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Human Resources Director


New York, New York
posted September 23, 2021


Manage HR activities for the Maison across US and Canada. Areas of focus: Development and Retention, Employee Relations, Reporting and Analysis. Support, coach and council managers in HQ and across the retail network.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Execute strategies designed to narrow talent gaps and increase retention and engagement.

People Development

  • Ensure proper onboarding for all new hires – continue to upgrade process with an eye on Employer Branding
  • Coach Managers in the field and in corporate to be better leaders for their teams.
  • Ensure development plans are in place and activated
  • Manage Organization Management Review (OMR) efforts.
  • Manage annual Performance Review process (PCR)
  • Support the execution of programs that drive development of high potentials – utilize Fashion Group Talent team and LVMH corporate offerings when appropriate

Compensation & Benefits/Payroll/Budget/Data Reporting

  • Manage budgets, forecasts and strategic plans (R1/R2, Strat plans, Social Reports, etc) – partnering closely with Finance team and brand leaders.
  • Ensure employee compensation is in line with budget and external benchmarks; perform market research as needed
  • Manage annual ICR process.
  • Manage on-boarding, headcount management and terminations.
  • Partner with Fashion Group Shared Services regarding payroll, HRIS integrity and reporting
  • Ensure LOA and Workers Comp Claims are effectively executed by shared services

Employee Relations

  • Main point of contact for all employee relations issues
  • Manage harassment claims, conduct investigations, mediate contentious situations


  • Partner with Talent Acquisition to manage Corporate and Retail recruitment needs both for immediate and anticipated needs.
  • Monitor new store/locations to ensure they are staffed according to plan/budget
  • Support managers at corporate and store level how to effectively interview and assess talent.
  • Partner with LVMH Inc. and Fashion Group Talent Acquisition to network and share talent


  • No direct reports
  • Liaise with Fashion Group HR North America Talent and Operations teams

Corporate Relations

  • Liaise with Maison Human Resource teams in France and LVMH Inc in the US.



  • Position requires minimum of 10 years of relevant progressive HR experience including people management
  • Solid understanding of labor laws for US and Canada and demonstrates strong HR sensibility and critical thinking.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced, multi-dimensional environment.
  • Superior organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail oriented, highly organized
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization including senior leadership and retail associates
  • Ability to travel