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Human Resources Manager
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Division: Turner
Project Location(s): NEW YORK NY US , 10014
Minimum Years Experience: 10-15
Travel Involved: None/Not Specified
Job Type: Full Time
Job Classification:  Experienced
Education: Bachelors Degree 
Job Family: Human Resources
Compensation: Not Specified
 
Position Description:

 

Turner Construction Company provides building services to clients who value diligence, resourcefulness and creativity in a partner. We maintain a network of offices in North America and around the globe, with a staff of 5,000 employees who work on more than 1,200 projects each year. With $8 billion in annual construction volume, we rank first or second in the industry’s major market segments.
 
Turner International LLC, founded in 1965, is a subsidiary of Turner and is responsible for Turner’s activities in Asia, Europe and Latin America and the Caribbean. Internationally, Turner is known for constructing highly visible projects such as the Burj Khalifa in Dubai - the tallest building in the world. Turner International has operated in 60 countries and currently has over 1000 staff managing projects totaling more than 36 million square meters in building area with a value of approximately $39 billion. It is a hallmark of Turner’s diversity and is positioned to offer the most unique challenges and opportunities to its team members.
 
The Human Resources Manager for Turner International, based in New York City, is a strategic role that offers a well rounded HR professional with proven management skills the opportunity to partner with the business to provide best in class HR functions, programs, policies and procedures. The Manager’s expertise across all HR responsibilities should give him or her vision to not only hit the ground running but to effectively direct, develop and implement improvements and efficiencies. In turn, the Manager would further his or her career with a growing business in a dynamic international environment. We look forward to this person learning our industry, being part of our team and becoming not only an HR leader, but a trusted advisor to the business and its employees. 
 
Reports to: Senior HR Director, International. The position is based in New York City.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

 

Responsible for developing and directing all aspects of human resources including, but not limited to:
·        Employment/placement/on-boarding/retention
·        Performance management, development/training, succession planning
·        Employee benefits, wage and salary/bonus administration
·        Employee relations, and EEO compliance
·        Quality operations of human resources processes
·        Experienced hires from external and internal sources
·        College recruiting and university relations
 
Manage responsibilities unique to Turner International:
·        Maintaining relations with all International staff (office, field, administrative and financial) across all regions, providing feedback to Senior Management on issues and concerns
·        Ensuring end-to-end management of international assignments, including managing vendors who provide the following services: relocation, immigration, tax services and core expatriate data for long term and short term assignments
·        Monitoring and analyzing global mobility trends and developments in the international markets and sectors relevant to Turner and making changes to policies and practices as needed
·        Executing the expatriate process from package creation to repatriation; includes reviewing the expatriate program on a periodic basis to look for ways to manage costs without compromising the integrity of the program
·        Providing consultancy services/advice and collaborative support regarding the interpretation and execution of Turner’s international assignment policies and practices
·        Partnering with finance and corporate tax to address company cross-charging (Transfer Pricing), and corporate tax matters to develop best practices
·        Ensuring tax reporting is timely and accurate, working with payroll as well as other stakeholders
·        Identifying gaps in staffing policies to ensure Turner International remains competitive while meeting the needs of the business
·        Directing the establishment and maintenance of a standardized record keeping and filing system in compliance with corporate directives
·        Interfacing with network of country human resources personnel to establish, improve and maintain all HR functions
·        Performing other duties or assignments as required

 
Qualifications

 

·        Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 10-12 years of progressive human resources experience
·        Successful track record of leadership role in an HR role/environment that preferably dealt with cross-border staff and engagements
·        Knowledge of human resources policies and procedures as well as employment laws
·        Understanding of and experience with international assignment strategy, policy and practices
·        Exceptional leadership/management skills and characteristics a must: problem-solving, critical thinking, analytical skills, negotiations, change/transformation management, relationship building and management, staff development, self-starter, multiple project management, highly accountable, time/deadline management, delegation, budgeting
·        Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an ability to effectively communicate and present to all levels within the organization
·        Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Human Resources (SPHR) and other related certifications recommended
·        Highly proficient in all relevant technology and software i.e. Payroll/Human Resources Management Systems (HRMS), communication, presentation and data software
·        Ability to travel, including overseas

 


 
Physical Demands and Work Environment:

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to walk and reach with hands. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Employee frequently uses computer keyboard, regularly travels (as vehicle driver and as aircraft passenger), occasionally participates in the set-up/take-down process at off-site career fairs, and may perform work on-site at construction work sites. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Employee views computer monitor frequently.
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate in an office setting. The employee also occasionally participates in career fairs where the environment is moderately loud. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may work on-site at construction work sites where the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise in these work environments is usually moderate to loud. The employee is required to work in compliance with company safety policies and procedures and applicable law.
 
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