Director of Human Resources


Austin TX


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Job ID: EB-1987086326
Category: Consumer Products
Location: Austin, TX

Are you a talented HR leader with the ability to shape and lead the strategic, long-term people direction of a company, while also taking a hands-on role executing the tactics that drive employee success? Our client, an entrepreneurial and fast-growing company, is seeking a Director of Human Resources to lead and administer all HR functions in the U.S. and internationally. This role will have a major impact on the success of the business and will interact closely with the CEO, executive leadership and the Board of Directors. This is a great opportunity to grow into a CHRO role as the business continues its expansion and as you develop your full breadth of senior HR skills!


  • Develop and implement a full range of HR programs, including all areas of talent management (e.g., recruiting, performance management, staff development and training, retention, compensation, etc), employee relations, benefits, record keeping, culture and people development
  • Own all aspects of the company’s people activities, maintaining and driving a culture of performance, growth and collaboration
  • Design the ongoing process and execution of employee onboarding and orientation, and training and development programs to improve enhance employee growth and leadership competencies, communication and effectiveness
  • Ideal candidates will have:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field, and 8-12 years of progressively responsible experience working in a nimble, high-growth environment
  • Ability to effectively lead while also being hands-on and executing on tactics
  • Experience recruiting for Professional and Technical roles (marketing, sales, finance, technology, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of the interview process, benefits administration, payroll and other operational functions.
  • In-depth knowledge of the laws, regulations, policies, procedures and practical application governing the function of HR
  • Experience with acquisitions and/or integration of teams is a plus
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal communications skills, and confidence to effectively interact with senior management
  • Strongly self-motivated, with the intellect, curiosity, drive, sense of urgency and energy to help lead the company to success

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