VP of Field HR
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Working strategically and leading a group of field-based HR Directors and Leaders, the Vice President, Field Human Resources provides executive-level leadership and guidance to GameStop’s field HR operations. As the most senior field-focused HR leader, the VP, Field HR aligns business strategy, operational support, compliance, risk management, employment law, talent sourcing, development, engagement, and retention with the operational and strategic goals of the Store Operations leadership group. The VP, Field HR also serves as the primary HR partner for the company’s head of stores, focused especially in such areas as succession planning, diversity development, executive performance assessment, training, and building leadership capability. Directs and oversees the investigation and resolution of field employee relations matters to limit the company’s legal liability and exposure. The role is generally characterized by exceptionally high levels of scope, technical and relational complexity, and a high level of independent decision making.
- Continuously support and contribute to the organization’s executive development strategy, with special emphasis on developing performance and potential at the Division Vice President and Regional Director levels. - Collaborates with executive leadership to define the field organization’s long-term mission and goals; identifies ways to support this mission through talent management. - Work closely, collaboratively, and strategically with SSC-based subject matter experts and internal/external Legal counsel, to respond rapidly and effectively to employee relations issues and regulatory challenges including, but not limited to, providing depositions and other testimony, leading investigatory activities, taking statements, and timely responding to EEOC, DOL, GameStop CARES, and other state/federal legal matters. - Recruit, hire, develop, manage and retain Human Resources Leaders with a demonstrated commitment to diversity - Drive outstanding business results through traditional management functions including, but not limited to, sourcing and selecting talent, coaching and development, workforce and project scheduling, performance assessment, and general talent planning. - Provides guidance and cultural leadership to the human resource management team. - Ensures compliance with employment, benefits, insurance, safety, and other laws, regulations, and requirements, and implements proactive strategies to mitigate identified deficiencies - Maintains knowledge of multi-state laws, regulations, and best practices in employment law, human resources, and talent management, and ensures that Field HR team continuously enhances knowledge of ever-changing state/federal/local laws and regulations.
- Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required; Master’s or law degree highly preferred. - At least ten years of human resource management experience required, with strategic, talent management, and/or business development experience highly preferred. - SPHR or SHRM-SCP strongly preferred.
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