Director Human Resources

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A Day in the Life:

The Director Human Resources is responsible for driving and supporting human capital strategy and high-value HR processes through all locations their respective region.

Provide direct coordination and access to the HR COE Leadership Team and service areas.  Responsible for providing effective employee relations service employees by utilizing excellent problem solving and relationship skills, an in-depth knowledge of human resources generalist issues as well as policies and procedures, operational leadership and knowledge of company products and services.

In this role, you will be the primary point of contact for client group leaders, developing and executing HR strategy in support of the client’s business objectives, and is a connected partner for business leaders. You will provide expertise and guidance in the areas of culture and change management, strategic coaching, talent assessment and development, succession planning, performance management, and organizational design.

Union Experience Required

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The salary range for this position is starting at $125,000.

What You’ll Do:

  • Partner with SVPs/VPs to operationalize HR objectives to align to company goals
  • Employee Relations – Provide HR consulting expertise to all levels of management and employees. Consults with employees and managers to address root causes of issues and resolve through a systematic and analytical approach, including investigations
  • Work with local company Labor Relations team in preparation for negotiations, preparation of Bargaining Authority documents and driving union avoidance and prevention efforts. Provide support and assistance to the Labor Relations team in coordinating and implementing the company wide labor relations strategy
  • Leadership in collective bargaining, grievances, and arbitration if applicable
  • Aligning global business strategies to HR strategies and initiatives, diagnosing business challenges, exploring alternative solutions and recommending best-fit solutions
  • Management of succession planning below RVP levels. Partner with Talent Management COE in managing proper succession and high potential planning in line with the defined strategy and needs of the business
  • Partner with HR team to ensure high quality implementation of critical HR operating rhythms such as Hertz Organization & Talent Reviews, compensation planning and performance management, leveraging assistance as appropriate.
  • Play a leadership role in coaching and mentoring the region HR team to ensure that agreed levels of effective service are delivered
  • Partner with the talent development and management team to ensure continual performance improvement, driving processes to facilitate improvement
  • Identify and recommend training & development needs and work with L&D team to identify and implement solutions
  • Partner with Operations on safety and worker’s compensation management
  • Ensure consistent discipline practices and legal compliance – Guide train and direct Business Partners on the execution of HR policies and processes to ensure appropriate legal and corporate compliance
  • Partner with Operations and HR Answers regarding compliance with DOT regulations
  • Identify compensation issues and recommend solutions
  • Ensure compliance with all Company policy’s and ensure a consistent practice across the region
  • Identify problems central to business strategy and forecast potential obstacles to success
  • Providing HR leadership to a team that supports employees in both, union and nonunion environments

What We’re Looking For:

  • 8 years’ experience in Human Resources
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, or equivalent experience
  • PHR / SPHR Certification preferred
  • Cross-functional HR knowledge, including working knowledge of labor and employment laws
  • Ability to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders across multiple functions and locations
  • Ability to influence
  • Flexible and adaptable; ability to work effectively in ambiguous situations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Results driven, ability to make decisions and help solve problems
  • Ability to build and lead a diverse, high-performing, results-oriented, and highly-engaged team.
  • Ability to drive process and organizational change.
  • Ability to motivate teams and keep a positive attitude in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision with a goal-oriented mindset.
  • Ability to see the big picture and leverage critical thinking and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent organization, time management, delegation, and prioritization skills.
  • Courageous leadership and accountability.

What You’ll Get:

  • Up to 40% off the base rate of any standard Hertz Rental
  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical, Dental & Vision plan options
  • Retirement programs, including 401(k) employer matching
  • Paid Parental Leave & Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program for employees & family
  • Educational Reimbursement & Discounts
  • Voluntary Insurance Programs – Pet, Legal/Identity Theft, Critical Illness
  • Perks & Discounts –Theme Park Tickets, Gym Discounts & more


The Hertz Corporation operates the Hertz, Dollar Car Rental, Thrifty Car Rental brands in approximately 9,700 corporate and franchisee locations throughout North America, Europe, The Caribbean, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. The Hertz Corporation is one of the largest worldwide airport general use vehicle rental companies, and the Hertz brand is one of the most recognized in the world.


At Hertz, we champion and celebrate a culture of diversity and inclusion. We take affirmative steps to promote employment and advancement opportunities. The endless variety of perspectives, experiences, skills and talents that our employees invest in their work every day represent a significant part of our culture – and our success and reputation as a company.
Individuals are encouraged to apply for positions because of the characteristics that make them unique.
EOE, including disability/veteran

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