Head of People Services (Senior Vice President of Human Resources)

Posted on Jan 18, 2019 by Skanska Ab

San Francisco, CA 94101
Senior Appointments
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Skanska USA is one of the largest, most financially sound construction and development companies in the U.S., serving a broad range of clients including those in transportation, power, industrial, water/wastewater, healthcare, education, sports, data centers, government, aviation, life sciences and commercial. Headquartered in New York with offices in 31 metro areas, we have nearly 11,000 employees committed to being leaders in safety, project execution, sustainability, ethics and people development. In 2017, our work in building construction, civil and power/industrial construction, commercial development and infrastructure development (public-private partnerships) generated $7.3 billion in revenue. Global revenue of parent company Skanska AB, headquartered in Stockholm and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, totaled $18.8 billion in 2017. Skanska shares are publicly traded in the U.S. on the OTC market under the symbol SKBSY through a Level I American Depository Receipt program. We are proud to be named one of America's Best Employers of 2018 by Forbes. Search Firm and Employment Agency Disclaimer Skanska USA Human Resources ("Skanska HR") provides HR services to the Skanska business units within the U.S.A. including Skanska USA Civil Inc., Skanska USA Building Inc., Skanska USA Commercial Development Inc. and Skanska Infrastructure Development Inc. (collectively "Skanska USA"). As such, Skanska HR is the sole authorized representative of Skanska USA to execute any agreements with search firms, employment agencies or any employment vendor ("Vendor"). As a condition precedent to any entitlement for payment, a Vendor shall have both (1) Skanska USA Placement Agreement, and (2) an Engagement Job Order executed by an authorized Skanska HR representative. Absent the properly executed documents, Skanska HR shall have no obligation to make payment to the Vendor. Verbal or written communications from any employee of Skanska USA business units shall not be considered binding obligations. All resumes whether unsolicited or solicited shall be considered property of Skanska HR. Head of People Services (Senior Vice President of Human Resources) Parsippany, New Jersey, United States **16 additional locations Queens, New York, United States San Francisco, California, United States Tampa, Florida, United States Atlanta, Georgia, United States Boston, Massachusetts, United States Rockville, Maryland, United States Charlotte, North Carolina, United States New York, New York, United States Portland, Oregon, United States Nashville, Tennessee, United States Houston, Texas, United States San Antonio, Texas, United States Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States Seattle, Washington, United States Riverside, California, United States Los Angeles, California, United States Business support and IT About an hour ago Post Date SKA000AEQ Requisition # Share this job Sign Up for Job Alerts We are seeking an outstanding Senior Vice President of Human Resources to join our Skanska USA HR Executive Team. The ideal candidate will collaborate with other HR leadership team members, the rest of the HR organization and key decision-makers within USA Leadership Teams. If you have experience leading core Human Resources functions, or related area(s), in particular in the areas of Benefits, Compensation, HR Systems, HR Administration, employment-related Policy, and/or Mobility and are looking to join a dynamic, values based culture that is not only building but developing exciting projects and teams as well, please contact us! We want to meet you! In joining our team, you will become a champion of Skanska's culture and values, overseeing some of the key/core functional areas of the organization. It will be your role to be a creative solution provider, providing effective solutions and managing risk and opportunity in the employment space. Put another way, you will be acting as the "COO" of the USA HR Organization. This will require you to think big, use strategy to guide your work, think creatively and regularly review and reinvent how work is done. As a core part of this work, you will be overseeing one of Skanska's strongest offerings (Benefits platform) and the infrastructure of the USA HR organization. This role reports to the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). What You'll Do: * Builds plans, solutions and platforms that cross a multitude of audiences, geographies and organizational units. + Inspires and co-creates solutions that directly impacts the lives of an entire workforce (and its families) + Drives a greater level of attractiveness, and competitiveness, through benefit and compensation platforms. + Finds efficiencies and solutions through technology, data and information + Able to determine new ways of working that meet varying demands from outside of the organization * An operational mindset that drives towards greater efficiencies, accuracies and optimal performance within the HR organization. + Oversees a variety of areas that require extreme accuracy, amidst complexity, and a multitude of varying demands and pressures. + Drives a culture of continuous improvement and extreme accuracy within teams + Provides an infrastructure from which the HR organization depends and thrives upon * Understands the current and potential risks and liabilities that face the organization in the employment space and develops appropriate strategies/plans to confront, and/or mitigate. + Understands the complexities of employment legislation, compliance matters associated with federal/state/county/municipal matters in the employment/workplace arena. + Able to convert risk and hurdles into opportunities * Drives solutions-focused change within and with the HR organization. + Establishes structure and drives change management process for HR related platforms, programs and tools + Drives alignment within and across organizational boundaries (including IT, communications, payroll, etc.) for successful change adoption + Demonstrates systemic thinking and the ability to think holistically ahead and anticipate potential implications of what is going on in the business, understanding impacts of one change in the organization on other parts of the organization + Gets to the root cause of any issue, no matter how complex, and designs and implements solutions that cut across multiple disciplines and stakeholders, even those beyond people and organizational boundaries * Collaborative leader focused on improving how we do our work. + Partner with USA HR leadership team and global HR leaders to identify, develop and implement global strategies that support goals around compensation, rewards, competitiveness, policy and best practices + Challenges, motivates and inspires HR Business Partners, Generalists and HR functions to deliver high impact HR programs for our employees + Provides and implements proactive and scalable solutions that directly address HR and enterprise needs * Thought leader who effectively communicates with all levels of the organization. + Communicates vision through identifying and putting into words questions around needs of the business, trust, feelings and responsibility as well as needs and assumptions of oneself + Summarizes important points or messages, framing the message to the audience using meaningful terms and examples for * Attuned to the employee experience within the whole organization. + Establishes end to end people strategies that encourage our employees to thrive + A team player that proactively develops and uses collaborative and cooperative relationships to deliver our Great People strategy + Ensures employee processes deliver an employee experience throughout the employee lifecycle + Designs and implements innovative ways to improve the employee experience in a variety of areas * Develops data-supported conclusions and action plans. + Establishes KPIs and benchmarks to drive action (including customer experience, service level agreements and HR processes) + Provides the business with data-driven workforce insights and direction that predict patterns and behavior that are linked to business performance We're Looking For: * Manages ambiguity well, maintaining ability to work independently and successfully without having all the desired information, direction or instructions * Has a strong analytical ability to interpret and connect complex data * Is able to foster a positive environment despite setbacks * Has the ability to easily adjust or change working style or course of action when circumstances require it, as well as the ability to determine when those circumstances are met * Is able to form and maintain strong relationships built on trust at all levels across the organization * Ability to influence others outside the reporting structure * Acts in a moral and responsible manner, promotes the greater good and is a strong voice in your team, organization and communities * Is able to move things (process, procedures and people related projects) forward * Has the ability to maintain poise and professionalism in all settings * Proven success developing strategies, creating programs, leading teams, implementing large-scale programs, and managing/ improving employee benefits/compensation programs * Embraces technology * Strives for continuous improvement * Able to provide foundational knowledge in infrastructural human resources, employment regulations, compensation, systems, administration and benefits areas. * Able to manage projects, big and small, across a variety of specialties/areas * Strives for, and regularly leads, continual improvement for the larger organization * Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, deadlines and confidentiality are key. * Has a BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience. A degree in human resources management, labor relations or a related field of study..... click apply for full job details

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