Director of Human Resources


Orlando, FL

Industry: Real Estate & Construction


15+ years

Posted 72 days ago

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OPEN POSITION: Human Resources Director

SALARY RANGE: up to $145k+ Bonus

LOCATION: Florida (can be located in either Miami or Orlando area)

Job Summary:

Our client is a 10+billion-dollar global construction management company completing over 1500 projects annually around the world. With 5000+ employees, they are a progressive company with numerous awards in Employee Safety, Diversity Championing, and Best Places to Work categories. They are employee focused and provide great growth and promotional opportunities.

The Human Resources Director leads Human Resources objectives and practices within a business unit in areas including but not limited to talent management; talent development and talent leadership. The Director develops and implements people-related services, policies and programs and HRprocesses and metrics to ensure compliance and measure achievement of the organization's business goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Partner with senior management in the development of business unit plans and programs regarding their impact on staff, incorporating vision, values, and strategic direction of the organization. Establish and implement regional HR department goals, objectives, policies and priorities for continuous improvement in efficiency of the department and services performed.
  • Oversee and direct the development and administration of the HR Department annual budget.
  • Manage recruiting efforts to attract the industry's best and brightest candidates; from assessing needs, identifying sources for top talent, managing interviews and offer process to completing the on-boarding cycle and integration of new staff.
  • Manage the performance appraisal process, providing constructive guidance and advising senior management on issues of consistency and equity in the process and decision making.
  • Work with employees to develop career paths and career development opportunities.
  • Identify training needs within individual business units and the region. Develop, facilitate and/or provide training to the workforce, including management training.
  • Develop and establish programs to enhance employee retention and connection with supervisors, including but not limited to employee surveys, employee focus groups, etc.
  • Lead salary planning and compensation administration; provide guidance to supervisors and managers regarding pay-for-performance philosophy. Review submissions by management and identify pay inequities and anomalies for resolution.
  • Partner with senior management to develop, manage, and communicate plans and procedures for unit(s) to remain in compliance with HR policies and procedures, employment laws and regulations.
  • Conduct investigations on matters such as allegations of harassment or discrimination. Serve as liaison with outside counsel on employment-related matters.
  • Represent in outside professional HR organizations.
  • Direct data management activities in Human Resource Information Systems
  • Stay abreast of innovations in the field of human resource management.


  • A Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 15 years of progressive human resources experience, with five (5) years of experience at the Director level
  • The position requires excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate at all levels within the organization.
  • Should be a self-starter and have strong management and leadership skills, and be capable of managing projects and tasks successfully to completion.
  • Must be highly accountable and able to manage and train subordinates within the organization. Candidates must be able to deal with ambiguity, be flexible and dynamic and able to adapt to changing environment/needs.
  • Must be willing to travel when required, and have excellent presentation skills. Construction or professional services industry experience is strongly preferred. SPHR strongly preferred.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works on-site at construction work sites where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise in these work environments is usually moderate to loud. The employee is required to work in compliance with company safety policies and procedures and applicable law.