HR Generalist Job Description
Who We Are:
HBC is a diversified global retailer focused on driving the performance of high quality stores and their all-channel offerings, growing through acquisitions, and unlocking the value of real estate holdings. Founded in 1670, HBC is the oldest company in North America. HBCs portfolio today includes formats ranging from luxury to premium department stores to off price fashion shopping destinations, with more than 480 stores and over 66,000 employees around the world.
HBCs leading banners across North America and Europe include Hudsons Bay, Saks Fifth Avenue & Saks OFF 5TH.
A truly global corporate citizen, HBC is committed to responsible business practices to bring about positive change. We work hard to shape a sustainable future for people and the planet. Our philanthropic initiatives help create healthy families, strong communities, and sport excellence in the cities and countries in which we operate around the world, while striving to create innovative programs and resources that provide flexibility for work-life balance in order to maintain a positive working environment.
What This Position Is All About:
The HR Generalist will contribute to the development of HR initiatives and execute programs to support the Corporate Technology team.
Who You Are:
You are client-centric and always strive to delight both internal and external customers
You are a true solution-seeker and display outstanding judgment and critical thinking
You can deal with ambiguity and achieve results in a fast paced environment
You have strong relationship building skills, and are able to communicate effectively, both verbal and in writing
You Also Have:
4 year Bachelor Degree, preferably in Human Resources, Retail, or Business Management
3-5 years of applicable progressive professional and business experience (HR and Recruitment experience strongly preferred)
Experience in a retail/merchant environment and interest and understanding of the fashion industry preferred
As the Human Resources Generalist, You Will:
Serve as the HRBP and manage the implementation of HR processes and initiatives for associates in assigned client groups
Support information for all employee lifecycle events:
Partner with Talent Acquisition to manage the recruitment process for Senior level rolesOwn the full cycle recruitment process for Corporate rolesAdminister new hire, promotion and exit interview activitiesOversee New Hire Orientation planning and executionPartner with internal stakeholders to deliver an exceptional onboarding experienceManage documentation for associate changes, including salary, reporting structure, position changes and internal offer lettersInvestigate and support resolution of Employee Relations issues in partnership with Senior HR team and legal departmentSupport the execution of employee engagement activities for the client groupLiaise with support teams to manage general reporting and data requests Support the HRBP team activities throughout the year including, Annual Talent Review Process, Annual Goal Setting Process
Participate in and/or lead Corporate task forces and special projects
How Often You May Travel:
Your Life and Career at HBC:
Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner-operator!
Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from IT to Human Resources, Merchandising to Finance.
A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance
HBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HBC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.