Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP a major Delaware law firm with a diverse business practice is seeking a Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO) to lead our talent management and human resource functions. This position is responsible for developing and executing human resource strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization, specifically in the areas of talent acquisition, organizational and performance management, training and development, diversity and inclusion initiatives, and performance management. The CHRO provides strategic leadership in all aspects of the firm and is relied upon to identify HR areas of need and provide strategies for resolution to firm management. Our firm offers an excellent benefits package and salary commensurate with experience.
Establish and implement HR efforts that effectively communicate and support the firm’s mission and strategic vision.
Provide overall leadership and guidance to the HR function by overseeing talent acquisition, career development, succession planning, retention, training, leadership development, compensation, and benefits.
Direct firm management to implement employee relations programs and processes to recruit, develop, motivate and retain firm talent, and be the executive leader of this function.
Function as a strategic business advisor to senior management regarding key organizational issues.
Develop, implement and manage comprehensive compensation and benefits plans that are competitive and cost-effective.
Lead the performance evaluation process.
Create and implement training and development programs for attorneys and staff to provide growth and career development.
Maintain knowledge of laws and regulations at state and federal levels, and best practices in employment laws, humans resources and talent management.
Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
Knowledge of and experience with varied human resource information systems.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software
BS/BA degree from an accredited college/university; MBA or MA/MS in human resources or related field preferred.
A minimum of 10 years of HR experience, with at least five years of executive HR experience.
SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) or SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) certification preferred.
Prior experience in a law firm environment preferred.