resolution of problems.

* Effectively utilizes the Firm's performance management process to communicate performance expectations, monitor performance, coach employees, and manage unsatisfactory performance.

* Proactively utilizes HR systems and reporting vehicles to assess organizational data. Provides data analysis and metrics that give insight to workforce satisfaction, including recruitment, retention, engagement, and development. Report results key stakeholders.

* Ensures compliance with Firm policies and applicable local laws.

* Ensures accurate and timely responses to requests for departmental services.

* Ensures current knowledge of Firm policies and practices for assigned staff, current knowledge of industry trends, and continued professional development for staff.

* Reviews and approves time entries and expense reports, as applicable.

Recruitment and Termination Process

* Oversees staffing recruitment activities, including establishing recruitment procedures and vendor relationships; reviewing and monitoring staffing requirements; and recruiting for professional staff positions.

* Manages year-round, summer, and other ad-hoc internship programs.

* Manages employee terminations and conducts exit interviews, as necessary.

Learning and Development

* Oversee and contributes to course curriculum and projects, including identification of Professional Staff training needs, research and selection of training courses and training resources, and the creation of the annual training calendar.

* Proactively seeks ways to enhance learning and development programs.

Employee Relations

* Independently leads employee relations coaching and counseling discussions. Works closely with department heads and supervisors in reviewing employee relations activities and conducting employee counseling sessions. Recommends appropriate course of action and disciplinary discussions.

* Makes thoughtful and informed recommendations, implements changes/improvements to HR procedures and best practices to higher level management.

* Conducts internal investigations in collaboration with Assistant Director and Director of Human Resources.

Policies and Procedures

* Liaises with Firm HR Professionals to coordinate consistency across all offices' practices, policies and procedures.

* Responds to various federal and state employment law compliance agencies, as necessary.

* Maintains current knowledge of federal and state employment and wage and hour laws.

Job Requirements:


* Current knowledge of Human Resources field, procedures, best practices and trends

* Broad knowledge of federal, state and local employment laws

* Knowledge of relevant Firm software programs (e.g., Workday, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) with the ability to learn new software and operating systems

* Demonstrated experience with leading and supervising others

* Ability to coordinate and implement projects, processes and change management

* Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities

* Ability to organize and prioritize work and delegate effectively

* Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing.

* Demonstrates close attention to detail

* Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational, and planning skills

* Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality

* Ability to use discretion and exercise independent and sound judgment

* Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment

* Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team

* Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs

* Flexibility to travel

Education and Experience

* Bachelor's degree required

* SPHR/PHR certification and/or advanced degree preferred

* Ten + years relevant human resources management experience in a professional services environment.