Ralph Lauren Lyndhurst , NJ 07071
The Manager of People & Development is responsible for the management and facilitation of the employee experience in line with People & Development services, policies, and programs. It is critical that this individual has a strong customer-focused approach and has a proven track record of forming trusted relationships within the People & Development community and as well with the business.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Manage and deliver comprehensive P&D generalist functions to support the employee experience. Functions include but are not limited to Selection & Hiring, Employee Relations, Performance Management, Talent Management and Employee Engagement.
Direct partner to business leadership and business teams to develop strategies to ensure P&D services are delivered in alignment with business objectives. Partner with business leads on strategic org design to build and maintain business functions that increase effectiveness and functionality, removing barriers internally and remaining competitive externally.
Develop and maintain close partnership with Finance to manage Salary & Benefits budget appropriately.
Partner closely with internal P&D teams and develop strategic relationships with P&D Operations, Benefits, Corporate Compensation, Payroll and Global People Practices.
Partner with Talent Acquisition to recruit and build a high performing team for the organization.
Facilitate internal recruitment process through the identification of and internal paths for development and partnership with key business members to encourage internal movement.
Foster a high performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity standards and goal attainment.
Drive proactive process improvement initiatives, both in day to day and project-specific, making recommendations regarding new approaches, policies or procedures.
Provide project management support for special P&D functional projects or business related projects.
Conduct presentations and participate in departmental and client group staff meetings.
Maintain current global organizational charts in Microsoft Visio.
Manage FMLA/LOA process and communication.
Collaborate with P&D Coordinator to maintain and update employee data in system of record
Experience, Skills & Knowledge
4-year college degree preferred in HR, Business, Behavioral Science, or a related field.
A minimum of 5 years of experience and a proven track record working as a P&D Business
Partner Generalist in a related field preferred.
Exhibits a strong customer service focused approach and has ability to build and maintain relationships with employees and management across all levels and functions in an organization.
Collaborative team player.
Strong organization, prioritization and multi-tasking skills in a fast paced, high pressure environment.
Strong critical thinker who drives proactive process improvement.
Knowledge of basic employment law, policies, processes and programs to include FMLA, ADA, FLSA, HIPAA, OSHA, EEO, etc.
Experience maintaining a positive employee relations environment.
Well-developed written and verbal presentation skills.
Ability to work independently and communicate, identify and escalate risk appropriately.
Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times.
Highly proficient in MS Office software, including Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Visio.
Must have a working knowledge of Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) (SAP preferred).
Familiarity with the Kronos time keeping system is preferred.
Manager, (HR) People & Development (PFS Field)