Vice President, Human Resources (Bilingual)
Dallas, TX (preferred) or Miami, FL
Our client is a real estate investment firm engaged in the acquisition, ownership, management, and disposition of conventional multifamily apartment properties targeting moderate-income households throughout the Southern United States, on behalf of institutional and private investors. Since 2011, the firm has acquired 39 multifamily residential properties in Florida and Texas containing over 9,390 apartment units. The firm’s current portfolio consists of 24 properties, with more than 6,400 apartment units.
The company culture is dynamic and fast-paced, with a focus on efficient teamwork and a long-term outlook. To achieve success, team members must embrace certain core principles and values: service, humility, integrity, loyalty, passion, professionalism, collaboration, teamwork, and a drive for achieving/exceeding results.
Our client is seeking a Vice President, Human Resources to plan, lead, direct, develop, and coordinate the policies, activities, and staff of the Human Resource (HR) department, ensuring legal compliance and implementation of the organization's mission and talent strategy. The position will executive-level leadership and guidance to the organization’s HR operations. The Vice President will be responsible for setting, enforcing, and evaluating legally compliant human resources policies, procedures, and best practices, and identifying and implementing long-range strategic talent management goals.
- Supervisory Responsibilities: Recruit, interview, hire, and train new staff in the department.
- Oversee the daily workflow of the HR department.
- Provide constructive and timely performance evaluations.
- Handle discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy.
Other Key Responsibilities:
- Collaborate with senior leadership to understand the organization's goals and strategy related to staffing, recruiting, and retention.
- Plan, lead, develop, coordinate, and implement policies, processes, training, initiatives, and surveys to support the organizations human resource compliance and strategy needs.
- Administer or oversee the administration of human resource programs including, but not limited to: compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; onboarding; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; mentoring; and training and career development.
- Identify staffing and recruiting needs; develop and execute best practices for hiring and talent management.
- Manage and report major Key Performance Indicators regarding HR related metrics such a turnover, employee satisfaction etc.
- Monitor and ensure the organization’s compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; review and modify policies and practices to maintain compliance.
- Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law; apply this knowledge to communicate changes in policy, practice, and resources to upper management.
- Develop and implement departmental budget.
- Provide salary benchmarking for all levels of the organization.
- Create a high-performance culture including a consistent approach to service level, key performance indicators, and performance reporting.
- Leverage metrics & analytics to inform and measure success and influence change.
- Select and manage relationship with PEO.
- Maintain competitive benefit package for employees.
- Perform other duties as required.
- Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required; Master’s degree preferred.
- 10-15 years of experience leading HR operations in high growth, complex organizations.
- Experience working in the property management, hospitality, or retail industry, desirable.
- Excellent bilingual (English and Spanish) verbal and written communication skills.
- Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.
- Excellent organizational skills and track record of influencing and driving change, and attention to detail.
- Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; data driven decision maker.
- Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
- Ability to adapt to the needs of the organization and employees.
- Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
- Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
- Must be able to demonstrate an understanding and appreciation for diversity and cultural differences.
- Knowledge of US employment law and has experience working in an international organization.
- Advanced project management skills and demonstrated success leading remote teams.
- Strong business acumen and a commercial approach, with ability to influence key stakeholders.
- Experienced and demonstrated success in building, leading, and managing people, identifying and developing talent, and getting results through others.
- Proven experience at successfully developing & strengthening management controls and operational processes.
- Highly motivated, detail oriented, dependable, and organized with a customer service focus.
- Strong ability to multi-task and respond effectively to changing priorities and demands.
- Ability to travel as needed.