Senior Vice President of Human Resources POST NUMBER: 404969

Durham, NC, US Hybrid
March 21st, 2024
$ 230000.00 - 280000.00 yearly
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Our client is a leading global manufacturing company dedicated to excellence in producing high-quality products. With operations spanning across multiple continents, they are committed to fostering a culture of innovation, integrity, and collaboration. As they continue to expand and evolve, they are seeking a dynamic and experienced Senior Vice President of Human Resources to lead human resources and drive strategic initiatives.

Position Overview:
The Senior Vice President of Human Resources will play a crucial role in shaping and executing HR strategies that align with the company’s objectives and values. This individual will oversee all aspects of HR operations, including talent acquisition, employee relations, compensation and benefits, HRIS management, and compliance. The successful candidate will lead a team of 5-10 direct and indirect reports globally and collaborate closely with senior leadership to cultivate a diverse and inclusive work environment that empowers employees to thrive.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives that support organizational objectives and foster employee engagement and retention.
  • Lead the design, implementation, and administration of competitive compensation and benefits programs to attract and retain top talent.
  • Provide strategic guidance and direction to HR team members, fostering a high-performance culture and promoting professional development.
  • Evaluate, select, and implement HRIS platforms to streamline HR processes and enhance data-driven decision-making.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable employment laws and regulations, both domestically and internationally, staying abreast of changes and proactively mitigating risks.
  • Partner with senior leadership to assess organizational needs and develop workforce planning strategies to address current and future talent requirements.
  • Drive initiatives to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion within the organization, fostering a culture of belonging and respect.
  • Oversee employee relations matters, including performance management, disciplinary actions, and conflict resolution, ensuring fair and consistent practices.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive HR-related projects and initiatives, fostering a collaborative and results-oriented approach.

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field; advanced degree preferred.
  • 15 years of progressive HR experience, with at least 3 years in a senior leadership role within a global manufacturing or similar industry.
  • SHRM-CP or SPHR certification preferred.
  • Previous M&A integration experience preferred.
  • Deep knowledge of employment laws and regulations across multiple jurisdictions, with a demonstrated ability to ensure compliance and mitigate risks.
  • Proven experience developing and implementing HR strategies that drive business results and enhance employee engagement and retention.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate teams to achieve excellence.
  • Experience managing compensation and benefits programs, including design, administration, and benchmarking.
  • Proficiency in evaluating and implementing HRIS platforms to support HR operations and enhance data analytics capabilities.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a results-oriented mindset and a commitment to continuous improvement.

Vaco values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.

EEO Notice

Vaco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race (including but not limited to traits historically associated with race such as hair texture and hair style), color, sex (includes pregnancy or related conditions), religion or creed, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, status as a veteran, union membership, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, or any other protected characteristics as required by federal, state or local law.

Vaco LLC and its parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Vaco LLC and its parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact .

Vaco also wants all applicants to know their rights that workplace discrimination is illegal.

By submitting to this position, you agree that you will be giving Vaco the exclusive right to present your as a candidate for the foregoing employment opportunity. You further agree that you have represented information about yourself accurately and have not affirmatively misrepresented your qualifications. You also agree to maintain as confidential, to the fullest extent permitted by law, any information you learn from Vaco about the position and you will limit disclosure of information about the position only to the extent necessary to perform any obligations in furtherance of your application. In exchange, Vaco agrees to exercise reasonable efforts to represent you through all solicitation, job screening and resume dispersal.

Privacy Notice

Vaco LLC and its parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries (“we,” “our,” or “Vaco”) respects your privacy and are committed to providing transparent notice of our policies.

  • California residents may access Vaco’s HR Notice at Collection for California Applicants and Employees here.
  • Virginia residents may access our state specific policies here.
  • Residents of all other states may access our policies here.
  • Canadian residents may access our policies in English here and in French here.
  • Residents of countries governed by GDPR may access our policies here.

Pay Transparency Notice

Determining compensation for this role (and others) at Vaco depends upon a wide array of factors including but not limited to:

  • the individual’s skill sets, experience and training;
  • licensure and certification requirements;
  • office location and other geographic considerations;
  • other business and organizational needs.

With that said, as required by local law, Vaco believes that the following salary range referenced above reasonably estimates the base compensation for an individual hired into this position in geographies that require salary range disclosure. The individual may also be eligible for discretionary bonuses.

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