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Senior Manager HR Business Partner Retail

Date:  Jun 3, 2021
Brand:  Luxottica (LoA Corporate)

Chicago, IL, US, 60601

Requisition ID: 373781 
Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information


Luxottica is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear. Our wholesale network covers more than 150 countries and our retail presence consists of over 9,100 retail stores across the globe.

In North America, our wholesale business is the home to global brands like Ray-Ban, Oakley, and many of the top fashion house brands. Our leading retail brands include; LensCrafters, Sunglass Hut, Pearle Vision, Target Optical and Sears Optical. We are also home to EyeMed, the fastest growing vision care company in the United States.

Supporting over 4,500 retail stores in North America, a career in our retail headquarters allows us to stay in touch with the end customer and use their ever-changing behaviors and preferences to shape our offerings of the best eyewear and services.



The Human Resources Business Partner acts as a business partner to retail field leadership, providing HR guidance and counsel in support of the brand business plan. The role assesses and anticipates HR-related needs and is responsible for HR services for a Luxottica North America brand or business unit, including but not limited to, engagement, succession planning, performance management, recruiting strategy, workforce effectiveness and individual development planning.  Supports field and store level associates and managers on HR-related matters. Ensures HR programs and plans are aligned to business priorities and monitors effectiveness through the tracking of key measures. Coaches and develops field leaders in key leadership characteristics and business success measures.



  • Partners with the brand/business unit HR team to identify and develop the HR plans (strategies, objectives, initiatives) to support the business strategy.
  • Acts as an advocate for associates creating and fostering a best in class work environment.
  • Serves as an active member of the Zone Leadership Team.
  • Partners, as needed, with other HR teams such as Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, and HR Systems/Operations to coordinate the development and execution of programs, systems, and processes to be used by the brand/business unit to support the business.
  • Analyzes metric reporting to support the brand/business unit strategy and to drive business results.
  • Provides guidance to managers and associates for HR related concerns including lower risk associate relations and the performance management process, i.e., development of business objectives and individual development plans.
  • Ensures compliance regarding Company policy and federal/state employment law.
  • Actively participates in the recruiting strategy process.
  • Partners with Total Rewards to communicate and implement programs related to Compensation & Benefits to ensure compliance.
  • Facilitates new manager onboarding process for field managers.
  • Provides guidance and input on business unit workforce planning, succession planning and talent development.
  • Partners with HR Operations and Benefits on issues related to associates pay, benefits and short/long term disability.
  • Builds business knowledge by participating in meetings, reading industry publications and job shadowing.



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years’ Human Resource or related experience
  • Ability to manage confidential information effectively, while maintaining adherence to company policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated negotiation and management skills as well as an ability to work in a team environment
  • Exhibits a strong, highly collaborative working style; builds strong relationships
  • Knowledge of employment laws and regulations including state and federal regulations regarding employment practices
  • Applies innovative strategies including identifying and recommending solutions to various associate HR issues
  • Strong Project Management/ Process Improvement skills
  • Demonstrate innovative thinking to problem solving and customer service
  • Ability to collaborate, consult and influence with various levels of management and associates



  • HR Generalist experience including Associate Relations, Talent Management, Learning & Development, and Recruiting

Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, Luxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process.  To request a reasonable accommodation, please call the Luxottica Ethics Compliance Hotline at 1-888-887-3348 or e-mail (be sure to provide your name and contact information for either option so that we may follow up in a timely manner). 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, social origin, social condition, being perceived as a victim of domestic violence, sexual aggression or stalking, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, ancestry, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law.  Native Americans receive preference in accordance with Tribal Law.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Manager, Business Process, Retail, Management

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