Senior Human Resource Manager

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Senior Human Resource Manager
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Atlanta, GA

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Company Overview:
With a mission of “Creating Value for a Better Life,” our client is a global, multifamily real estate investment firm that leverages proprietary design and build supply chains with in-house construction, property, and facilities management services to unlock value in high-growth U.S. metro/suburban markets. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, our client owns and manages over 40,000 apartment homes in ten states, with regional offices in Charlotte, Dallas, Denver, Houston, and Orlando. Our client also houses a global materials sourcing office in Shanghai, China.

Our client has a unique culture and are known for doing things differently. They’ve made a point to develop core values holistically and weave those values into everything they do by working together to challenge the status quo and allow for improvements at every level of the organization. Producing high-quality results in a fast-paced environment has put them at the forefront of innovation in the industry and being recognized as a National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) Top 50 Owner and Manager (2017) and one of Atlanta’s “2017 Top 25 Large Workplaces.”

Position Overview:
Our Talent Resources team is more than just your typical HR department – we’re a progressive and agile team of tenacious, trusted advisors who deliver efficient and effective programs to associates to further enable the company’s strategy to rapidly grow the business across the US and Internationally. A strong focus is placed on advancing company culture, associate relations, performance management, workforce planning and metrics that drive decision making.

Reporting to the Vice President of Talent Resources, the Senior Human Resources Manager role provides day-to-day guidance and support to approximately 1,500 associates and will lead or participate in many initiatives across all departments and functions. Partner with, consult, and influence all levels of management regarding critical and complex associate relations decisions in the areas of performance management, investigations, business conduct, terminations, restructuring, HR policies, guidelines and practices.

• Lead by example to steward and drive company culture and core values throughout the organization.
• Build relationships providing both strategic and tactical HR support at all levels within the organization.
• Provide leadership in identifying, analyzing, and implementing resolutions to high volume complex and highly sensitive associate relations issues, including unusual situations where precedents have not yet been established.
• Develop, communicate, implement company-wide policies and procedures. Recommends new and innovative approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements.
• Develop metrics and analysis for key HR measures to drive decision making and improvements (i.e. exit interviews, turnover, etc.).
• Drive workforce planning, succession planning and performance management working with other talent functions. Provides coaching and tools to facilitate meetings to ensure ongoing development of associates.
• Facilitate all tactical aspects of immigration processes which include assisting international associates with expatriate assignments, visas (i.e. H-1B, L-1, et al), and employment contracts (primarily in the UK and China).
• Provide oversight and guidance on leave of absences and workers’ compensation matters.
• Operate self-sufficiently, take strategic direction, exercise independent judgment and decision making and work through appropriate points of contacts to accomplish goals.
• Partner with the Talent Resources Operations Manager, who leads payroll, benefits, and compensation administration, on shared initiatives using a cohesive approach to enriching the associate experience throughout the associate life-cycle.
• Assist with mergers and acquisitions, including dispositions.
• Ensure that all federal, state, local laws, and company HR-related compliance matters are proactively managed.

• Bachelor’s Degree or relevant work experience
• PHR certification preferred
• 7-10 years progressive Human Resources experience with heavy focus on associate relations
• Ability to manage strategic and tactical aspects of role
• General knowledge of immigration processes, laws, and regulations
• Global and cultural awareness
• Bilingual in Spanish or Mandarin preferred

Location & Compensation:
• This is a full-time position based in Atlanta, GA and available for immediate hire.
• Travel may be required on as needed basis.
• A meaningful compensation package will be developed for the successful candidate that includes a base salary, plus bonus.
• Comprehensive benefits package included.

** To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in MS Word format, to Chris Bennett at

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