Human Resources Manager - Retail, East Coast

Hugo Boss
New York City, New York, United States
15 Sep 2022
13 Oct 2022
Human Resources
Our vision is to establish HUGO BOSS as the leading premium tech-driven fashion platform worldwide and to be one of the top 100 global brands. At HUGO BOSS, we work as a team to apply our knowledge, skills and experience together and create a diversity of ideas and solutions. What unites us? We love fashion, we change fashion!

At HUGO BOSS, you have the opportunity to contribute your personality, ideas and creativity - because only when we break new ground together can we create something unique. Become part of our team of more than 14.000 employees worldwide and shape your future/drive your future/drive your growth, at HUGO BOSS!

As a member of the HUGO BOSS Human Resources team, the HR Manager - Retail, East Coast provides support to the Senior Director, Human Resources, North America with all HR functions, including talent review and acquisition, performance management, organizational capability and design, compensation, employee relations, leadership development and training for the US Retail population.

All candidates should be aware that HUGO BOSS currently maintains a policy, requiring all employees to be fully COVID vaccinated (which includes a booster shot). Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated by their start date. HUGO BOSS is an equal opportunity employer and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated for medical or religious reasons where it is not an undue hardship to the Company to do so as provided under federal, state and local law. In addition, HUGO BOSS will provide additional accommodations consistent with the requirements of NY state vaccination law.

What you can expect:

  • Manage all HR functions, including talent review and acquisition, performance management, organizational capability and design, compensation, benefits, employee relations, leadership development and training to deliver effective and quality service
  • Partner with the Talent Manager on the recruitment process for the US Retail population as it relates to interviews, and facilitates the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborates with Retail Management to understand skills and competencies required for openings
  • Supports overseeing the Human Resources Coordinator to ensure support and completion of HR Administrative responsibilities
  • Manages the process in creating new hire offer letters and employee verifications
  • Collaborate with other HR Business Partners on the team for consistency in managing team projects, on-boarding process for new hires; new hire orientation and the employee life cycle
  • Partner in creating, implementing and communicating company policies and procedures to managers and team members
  • Coach and advise management team on performance management conversations and documentation
  • Provide leadership, advice and counsel to management on all human capital issues including employee relations conversations and all corrective action documents to ensure consistency across all locations
  • Manage and advise in employee disciplinary action, terminations, and investigations
  • Leverage HR policies, programs and practices to create and maintain a positive, high-performing workplace
  • Research, develop and implement innovative policies and procedures to positively impact business performance, keeping in compliance with all state and federal laws
  • Assist Business Partners in managing associate performance and developing talent through performance improvement plans, including but not limited to: discipline, succession planning, training and development
  • Implement and oversee the Performance Management process and organizational assessment and learning strategies
  • Implement and manage regional specific recruitment strategies to effectively recruit top talent for new and existing stores
  • Conduct exit interviews and utilize information gathered from exit surveys to impact positive changes in the business
  • Partner in compensation analysis
  • Support in the creation of and maintaining accurate job descriptions for every Retail position
  • Support 100+ retail stores and approximately 500 employees throughout the US
  • Accountable for all HR administration ensuring compliance with legal guidelines
  • Other duties, research, and special projects as assigned
  • Ability to travel to Store locations based on the needs of the business

Your profile:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or Business Administration
  • Prior experience in a multi-unit store environment required. Candidates without this experience will not be considered. Fashion industry experience a plus
  • A minimum 5 years of Generalist experience with 1-2 years of HR management experience a plus
  • Strong understanding of retail operations and HR best practices within a retail environment
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local labor laws and regulations
  • Broad knowledge of HR practices including employee relations, performance management, compensation and learning & development
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong follow-up skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment and maintain strong attention to detail
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize work effectively
  • Strong relationship-building and customer service skills
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times
  • Ability to work with all levels of employees
  • Knowledge of HR employment related laws/practices
  • Expert level user with MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

Your benefits:

HUGO BOSS offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes:
  • Hybrid Working Model
  • Flexible Commuting
  • Flexible Fridays
  • 21 paid days off (pro-rated based on first year of employment) plus your Birthday off
  • Generous Employee Discount Program
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits with Health Saving Account (HSA) option
  • 401(K) with company match
  • Flex Spending Account (FSA)
  • Commuter Benefits (Pre-tax)
  • Voluntary Benefits and Critical Illness
  • Company sponsored Life and Disability benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Discounts for auto/home/pet insurance

We are a global company with our employees representative of the world at large. Our inclusive culture embraces each person's authenticity and individuality. We are committed to equal employment opportunity. And we believe our equitable work environment helps unleash your full potential and inspires you to thrive.

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