The Human Resources (HR) Manager is responsible for a wide range of HR functions including employee relations, strategic planning, policy interpretation, preparing payroll, benefits administration, and onboarding for all Firm offices. The HR Manager serves as a consultant to Firm management on human resources related issues and collaborates frequently with the Firm's employment counsel.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide employee relations advice and counsel to supervising attorneys and non-attorney managers regarding staff performance, personnel practices, policy, and employment laws.
Document and attend meetings with staff regarding disciplinary matters.
Lead staff recruitment process by assessing staffing needs in consultation with the Firm Chief Operating Officer, interviewing candidates, and creating employment offers.
Manage new hire onboarding and conduct orientations.
Oversee staff performance management process, compensation recommendations, and goal setting.
Manage exit process for departing staff, including processing relevant paperwork and conducting exit interviews.
Communicate various Firm policies and initiatives to staff; respond to inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs; advise management in appropriate resolution of employee relations issues.
Coordinate various staff events (lunch-n-learns, staff appreciation, retirement celebrations, etc.)
Keep abreast of HR legislation and trends to ensure best practices and compliance with local, state, and federal employment laws and regulations.
Perform other related duties as required or assigned.
Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the Duties and Responsibilities (Duties) above satisfactorily and meet the requirements below. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Education and/or Experience:
Minimum 7 years’ experience in human resources management or senior human resources generalist experience.
PHR or SPHR Certification.
Human resources management experience in a law firm or professional services environment.
Other Skills and Abilities:
In addition to the above, the following may also be required of the successful candidate:
Excellent organizational skills.
Excellent attention to detail.
The use of good judgment and good interpersonal communication skills.
Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills.
Works harmoniously and effectively with others as part of a team.
Exercises confidentiality and discretion.
About Post & Schell, P.C.
For 50 years, Post & Schell, P.C. has been committed to legal excellence. We provide sophisticated legal services and strategic counseling to highly regulated industries and their directors, officers, and stakeholders regionally, nationally and internationally.