Human Resources Manager, Distribution & Logistics

Conn's, Inc. Dallas, TX
Human Resources Manager, Distribution & Logistics

Conn's History:

Conn's is a 128-year old consumer goods retailer with over $1 billion in revenue and over 4,000 employees. The company, headquartered in The Woodlands, TX, is publicly-traded (NASDAQ:CONN) and operates more than 110 retail locations in thirteen states and expanding into new markets. The Company's products and services offered through its retail sales outlets, distribution and service facilities include furniture and mattresses, home appliances, consumer electronics, home office equipment, repair service agreements, credit insurance, home delivery, product repair service and consumer credit. We offer a comprehensive benefits program including: Medical, Dental & Vision Benefits, Flexible Spending Accounts, Paid Vacation, Basic Life Insurance, 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Tuition Reimbursement and Employee Discounts.

Position Summary:

The Human Resource Manager's role is responsible for providing assigned client groups (Distribution, Logistics, and Service) with trusted advice, assistance and direction in the management of human resources initiatives and practices in accordance with HR strategy.

Responsibilities:

The Human Resources Manager's responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* Increase awareness of sound HR principles and practices through daily interactions with assigned clients.

* Responsible for recruitment and onboarding for all temp and FTE hiring needs within the Distribution and Logistics client group.

* Partnership and management of third party vendors.

* Identify development needs and trends in the organization, recommends and implements a variety of programs and initiatives such as: engagement, safety, union/first responder qualifications.

* Provide leadership and expertise to cross-functional team and participates in cross-functional initiatives.

* Support the HR Division by collaborating upfront and remaining engaged with other HR partners to ensure one message to the client.

* Partner with client groups and HR partners to align their strategies, cultures, processes and organization structures with the needs of the organization by providing a full range of organization effectiveness and consultation services.

* Influence innovation in the client's use of the HR programs and activities to support effective business solutions.

* Partner with client groups or HR partners to develop strategic communication plans.

* Lead change efforts amongst peers in the Division of HR.

* Take appropriate risks, provide candid observations and influence others in a caring, respectful and productive manner.

* Capitalize on opportunities to share best practices and advance delivered outcomes.

* Perform on-site HR Partner functions such as recruitment and assist with benefits and compensation management.

* Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

* Required 5-8 years of progressive professional human resources experience in a complex, fast paced environment.

* Bachelor's Degree required

* PHR, SPHR certification preferred

* Retail industry experience a plus.

* Must be able to travel up to 20%-30% of the time.

* Demonstrated ability to effectively adapt to environment to be effective in role

* Demonstrated ability to effectively change an individual or group's position/thinking/behavior

* Demonstrated ability to assess political climate and adjust course accordingly

* Demonstrated effort to proactively share relevant information with stakeholders

* Demonstrated ability to, systematically break down problem into component parts, determine casual relationships among component parts, and use appropriate techniques to identify solutions

* Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Power Point); prior experience in HRIS system a plus.

Conn's is PROUD to be an equal opportunity employer.