Tech Data - US Manager, HR-CR in San Jose, Costa Rica

  • This role oversees the HR function in Costa Rica and is responsible for the development, implementation, and administration of high-value, quality human resources programs, practices and procedures, often encompassing several areas of Human Resources, including employee relations, talent acquisition, talent management/development, compensation and benefits, training, etc. The role reports to the Director, HR - Latin America.

  • Collaborates with HR Centers of Expertise (COEs) to execute enterprise-wide programs and solutions that meet business needs.

  • Effectively balances business partner responsibility with employee advocacy and builds a positive employee relations culture and work environment. Acts as a change agent/leader and culture steward.

  • Develops and implements plans and actions to improve employee engagement and manager effectiveness and foster inclusion. Supports leaders as a strategist, coach, facilitator and architect.

  • Assumes leadership role and drives to resolution major HR projects which address strategic HR issues and have cross-functional impacts

  • Serves as a business partner, change agent, and member of the line leadership staff

  • Consults proactively with and influences senior management on business issues, HR strategies and organizational design issues

  • Contributes to the development of department strategy

  • Consults with management to determine project objectives with long-term implications

  • Acts as mentor to less experienced colleagues

  • Develops and executes a talent agenda, ensuring the right talent at the right time to drive business success

  • Drives initiatives to improve employee engagement, culture, diversity, talent assessment and development

  • Ensures that performance is managed and rewards are distributed based on demonstrated performance

  • Directs the activities of the HR staff

  • Manages and leads the HR team; drives team performance; mentors and develops team members to drive results for the business.

  • May serve in a multitude of HR capacities, including employee relations, compensation, benefits, talent acquisition, performance management, learning and development, event planning, workforce reporting and payroll

  • Participates in the rollout of company-wide HR initiatives

  • Manages escalations and dispute resolutions through company programs and policies

  • Applies governmental regulations to the development of and administration of HR programs and policies

Minimum of 7 years in HR, preferably with 2+ years in a leadership role

Must be fluent in Spanish and English

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Able to assimilate research data from a variety of sources, analyze, and recommend appropriate courses of action to take. Able to build solid, effective working relationships with others. Able to constructively work under stress and pressure when faced with high workloads and deadlines. Able to work independently with minimal supervision Able to multitask and manage ongoing issues in several locations simultaneously Able to create and conduct formal presentations. Able to identify needs and opportunities and develop action plans to address. Able to interact effectively with all levels of management. Able to negotiate skillfully, promote/sell ideas persuasively, and close transactions with mutually beneficial results. Able to prepare/analyze appropriate reports and other business correspondence. Knowledge and/or expertise in related area of responsibility. Possesses strong organizational and time management skills, driving tasks to completion. Able to maintain confidential information Strong sense of ethics and values Strong bilingual language skills (Spanish/English) 4-year college degree from a regionally accredited university, plus 2 years relevant, HR management experience. Experience working in a matrix organization reporting to more a remote executive in the United States. Language: 100% proficiency in English Normal office work environment Travel requirements: Minimal

Requisition Number: 2017-17808

Weekly Work Hours (# of hours): 40

Shift (8-5,11-8, 1st, 2nd, etc.): 8-5

Travel Required: 10%

Working Time: Full-Time

External Company Name: Tech Data Corporation

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