HR Lead Job Description

HR Lead Job Description

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HR lead provides leadership to manage client needs and serve as central point of contact with various HR related resources such as Recruiting, Compensation, Learning, Talent Management, Workforce Analytics, and Employment Law.

HR Lead Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Responsible for partnering on workforce/succession planning, performance management, compensation planning, partnering with leaders to manage headcount and related budgets for assigned client groups
Coach employees regarding HR policies and procedures, compensation, benefits and conditions of employment
The development of HCM, Recruiting, and Learning Management Solution that integrates existing OAKs HCM system and the overall HCM solution (includes configuration of the environment )
Partner with Human Resources Centers of Excellence including but not limited to, recruitment and retention, staffing and orientation, compensation planning, training and development, employee coaching/counseling/performance management, and assisting in the development of succession planning
Provide local guidance on legal compliance, compensation and benefits matters
Leads the delivery of HR programs that drive employee retention, engagement and development
Works with managers, employees and appropriate others to respond to all employee relations issues in ways that foster a cohesive and enjoyable workplace
Partners with managers on planning and communications related to change management, and working through organizational design to drive role clarity at the individual and team level
Works with the Talent Acquisition team and hiring managers to recruit the best talent into the client groups
Creates and analyzes HR metrics and provides reports as required to support management decision making

HR Lead Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for HR Lead

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PHR, SPHR, SHRM, SCP, CP, HR, AIRS, TOGAF, DMAAI, CAPM

Education for HR Lead

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the HR lead job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Human Resources, Business, Education, Business/Administration, Management, MBA, Computer Science, Graduate, Human Resources Management, Industrial

Skills for HR Lead

Desired skills for HR lead include:

Kmart’s employment policies and practices and ensures awareness and compliance throughout store
Compensation
Recruiting
Talent development and succession management
For the ownership and implementation by leaders
Best practice for human resources processes
Early talent recruiting trends
Key HR disciplines
Theories
Employment law

Desired experience for HR lead includes:

Works with client group leadership to conduct organization reviews and other analyses to monitor the health of the client group, ensuring ongoing organizational capability to meet business goals
Lead of key HR programs in partnership with the HR Centers of Excellence (Talent Acquisition, HR Operations, and EA University)
Working knowledge of human resources functions, change management and organizational design
Collaborate with the Service Delivery Manager to implement improvements
University degree in communications a minimum
Ensure payments of awards are processed within a timely basis

HR Lead Examples

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HR Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of HR lead. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for HR lead
  • Focus on identification, selection, and retention of best-in-class talent to ensure a dynamic pipeline of talent
  • Serve as an employee advocate within the ambit of applicable labor laws, SBI Card policy, business needs
  • The functional designs related to the requirements that will use PS HCM as the solution
  • Adhoc HR Field Administration work (filing, copy, scanning)
  • Create cultural discipline to ensure global deployment of core processes and program across the country
  • Workforce planning , SG&A and Headcount management to optimize efficiency, drive the talent agenda, Performance & Development, Organizational development structures and strategies to improve individual and organizational performance & Credo Action plans, Implements effective strategies to enable the organization to thrive through periods of change, acquisition, internal growth, restructurings
  • Complete all HCC Audit MAP actions within deadlines, support the successful execution and meet all applicable Compliance
  • Support country project work as identified by the local HR services lead in order to develop the share services operation in line with the global shared services vision
  • In collaboration with the regional and the global teams, develop and implement a communication and training strategy for your Country
  • Ensure appropriate updating the HR Portal in line with changes or enhancements (Knowledge database for Country HR policies, programs and process)
Qualifications for HR lead
  • Strong conflict resolution skills & ability to work independently
  • Evaluative judgement and analytical skills required
  • Leadership experience in HR or other supervisory experience
  • Proficiency and deep expertise in all aspects of HR Process and process delivery
  • Critical ability to deal with high level of ambiguity and large-scale change
  • Result oriented and demonstrated influence and leadership skills
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HR Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a HR lead. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for HR lead
  • Acting as legal specialist in HR related topics (i.a
  • Manage, coach, support and develop two HR collaborators in Belgium
  • Leads initiatives to design and implement strategies in alignment with business and HR objectives
  • Provides consultative support to assigned client groups regarding employee and/or labor relations issues
  • Develops and maintains strong business relationships to drive business results
  • Identifies and anticipates HR needs based on current or planned business activities and prioritizes and effectively communicates and collaborates with Centers of Excellence in the development of solutions
  • Delivers training related to Human Resources programs and employee and/or labor relations issues
  • Provide day-to-day HR support by coordinating and allocating resources and drive execution of various corporate and/or regional initiatives
  • Ability to translate and communicate Corporate/Global HR initiatives down to the site level to obtain and meet the overall HR objectives
  • Coordinate and deliver HR training to local management and employees (e.g., union avoidance, sexual harassment)
Qualifications for HR lead
  • Agility – comfortable with ambiguity and constant change, able to methodically work through complex problems, set priorities and execute on commitments
  • Good business acumen and people acumen - able to frame HR initiatives and expertise in a business context
  • Strong independent thinker with results focus – able to quickly sort through information, form a point of view, and develop solutions
  • Highly comfortable with data and spreadsheets, with the ability to improve organizational performance by analyzing and applying critical data to business decisions and planning
  • Can balance compassion and toughness in coaching others and leading through change
  • Communication skills via phone, email and updates
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HR Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of HR lead. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for HR lead
  • Develop processes/methods to improve, simplify, and streamline workflow
  • Build and develop relationships with other departments/COEs in order to influence project resources and priorities
  • Assist with senior leadership ad hoc project or data requests
  • You will have End-to-end responsibility for the HR Strategy to address business challenges and needs, based on deep understanding of a full business "picture”
  • You will be involved in the business growth aspects of the unit and lead the Hiring and Onboarding Strategy
  • You will drive, develop and execute the overall HR Strategy to address business challenges and needs, based on deep understanding of a full business "picture"
  • You will translate organization needs into HR Interventions to improve business performance and effectiveness, to improve the overall employee experience and engagement
  • You will assess and anticipates HR-related needs, proactively communicates needs with HR department and business management and seeks to provide integrated solutions
  • You will anticipate and plan for the effects of organization change, identify risks and develop action plans to ensure the change succeed
  • You will ensure leadership continuity and development through succession planning and talent management processes
Qualifications for HR lead
  • Six or more years of broad HR experience required
  • Four-year degree in a Human Resource related field (Required)
  • PHR, SPHR, or GPHR a plus
  • Strong people skills and the ability to interact with a diverse workforce including all levels of leadership in the organization
  • A strong manager who develops team and individual employee skills and capabilities while contributing to a positive work environment that enables all employees to feel successful, empowered, and feel free to engage themselves
  • Ability to make good sound judgment decisions even in the most difficult situations
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HR Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a HR lead. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for HR lead
  • Through the knowledge of the business, its processes and the external market, address the full range of operational people issues, developing best practice HR initiatives and plans that support organisational goals
  • Ensure robust talent and succession plans are in place
  • Drive improvement in organisational capacity through developing and coaching effective leadership and performance management capabilities
  • Build organisational capacity in terms of change management and change resilience through the development of appropriate intervention plans
  • Help build employee engagement, including through effective communication plans
  • Ensure good governance and ethical compliance with the company standards and values
  • Work in cooperation with the Talent Acquisition team in attracting required talents to
  • Provide support to management while preparing and implementing organization changes
  • Bachelor in Human Resources/industrial relations considered an asset
  • Develop structured advertising methods to attract qualified candidates for various Distribution Center positions, while tracking success of methods established, and cost associated with process
Qualifications for HR lead
  • Knowledge of prevailing wage preferred
  • 10+ years of experience in various HR Functions
  • Working with Global Teams in a Multi-Cultural Environment preferably in the high-tech industry
  • Has led a team of HR Professionals
  • Owning end to end HR projects, programs and processes
  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree + Specialization in HR Degree
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HR Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of HR lead. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for HR lead
  • Determine key priorities for the operational HR HQ team
  • Delivery of HR services, transactions, end responsible for successful HR annual cycle within HQ
  • Drive the data and HR IT support of the team
  • Manage the HR Advisor and HR Coordinators, set direction and deploy their resources
  • Provide HR support to managers and employees in the HQ
  • Point of contact for the business of all HQ HR related matters
  • Recruitment of key positions within the HQ
  • Be point of contact for corporate employee related queries
  • Drive definition and implementation of an appropriate HR operating model, including definition of what aspects of HR must be done, how, where and by which roles
  • Standardize processes, provide a framework, tools and aligned initiatives which will enable HR to become a process driven, continuous improvement focused and systematically aligned team
Qualifications for HR lead
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent, advanced degree a plus
  • Work with business leaders to define needs, provide input to the development of the HR strategy, lead HR team to achieve the strategy and translate the impact via measureable results
  • Partner with senior management, leading the process of building talent capability throughout the organization through recruitment, management by objectives, career development, and diversity
  • Drive HR functional excellence and process improvement
  • Participate in business meetings as a strategic partner to understand the long-term and short-term business goals and translate these initiatives into actionable HR plans
  • Create a cohesive team by providing leadership that engages all direct and indirect staff, including the clear establishment of performance expectations, coaching, performance management, career development, reward and recognition, and positive employee morale

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