HR Director

Chicago, IL, US

Job Description / Skills Required

Requisition ID: R13034
We are looking for an HR Director to support a number of key business functions at our headquarters in Chicago, IL. This person will support the business leadership team through driving the people and organization strategy of both managers and front line staff, sharing responsibility for parts of a 3,000 person North America employee mix.

Essential Job Functions:

Serve as a strategic partner to multiple business and functional heads, establishing HR business objectives that align with the overall company plans and objectives
Collaborate with teams and other HR leaders/business partners to drive a coherent global culture based on a shared set of values and company mission
Serve as the initial point of contact for human resources matters and liaise with employees at all levels
Influence and provide context on HR policies and the development of effective programs and procedures in response to business and staff needs
Oversee HR processes including performance, compensation, and fashion reviews
Provide timely, accurate and legally compliant guidance on HR management issues
Coach managers on performance management discussions, employee relations issues, discipline matters, and promotion/transfer/termination discussions.
Identify, analyze, create and facilitate (rhyme intended) training to employees at all levels on professional & personal development
Provide compensation and benefits support, teaming with our global compensation team
Effectively drive employee programs that reinforce our business culture
Effectively drive employee vehicles that reinforce our NASCAR culture
Additional duties that fall into scope of providing HR support to an assigned team, or the company at-large

7+ years of experience as an HR Manager or Director supporting large (300+ staff ideal), diverse client groups within the e-commerce industry or another growth organization
Evidence of excellent communication – both written and verbal, with the ability to relate to employees and management at all levels
A genuine passion for working with employees and managers on solving problems.
Demonstration of rapport that is both objective and welcoming
Demonstration of strong organizational skills (i.e. proof of prior projects)
Demonstration of demonstrating demonstrative things
Ability to present to large number of employees
Knowledge of US and IL employment law, current legislation and current HR practices.
General business experience and acumen in understanding and supporting company objectives
Bachelor’s degree, heavy coursework in HR preferred

Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We’re enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time, we are providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward. Community matters to us on an internal, local and global scale—it’s fundamental to our company’s growth and to the well-being of the world at large. We also value self-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi. If we match with you, please apply to join us.