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VP of Global HR

Tampa, FL
Human Resources: Human Resources Management

Vice President of Human Resources

The Vice President of Human Resources is responsible for directing all global staff-related functions of the organization in accordance with IRONMAN’s internal policies and practices, ethical and social best practices, and the laws, regulations and administrative rulings of governmental/regulatory authorities and organizations. The Vice President of Human Resources will also be responsible for global strategic human resource planning to provide the organization with the best talent available and to position the organization as the employer of choice by being aware of policies, practices and trends within the industry.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the following essential functions.  The Vice President of Human Resources:

1.         Plans, develops, organizes, implements, directs and evaluates the organization's global human resource function and performance.

2.         Participates in the development of the organization's plans and programs as a global strategic partner, but particularly from the perspective of the impact on personnel.

3.         Translates the strategic and tactical business plans into global human resource strategic and operational plans.

4.         Evaluates and advises on the impact of long-range planning of new programs/strategies and regulatory action as those items affect the global attraction, motivation, development and retention of the people resources of the organization.

5.         Develops global staffing strategies and implementation plans and programs to identify talent within and outside the organization for positions of responsibility. Identifies appropriate and effective external sources for candidates for all levels within the organization.

6.         Develops progressive and proactive global compensation and benefits programs to provide motivation, incentives and rewards for effective performance.

7.         Develops global programs to allow the organization to embrace applicants and employees of all backgrounds and to permit the full development and performance of all employees.

8.         Develops global human resource planning models to identify competency, knowledge and talent gaps and develop specific programs to fill the identified gaps. Areas of activity will include talent management through proper succession planningprograms for key contributor and management positions, training and development programs for preparing employees for more significant responsibilities, and general business 

development programs to enhance employee knowledge and understanding of the business of the company.

9.         Continually assesses the global competitiveness of all programs and practices against the relevant comparable companies, industries and markets.

10.      Establishes credibility throughout the organization to be an effective listener and problem solver of personnel issues.

11.      Develops appropriate global policies and programs for effective management of the people resources of the organization. Included in this area would be programs for employee relations, affirmative action, sexual harassment, employee complaints, external education and career development, among others.

12.      Enhances and/or develops, implements and enforces global human resource policies and procedures of the organization by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the organization. In particular, manages the human resource information systems database and provides necessary reports for critical analyses of the human resource function and the people resources of the organization.

13.      Coordinates the activities, programs and strategic human resource plans of other departments throughout the corporation.

14.      Maintains knowledge of global human resource policies, programs, laws and issues. Understands the differences of domestic and international policies and programs and coordinates the integration of all such programs.

15.      Provides technical advice and knowledge to others within the human resource discipline.

16.      Manages other areas such as global relocation, employee communication, employee safety and health, and community relations.

17.      Manages the global budget and other financial measures of the human resource department.

18.      Continues creating and improving the global programs, policies, practices and processes associated with meeting the strategic and operational personnel issues of the organization.

19.      Evaluates the human resource division structure and team plan for continual improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of the group as well as for providing individuals with professional and personal growth opportunities.


  1. Business Acumen.
  2. Global Human Resources Experience.
  3. Communication.
  4. Consultation.
  5. Critical Evaluation.
  6. Ethical Practice.

Global & Cultural Awareness.
  1. Human Resource Expertise.
  2. Leadership & Navigation.
  3. Relationship Management.
Supervisory Responsibility
This position manages all employees of the department and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees within that department.
Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers and phones.
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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