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HR Manager #15784




Category: Off-Campus

Position Type: Full-Time (Career)

Open until Thu, October 5, 2017 expired

Wage: DOE

Location: Manchester, CT


JCPenney is one of the nation’s largest apparel and home furnishing retailers with more than 1,000 stores and We are a diverse community of people, all working together to bring sensational style, sensible prices and the best service possible to our customers. We’re looking for talented individuals who want to work in an energetic, respectful, collaborative environment. With a wide array of jobs, internships, training and more, there are countless opportunities for you to grow your career with us.

The HR Manager will support and assist The Senior Human Resources Manager with developing and executing HR initiatives designed to advance the performance of the Atlanta Logistics Center.

Principle Accountabilities:

Partnering with the recruiter to execute staffing strategies resulting in high quality hires and achieving retention goals. Serving as the point of contact for all distribution center associates to resolve problems or provide consultative advice in the areas of associate relations, policies, procedures, etc. Driving continuous improvement initiatives in key human resources areas such as retention, performance management, PDP & PIP development, employee satisfaction, strengthening of the front-line supervision and HR processes. Administering and assisting in the development and implementation of the performance management cycle. Providing guidance and direction to associates with emphasis on maintaining a high performing work environment (emphasis on coaching, counseling, policies, procedures and standards). Conducting internal investigations as appropriate. Managing associate relations to ensure alignment with company policies, procedures and employment laws. Will take appropriate action in dual role of associate advocate and management coach. Evaluating and/or supporting the evaluation of company human resources-related programs and activities to help ensure that human resources policies are implemented. Identifying and sharing best practices with HR partners across assigned areas to improve performance and leverage lessons learned. Reviewing all termination decisions prior to implementation to ensure all policies and procedures have been adhered to. Conducting exit interviews and sharing feedback with Business partners to establish/correct trends and identify any problems which may be occurring. Maintaining the centers compensation programs to ensure market competitiveness and monitoring salary adjustments to ensure accuracy and compliance. Providing new hire orientation and communicating benefit changes. Coordinating the annual open enrollment process. Facilitating annual associate engagement survey process, including data collection, feedback sessions with employees, and assisting in coordinating action plans for all departments. Conducting training for center as needed. Performing data entry and administrative duties in support of the Senior HR Coordinator. Other duties as assigned by Management.


Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced degree preferred. PHR/SPHR preferred. 5+ years of progressive HR experience as a generalist. Experience working in an HR retail environment preferred. Peoplesoft, Workday or other HRIS system experience. Drives connectivity, takes initiative, proactive in impacting engagement. Strong, demonstrated proficiency with communication skills, influence, adaptability/flexibility, and building relationships.

Application Instructions:

apply online at the JCPennys website or

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