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Vice President Human Resources - Jackson, MS

Jackson, MS, US, 39218

APAC - Mississippi



Job ID:  313140

CRH is a leading global diversified building materials group, employing over 85,000 people at more than 3,600 locations in 32 countries.  Imagine a company capable of providing the modern building materials needed to build our homes, schools, communities, even the bridges and highways to get you there. We are CRH Americas, North America’s largest manufacturer of building products and the second largest globally. 


Position Overview


The Vice President of Human Resources is responsible for developing a high-engagement culture to help drive business success and build relationships with business partners in a collaborative environment.  Must be able to think strategically, execute tactfully, and demonstrate strong judgement and handle the most complex and sensitive issues. This individual will serve as the HR management expert providing leadership, communications and oversight to ensure that the business is in compliance with federal and state regulations. Will develop, manage and lead a small HR team to continue to be integral business partners providing a high level of customer service throughout the organization. This position will report directly to the Region President.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


The duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Coordinate and organize annual Talent Review/Succession Planning process and materials. Collaborate with the region leadership team to develop a talent pipeline/succession planning. 
  • Direct, coordinate and support leadership development training programs (i.e. FLP) throughout the region.
  • Assist in identifying and creating development plans for high potentials and successors.
  • Oversight of employee relations issues (terminations, performance issues, complaints, lawsuits, discrimination, conflict, counseling, etc.) Counsel employees and/or managers as needed regarding personnel issues.
  • Lead the annual performance evaluation & salary review cycles (goal setting, mid-year coaching and year-end reviews).  Provide salary information & guidelines to managers.
  • Develop staffing strategies to attract top talent, improve bench strength and market CRH Americas Materials and region operating companies to attract talent to the organization.
  • Provides guidance and direction to the HR team, establish expectations, goals, and objectives.
  • Serve as the primary source for the HR portion of the merger, acquisition and divestiture due diligence, analysis and implementation process.
  • Ensures compliance with all legal and government reporting regulations affecting the human resources function (EEO, Affirmative Action, FMLA, ADA, etc.).  Directs the preparation of information requested or required for compliance. Acts as primary contact with legal counsel and outside governmental agencies.
  • Ability to establish credibility and rapport with stakeholders ranging from hourly employees to leadership team.
  • Ability to work independently and get work done through others using effective influencing skills, delegation, scheduling, and time management practices.


Other Requirements:


  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required (up to 40% travel)
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Manual of Safety Practices and Procedures.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written along with strong public speaking and presentation skills.


Supervisory Responsibilities:


Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the company policies, procedures, and applicable laws. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning, assigning, and directing work.
  • Willingness to develop subordinates’ technical and leadership skills and make recommendations for new job opportunities when appropriate.
  • Effective management of employee performance through coaching, feedback (written and verbal), rewards, and discipline when necessary.
  • Addressing complaints and resolving problems in a timely manner.
  • Ability to get work done through others using effective delegation, scheduling, and time management practices.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


Education and Experience:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Organizational Development, Business Administration, or comparable discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience. Masters and/or SPHR/PHR/SHRM Certification desired.
  • 10 or more years working in Talent Management and/or Human Resources.
  • Minimum of 5 years working in a HR leadership capacity.
  • Proven success in recruiting and talent management leadership.
  • Proven project management skills, including facilitation, organizational skills, indirect management, and ability to hold parties accountable for results.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. 
  • Experience with SuccessFactors and Korn Ferry/Lominger a plus.


Language Skills:


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively to customers or employees of organization.






What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted:  Sep 12, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Jackson Mississippi

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