Senior Human Resources Director

Job Title: Senior Human Resources Director

Type: Perm

Start Date: ASAP

Location: NYC - remote role but there will be travel in the NY tri-state area

Salary: up to $150K

Notes from hiring manager

  • Small boutique HR Agency… 10 employees, 20+ years in business.
  • Prefer someone in the New York City tri-state area.
  • Ideally, we are looking for someone who has HR consulting experience - an HR professional that has worked for in-house HR department for a company doesn’t work well.
  • This is fast moving role, multiple clients, all different industries', lots of switching hats and most importantly, someone who knows how to consult and think on their feet.
  • Strong experience with various HRIS systems.
  • Client Listings: Law Firms, Family-Owned Business, Professional Services firms, etc.

Company Overview:

A premier boutique Human Resources Management Consulting firm offering a comprehensive range of human capital management services to organizations.

The role of Senior HR Director presents a unique opportunity to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced consulting environment, collaborating with diverse clients across multiple states and a variety of industries.

The position is hybrid role, blending remote work with on-site visits primarily in the NY Tri-State area, allowing for flexibility and direct client engagement.

Role Overview:

The Senior HR Director leads the strategic and operational human resources functions for clients, demonstrating profound expertise in high-level HR strategy, talent acquisition and retention efforts, advanced onboarding processes, comprehensive benefits and retirement plan administration, strategic compensation planning, performance management, coaching and thorough compliance audits and reporting.

This role requires proactive leadership and a keen focus on aligning HR initiatives with organizational and client objectives, ensuring that each step taken supports broader business goals effectively.


Employee Support and Client Relations

  • Manage and mentor the internal team dedicated to providing top-level support to various clients, focusing on rapid response and high-quality interaction.
  • Promote and maintain a positive organizational culture and high employee morale within client organizations, especially during organizational changes or challenging periods.
  • Implement and evaluate advanced employee relations programs, including targeted satisfaction surveys and engagement initiatives, tailored to client environments.
  • Provide counseling and coaching to clients related to organizational issues including morale, culture, retention, disciplinary action, terminations, performance management and conflict resolution.
  • Provide support in performance management, career pathing and behavioral issues in client workplaces.

Employee Handbooks and Policy Development

  • Utilize cutting-edge Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) to streamline HR processes and enhance data-driven decision-making, specifically tailored to client needs.
  • Lead the development and revision of HR policies to ensure they reflect current laws, best practices, and organizational objectives, with a specific focus on applicability to client industries.
  • Oversee the process of creating and/or updating client employee handbooks as required.


Compliance Reporting, Audits and Tracking

  • Lead extensive compliance audits and prepare detailed compliance reports for senior management and regulatory bodies, focusing on client-specific requirements.
  • Coordinate with internal and external audit teams to facilitate comprehensive reviews and implement improvements based on audit findings, with a focus on client needs.
  • Lead the development and integration of comprehensive HR compliance strategies tailored to the specific needs of each client.
  • Collaborate with senior management and key external stakeholders to preemptively address compliance issues and implement strategic corrective measures tailored to client industries.

Employee Benefits and 401K Oversight

  • Strategically oversee and refine comprehensive employee benefits programs and executive compensation packages, aligning them closely with client needs.
  • Manage the administration of intricate 401(k) plans for clients, ensuring meticulous oversight of payroll integration and adherence to financial regulations.
  • Collaborate with premier benefits providers and retirement plan administrators to guarantee top-notch service delivery and compliance for clients.