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HR Business Partner (Sales)

Date:  Oct 23, 2020
Brand:  Luxottica Wholesale North America
Location: 

New York, NY, US, 10018

Requisition ID: 261542 
Position:Full-Time

 

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.

Luxottica’s Wholesale teams deliver the highest quality frames, best-in-class expertise and a deep understanding of products and markets to support our customers and fuel their businesses all over North America.

 

GENERAL FUNCTION

The Human Resources Business Partner provides HR leadership by supporting an extensive (remote) results oriented sales organization. The HRBP is an integral part of the cross-functional HR team and operates in high growth and fast paced business within a highly complex matrixed to vertically integrated (design to distribution) organization.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Partners closely with the Sales force to resolve issues and provide direction that drives business value.
  • Acts as the point of contact in resolving employee relation issues.
  • Addresses first line employee relations issues, complaints, and conducts investigations in order to move toward resolution.
  • Reviews trends and suggests recommended actions to ensure positive organizational changes and continued employee engagement.
  • Works with line leaders to bridge talent gaps and provide developmental/training opportunities.
  • Provides input and guidance on succession planning in an effort to promote internal growth opportunities and build talent pipeline.
  • Fosters a high performing, results driven culture by being able to performance manage and engage in disciplinary action when deemed appropriate.
  • Develops and promotes feedback mechanisms for employees and managers to influence the continuous improvement of HR services and processes.
  • Challenges the status quo and proactively identifies/develops solutions that positively impact the workforce.
  • Partners with the business in executing change management strategies and behavioral adoption.
  • Works closely with cross-functional HR team to deliver key HR initiatives: Recruitment, Onboarding, Performance Management, Compensation planning, Benefit Administration, Engagement & Retention, Training & Development, and Succession Planning.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or relevant experience
  • 3+ years of prior Human Resources Management experience
  • Significant knowledge of HR policies and processes (e.g., workforce planning and talent management)
  • Strong communication skills and ability to influence
  • Aptitude to engage, inspire, and influence people
  • Ability to identify opportunities and proactively lead and drive change
  • Strong business acumen and organizational agility
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously in a fast paced environment
  • Functions comfortably and effectively in an entrepreneurial and high growth environment
  • Understanding of federal, state and local employment laws/regulations

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3+ years of prior Human Resources Management experience supporting a sales population
  • Previous experience supporting independent contractors and hourly employees
  • Knowledge of commission/variable incentives compensation programs
  • Canadian/employment labor law
  • SAP/ADP HRIS System knowledge

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 HRCompliance@luxotticaretail.com (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.


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Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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