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HR Manager

  • Posted: 02 Dec 2019
  • Function: HR
  • Location: USA
  • Region: New York
  • Country: USA
  • Advert posted until:31 Dec 2019

HR Manager - Temp | New York, NY

The HR Manager position will collaborate with HR Business Partners to execute on strategy, improve organizational performance and develop organizational capability for their assigned client areas.  The successful candidate will partner with business leaders and HR colleagues to execute performance management, employee relations and engagement, learning and development and organizational change.  Additional areas of responsibility include partnering with COEs including compensation, benefits, talent acquisition and HR Service Delivery to deliver those services within scope of the role.

In this role you will:

  • Be the rrimary point of contact for all employee questions and day-to-day assistance, partnering with HR Service Delivery and other COEs
  • Ensure a smooth and positive onboarding and offboarding experience for all colleagues
  • Investigate employee concerns and issues and partners with management to broker resolution
  • Manage first level employee relations matters, investigate, where appropriate, and provide appropriate recommendations
  • Support managers with performance management, including documenting and communicating performance feedback
  • Acts as project manager for HR related initiatives, managing the roll-out of regional initiatives in addition reductions in force and reorganizations
  • Provide support on data analysis for HR related matters and ensures data integrity for business populations
  • Develop deep understanding of the business and links HR strategy and practice to that of the business and supports business(es)/functions through change
  • Champion global and regional HR strategy and uses to drive decision making
  • Ensure business compliance with the legal labor and employment environment
  • Maintain current knowledge of trends, practices and applicable state and federal laws and regulations, essential to professional practice of human resources and organization development
  • Ensure business compliance with the legal labor and employment environment
  • Perform additional duties as assigned

What you'll need to succeed:

  • BS/BA degree required; PHR preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 – 5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Strong generalist competencies; proven business partner experience in a nimble, fluid environment. Strong consultative and analytical skills as well as drive for continuous improvement.
  • Effective communication skills and ability to influence.
  • The ability to deal with the uncertainties of an evolving, dynamic global organization.
  • High business acumen and understanding of organizational dynamics.
  • Occasional travel may be required.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office, particularly Excel skills
  • Experience with Oracle HR, SAP or other HRIS system

Who we are:  

Informa Connect

Informa Connect organizes major branded annual events and operates specialist digital communities that are key convening places for a particular market.

We run around 800 events each year in over 60 countries, create digital platforms based on engaging news and information content, and operate professional development programs for individuals and businesses in Global Finance, Life Sciences, and Pharma and in a number of other specialist markets.

About Informa

Informa is a leading business intelligence, academic publishing, knowledge, and events business, operating in the Knowledge and Information Economy. We are listed on the London Stock Exchange and a member of the FTSE 100.

Informa is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all applicants who match the criteria of the job description will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, or national origin

What makes Informa different:

  • Access to a global community of colleagues, brands, and opportunities
  • Competitive Benefits with 401k match
  • Generous vacation days, 9 company holidays and time off to volunteer!
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Paid parental leave
  • Volunteer days
  • Sharematch
  • Informa Awards to celebrate individual and team success