Director, Human Resources - North America

  • Company: Fashion Group US
  • Country / Region : United States
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Human Resources
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: FADIV00248
  • Date of publication: 2021.03.11



Manage all HR activities for SSC and multiple brands (CELINE, Givenchy, Pucci, LOEWE, Kenzo, Moynat) across North America. Areas of focus; Development and Retention, Employee Relations, Talent Acquisition, Reporting and Analysis. Support, coach and council managers at HQ and across the retail network. Oversee daily activities of Payroll & Benefits Administrator and HR Specialist (reporting and analysis, HR ops initiatives); ensuring equitable support across all brands.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Execute strategies designed to narrow talent gaps and increase retention.

People Development

  • Execute programs that drive development of (high potentials) - utilize LVMH corporate offerings when appropriate.
  • Ensure proper onboarding for all new hires - continue to upgrade process with an eye on Employer Branding
  • Coach Managers in the field and in corporate to be better leaders for their teams.
  • Ensure development plans are in place and activated.
  • Manage Organization Management Review (OMR) efforts.
  • Manage annual Performance Review process (PCR)

Compensation & Benefits/Payroll/Budget/Data Reporting

  • Manage budgets, forecasts and strategic plans (R1/R2, Strat plans, Social Reports, etc) - partnering closely with Finance team and brand leaders.
  • Ensure employee compensation is in line with budget and external benchmarks; perform market research as needed
  • Manage annual ICR process.
  • Manage on-boarding, payroll, HRIS integrity, headcount management and terminations.
  • Ensure LOA and Workers Comp Claims are effectively managed by HR Specialist and Payroll Specialist

Employee Relations

  • Main point of contact for all employee relations issues across FGNA.
  • Manage harassment claims, conduct investigations, mediate contentious situations.


  • Support Director, Talent Acquisition with recruitment needs
  • Partner with TA Director on recruiting responsibility for a minimum of 2 positions at any time (more for new store openings or other business needs) may be a combination of immediate and anticipated needs.
  • Monitor new store/locations to ensure they are staffed according to plan/budget
  • Partner with TA Director to teach managers at corporate and store level how to effectively interview and assess talent.
  • Partner with LVMH Inc. and other FGNA brands to network and share talent.


  • Oversee and guide actions of HR Comp and Benefits Specialist and HR Specialist
  • Guide efforts of Office Coordinator related to office support

Corporate Relations

  • Liaise with Maison Human Resource teams in Europe and LVMH Inc in the US.



  • Position requires minimum of seven years relevant progressive HR experience including people management
  • Solid understanding of labor laws and demonstrates strong HR sensibility and critical thinking. 
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced, multi-dimensional environment.
  • Superior organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail oriented, highly organized
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization including senior leadership and retail associates
  • Ability to travel

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