Human Resources Manager - Madison Avenue

Barney's Brooklyn , NY 11229

Posted 3 months ago

Celebrating our legacy of modern fashion, creativity, individuality, and intrigue by providing every guest with an unparalleled customer experience. We are currently seeking a full-time Human Resources Manager in our Madison Avenue Flagship location.

The role of the Human Resources Manager is to provide support for and ongoing maintenance of various areas of the human resources functions, including learning & development, benefits, employee & labor relations, and special projects with emphasis on recruitment and training. This position demonstrates a high-level of integrity, a strong depth of knowledge, and a pro-active approach to customer service.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Responsible for all recruitment efforts for the store, inclusive of sales, support, administrative, temporary, and seasonal associates

  • Develops recruitment strategy for effective fulfilment of openings, strengthening the succession planning efforts for key positions

  • Strategizes on sourcing candidates from top competitors

  • Establishes network connections with counterparts from top competitors

  • Maintains reporting on staffing levels on a weekly basis

  • Provides overall support to the Vice President of Human Resources and Senior Director of Human Resources with completion of tasks and special projects as needed

  • Assists in the development, implementation, and maintenance of HR policies and procedures

  • Facilitates sales & support associate training seminars as needed

  • Partners with Senior Director of Human Resources on the design and development of training programs to be implemented according to needs and requirements of the business

  • Facilitates technical training for New Hires (i.e. POS/Register training)

  • Facilitates New Hire Orientation as needed

  • Prepares and coordinates the preparation of training or procedural manuals used in conjunction with various programs

  • Reviews existing procedural manuals and executes changes and upgrades as needed

  • Manages time and attendance for sales/support associates and management on a quarterly basis

  • Reviews seasonal bonus process for all sales/support associates, yearly payout of unused benefit time, and any contractual compensation changes

  • Responsible for the reporting of departmental sales productivity on a monthly basis

  • Processes all Non-Exempt Payroll Change Notices (terminations, status changes, rate changes etc.) and New Hire notices within the HRIS system

  • Serves as resource to the store's executive teams for all employee relations matters

  • Guides executives through the investigative, coaching, and disciplinary process of employee relations matters as they occur

  • Liaises with senior management when situations warrant their involvement and support

  • Performs duties involving associate and manager communications in a timely manner

  • Responds to questions on Company benefit guidelines, policies and procedures

  • Responsible for the administration and complete governance of FMLA processes and other related leave requests

  • Oversees the administrative functions of the department, such as weekly payroll completion, data maintenance in HRIS, etc.

  • Serves as a point of contact and support to the HR Coordinator/Assistants within the department

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with above average MS Excel skills

  • Demonstrated ability to present and facilitate training materials to executives and associates with a wide range of educational backgrounds

  • Demonstrated ability to establish priorities in fast-paced, multi-task environment

  • Outstanding relationship building and customer service skills

  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times

  • Schedule flexibility, including weekends and holidays


  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or related field, or a combination of education and equivalent work experience preferred

  • 4+ years of experience in Human Resources discipline required, management or supervisory experience in Human Resources preferred

  • Industry experience preferred

  • Experience with Kronos, ADP, LinkedIn Recruiter, Taleo extremely beneficial

  • Proficiency in Spanish preferred

Barneys New York offers competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits and a generous discount. Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. Barneys New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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