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Job Title
Boston, Massachusetts
United States
Position type
Job Function
Human Resources
Experience level
Mid to Senior Level (Management)
Education level
Bachelor's Degree



Job Overview:


The Regional HR Manager is a partner to the General Managers for their assigned region in executing the people strategy to support the selling organization and implementation of key company initiatives. In partnership with store leaders, the RHRM develops people strategies for their stores to include coaching, career development, internal movement, retention strategies, talent acquisition strategies and succession planning.  Through execution of HR strategy, the RHRM will support the stores in increasing sales and improving service.




Job Description:


Drive Talent Development


  • In partnership with leaders, conducts talent assessments to identify high potentials and to align top talent with focus businesses.


  • Leverages L&D resources to provide appropriate training to close identified skill gaps.


  • Serves as coach to the Management team to enhance the effectiveness of their leadership style and increase engagement of their teams.


  • Ensures the consistent use of the Performance Management Process to drive accountability and elevate executive talent within the region.

Drive Recruitment

  • Ensures jobs are filled in order to drive business.


  • Utilizes multiple recruitment resources and tools to identify talent.


  • Participates in the interview process for store leadership positions.


  • Leads the mindset that “recruitment is everyone’s responsibility” within the store in order to reduce open jobs and time-to-fill.

Associate Relations

  • Provides leaders with direction and guidance on employee relations issues as they arise.


  • Ensures stores follow appropriate performance management process in adherence to HBC policies and procedures.


  • Assists leaders in generating necessary documentation for Performance Improvement Process. Provides coaching and support to leaders to ensure performance conversations are productive and effective.


  • Conducts follow up where needed and holds leaders accountable for proactively managing their teams’ performance.

Drive HR Operational Excellence

  • Acts as a ‘change agent’ for the region to effectively support cultural transitions in support of strategic initiatives.


  • Ensures effective rollout and implementation of corporate HR initiatives.


  • Effectively utilizes internal experts in benefits, compensation, etc to ensure location is compliant with company-wide HR policies and procedures.


  • Leverages Centers of Excellence on an as needed basis.










  • 4 year degree preferred.


  • The ability to build effective and motivated teams, sound business judgment, and understanding of employment law are required.


  • Proven abilities in the areas of organization and talent development.


  • Strong facilitation skills.


  • 5-7 years of related HR experience is required in retailing or other fast paced service and selling environments, in positions of increasing responsibility and volume.


  • Strong experience with executive coaching and development.


  • People management experience.