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Human Resources Director Midwest Region

Cox Automotive


Location:
Atlanta, GA
Date:
11/22/2017
2017-11-222017-12-21
Job Code:
1718283
Cox Automotive
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Job Details

Company Cox Automotive
Title: Human Resources Director Midwest Region
JobID: 1718283
Category: Human Resources
Industry: Cox Automotive
Job Type: Full-time

Description

Job Overview
HR Director participates in the development of HR strategies and is responsible for the strategic implementation of HR strategies for Manheim Vehicle Solutions organization in a way that supports the business needs, promotes consistency in talent acquisition and talent management efforts, ensures operational excellence, and fosters engagement across the organization.
As a business partner to Manheim Vehicle Solution’s leadership team, the HR Director partners strategically and consults with the leaders of their assigned business area in order to implement effective and timely HR solutions.  HR Director leads a team of HR professionals in the implementation of talent-related strategies and initiatives including: workforce planning, onboarding, training and leadership development, performance management, talent review/succession planning, employee relations, engagement/retention, HR analytics and HR compliance.
The HR Director leads, manages and motivates this team of direct reports who in turn provide more tactical HR support to their assigned business area.  HR Director also works closely with peers in HR and in other parts of the business in order to achieve business outcomes and implement HR initiatives related to specific HR Center of Excellence areas such as compensation, talent acquisition and organizational effectiveness.
Major Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Serve as a strategic business partner to assigned business leaders at Manheim Vehicle Solutions by:
    • Strategically implementing consistent, best-in-class HR practices to support the roll-out of enterprise-wide HR strategies, initiatives and standardized business operations that will drive employee engagement and business results.
    • Assessing current HR practices, analyzing HR metrics, and recommending areas for continuous improvement: identifying and implementing tools, techniques and processes that will drive business results.
    • Consulting with various stakeholders to identify the talent implications of business plans, resolve talent-related problems, and drive and implement HR initiatives, programs, and policies.
  • Lead and facilitate the implementation of talent-related strategies including workforce planning, onboarding, training and leadership development, performance management, talent review/succession planning, employee relations, engagement/retention, HR analytics and HR compliance.
  • Collaborate with peers in HR and in other parts of the business in order to achieve business outcomes and implement HR strategies and initiatives.
  • Work with peers in specific HR Center of Excellence areas such as compensation, talent acquisition and organizational effectiveness.
  • Lead, manage and motivate a team of direct reports (managers and individual contributors) who in turn provide more tactical HR support to their assigned business area.
  • Serve as a change agent and champion for the rollout of company-wide talent-related strategies and initiatives that support the success of the organization’s growth and reinforce a collaborative, aligned, and engaged culture.
  • Leverage analytics in order to make data-based decisions in partnership with business leaders regarding talent strategies and opportunities.
  • Partner with, consult and train business leaders to support and effectively communicate organizational change to increase awareness, buy-in, and improve the speed by which the change is implemented.
  • Leverage resources, including direct reports, to identify and respond to potential employee relations’ issues in a timely and effective manner.  When appropriate, partner with Legal, conduct investigations, create action plans, and resolve issues to ensure equity among employees and limit organizational liability.
  • Consult proactively with peers and business leaders in order to create strategies specific to their business that will minimize risk related to hiring, retention, employee relations, bench-building, etc.
  • Ensure that HR processes are implemented and managed in a consistent, measurable and effective manner. 
  • Leverage resources, including direct reports, to ensure the implementation of fair and safe employment practices that mitigate risk, drive compliance, and create a healthy and engaging work environment.
  • Partner with business leaders in the planning and conducting of business meetings, talent reviews, strategic plans, workforce planning, analysis of HR measures, etc.; ensure HR objectives are shared and delivered in concert with business operating objectives.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, HR or a related field or work experience equivalent.
  • 5 years progressive experience in HR.
  • 1 year experience managing HR professionals.
  • Demonstrated understanding and application of Human Resources functional and technical areas including but not limited to Talent Management, Employee Relations, Employee Engagement, Talent Acquisition, Compensation, Change Management, Organizational Design, and Basic Employment Laws.
  • Experience working with, coaching, and influencing senior leaders, executives, and employees.
  • Proven experience in a leadership role in a growing, evolving organization.
  • Demonstrated ability and experience working effectively in a self-directed, proactive, results-oriented, complex, fast-paced environment across all levels.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times.
 
Preferred Qualifications
  • Graduate degree in business, HR or a related field.
  • HR certification such as PHR, SPHR or GPHR.
  • 7+ years progressive experience in HR.
  • 5+ years experience managing HR professionals.
  • 2+ years experience managing HR leaders.
  • Consulting experience.
 
Physical Job Requirements
  • Requires the ability to communicate both written and verbal; Identify and read reports, memos, emails and other documents
Requires the ability to maintain attention to detail over an extended period as well as prioritize and complete multiple, complex tasks.
  • Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time.
  • Ability to travel (10-50% of the time depending on geography / business area)

 



About Cox Automotive

 

Cox Automotive is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, retail, financial and wholesale solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide. The Cox Automotive family includes Autotrader®, Dealer.com®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, vAuto®, VinSolutions®, Xtime®, incadea® and a host of other brands. With a complete and connected view of the automotive ecosystem, Cox Automotive is a global company connecting people, cars and capabilities with services that link the automotive value chain. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises. For more information about Cox Automotive, visit www.coxautoinc.com.



Organization: Cox Automotive

Primary Location: US-GA-Atlanta-6325 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Director/Senior Director

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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