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Associate Manager, Field HR

Chicago, Illinois Job ID 11969
The successful candidate for the Associate Manager, Field HR position will be a self-starter, who leads courageously, values partnership, and is action oriented. The candidate will be responsible for providing a broad spectrum of HR services and support to the NA Commercial (Sales & Marketing)teams based in Chicago and in field offices, and will collaborate with, and support other HR Business Partners in the Commercial organization. Key responsibilities are focused on talent acquisition and development, implementing HR tools and processes, supporting initiatives that drive engagement and enablement, and supporting key HR activities such as employee relations, performance, recruitment, compensation and benefits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support leaders and employees at all levels in a wide range of HR activities
  • Provide counsel to employees at all levels in accordance with the company’s policies and procedures and assure consistent interpretation and application of polices, regulations and laws
  • Provide counseling and guidance to managers in cases of performance and/or disciplinary issues, including investigation, preparing appropriate documentation and developing performance improvement plans
  • Support talent calibration meetings and report results, in line with the standard process and delivery expectations (i.e.  succession & development, performance management, merit)
  • Support the development and implementation of strategies/processes/organization designs that integrate people with business needs/objectives
  • Maintain and develop new capabilities, systems, processes, and training to address key business issues related to effective people management
  • Work with clients to review critical HR areas of staffing, performance management, and professional development and design and implement specific plans to achieve goals
  • Provide HR systems and transactional support in Workday
  • Consulting with clients on policies, procedures and employee leaves  
  • Staffing process: work with Talent Acquisition and hiring managers to find the best candidates for open positions
  • Managing annual surveys and reporting including EEO reporting, opinion surveys etc., as well as ad hoc data requests
  • Accurately track and record talent information
  • On-boarding and off-boarding: Partner with managers and employees on hiring and termination, to ensure compliance and thorough review of processes

Required Education/Experience:

  • Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years of Human Resources experience.
  • Experience to efficiently manage multiple projects/priorities, with strong time management skills, successful relation to both internal and external clients, flexibility with willingness to make decisions and ability to quickly adapt from one situation to the next.
  • Experience working with all levels of the organization, and solid judgment and problem-solving skills

Preferred Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage others through influence and collaboration
  • Strong knowledge of HR laws and regulations
  • Excellent communication and consulting skills
  • Ability to build trust and respect with clients at all levels
  • Provide a customer service-oriented environment
  • Able to perform well in a team environment
  • Possess a strong work ethic and sense of urgency
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, attention to detail/accuracy is a must
  • Familiarity with an HRIS system or similar large database is essential, with Workday experience preferred
  • Demonstrates high level of initiative and ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Strong facilitation skills for driving initiatives and resolving issues with assigned client groups
  • Possesses a high degree of business acumen
  • An inquisitive and curious mind
  • Ability to exercise extreme confidentiality

SC Johnson & Son, Inc. is an equal employment opportunityand affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, ancestry, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation or other assistance during the application process, please call our Human Resources department at262-260-3343or email your request to  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Download the EEO is the Law posterfor more information.

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