Our client is a diverse multibillion privately held Tier One Automotive supplier comprised of multiple brands within their portfolio headquartered in Southeastern, Michigan with over 11,000 employees. Founded over 20 years ago, our client builds world class assemblies and continues to consistently grow in a rapidly changing environment. Teamwork, solutions and building value to achieve excellence in everything they do is critical to the entrepreneurial culture of the company.
The newly created Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) role is responsible for assisting the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) & the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) with developing, implementing, communicating, and executing the company’s strategic plan. The role is responsible for advising internal business leaders as a key partner for critical decision support and guidance. This position supports the CEO by bringing data driven knowledge, leadership, performance, effectiveness, and accountability to all leadership functions within the enterprise. The CHRO will have a servant leader mentality instituting best practices and will be instrumental in taking the enterprise to a top performing best in class organization.
This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer with three (3) direct reports.
The ideal candidate will lead with integrity and be humble, hands-on, and passionate about the mission at hand to build the capabilities necessary to support the company’s strategy. A career history with meaningful cross-functional experience in human resource development, organizational development & design, strategic planning, operations, and M&A. In alignment with the company culture, the CHRO is responsible for coaching and mentoring a well-established team, and navigating a dynamic group of leaders, as well as building a roadmap to integrate human resource strategy that is interdependent with the company’s overarching strategic direction. Oversee and direct the development and implementation of human resource systems, processes, policies, programs, and services, including talent & performance management, employee relations; employment practices; compensation and benefits; recruitment and orientation; training and development; retention and succession; continuity planning; legal compliance and procedures; and internal communications (strategy and cadence).
As a proactive and trusted partner, the CHRO is someone who understands impactful metrics and will provide consultative support and connectivity to organizational alignment, strategic initiatives, continuity planning and operational optimization. The primary role for the CHRO position will be aiding in the continued evolution and execution of the company’s strategic direction. As a member of the ELT, the CHRO will be a value-added partner, trusted to help build a people platform aligned with the company’s short-term objectives and long-term strategy.
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