Human Resources Manager

For the Chicago Office of a Global Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with HR central functions (recruiting, learning & development, compensation, benefits and well-being, etc.) to develop and implement HR programs and policies;
  • Supervise, manage and develop Chicago HR team members in order to provide quality service to support business services staff operations and attorneys;
  • Manage the execution of HR transactions for life cycle of employees (e.g. onboarding, US work authorization/ visas, alternative work schedules / remote work arrangements, secondments, transfers, leaves and separations);
  • Oversee payroll and benefit administration; including processes for claims filed with third-party agencies such as disability, unemployment and workers compensation, and all other FMLA related leaves of absence;
  • Identify management training needs and develop programs accordingly;
  • Manage and resolve employee relations issues.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of five years of relevant Human Resources experience required;
  • Previous supervisory experience working in a professional services or law firm setting;
  • Knowledge of HRIS database packages, and experience with applicant tracking and performance management systems required;
  • Ability to determine and implement change processes to improve workflow efficiencies;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Process and service-oriented with strong leadership and project management skills.

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