Manager, Human Resources - New York City FC (New York · NY)

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TITLE:  Manager, Human Resources
DEPARTMENT:  Human Resources
REPORTING TO: VP, Human Resources

We are looking for a passionate and driven “people-person” to join our HR team as the Manager, Human Resources. This role will lead talent strategy and full life-cycle recruitment for our club, from building talent pipelines and closing offers, to executing effective performance feedback cycles, and deploying developmental programming to drive growth and retention across the organization. The Manager, Human Resources will serve as an expert consultant to business leaders on all talent matters, including recruitment, talent management, diversity & inclusion, learning needs/opportunities and employee relations. You will report into the VP, Human Resources and support long range strategic decisions, new programs, and finding solutions to complex situations. This individual will help ensure we continue to build a diverse and supportive environment where employees flourish and are provide the tools to do amazing things.

  • Lead whole life cycle recruiting process for all open requisitions, including sourcing, interviewing, soliciting feedback, and coordinating offers. 
  • Build and execute elite recruiting practices, automate and streamline recruiting and hiring process to improve efficiency and ensure an outstanding candidate experience every step of the way, regardless of outcome.
  • Help drive and grow NYC FC’s employment brand as the best place to work through external branding, building, and maintaining alliances with diversity organizations and colleges/universities, attending career fairs and other on-campus and virtual recruiting events.
  • Support onboarding process and new hire orientation finding opportunities to elevate the new hire experience on day one.
  • Supervise the execution of internship program, ensuring the students have the resources they need, are exposed to a rich mix of on-the-job learning, outstanding programming and that the experience prepares candidates to seek full time roles at the company at the close of the program.
  • Establish best practice initiatives and support the execution of annual HR processes including talent review, performance planning, career development, retention initiatives and compensation review.
  • Partner with business leaders to translate business priorities into impactful short- and long-term staffing plans, identifying career paths for internal talent and/or identifying top talent externally for critical roles.
  • Assess and deploy employee training and development needs based on business strategy to help close the gaps between current and future skill sets.
  • Provide counsel to people leaders and employees on all employee relations matters; figure out underlying issues, brainstorm on solutions, document process and follow up as needed
  • Lead employee exit process, and help prepare/analyze exit interview data to identify trends and proactively suggest recommendations for programs to drive retention and engagement
  • Be an integral part of driving our diversity & inclusion agenda through thoughtful, integrated approaches to promote D&I in talent attraction, development, and retention. 

  • 4+ years of progressive experience as an HR Generalist or HRBP in a dynamic environment with specific experience in full life-cycle recruitment, talent management, employee relations and diversity & inclusion.
  • A creative thinker with proven ability to use unique recruiting methods to strengthen external employer brand and reach target audiences in the market.  
  • Shown ability to deliver client focused HR solutions to business problems.
  • A people person with the ability to build trust-based relationships and communicate effectively with a variety of partners (both internal and external).
  • Experience coaching, influencing, problem solving, and facilitation skills
  • Empathetic, client service-oriented approach with the ability to effectively interact with talent at all levels of the organization and maintain strict confidentiality
  • Solutions oriented, strategic thinker who can re-prioritize, problem-solve, and work quickly with a keen eye toward quality
  • Highly resourceful and organized with exceptional follow-through and attention to detail
  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • Applicant must be able to comply with MLS Next Safety and Well-Being policy and any other applicable child safety policies provided to applicants by NYCFC
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, as necessary
  • New York City Football Club requires a COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment, subject to exception under applicable law

  •  Excellent health, dental & vision insurance, with options to fit you and your family’s needs 
  • Comprehensive and competitive benefit programs, including maternal & paternal leave 
  • Ancillary benefits: Commuter, gym membership, and Citi Bike discounts 
  • Your health is important! Our wellness strategy focuses on mental and physical wellbeing through in-office and virtual programs 
  • Two complementary tickets to every NYCFC home match 
  • Team outings, happy hours, and annual staff gatherings to celebrate our co-workers 
  • A dynamic, ambitious, and fun work environment

At New York City FC, we are in a mission to build this City into one of the soccer capitals of the world.  The Club was announced as Major League Soccer’s 20th franchise and is the first and only MLS team located within the five boroughs of New York City.
The Club consistently finishes at the top of the Eastern Conference and qualified for the 2020 Concacaf Champions League.  The games are broadcast locally through YES Network with national television coverage through ESPN, Fox, and Univision. New York City FC ranks in the top five of key commercial categories for Major League Soccer franchises: season tickets, attendance, gate receipts, partnerships, and retail merchandise sales. The franchise’s social media platforms are already in the top two most followed in MLS for Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.  For more information, please visit: 
New York City FC is also one of ten clubs comprising City Football Group and counts Manchester City FC, Melbourne City FC, Yokohama F-Marinos, Girona FC, Montevideo City Torque, Sichuan Jiuniu FC, Mumbai City FC, Lommel SK and Espérance Sportive Troyes AC among its sister clubs.

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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