Chief Human Resources Officer

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SAY Group
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Village of Valley Stream, NY
recency icon Posted 09-15-2023

Job Description

About YOU....Are you a dynamic and forward thinking strategic HR leader? Are you in search of a company that is committed to excellence, innovation, and continuous growth? Are you a road warrior that loves to travel to promote operational and cultural enhancements? If so, we invite you to join this exciting executive leadership team as their next Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO).Position Overview:The new CHRO will be a key strategic partner responsible for shaping the organization's human capital strategy and driving its execution. This role combines a deep understanding of HR principles with a strong business acumen, mergers and acquisitions experience, agility, adaptability, and the ability to influence and foster a positive culture.Key Responsibilities:Strategic Business Partner:Collaborate with the CEO and executive team to align HR strategies with the overall business goals.Provide insights and recommendations to shape organizational strategy, particularly in areas related to talent, culture, and workforce planning.Act as a trusted advisor to senior leaders, coaching them on HR best practices and talent management.Mergers and Acquisitions:Lead HR due diligence efforts during mergers and acquisitions, assessing cultural fit and talent alignment.Develop integration strategies to ensure a smooth transition of employees and cultures in newly acquired entities.Manage post-merger activities to drive synergy and alignment across the organization.Agility and Adaptability:Drive a culture of agility and adaptability by fostering continuous learning, innovation, and flexibility within the workforce.Develop HR strategies to respond quickly to changing business environments and market conditions.Implement HR policies and practices that enable the organization to pivot and thrive in a rapidly evolving industry.Cultural Leadership:Champion a strong company culture that aligns with our values, mission, and vision.Implement programs and initiatives to enhance employee engagement, diversity and inclusion, and employee well-being. Lead by example to inspire and influence the workforce at all levels.Executive Presence:Represent the HR function at the executive level, effectively communicating HR strategies and initiatives to the board of directors and other key stakeholders. Serve as the face of HR, promoting its value and impact throughout the organization.Travel:Be available to work on-site at our NY office at least 2-3 days a week. Travel to other company offices within the United States as needed, up to 60% of the time.Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field; MBA or relevant advanced degree preferred.Proven experience as an HR executive with a minimum of 15 years in a leadership role.Strong background in mergers and acquisitions, including due diligence and integration.Exceptional business acumen and strategic thinking skills.Ability to adapt quickly to changing business environments and priorities.Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence at all levels.Demonstrated experience in driving cultural change and fostering a positive workplace culture.Strong leadership presence and the ability to inspire and lead a high-performing HR team.Professional certifications (e.g., SPHR, SHRM-SCP) are a plus.