Senior HR Generalist

Cushman & Wakefield (


  full-time   employee

New Jersey
United States

Job Title
Senior HR Business Partner
Job Description Summary
Responsible to develop, communicate, and administer HR policies and programs under the direction of HR Leadership within a geographical and/or functional area that supports the company?s overall business plan.
Job Description
Interpret and explain human resources policies, procedures, laws, standards, or regulations on a daily basis to assist managers and employees
Serve as an HR Business Partner to field leadership
Direct and manage tasks, programs, and projects within the Field team
Provide strategic consulting to field leadership and hiring managers regarding staffing needs, compensation, performance management, employee relations, policy compliance, training, etc. for their respective employee populations
Provide direction, coaching, and leadership to assigned Human Resources staff, as applicable
Recommend new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of services performed
Partner with the centers of expertise for payroll processing, employee benefits programs, and national HR programs to ensure proper communication
Partner with center of expertise to ensure compliance with all applicable employment legislation for the assigned geographic area, including monitoring and auditing local EEO practices
Work with national and local leadership to provide on-site leadership and support in conjunction with all employee transition activities associated with outsourcing service contracts, mergers, and acquisitions in the pursuit of new business by assisting leadership, drafting sections for RFPs, and participating in the due diligence process in all endeavors which include an employee acquisition/transition component
Conduct employee relations counseling, mediation, and investigations as well as handle employee grievances under the direction of Senior Management
Ensure for managing client specific compliance and vetting requirements
Maintain advanced knowledge of HR Systems
Bachelor's degree, minimum of 5+ years of HR experience with demonstrated ability to exercise appropriate judgment, or any similar combination of education and experience
Ability to analyze, prioritize, delegate
Demonstrates leadership, ability to hire and retain high achievers
Ability to pursue PHR or SPHR (professional designation)
Strong interpersonal skills and problem solving ability
Strong verbal/written communication and presentation skills
Willingness to travel
Proven record of excellent internal and external customer service
The qualified candidate will be detail oriented, able to handle multiple projects simultaneously, extremely professional, and customer service oriented
Physical Requirements
Involves work of a general office nature; typically includes extended periods of sitting and/or operation of a computer for up to 8 hours a day
? Regularly required to talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to write and type
? Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you
? Ability to read and understand information and ideas presented orally and in writing
? Ability to communicate information and ideas in writing and orally so others will understand
? Regularly required to utilize vision abilities, allowing reading of printed material, graphics, and computer displays
Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.